Find out about IWM’s latest news, and download press releases and factsheets about our work.

Press Enquiries

For enquires about upcoming and current exhibitions, filming and photography, and how to organise a media visit at IWM London, IWM North, IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast, please contact:
IWM London, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast – Alicia Powell (, 0207 416 5436) or Poppy Andrews (, 0207 091 3069)
IWM Duxford – Esther Blaine (, 01223 499 320)
IWM North – Poppy Andrews (, 0207 091 3069)
For all other press enquiries, please contact: or 0207 091 3069
Please note, these contacts are for media enquiries only. If you require customer services, please email or phone 0207 416 5000.

IWM Images and Film

The Press Office can provide high-resolution images related to current IWM exhibitions and events.
To research images or other resources from IWM’s collection, use the Collections Search or, to order images and film footage for press use, contact Image and Film Sales for information on using our collections, and on licensing.
Image Archive and Image Sales: 020 7416 5309
Film Archive and Film Sales: 020 7416 5291/5292

Filming at IWM

We handle a broad range of filming projects, from news pieces on our latest exhibitions and in depth interviews with our experts, to filming behind the scenes with our collections for documentaries.
To request press filming, please fill out the IWM Filming Request Form and send it to the relevant press contacts at each of our sites.
For location or commercial filming requests visit our commercial filming page.

IWM Fact Sheets

IWM London
IWM North
IWM Duxford
HMS Belfast
Churchill War Rooms


For frequently asked press related questions please refer to our FAQs.

IWM Press Releases

Syria A Conflict Explored at IWM North

HMS Belfast 80th Anniversary in 2018 

Churchill War Rooms featured in Universal Pictures The Darkest Hour

Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11

IWM announces Age of Terror season of events

Imperial War Museums announces 2018 programmes

IWM to explore the working lives of women during the First World War through WomensWork100 in 2018

Imperial War Museums announce an exciting collaborative project with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures

IWM Duxford 2018 Air Show on sale

Peter Jackson announces new film

HMS Belfast 80th Anniversary: Weekend Activity

IWM Easter Activity

Air Shows

IWM Duxford – 2018 Air Show media accreditation

Applications for media accreditation are now being accepted for the Duxford Air Festival (Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May) and the Battle of Britain Air Show (Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September).

Please read the terms and conditions for media accreditation, which can be found on the media accreditation form for each air show.

If you or your media organisation have been accredited for an IWM Duxford air show in previous years, please send your published coverage from the last air show attended along with your application for this year’s air shows.

If you haven’t received media accreditation for an air show at IWM Duxford previously, please ensure that you send all of the required supporting information outlined on the media accreditation form.

Flying Legends Air Show

As in the past two years, media attendance at the Flying Legends Air Show is by invitation from the organisers of the air show.  If you wish to be considered for media accreditation for the Flying Legends Air Show, please send an email to Esther Blaine, Public Relations Manager, IWM Duxford at outlining where your media coverage will be published.