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See and hear the Few in our Memorial Day video

The Trust always releases a new video for the big screen on Memorial Day – and 2014 was no exception. If you missed it – and we know many of our friends live too far away to get to our … Continue reading

Wing progress

Work on The Wing at Capel-le-Ferne is nearly complete, with main contractor Epps Construction due to hand over the structure to the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust in a month or so. Once the building is complete, specialist audio-visual consultancy … Continue reading

Wednesday opening is back for this winter!

The site at Capel-le-Ferne will be entering winter mode at the end of this month – but the good news is that Wednesday opening is back for 2014/15. Our wonderful volunteers kept the car park, shop and cafe open each … Continue reading

Games event will raise Wing funds

Trust supporter Michael Andrews is organising a table-top wargaming event later this month to raise money for The Wing. A similar event last year raised £140 for funds and Michael, who runs Red Knight Wargames, is hoping to beat that … Continue reading

Auction items revealed

This Thursday (16 October) sees the Trust’s biggest fund-raiser of the year when the charity holds its annual End of the Battle gala dinner at the RAF Club in Piccadilly. A number of veterans will be present when supporters gather … Continue reading

Shower tray manufacturer leads fund-raising initiative

A leading shower tray manufacturer is working with the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust in a major fund-raising campaign that could raise a five-figure sum to support The Wing. Essex-based Traymate Products has created a new range of high-quality shower … Continue reading

Bid for the ultimate prize

Fancy a flight in a two-seater Spitfire? If you thought that was the kind of thing money couldn’t buy, then think again. Our End of the Battle Gala Dinner at the RAF Club on Thursday 16 October will offer the … Continue reading

Younger generation keen to get involved

Visitors to the National Memorial to the Few on Memorial Day will be aware of how much support the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust receives from members of the Air Training Corps. Perhaps surprisingly, given that the events of the … Continue reading

Fighters over Capel-le-Ferne this weekend

Visitors to the National Memorial to the Few will be in with a great chance of seeing not just a Spitfire flying over the site but a Hurricane, too, when the last Action Stations! flying weekend of the season takes … Continue reading

Amazing new aerial shots of The Wing

The remarkable shots below were all taken by American pilot and Trust supporter Mike Hirsch, who took to the sky above the National Memorial to the Few in a Tiger Moth owned by the Tiger Club at Headcorn. Mike flies … Continue reading