As the temperature here in Parham soars, we hope that your spirits do too.
We are pleased to hear that for the first time since March,
Suffolk has had no recorded cases of Covid 19 for a full week- long may this continue.
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This edition includes contributions from new supporters, news of an exciting award
and, for a bit of fun, as today is National Sneak-Some-Zucchini-on-Your-Neighbour's-Porch day,
there are even 3 zucchinis (or courgettes for our British readers!) hidden amongst the pages.
We are trying to make a film about the British Resistance Organisation to play on a loop in our new mini cinema. We are wanting to use some MP4 films, plus clips from You Tube, as well as some still photos (PNG and JPG). We then have some text that a volunteer would read over the top.
Today marks the start of Small Charity Week in the UK-
what perfect timing to send out our latest newsletter.
There are an incredible 160,934 small charities in the UK and Parham Airfield Museum is one of them!
Once again, we would like to thank our amazing volunteers who ensure the continued success of the museum.
Well, we are certainly living through very strange
and worrying times at the moment.
When we wrote the introduction to the last newsletter,
the coronavirus was barely on our radar and
now it is almost the only thing that anyone can think about.
We hope this newsletter finds you well.
Perhaps reading our newsletter will bring some respite from all
that is going on in the world currently.
Take care wherever you are and whatever you are doing.
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This edition includes:
a look back to the 50th VE Day celebrations,
the latest photo journal of progress on our new building
a bumper archivist's report and more.
Because of government advice about self distancing to avoid infection, the AGM will go ahead as planned this Sunday BUT the public should NOT attend and volunteers are strongly advised not to either, unless they already know that they form part of an essential quorum. The meeting may be broadcast virtually via Facetime or similar.
Sadly the Joe Kennedy plays have been cancelled due to Covid-19.
It is with regret that due to the current situation in the UK concerning Covid-19 and following our Governments guidelines the museum will not be opening at the beginning of April as planned.