11am -12.45 and 2- 3.45pm Caterham Valley Library. Build a Plane. Two workshops for children in conjunction with “The National Festival of Learning and the Kenley Revival Project. Suitable for ages 5-10years.
In 1930, Amy Johnson flew all the way from England to Australia in a beloved Gipsy Moth plane called Jason, setting the record for the first woman to fly there and breaking Bert Hinkler’s record to India along the way. Early in World War 2, Amy would join the WAAF, the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, a branch of the RAF, where her job involved flying and delivering planes all over the country.
Find out more about Amy Johnson and her love of flying and how women of the WAAF contributed to the RAF effort in WW2. Children will meet Jason the Gipsy Moth who will lead part of the session and be invited to the engineers’ workshop where they will design and make their own aeroplane creations.
The workshops, hosted by Jenny Lockyer in conjunction with the Kenley Revival Project, will be free of charge, however there are only limited spaces available so please book in advance athttps://waafviatheworld.eventbrite.co.uk
Please note children must be supervised at all times.
Ticket bookings are per child with a maximum of 1 adult per child to supervise.
Find out more about the Kenley Revival project at http://www.kenleyrevival.org/
Find out more about Jenny Lockyer at http://www.jennylockyer.co.uk/
Join Jason the Gipsy Moth Plane in The WAAF via the World Workshopby