Now we are really getting things moving!

The steel has arrived for The Wing building at Capel-le-Ferne.                   This is great news and means that the visitor and education centre will now really start to take shape. Please note … Continue reading

1940 magazine is on its way (but only for Friends!)

This year’s edition of 1940 is about to be posted to members of the Friends of the Few, the supporters’ ‘club’ of the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne. Featured in its pages is Craig Brandon’s moving account of … Continue reading

Fighters bring an added bonus

Our friends at Fly With a Spitfire have now confirmed their 2014 flying weekends – and there really is something for everyone. At Capel-lef-Ferne we look forward to the Spitfire and Hurricane weekends because most of the trips pass overhead … Continue reading

Brigade of Gurkhas to appear at Capel le Ferne

The Band of The Brigade of Gurkhas will provide a  spectacular curtain-raiser to the 2014 season at the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne this Friday, (28 March). The Gurkha Band, led by Director of Music Major Paul Norley, … Continue reading

Generous support continues as Wing takes shape

As the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust pushes ahead with its fund-raising drive to make sure that The Wing will be fully operational in time for the opening next year, a local charitable trust has boosted its support for the … Continue reading

Why not make your day twice as special?

We love to see visitors to The National Memorial to the Few here at Capel-le-Ferne, but we also like people to make their most of their time in Kent by visiting the Kent Battle of Britain Museum just up the … Continue reading

We’re making great progress

The weather on the Kent coast may have been dreadful this winter, but Ashford-based contractor Epps Construction has been making great progress with The Wing, as this aerial photograph shows. Work in progress     With fund-raising proceeding reasonably well … Continue reading

Sign up now for this year’s tours

They are back – and better than ever. Our exclusive Battle of Britain-themed tours around the area that became known as Hellfire Corner will this year again offer enthusiasts two opportunities to enjoy a day out to remember. The coach … Continue reading

Open for business

Spring appears to be here – at least temporarily – and that means the National Memorial to the Few is open for business. Volunteers are now working alongside site development manager Jules Gomez to welcome visitors to the site at … Continue reading

Guided tours now available

Site development manager Jules Gomez and his great team of volunteers have introduced a new attraction for coach parties visiting the National Memorial to the Few this summer. The team – now nearly 30 strong – can offer guided tours … Continue reading