Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

September 2017

999 Emergency Day

24th September 2017
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A great chance to meet emergency services from across the region as we commemorate the hard work of our emergency services. Our own in house fire and rescue team will be providing demonstrations of our huge Pathfinder machines as we celebrate the great work of the emergency services. In addition to the Museum's huge Pathfinder tenders, joining us will be organisations from across the entire range of the emergency services including: York Rescue Boat - The team established to provide…

Find out more »

October 2017

Heritage Bus Rally

1st October 2017
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Together with Thornes Independent Coachways we gather together a huge selection of vintage and classic busses from across the years of transportation. A great chance to see these vehicles up close, some of which are regular film stars in TV and films you will recognise.

Find out more »

November 2017

Remembrance Sunday

12th November 2017
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Our annual gathering to remember the sacrifice of the British and Free French aircrews that served at Elvington during World War Two, together will those that have served to deliver the freedom we enjoy today. Remembrance services at both Elvington village and a service in the Museum chapel where all are welcome to join us.

Find out more »

February 2018

Half Term at The Yorkshire Air Museum

10th February 2018 - 19th February 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The Half Term school holiday period in Yorkshire this year commences on the 9th of February. However, we know that many family visitors to the Museum travel from other regions of the UK where half term dates are different. To help everyone enjoy a great family day out, Half Term activities at the Museum actually run for almost two whole weeks. So whether you are travelling from outside of Yorkshire or are living more locally, here is our list of…

Find out more »

March 2018

Easter Holidays at The Yorkshire Air Museum

29th March 2018 - 15th April 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The Easter Holidays are always a special time for family days out at the Museum. This year we are particularly busy with the celebration of 100 Years of the Royal Air Force, which as formed a century ago on the 1st of April 1918. Here's a rundown of some of the special activities taking place during the Easter holidays. Our Brand New RAF 100 Quiz Trail We have a great new information trail and quiz for everyone to follow at…

Find out more »

April 2018

Easter Event – The White Rabbit Trail

1st April 2018 - 2nd April 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

“Cherchez Les Lapins Blancs” To celebrate Easter and in memory of RAF Elvington Station Mascot ‘Nostradamus’, we are running an Easter trail with a French twist. This Easter when you visit, follow the white rabbit trail around the museum, answer the questions as you explore, then collect your own yummy white chocolate rabbit! To celebrate the Centenary of the creation of the Royal Air Force on 1st April 1918, we have a special trail of questions for everyone to answer.…

Find out more »

Spring Thunder Day – Buccaneer Anniversary

29th April 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join us for a great Family Day Out in Yorkshire as we enjoy the 2018 Spring Thunder Day with a celebration of the first flight of the Blackburn Buccaneer, just a few miles away from the Museum at Brough. The 30th of April 1958 was the first flight of the Buccaneer which went on to serve in both the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. The Museum is incredibly fortunate to have no less than three Buccaneers, with the rare…

Find out more »

May 2018

May Bank Holiday Weekend at The Yorkshire Air Museum

5th May 2018 - 7th May 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The May Bank Holiday Weekend will be a busy period for the Museum and will be a great opportunity for a family day out in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Air Museum is considered to be one of the top visitor attractions for days out in Yorkshire. Our team of volunteer guides and stewards consistently win awards of ‘Certificate of Excellence’ on Trip Advisor, where we are considered one of the top ten things to do in York. The new RAF 100…

Find out more »

Against The Odds – RAF At War Weekend

12th May 2018 - 13th May 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join us for this year's Against The Odds weekend and experience life at RAF Elvington during World War Two. Our re-enactors will be here to explain what life was like here for serving Halifax Bomber air crews as they fought to liberate occupied Europe. Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hurricane flypast on Saturday - aircraft and times to be confirmed. Joining us will be wonderful re-enactors who will be with us all weekend to explain the different…

Find out more »

June 2018

Reach For The Sky! 100 Years of RAF Air Power

3rd June 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join us to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force Air Power. We are displaying an entire timeline of the Museum’s historic aircraft to show the amazing progression of aviation over just 100 years. The amazing collection of aircraft spans the entire history of flight, so join us in celebrating this historic year. See an entire century of aviation arranged in a timeline to depict the history of the RAF. During the day, our guides will use our aircraft…

Find out more »

“Inspirations” STEM Challenge

28th June 2018

Working with North Yorkshire Business & Education Partnership and other sponsors, we are proud to support the “Inspirations” STEM Challenge & Showcase each year. This huge event sees some 600 pupils enter their GCSE or extra curriculum projects in the core Science, Engineering Maths and Technology disciplines, but also incorporating sustainability, textiles and resistant materials. Projects will be judged and prizes award to winners in the categories of Engineering; Graphics; Product Design; Resistant Materials; Textiles; Science; Electronics and a special…

Find out more »

July 2018

Summer Holidays at the Yorkshire Air Museum

18th July 2018 - 8th September 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Summer holidays are always a busy time for families and here at the Museum it's no different. Finding things to keep the whole family happy and entertained for a day out can be difficult to achieve. Many visitors to the Museum are surprised at the diverse things to do and they often comment that we are more than just an air museum. So here's our guide for this summer that gives some great tips on getting the most from your…

Find out more »

Vintage Props Family Day

22nd July 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

School summer holidays can be a challenge for busy families. Finding great events that can entertain family members of all ages is a difficult thing to achieve. That’s why we’ve created the Vintage Props Family Day out as a great way to start the summer school holidays. Come and join us for a day of celebration of Vintage propellor driven aircraft. Our collection of piston engined aircraft will all be running live throughout the day, plus we will all enjoy…

Find out more »

Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run

29th July 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

2018 will see the tenth anniversary of this annual vintage motorcycle get together here at the Museum. Join us and see motorcycles from the very earliest days of motorised transport setting out from the Museum for a day's riding around the Yorkshire Wolds. An annual nostalgic gathering of amazing pre 1931 vintage motorcycles at the Museum. The Golden Era Run is organised by the Vintage Motor Cycle Club and each year more than 100 motorcycles, some more than 100 years…

Find out more »

August 2018

Scouts Takeover Day At The Museum

2nd August 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

If you are a member of a Scout group, this take-over day is the perfect opportunity to sign up to and complete the Scout Air Researcher Badge. By taking part in a series of short tailored workshops throughout the day plus a full tour of the collection, the activities all meet the badge requirements. Full details of this great chance for Scouts to obtain the Air Activities Badge and how to register are at this link. https://scouts.cinolla.com/gilwellpark/courses/raf-takeover-day---yorkshire We are really…

Find out more »
+ Export Events