Bomber Command 85th Anniversary Service of Commemoration

Join us as we commemorate all those who served and supported in Bomber Command since it was launched in 1936.  We will remember the one million men and women who served to protect our freedoms, 58,500 of whom paid the ultimate sacrifice.

The service will take place at the Spire with poems, hymns and readings, the laying of wreaths and prayers led by IBCC Chaplain, Rev. Charles Thody.

Upcoming Events

IBCC Digital Lecture – The Battle of the Beams

Launching the new series of our digital lectures, which will be delivered via Zoom, our Losses Archivist, Dave Gilbert, will be presenting The Battle of the Beams. Have you ever wondered how the Germans were able to bomb Coventry with such accuracy so early in the war? Or how the British were able to bomb […]


Hands on History

Free Family Event! Discover the story of Bomber Command through objects that they actually used. Ever wondered what the button to release the bombs looked like? Or what equipment they used to navigate to or from the target? Come along to the IBCC to find out! 11am-3pm, drop in and check it out!


Family Fun Day

Join our Learning team for our free family fun day. Nearly 58,000 men and woman laid down their lives with Bomber Command in WW2. Join us as we discover some of the stories behind the names with actors and activities for the whole family. Where were they from? What did they do? Who did they […]