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South West Branch summer outing

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08:00 – 19:00 22 Aug 2009
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The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6EB

Bletchley Park National Codes Centre was home to the wartime codebreakers, including mathematician Alan Turing, and played a vital role in the Allied success in the second world war, which was kept secret until long afterwards. The recently opened museum includes the Colussus the worlds first programmable computer made from 2500 electronic valves. The German Enigma machine and a rebuilt Bombe, which broke the Enigma codes, is also on display.
The coach departs from Bristol Temple Meads at 8am on Saturday 22 August, with an additional pick up in Cheltenham at 9am (location TBC). We expect to return by about 6pm (Cheltenham) and 7pm (Bristol). Places are limited so please email chair-sw@physics.org or use the 'accept invitation' option in MyIOP to reserve your place. The cost will be £20 per person which includes lunch.

Event type: Meeting
Organised by: South West Branch
Contact details: Advance reservation is required. Please email to chair-sw@physics.org before 18 July 2009 to confirm places.

http://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/


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