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Volunteer Wednesday at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge prepares for the April re-opening

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 09:30 AM


Despite the bitterly cold weather, it has been a busy week for the volunteers at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge.

Memorial Stone to Hawkinge Airfield to be unveiled at Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Contributed by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 10:55 AM


Saturday sees the unveiling of a memorial stone to the former Hawkinge Airfield at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Aerodrome Road.


Boulton Paul Defiant aircraft takes shape at Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2015 - 02:45 PM

Work is moving apace at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum following the delivery, last weekend, of the Boulton Paul Defiant aircraft.

Major manufacturer to support Wing Appeal at Capel-le-Ferne Memorial near Dover

Contributed by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 04:25 PM

The Kent-based Battle of Britain Memorial Trust has won support for its fund-raising campaign from an unexpected source.

Opening lost network of World War Two tunnels under White Cliffs of Dover gets nearer

Contributed by editor on May 14, 2014 - 05:40 PM

A National Trust plan to open a lost network of World War 2 tunnels under Dover’s White Cliffs has been given a major boost thanks to a successful fund raising effort by the charity’s volunteers.

A Great and Glorious Adventure in Folkestone with Major Gordon Corrigan

Contributed by editor on May 06, 2014 - 06:45 PM

By Nick Spurrier

Major Gordon Corrigan who retired from the Royal Gurkha Rifles in 1998 will be talking on 'The Hundred Years War' in Folkestone next week.

reveal the horrors of battle and the machinations of power that have shaped a millennium of Anglo-French relationships

War and Peace Revival returns to Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 03:30 PM

Following the successful War and Peace Revival show at Folkestone Racecourse this year, the dates for another spectacular 5-day show in 2014 have been announced by organisers.

Hawkinge author publishes memoirs of German Admiral's battle of the Atlantic

Contributed by editor on Nov 20, 2013 - 09:45 AM

A new title, Dönitz, U-boats, Convoys by Hawkinge author, Jak Mallmann Showell,  is the British version of Admiral Karl Dönitz's memoirs from the Admiralty's secret Anti-Submarine Reports and has recently been published by Pen and Sword books.

Worldwide company to build iconic World War 1 monument in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Aug 05, 2013 - 09:02 PM

Leading worldwide property and infrastructure solutions providers, Lend Lease is to build the only monument that will be constructed in the UK to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War1 in Folkestone.

Spitfire experience should be supported

Contributed by editor on Nov 16, 2011 - 02:40 AM

Dear Editor,

Re: Spitfire and helicopter flights are welcomed by majority of villagers in Capel-le-Ferne
I have to agree with Jenny that the sight and sound of a Spitfire over the Battle of Britain memorial at Capel is a wonderful experience.

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