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Liam Shaw is a self-taught historian specialising in Second World War aviation. He worked for IWM at Duxford for many years in a variety of roles including most recently delivering talks, tours and experiences based around the Duxford collection.

IPMS Model Display

In association with the International Plastic Model Society, see a large display of Hurricane models covering an array of different marks and variants of Hurricanes that cover the lifespan of the aircraft. These will complement the real examples on display to give a full picture of the aircraft’s amazing lifespan and service.


Painting Demonstrations

A demonstration of painting techniques by experts from Airfix Model World Magazine. Steve Budd will be recalling his experience of building the 1/48 Hurricane.



  • Event date: 15th January 2023
  • Location: IWM Duxford
  • Time: 10:00 – 16:00

The final tickets are now on sale. To secure a place, please click here.

About Hornby Hobbies Limited

Hornby Hobbies Limited is a toy and hobby product manufacturer that was founded in the early 1900’s. Hornby Hobbies Limited portfolio of brands include: Hornby – model trains, Scalextric – slot car racing, Airfix – plastic model kits, Humbrol – paints and craft product, and Corgi – die-cast models. In addition to these iconic British brands Hornby Hobbies Limited also owns a number of international brands including: Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Pocher and Arnold.