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209 Sqn at Bridgfest

Article posted: Aug 23, 2012 by Sqn Ldr Wilson

Air Cadets and Staff from 209 (West Bridgford) ran a recruitment stall at this years Bridgfest festival. Run by Rushcliffe Borough Council and now in its fourth year the festival is aimed at 10 to 19 year olds. It also includes activities for all the family, such as bouncy castles, food stalls, climbing walls and of course a music stage. Twelve local bands played continuously throughout the day.

The stall included videos about Air Cadet and RAF activities, adventure training and survival equipment and a Viking glider cockpit. As well as demonstrating the equipment the Cadets also offered face painting with camo cream, letting interested youngsters to get their ‘war face’ on.