A MONTHLY RAFA meeting for the North Cotswold Branch will take place on Wednesday, September 5 at 11 am.

At the meeting, at the Lygon Arms, High Street, Chipping Campden, there will be a presentation by David Partridge, a local expert on the Royal Flying Corps, He will be giving an in depth talk, together with a selection of his vast amount of memorabilia, on the history of the Royal Flying Corps, from its very beginning, flying balloons in support of the British Army up to the formation of the Royal Air Force in March 1918 during the First World War.

Non Members of the Royal Air Forces Association are welcome at a charge of £3 per person. This is a unique opportunity to get to know about the early days of flying and the men in their flying machines, particularly during a war.