Southampton Heritage Fayre September 2020

Spitfire Makers put on a show at The Mayflower!

Images by The Spitfire Makers Charitable Trust

Members of the Spitfire Makers team attended the Heritage Fayre at the Mayflower Theatre on 12th September 2020. The theatre was taking groups on backstage tours which ended up in their Ovation Restaurant where organisations who belong to the Southampton Heritage Federation were gathered.

As well as a display of our past and current research Spitfire Makers attracted many visitors with our Guess the Number of Rivets in the Jar competition.

The prize of a Family Ticket to the Solent Sky Museum (and some very nice chocolate!) was won by Mr and Mrs B from Shirley who guessed within 5 of the actual number.

The story behind the rivets is fascinating – or could we say riveting! – and is explained in the attached info below…

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