Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity – Book Publication
22 Jul 2021
22 Jul 2021
Want to teach your students about Bedford's Airship Heritage? Click here for our schools pack
10 May 2021
An immersive artwork and community-curated exhibition opening 10th July 2021 at The Higgins, Bedford
Find out more about Airship Dreamers and explore our fun activities for children and young people
We're joined by Bethany who will take us step by step through making an airship model.
Airship Dreamers Club speak to Adam about the science of flight
Literary expert Rachael Rogan takes us through the best children's books featuring airships
Author Vashti Hardy talks about her Brightstorm adventure books
Sita Thomas presents 'how to make your own airship mobile' with artist Mique
Sita Thomas and Kristina Castle show us how to make a parachute for a fun experiment
Kristina from Little Science Lab shows us how to make a rocket and conduct an experiment!
Sita is joined by Kristina from Little Science Lab who explains how to make a paper rocket
Storyteller Jane Lambourne explains how to create your own airship tale
A short film documenting our Airship Dreams artists creative workshop for next year's art exhibition
BBC Look East cover R101 90th anniversary incl. interviews with Airship Dreams artist Mike Stubbs
A short 'unboxing' film featuring an R101 airship historian and the son of R101 survivor J H Binks
Engineering historian Dr Nina Baker unboxes her airship treasures, with Sita Thomas presenting
Lydia Saul from The Higgins Bedford shares some fun R100 facts
To celebrate the R100's 90th anniversary Roger Allton tells the story of its maiden voyage to Canada
Alastair Lawson and Roger Allton from AHT explain how the R100 was made.
Find out more about Airship Dreams, BCA's new place-making project.
Elaine Midgley, BCA Director, speaks to BBC Three Counties Radio about Airship Dreams!
Sita Thomas presents our first Unboxing video for Airship Dreams!
Presenter Sita Thomas introduces Bedford's fascinating airship history