Tag Archives: aviation

Autumn Evenings 2018: WWI Talks Programme

05 Sep
Pembroke Station WW1 troops

This year marks a very special anniversary, and as part of our commemorations, our Autumn Evening talks over the next few months will all linked to the centenary of the end of the First World War. The talks all take place on the first Friday of the month, with the doors opening at 6.00pm and […]

Family ‘invasion’ with flying boat treasure trove

27 Aug
Sandiford Medals 718

Family members turned out en masse when medals and artefacts of a former Sunderland flying boat engineer were presented to the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre. Thirty people – spanning four generations in the family of the late Bill ‘Sandy’ Sandiford – were on hand to view a special collection which has been entrusted to the […]

RAF’s centenary celebrated at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

26 Feb
Pembroke Dock Aerial May 1943 5

The Royal Air Force’s 100th birthday will be celebrated in special ways at Pembroke Dock, once the RAF’s most famous flying boat station. The Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre is staging a special Open Day on Sunday April 1st – the actual 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF. On that day in 1918 – […]

Events in 2018

08 Jan
Vintage vehicles line up in front of the Chapel at one of our regular motoring events.

As we begin the New Year, we are busy planning an exciting programme of events for the year! 2018 is set to be an important year for many, with two big centenary commemorations planned here and around the country; 100 years since the formation of the Royal Air Force, in April, and the 100th anniversary […]

Sentinels of the Sky

17 Nov
Sunderland over Pembroke Dock

A painting which captures Pembroke Dock’s military, maritime and aviation heritage in one iconic image has been acquired for the Heritage Centre’s art collection. The watercolour, depicting a Sunderland flying boat over the Front Street Gun Tower, is the work of Welsh aviation artist Ruth Jayne Lewis, a member of the prestigious Guild of Aviation […]