Metheringham – in the footsteps of heroes

James Peene headed to Lincolnshire to pay a visit to the Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre and discovered a former bomber base steeped in history but with a healthy future

Social media has come to be regarded as a bad thing, spreading fake news and negativity to the masses. However, if you take a little time to look around, you will find innumerable volunteer and preservation groups, selflessly doing their bit to spread the word about their activities and keeping history alive for future generations. It was through the means of social media, that we first made contact with Nick Taylor.

We interviewed Nick for a FlyPast podcast about his interests and his activities with the Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre (Instagram tag: metheringhamairfieldvc​​​​​). At the end of the podcast, Nick said: “You really should come and take a look to see what we’re doing at Metheringham.” This feature is the result of FlyPast fulfilling our promise to do precisely that.

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