Research and Donating

Research – Mr Mark Every is the lead researcher at the RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre. Research can take many forms, what we find at the centre is that families or distant relatives want to understand what happened to their loved ones when they served in the RAF. This could be as part of their own research into a family tree or simply that the family would like to know from the little evidence they have, what happened.

Mark takes each and every investigation from the start with an initial email or visit to a conclusion, informing the relative of everything he discovers. Sometimes there is very little which can be unearthed, but more often than not, he is able to bring clarity and focus to a previously unknown element of the family jigsaw.

To enable Mark to carry on with this work a donation to the centre is requested at the family or researcher discretion.

Donating – Donating to a charity can take many forms. The RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre has a no charge for entry policy. There is also no charge for Group visits which we deliver. We prefer to leave it to the discretion of the visitor to kindly deposit funds in the collection box at the entrance.

Be assured, every penny donated goes towards the running, upkeep and improvement of the Centre. Should you wish to donate by Cheque, please make the cheque out to ‘Service Funds RAF Marham’ or if you would prefer to donate by bank transfer, please ask a member of staff for details.

Memorabilia Shop The RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre also runs a small memorabilia shop where you can browse through our range of aviation related books, patches, Squadron crest engravings, mugs, t-shirts, key rings, books and prints. Again every penny spent in the shop goes directly back into supporting the Centre. Only cash or cheques made out to ‘Service Funds RAF Marham’ are accepted at this time.

** SPECIAL OFFER **Due to the severe lockdown the RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre has decided to extend the special Christmas 2020 offer for our new book – the RAF Marham Operational History 1916 to 2019 by Author Ken Delve. This will remain at the special discounted price until further notice.

Ken Delve who is a member of the Marham Aviation Heritage Centre team has written the most up to date history of the airfield published so far. It has been produced by the Marham Aviation Heritage Centre, with all profits going directly to the Centre Charity Fund. With many previously unseen photographs and stories of the history of this front line East Anglian Airbase, it has quickly become the must have book for the Marham Veteran or Aviation Enthusiast – It was previously priced at £30.00 + £5.00 postage and packing UK/Mainland, Europe and BFPO. The special discounted price is £25.00 and free postage UK/Mainland and BFPO – Please ask for a postage cost for Europe and the Rest of the World.

Due to the Centre closure, to obtain a copy, please contact the Curator at marham.aviation.heritage@gmail.com to order a copy, should you wish your copy to be signed by the author please state this when ordering.

Payment by cheque made payable to ‘Service funds RAF Marham’ or cash in the Centre Shop when we are allowed to open again.

Should you wish to pay by bank transfer or PAYPAL, please state this when emailing your order and details on how to pay will be sent to you.

Donating Historical Artefacts and Memorabilia – The Aviation Heritage Centre has an ever growing Archive of historical data, artefacts and memorabilia. The Archive helps us deliver the first class displays which we create directly from kindly donated items. It also helps us to carryout the extensive research undertaken on behalf of families and units around the world. Should you wish to donate an item or collection to the Centre, please in the first instance contact the Curator who will guide you through the process of donating. Be assured that all items donated will become part of our Archive, carefully digitised and either stored for future access or displayed within the Centre.



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