Monthly Archives: January 2015

Workshop Wednesday – Manifolds and MWs

Our first Workshop Wednesday update of 2015, we’ve had quite a bit of progress on a number of fronts. Now the Bedford QL is in the dry of the running shed, work can progress on fixing it. The torn canvas tilt has been taken off to be sewn back together. On the engine, the exhaust […]

The Good Night Sweethearts – Confirmed for 2015!

We are very pleased to announce that The Good Night Sweethearts will be appearing at the Dig For Victory Show 2015! Connie and Flo will be performing a selection of songs made famous by The Andrews Sisters, Nat King Cole, Glenn Miller, and more…  

Make do Monday-How to sew on a button

Something that might seem very simple to your average tailor is how to sew on a button. I must admit though that there are many shirts and even more loose buttons that I keep putting aside because there is a small amount of concentration needed. It is nice to be able to wear your favourite clothes […]

Spitfire and Hurricane Flypast Video

We’ve put together a few clips of the BBMF Spitfire and Hurricane flypast at the 2014 show – the sight and sound of these two old warbirds was incredible. See the video here:

Dig For Victory Show Raises £2000 for ABF The Soldiers Charity!

DFVS is in the news again – our team members have handed over a suitably large cheque for £2000 to one of our chosen charities for 2014’s show, ABF The Soldiers Charity (Formerly The Army Benevolent Fund). As a Community Interest Company, raising money for charity is one of the show’s key aims, and one we want […]

Make Do Monday – Gardener’s Diary – January – Part II

GARDENER’S DIARY – 3rd Week of January No flowers are gayer or more welcome during the often rather empty month of May than St. Brigid anemones. The Claremont Hybrids especially, with their wonderful reds, pinks and blues, are perfect for cutting, quite apart from the vivid show they make in the garden. What is more, they thrive in […]