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.

Welcome The D-Day Darlings

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Welcome The D-Day Darlings

The Friday spectacular Duxford Battle of Britain Proms sets off commemorations for the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show weekend. 

Join us on Friday 18 September for a day filled with entertainment and showcase flying, climaxing in the special evening Proms, fireworks and sunset flypasts. A date to remember, step back in time to the perfect Great British Summer evening.

We are proud to announce the D-Day Darlings are joining us at the Duxford Battle of Britain Proms, bringing the true spirit of the wartime era alive. Hear them sing heartfelt harmonies that kept Britain smiling.

Admission tickets are on sale now. For an extra special reason to book early, secure tickets to the Duxford Battle of Britain Proms by 12 noon on Friday 10 July and enter our prize draw, with thanks to Aerial Collective, to win a once-in-a-lifetime flight in a Spitfire.

Announcing The FlyBoys

Announcing The FlyBoys

We're delighted to announce The FlyBoys have joined the Duxford Battle of Britain Proms line-up! 

In a fusion of unforgettable showmanship, The FlyBoys with their effortless vocals and sublime harmonies, will whisk you back to the golden age of big bands but with an incredibly unique twist!

Watch our video to find out more...

A Date to Remember

  • Spitfire scramble
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    Storytelling Flying Displays

    Telling the story of the Battle of Britain, our special Friday flying creates two perfect displays. The first display tells the story of the training of the Few and focusing on the build up to the Battle of Britain.

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    Sunset Flypasts

    As day turns to dusk, sunset flypasts and twilight displays will introduce the Proms, creating an evening to remember. The perfect start to the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show weekend at IWM Duxford.

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    Dress to Impress

    Whether in evening gowns, tuxedos, 40s fashion or vintage we'd love to see you dressed to impress. Can't master your victory roll? We'll have help on hand during the day to perfect your look, ready for the best dressed prize!

Spitfire Flight Prize Draw

Aerial Collective Spitfires fly at Sunset
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Spitfire Flight Prize Draw

Duxford Battle of Britain Proms sets off the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show weekend in style. To celebrate this special new event, part of the three-day spectacular commemorative weekend, IWM Duxford and partners Aerial Collective are offering the chance to win a flight in a Spitfire. Entry is open to everyone that books tickets to Duxford Battle of Britain Proms by 12 noon Friday 10 July.

The prize is a single flight in a Spitfire at IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, for one person, care of IWM’s partners, Aerial Collective, operating exclusive Spitfire, Mustang and Sea Fury flight experiences from historic Duxford Airfield. T&Cs apply.

A weekend of commemoration

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Battle of Britain Air Show Weekend

IWM Duxford

18,19 and 20 September 2020

Family enjoying Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show Showground activities
Experiences & Tickets | 80th Anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September 80th Anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show tickets are selling fast. Book now for a day to remember and be part of this extra special commemorative event.  
Spitfires in formation over Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
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Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show Best of Last Year
Relive the excitement of the 2019 Battle of Britain Air Show with our Best of Last Year roundup.