The Dam Busters at the Royal Albert Hall

The Dam Busters at the Royal Albert Hall

To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of The Dam Busters mission Dan Snow will host a gala screening of the newly restored classic film in 4k definition on a 40ft screen in the Royal Albert Hall. Guests will include family members of the Dam Busters crew, former members of 617 Squadron, renowned historian Paul Beaver, a "bouncing bomb" experiment plus music from the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

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To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of The Dam Busters mission Dan Snow will host a gala screening of the newly restored classic film in 4k definition on a 40ft screen in the Royal Albert Hall. Guests will include family members of the Dam Busters crew, former members of 617 Squadron, renowned historian Paul Beaver, a "bouncing bomb" experiment plus music from the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Join us for this special evening at the Royal Albert Hall, where you will experience a gala screening of the newly restored classic British film “The Dam Busters” on a huge 40ft screen in stunning 4k definition.  This is being shown for one night only on the 75th anniversary of when the Royal Air Force carried out a successful raid on dams in the Ruhr valley area of Germany.  Discover how the iconic raid of 1943 and Barnes Wallis’ scientific invention helped change the course of the Second World War. 

 

Dan Snow will be your host for the night and will pay tribute to Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his comrades of the famous 617 Squadron who were responsible for this daring mission.  Guests will include family members of the Dam Busters crew, former members of 617 Squadron, renowned historian Paul Beaver, plus a “bouncing bomb” experiment and music from the world famous Glen Miller Orchestra.

 

 

This 75th anniversary event supports the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.

    

 

Price Includes:  1 night’s Dinner, Bed & Breakfast accommodation at the 4 star Holiday Inn Heathrow Hotel, entry to the Royal Albert Hall for The Dam Busters with Dan Snow plus admission to the Fleet Air Arm museum, Yeovilton.

 

 

Not Included:  Single room supplement  £30 per person. 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  We will require a non-refundable ticket deposit of £60 per person to secure your booking.

Thursday

We depart Plymouth at 9am and head towards Sanders Garden World for a refreshment stop. We then continue onto our hotel at Heathrow aiming to arrive mid afternoon. You will be served with an early evening meal (approx. 4pm) before your driver takes you to the Royal Albert Hall for the gala screening of The Dam Busters. The evening is due to start at 7.15 pm and will end approx. 10.50pm. Your driver will be waiting to take you back to the hotel after the show.

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Friday

After breakfast we travel back towards the West Country and make a visit to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS Yeovilton. The Museum tells the story of the men, women, aircraft and ships who have served with the fleet air arm - the flying arm of the Royal Navy since the early twentieth century. The world renowned collection includes many unique and significant aircraft and a multitude of fascinating personal stories of endeavour and bravery and is the largest collection of naval aircraft on display in Europe. We leave here and continue our journey back to Plymouth aiming to arrive early evening.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Derrys Cross Roundabout Derrys Cross Roundabout
Bottom of Royal Parade
Exeter Exeter
Exeter Services, M5, J30
Ivybridge Ivybridge
Town Hall bus bay
Milehouse Milehouse
Bus stop opposite Bus Depot
Plympton Plympton
Harewood House bus stop
Plymstock Broadway Plymstock Broadway
Outside Lidls
Saltash Saltash
Fore Street opposite the Co-op
St Budeaux St Budeaux
Bus stop facing City Centre
Wolseley Road Wolseley Road
Bus stop opposite The Co-op
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