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Kenley Heritage Day, Kenley Airfield, Sep 8

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Kenley Airfield Walking Tour, Kenley Common, Nov 1

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Guided history walk around RAF Kenley’s airfield, Aug 20

The Kenley Revival Project invites you to join them for a walk and talk around Kenley Airfield on August 20.

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Battle of Britain Day walking tour of RAF Kenley, Sep 15

Take a tour of the most intact fighter airfield from World War II on Battle of Britain Day, September 15, led by the Kenley Revival Project in conjunction with Heritage Open Days. Learn about RAF Kenley’s significant Battle of Britain … Continue reading

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Kenley Revival Project war graves history talk, Sep 11

The Kenley Revival Project presents the first in a series of lectures to remember the history of RAF Kenley and those that served there during wartime. The first talk, to be held on September 11, will be delivered by Kev … Continue reading

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Guided tour of Kenley’s Battle of Britain airfield, Jul 30

Join the Kenley Revival Project manager on a tour of Kenley airfield, learn about RAF Kenley’s significant Battle of Britain history and hear about the conservation, preservation and restoration of one of Britain’s finest examples of “Impermanent Architecture”. The special … Continue reading

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Kenley Revival celebrates brave women heroes of WWII

Throughout March, to help mark this week’s International Women’s Day, the Lottery-funded Kenley Revival team is focusing on the significant and essential roles women had during World War II. The project will be hosting a few different activity days, school … Continue reading

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Kenley Revival Wartime Christmas Workshop, Dec 18

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World War II poster workshop, Kenley Airfield, Oct 23

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Battle of Britain heroes to be remembered at Kenley

Kenley aerodrome, the most intact RAF fighter airfield remaining from World War II, will be returned to its former glory for a free and spectacular Sky Heroes event on Sunday September 10, showcasing the site’s important Battle of Britain history … Continue reading

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Kenley Revival’s Sky Heroes, Kenley Aerodrome, Sep 10

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Kenley Common Festival of Archaeology, Jul 22-23

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Meet the Rangers, Kenley Common, Mar 5

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Battle of Britain airfield to stage week-long Learning Festival

Local schools are being invited to take part in the first Learning Festival being staged this June at the former RAF Battle of Britain base at Kenley. Kenley Revival, the Heritage Lottery-funded group which is curating and caring for what … Continue reading

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Kenley airfield heritage project appeals for volunteers

Organisers of a Lottery-funded project to revive one of London’s historic Battle of Britain airfields are appealling for volunteers to sign-up before Friday this week to help the scheme really take-off. The launch of the Kenley Revival Project will be … Continue reading

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Arson investigation over fire at Battle of Britain building

The fire which gutted the Grade II-listed Officers Mess at the former RAF Kenley last week is being investigated as possible arson by Surrey Police. The Officers Mess, which survived Nazi bombs during the Battle of Britain, has been left … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain Officers’ Mess at Kenley destroyed by fire

The Grade II-listed Officers’ Mess at Kenley airfield was all-but destroyed by fire last night. Coincidentally, the two-storey building was subject to a planning application with Tandridge District Council for conversion into flats, as Inside Croydon reported last week.

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