Vulcan Restoration Trust owns and maintains Vulcan B2 XL426 in live ground running condition.
XL426 is open to the public at our Visit the Vulcan Days held throughout the year and at other events.
Join the Vulcan Restoration Trust and help us preserve XL426 as part of the UK’s aviation heritage.
Your donation will help us maintain Vulcan XL426 as a live aircraft, one of only three Vulcans in the world capable of moving under its own power.
Saturday 11 May 2019
Secret Cinema at the Vulcan returns in 2019 with a showing of the classic James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’.
Southend Airport features in the film, so this a unique opportunity to watch the film at one of its locations.
You can take a free external tour of Vulcan XL426 and cockpit visits will also be available for a small additional charge.
The ‘cinema’ will be inside airport Hangar 5 with the Vulcan parked outside.
The event is part of the 2019 Southend Film Festival.
Saturday 18 May 2019
Come along and hear Retired United States Air Force Colonel Rich Graham speak about his experiences flying the F-4 Phantom during the Vietnam War in the 1960s.
Rich will also describe the other aircraft he flew during his career, including the SR-71 and U-2 spy planes.
Event includes VRT Annual General Meeting.
Teas, coffees, licensed bar and light refreshments will be available
Saturday 13 July 2019
Join us for an evening of music with the Essex Concert Orchestra at London Southend Airport.
The 50-strong orchestra will be performing a selection of popular and classical music at this family-friendly outdoor event.
Bring along your chair and sit back and enjoy the music alongside XL426, the Southend Vulcan.