Registered Charity:


01543 434394

The Museum is governed by a team of  nine Trustees, drawn from a variety of backgrounds and experiences to best serve the needs of the Museum:

Brigadier (Retd) Simon Banton OBE, Chairman of Trustees

Brigadier (Retd) Jim Tanner OBE BA, Historical Adviser

Major (Retd) Jim Massey BA, Military Adviser

Major (Retd) Mike Simpkins MA, Marketing Adviser

Lieutenant Colonel Damian Bailey, Military Adviser

Colonel Adrian Walton MBE TD DL, County & Technical Adviser.

Andy Clyro TechEng (CEI), Collections Adviser

Roy Barrett MBE MSc  Pg Dip, Veterans Adviser

Lydia Rochelle, Media Adviser.


For more information on the charity please view our page on the Charity Commission website by clicking here.

The management and day-to-day business of the Museum are the responsibility of a small team of personnel:

Peter Collins BSc (Econ), MA, MSc Museum Director


Steve Hemming, Learning & Events Officer


Dawn Smyth, Museum Administration Officer


Nicola Bannister BA, Veterans Hub Administer


In addition the operation of the Museum is supported by a dedicated team of volunteers, without whom the museum would simply not function.