Celebrating 78 years

 of the Blenheim

     1937 - 2015

Celebrating 28 years

of the Society

1987 - 2015

Please note the website may be offline for a short while during March and April 2015

 
Blenheim Day 2014
Our "Few"

'Our Few'

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Do you know anyone who was on

23 Squadron 1939 to 1940

 if so please contact us via the email address at the bottom of the page

 

The Blenheim Society was set up to commemorate the aircrew of the Bristol Blenheim Bomber/Fighter of World War 2.  

This group of men were known as 'Blenheim Boys'

Aims of The Blenheim Society

Membership Application Form

 

Engineering Report October 2014 

UPDATE

The aircraft had a successful test flight on 20th November 2014

photographs below

 

Events in 2015 at which the Society will have a presence,

but unfortunately we cannot guarantee the presence of the aircraft

Saturday 11th April

Annual General Meeting and lunch. (Full details in the Journal)            

Sunday 3rd May

Abingdon Air and County Show   

Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow

Saturday 23rd/Sunday 24th May

Duxford VE Day Anniversary Air Show

Sunday 7th June

Shuttleworth Airshow

Sunday 5th July

Shuttleworth Military Pageant Airshow

Saturday11th/Sunday 12th July

Duxford Flying Legends Airshow

Sunday 2nd August

Shuttleworth Wings and Wheels Airshow 

Saturday22nd/Sunday 23rd August

 RAFA Shoreham Airshow

Sunday 30th August

Little Gransden Air and Car show

Sunday 6th September

Shuttleworth Pageant Airshow 

Saturday 19th/Sunday 20th September

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

Saturday 19th/Sunday 20th September

Chatham Historic Dockyard 40's Show

Sunday 4th October

Shuttleworth uncovered Airshow

Other dates will no doubt be added as we go through the season, so please watch out for details in the

Journal, on the website and on our Facebook page

 

Epitaph for the Blenheim Boys : Maybe!!

 

Donations $ Donations $ Donations

Would you like to help to keep the Blenheim flying?        Any amount BIG or small     

 

2014 Prize Winners

 

Tables of Contents of Blenheim Society Journals

(compiled by Ann Papageorgiou)

40 to 49      50 to 59       60 to 69

 

Pictured is a Mk 1 bomber       (Note the 'Short nose')

 

A Mk IV fighter is depicted in this section of Trevor Lay's 'The Blenheim Boys' 

  

 

 

This is the Mk V Blenheim      known as the 'Bisley'

 

Click on the picture to the right for some amazing 'in plane' footage of the Blenheim flying at RIAT 2002 with the BoB Lancaster.

Remember to have your speakers turned on!

 

Links

 

For Sale

 

WANTED

 

Need some ideas for a present? Have a look at our Mail Order sheet or go to the Links page

 
MAIL ORDER SHEET
 

Contact us:

email to blenheimsociety'at'yahoo.co.uk (replace 'at' with @ - e.g. blenheimsociety@email.co.uk) 

or snail mail through our Honorary Treasurer (details on Membership Application Form)

(Last updated 2/3/2015)