Visitors take a walk down memory lane at Rougham Control Tower Museum show

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower.
Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Visitors stepped back in time at the weekend to experience wartime sights and sounds at a military-themed event held at a west Suffolk airfield.

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower.
Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Echoes of the Past, held at Rougham Control Tower Museum, near Bury St Edmunds, featured military vehicles, living history displays, side stalls as well as dancing displays from the era.

Visitors were also able to learn about the history of the airfield and enjoy food from the barbecue.

This year’s event, held on Sunday, August 6, celebrated 25 years of the control tower museum and around 500 people enjoyed the day’s entertainment.

The museum, which is run by volunteers, is the home of 94th Bombardment Group (Heavy).

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Tina and John Thurman with M

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Tina and John Thurman with Molly the dog. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Graham Sage, Rougham Tower Association committee member, said: “It went very well and better than we expected.

“We had military vehicles, side stalls, and raffles and this year celebrated 25 years of the museum.

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“We’re very pleased with how the day went.”

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Darren Edmans (laft) and Stu

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Darren Edmans (laft) and Stuart Cirket keep a look out. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower.
Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower.
Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The Echoes of the Past 1940s recreation event at Rougham Control Tower. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

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