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Stunning print is a fund-raiser

A unique print featuring no fewer than nine Spitfires and Hurricanes is now available from The Plane Picture Company. The good news for the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust is that photographer John Dibbs is donating half of the profits … Continue reading

Hat trick of awards for The Wing

Our tribute to the heroes of the Battle of Britain has now notched up a hat trick of award successes with news that The Wing has been named as one of the most excellent buildings in the country. The visitor … Continue reading

Land Rover enthusiasts boost Trust funds

A giant cheque for more than £7500 was presented to the Trust by a group of Land Rover enthusiasts at the weekend. This year’s annual Charity Land Rover Run from Kent to Brugge began at the Trust’s home, the National … Continue reading

Join us on Remembrance Day

The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust will, as always, be marking Remembrance Day with a short Parade and Service at the National Memorial to the Few, Capel-le-Ferne. Standard bearers from ex-service organisations are expected to add colour to the ceremony, … Continue reading

Tribute to veteran prompts donation to Trust

A veteran who died when his Spitfire crashed in Hildenborough has been commemorated in a ceremony at the local pub, The Half Moon. Crowds watched as the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s Andy Simpson unveiled a plaque in memory of … Continue reading

CD will aid Remembrance events

As Remembrancetide draws to a close for another year, the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust has an ideal musical backdrop for commemorative events. The Trust’s CD We Will Stand Together contains four songs by talented singers Martin Milnes, Janet Tootal … Continue reading

The good news keeps on coming!

Our imaginatively designed Wing building, which combines a new visitor centre with educational facilities for schools, has been honoured with one of the UK’s top awards for architecture. The Wing, designed by Folkestone-based architectural practice Godden Allen Lawn Ltd. in … Continue reading

Your chance to own exclusive signed memorabilia

This year’s End of the Battle Gala Dinner, organised by the Trust on 15 October to raise funds for the charity, will again feature a range of superb auction prizes. As well as the main auction, which features a flight … Continue reading

Christmas closing

The Scramble Experience, car and coach park and Cockpit Cafe will close at 4pm on Sunday 20 December 2015 and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 5 January 2015. As always, pedestrian access to the site, including the Memorial and the … Continue reading

Don’t miss out on this fantastic auction

Radio controlled aircraft specialist Hobbyking is set to release a brand new model with impressive Battle of Britain credentials. The new Durafly Mk1a Spitfire is modelled on the aircraft flown by Wing Commander Bob Doe, an Ace whose 14 ½ … Continue reading