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Matt Tebbutt joins wing walkers

2022-05-19T16:19:05+01:00May 19, 2022|Events, News|

Host of BBC One’s ‘Saturday Kitchen’ and RAF Association ambassador, Matt Tebbutt, joined our intrepid band of wing walkers yesterday. Matt Tebbutt was one of 14 adventurers who took to the sky with the world famous AeroSuperBatics Wing Walking display team ...

Midlands Air Festival

2022-05-19T15:15:46+01:00May 17, 2022|Events, News|

We are very excited to being getting the air show season off to a flying start (sorry, couldn’t resist!), with the Midlands Air Festival. Held over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend at Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, the show promises to be ...

Barbara Henthorne wing walks

2022-05-16T09:33:09+01:00May 16, 2022|Events, News|

Barbara Henthorne, 67, is undertaking a wing walk this week, to raise money in memory of her RAF father. On 18 May Barbara, from Windlehurst, St Helens, will spend the day with the world famous AeroSuperBatics Wing Walking display team at ...

Mark Neal’s Wings Walker

2022-05-13T09:00:39+01:00May 13, 2022|Events, News|

Mark Neal, RAF Association Vice-Chair of Council and long-time supporter of the charity, is getting his walking shoes on to raise money. On 10 June, Mark will be walking a marathon, along the canals of Birmingham and Worcestershire. Speaking of the ...

Molly Williams’ miles for RAFA

2022-05-11T11:01:04+01:00May 10, 2022|Events, News|

The Williams family from Penistone, near Sheffield, love doing things together, so it seemed only right that nine-year-old Molly Williams would join her dad in his fundraising challenge for the Royal Air Forces Association. Molly Williams has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), ...

Stevie Joy: Riding to recover

2022-03-14T13:56:29+00:00March 14, 2022|Events, News|

There are many reasons to take part in RAFA Rides. You can do it to challenge yourself. You can do it to connect with the wider RAF community. You can do it to raise money for the cause you love. You can ...

RAFA Rides training tips

2022-03-15T15:42:08+00:00March 7, 2022|Events|

We are so pleased to have the support of the RAF Cycling Association on RAFA Rides 2022. We asked these cycling professionals for their RAFA Rides training tips and ahead of the event. RAFA Rides training tips: preparing for the ride Consistency: ...

Take on a fundraising challenge

2022-03-07T13:21:41+00:00March 4, 2022|Events, News|

Take on a fundraising challenge - sign up today to help make a difference to people like John. John is on medication for life for his post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but sometimes the medication and counselling cannot stop the dreams. When ...

Love cycling? Join RAFA Rides

2022-03-15T15:43:03+00:00February 25, 2022|Events|

Riders who love cycling all around the world came together to take part in RAFA Rides 2021. Friends, family and colleagues joined each other either in person or virtually to cycle, and raise money for our RAF community. One couple who love ...

RAFARides 2022 winter cycling tips

2022-03-15T15:44:38+00:00January 12, 2022|Events|

RAFARides 2022 winter cycling tips from Air Vice-Marshal Gary Waterfall: Spring is just around the corner and our incredible RAFARides Goes Global event, kindly supported by Lockheed Martin, is just six months away. For many, taking on their cycle challenge of 25, ...

Carnival of the Animals

2021-12-15T08:51:24+00:00December 15, 2021|Events, News|

Children at our RAF Association nurseries in Odiham, Digby and Cranwell have been treated to a live rendition of Carnival of the Animals by members of RAF Music Services.  The RAF Salon Orchestra commemorated the 100th anniversary of the death of composer Camille Saint-Saëns with performances of his famous Carnival of ...

Santas on the run

2021-12-01T10:47:56+00:00November 29, 2021|Events, News|

Our Santa Run is back! This festive season Santas all over the world will be running to raise money for the Royal Air Forces Association.*  The first RAF Association Santa Run took place in the Falkland Islands in December 2017. Since then, the RAF Association’s fundraising ...