We are working hard to put in place social distancing protection for visitors, staff and volunteers at our 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show commemorations, including strictly limiting the amount of tickets on sale. Find out more.

Be part of this special three-day event commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Friday spectacular Duxford Battle of Britain Proms starts off the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show weekend, remembering the men, women and aircraft entwined with Summer 1940.

Duxford Battle of Britain Proms Friday 18 September

Sunrise over Duxford's Battle of Britain Airshow and a Hawker Hurricane.
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Duxford Battle of Britain Proms Friday 18 September

The 80th Anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show weekend is now a spectacular three-day event! In these unprecedented times, we will be capping attendance to our events this year to ensure the safety of all visitors, staff and volunteers. And so we have extended the commemorative weekend to allow more people to be part of it. The new Duxford Battle of Britain Proms on Friday 18 September will start off Air Show commemorations, filled with flying and entertainment, climaxing with sunset flypasts and an evening filled with music.  Strictly limited tickets are on sale now. 

 

Book now for the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show. Step back in time to experience pure emotion, standing in the footsteps  of the 'Few' as they defended the skies of Britain. Tickets are strictly limited .

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 - Spirit of Britain stand in front of aircraft, Saturday 21 September
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Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

Warbirds and spectacular flying displays will culminate in the now famous Duxford Spitfire flypast. Experience pure emotion, standing in the footsteps  of the 'Few' as they defended the skies of Britain. 

From the sky to the showground, enjoy history-packed entertainment from bands and dancing to living history groups. For an extra special moment, get up close to the historic aircraft with the Flightline Experience.

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September

  • Pilot and Spitfire at IWM Duxford
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Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 Highlights

Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 Highlights

Packed full of history, visitors stepped back in time to experience Britain's Finest Hour.

In 2020, be part of the UK's special event to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, where history happened.