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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. Advertisements

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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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Kenley Revival Project airfield family history tour, Aug 1

Take a two-mile guided tour with the Kenley Revival learning officer to find out more about RAF Kenley’s significant Battle of Britain history. Hear the stories of real people that worked and lived at RAF Kenley during World War II, … 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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A piece of Battle of Britain history is up for sale, at £1.5m

You can now own a piece of Battle of Britain history, though it comes at a cost: £1.5million. To be fair, you do get a rather impressive six-bedroomed house set in a beautiful part of the North Downs. The Garth … Continue reading

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

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RAF Kenley celebrated with screening of Reach for the Sky

There’s more than a sense of stiff upper lip and Battle of Britain spirit about the offerings from the David Lean Cinema for July and (a bit of) August, tickets for which have gone on sale today. For a start, … Continue reading

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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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Kenley airfield heritage project makes call for volunteers

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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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Kenley wins Lottery with £881,000 for Battle of Britain project

An ambitious project to preserve the history of Kenley’s Battle of Britain airfield and make its history available for the digital world has been granted £881,000 from the Lottery Heritage Fund. Kenley was part of London’s front-line of defence in … Continue reading

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Spitfire and two Lancaster bombers in Kenley fly-past, Aug 17

AUG 17 UPDATE: The fly-past today has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. Further information from the Kenley Airfield friends group website here One not to miss this coming Sunday, August 17, at Kenley airfield. There will be an … Continue reading

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