Join us for an unforgettable day of discovery!


We are pleased to be offering all families the chance to join in the sights and sounds of unique motorcars, vintage vehicles and powerful aircraft.

Aimed at children aged 3-11, this free fun-filled junior school event aims to inspire young minds by bringing the science and engineering behind automobiles and aviation vividly to life. As well as a cavalcade of motorcars, from vintage models to an Aston Martin Formula 1 Show Car, visitors can look forward to treats from the world of aviation, including a static Spitfire display, as well as a thrilling Spitfire airshow. STEM inspired activities will be on offer throughout the school for children from Nursery to Year 6 including t-shirt printing, scalextric miniracing, an inflatable assault course and hands-on science experiments.

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FAQ

COVID-19

Following guidelines, this is predominantly an outdoor event and we ask that visitors dress accordingly. Visitors will not be required to wear masks outdoors although we recommend people maintain social distancing where possible. When going indoors, we advise that anyone over the age of 14 wear face masks.

We kindly ask that any visitors who feel unwell or reside with people with COVID-19 symptoms do not visit the site.

OPENING/CLOSING TIMES

When is the event?

The event takes place from 9am – 12pm noon

What time do the gates open?

Gates will open at 9am.

TICKETS:

Is this event free?

Yes, this is a free event, although we do kindly ask that visitors make a voluntary donation to Race Against Dementia on the day.

Where can I order tickets from?

Tickets are available to order via Eventbrite on our website or via the link below. Tickets are allocated as one ticket per person, including children so please order enough tickets for each member of your party to have one.

A limited number of tickets will be available so please register via the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wings-wheels-junior-discovery-day-tickets-173509841607

Who can order tickets?

This is a public event open to all families and visitors are welcome to attend the event whether they have children attending Cranford House or not.

GETTING HERE:

How do I get there/where do I park?

Free parking will be available for all visitors at our neighbouring Crabbe’s Field (please see the picture below). Crabbe’s Field is located on Offland Court, Reading Road, Moulsford, OX10 9EX which is 0.2mi north of Cranford House. From there, free bus transfers will be available to escort you onto the site. Alternatively, visitors can walk to the site, from Crabbe’s Field, which is a 10 minute walk.

THE SITE

Is the site suitable for pushchairs/wheelchairs?

Yes, we openly welcome any families with pushchairs or wheelchairs to attend! If any disabled visitor needs advance information or assistance please contact us at office@cranfordhouse.net and we’ll do our best to help or advise.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead and remain under control. Owners are also responsible for cleaning up after their dogs. Please be aware that during the event, there will be loud noises from aircraft and engine propellers.

Is there disabled parking?

Yes, there is designated disabled parking. Please contact us in advance at office@cranfordhouse.net if you require disabled parking and we will contact you with more details.

Are there toilet facilities?

Toilets will be available to visitors throughout the site, with portaloos also available at the front of the school. Handicap facilities are also available.

FOOD & DRINK

Is there somewhere to eat and drink?

Yes, free coffee, tea and snacks will be available for families on site as well as a selection of vendors with hot food and drink available for purchase.

GENERAL

Where do charity proceeds go?

All funds collected will go to Race for Dementia, a global charity aimed at raising money to fund breakthrough and innovative dementia research.