Fred Karno’s Army

To commemorate the Border Regiments 100 years since they entered the battle of the Somme, Fred Karno’s Army will be with us this coming weekend (2nd & 3rd July 2016).  Paul will be putting up displays and bringing along lots of exhibits for people to handle.

Fred Karno’s Army is a living history display focusing on the British Commonwealth Forces that served in the Great War.


2016 Opening Dates

For the 2016 Season we will be open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & English Bank Holiday Monday from Friday 25th March until Sunday 30th October.   Due to a shortage of volunteers, we will no longer be able to open the museum on a Thursday during School Holiday’s.

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Download Our Free App

Our App is now live and available to download for free on Apple or Android devices. Simply visit the App Store or Google Play store, search for “Solway Aviation Museum” and download it now. We will be adding more content soon and when we open for the 2016 season, we will send you details about […]

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24 Hour Flyathon

The Flight Sim Centre at Newcastle-upon-Tyne held a 24 hour “Flyathon” on the 24th/25th October 2015 in the Boeing 737 simulator, in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance.  It was a chance for the general public, pilots, experienced simmers and anyone with a love of aviation or the Great North Air Ambulance to donate […]

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Vulcan XH558 Final Fly Past

XH558 will be doing one final tour this coming weekend, 10th & 11th October 2015.  On the Saturday, she will be doing a Fly Past at Carlisle Airport.  This will take place at 14:20hrs and she will fly down runway 25 from East to West before departing towards the lake district. Parking will be available […]

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