19 Jun 2019

A new way of supporting the Trust

The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust receives no public funding and relies on the generosity of donors to help us keep alive the memory of the Few and maintain and enhance the Memorial and the clifftop site at Capel-le-Ferne.

As home to the National Memorial to the Few, we keep the site completely free to visit, although there is a small car parking charge for The Wing. We encourage visitors to give generously and we hope they will use the Cockpit Cafe and have a browse around our well-stocked shop, but those are our main sources of income.

With this in mind we actively encourage donations and we hope our supporters will help by using the link to our new charity giving partner, Just Giving. There is a dedicated button on the website (within the top banner) which offers a simple and secure way of giving to the charity. We are also keen to encourage people to join our Friends of the Few organsation, which offers lots of benefits as well as providing… Read more

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14 Aug 2019

Joint offer launched with museum

A joint offer has been introduced to encourage people to visit the Kent Battle of Britain Museum and The Scramble Experience in The Wing here at the Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne. From today, every paying adult who visits one attraction will be offered a ‘buy one, get one free’ voucher for the other venue, with a […]… Read more

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13 Aug 2019

Amazing new 3-D prints now on offer

A range of exciting new 3-D prints is now on sale from the shop in The Wing. The ‘lenticular prints’ feature Spitfires, Hurricanes, Lancasters and more modern RAF fighters and are designed to give a 3-D effect or, in some cases, present different images depending on whether they are being viewed from the left or […]… Read more

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12 Aug 2019

Drawing has pride of place

A unique drawing signed by the late Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC now has pride of place in The Wing at Capel-le-Ferne alongside the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s other No 92 Squadron memorabilia.   The drawing, number 92 of a limited edition of 100, was presented to the Secretary of the Trust, Group Captain […]… Read more

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8 Aug 2019

Historic vehicles enjoy our special backdrop

The latest group of auto enthusiasts to have shown their cars off against our equally impressive backdrop is the Maidstone Historic Vehicle Group, which purred and snarled its way on to the site on Wednesday. The cars’ owners showed off their highly polished, lovingly cared-for vehicles during a stop en route to their final destination […]… Read more

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8 Aug 2019

Thirty per cent off The Scramble Experience this month!

Great news if you are looking for something to do with the family during the holidays – we’ve taken a whopping 30% off our normal family ticket entry price for the whole of August. The sensational summer offer brings the price of a family ticket (which covers two adults and two children) down to just […]… Read more

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2 Aug 2019

Sad loss of another of the Few

The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust is sad to announce the death of another of the Few, Archie McInnes, who died just hours after celebrating his 100th birthday with family and friends. Born on 31 July 1919, McInnes joinied the RAF Volunteer Reserve and was called up on 1 September 1939. He was commissioned at […]… Read more

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1 Aug 2019

Top award for speaker Sophy

One of our upcoming Sunday afternoon speakers has been awarded a major prize from the Royal Air Force. Wing Commander Sophy Gardner MBE RAF (rtd) is due to give a unique, in-depth insight into the subject of The RAF and Memorials when she visits The Wing on Sunday 6 October. This week Sophy, who is […]… Read more

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31 Jul 2019

New partnership will encourage US visitors

The trust has teamed up with a company that specialises in bringing US and Canadian tourists to the UK, with the aim of increasing visitors to the Memorial. England101.com is working with the Visit-Britain funded US Connections project, which looks for new ways to increase the number of visitors coming to this country to check […]… Read more

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29 Jul 2019

Enjoy a special link with one of the Few

Seventy-nine years ago, during a long hot summer similar to the one we are currently enjoying, the RAF was fighting the Battle of Britain, a conflict that had started on 10 July and was to last unti the end of October. The brave men who fought it, fewer than  3,000 in total, are listed on […]… Read more

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