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2023

19 Jan 2023
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Polish Air Force in the West — A Talk With Richard Kornicki

2023

19 Jan 2023
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Polish Air Force in the West — A Talk With Richard Kornicki

Overview

Join us for our Thursday evening talk, For Your Freedom and Ours: Polish Air Force in the West, by Richard Kornicki.

The talk covers the role of the Polish Air Force in the defence successively of Poland, France, and Britain from 1939 to 1945, with a particular focus on the extraordinary achievements of the 303 (Polish) Squadron flying from RAF Northolt during the Battle of Britain.

Richard Kornicki is the Chairman of the Polish Air Force Memorial Committee and the Representative Deputy Lieutenant for Ealing. He will illustrate the talk with archival and personal photographs of his late father, Franciszek Kornicki, the last surviving Polish fighter squadron commander from the Second World War.

Please note

  • Booking allows access to Pitzhanger Manor as well as the talk in the Eating Room.
  • Entry to ‘A Sense of Wonder’ exhibition in Pitzhanger Gallery requires a separate ticket.
  • The talk will begin promptly at 6.00 pm and is expected to last one hour.

Concession

  • £3 for people receiving benefits such as Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit or with a household income below £30,000 per year.

Enquires

Please contact pitzhanger@pitzhanger.org.uk for more information.

Date and Time

19 January 2023 (Thursday)
6.00 pm — 7.00 pm

Venue

Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery
Ealing Green, London, W5 5EQ

Tickets

£5 / Free for members

Concessions

£3

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Contact Us

PITZHANGER MANOR & GALLERY
Ealing Green, London
W5 5EQ
Reception: 020 3985 8888
Venue Hire: 020 3994 0966
Office: 020 3994 0967
pitzhanger@pitzhanger.org.uk

Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
First Thursday of the month: 10:00 - 20:00
Monday - Tuesday: Closed
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17:00

Last admissions one hour before closing

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