22 Aug 2016

Vintage cars against an iconic backdrop

The atmospheric backdrop of the National Memorial to the Few makes it a popular setting for local groups, particularly car owners who love the chance to photograph their beloved machines in such an iconic location.

These events also provide an added attraction for visitors, and the next planned visit will be no exception to that rule.

The annual Folkestone Automobile Club event will take place on Sunday 4 September, when a collection of classic cars will be on site between 10am and 5pm.

Alongside the lovingly polished classic cars on display there will be fish and chip and ice cream vans to provide refreshments as well as the chance to visit The Scramble Experience and all the other attractions at the Battle of Britain Memorial.

Later in the month the Trust will be organising the traditional short service at the National Memorial to the Few to commemorate Battle of Britain Day on 15 September.

The event, which always takes place on the 15th, and not on the nearest Sunday, will be held at 11am, with visitors gathering at the Memorial from 10.50am… Read more

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15 Aug 2016

Autumn talks series launched

After the success of the first series of talks organised at The Wing at the Battle of Britain Memorial this spring, Trustee Andy Simpson has lined up five more top speakers for… Read more

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15 Aug 2016

ATC relay visits Capel-le-Ferne

Local Air Cadets were able to reflect on their heritage when they visited the Battle of Britain Memorial… Read more

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10 Aug 2016

Spitfire fans now know what the name means

Spectators who cheered the Kent Spitfires on to a seven-wicket… Read more

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10 Aug 2016

Farewell to another of the Few

Another member of the Few, and always a popular figure at Trust events, Wing Commander Terrence… Read more

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21 Jul 2016

Battle of Britain to feature in Canterbury Cricket Week

Supporters of the Kent Spitfires will be reminded of the legendary aircraft behind the team’s name when… Read more

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19 Jul 2016

Scramble package wins broadcasting award for Jo

BBC Radio Kent journalist Jo Burn has been named Kent`s Feature Journalist of the Year for creating a trio of evocative pieces, including one set in 1940. Jo, a regular and popular… Read more

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7 Jul 2016

Stunning sunrise picture at Capel-le-Ferne

Memorial Day at Capel-le-Ferne is always a special day, and the… Read more

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27 Jun 2016

Join us on Sunday at our most important event of the year

Veterans of the Battle will stand proudly to attention once again this Sunday (3 July) as crowds gather… Read more

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