When Radar Came to Malvern (Malvern Walking Festival)

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Event Description

DISTANCE: 2 miles
DURATION: 2.5 hours
DIFFICULTY: Leisurely/Gentle
DATE: 28 May 2024
START TIME: 2:00pm
START LOCATION: Great Malvern Train Station, WR14 3AU
WALK LEADER: Dennis Williams
COST: £5

In May 1942 and in great secrecy, 2500 radar scientists were evacuated from the south coast to Malvern. Visit the key places involved, and learn about this extraordinary story from the Malvern Radar And Technology History Society (MRATHS).

Hear about the move, the effects on life in Malvern and the impact the scientists of the Telecommunications Research Establishment (TRE) had on the outcome of WWII. Many of those scientists became household names in their later careers.

The route is on pavements, with frequent explanatory stops, with some new insights to be shared.

The walk will end at Priory Park where refreshments can be purchased.

For further details and to book a place click HERE

Tuesday 28 May 2024


Great Malvern Town Centre



Great Malvern Town Centre

Great Malvern


WR14 2AA

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