From exploding hangars in the Battle of Britain, to the Memphis Belle, to Spitfires used in the 2017 film Dunkirk, IWM Duxford is full of movie magic.

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The Debonaires at Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
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This September, with historic aircraft soaring overhead, we will make IWM Duxford a movie set once again.

Whether you are ready for your close up or more comfortable behind the camera, help us make it real as the Battle of Britain air show brings Duxford’s Hollywood past to life.

Join us as we prepare to shoot a fabulous party scene with live band, dancing, and a chance to show off your finest threads with a prize for best dressed.

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19 Squadron re-enactors at Battle of Britain Air Show
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Across the site you can get in the action, try on costumes and strike your best movie star pose, or get in the behind-the-scenes action in our vintage movie set

Lights, Camera, Action

Actors and actresses in 1940s attire at IWM Duxford
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Lights, Camera, Action

Get ready to step on our very own soundstage where you can try your hand at creating sound effects from Hollywood’s Golden Age in the Foley studio, to a wardrobe department bursting at the seams with historical costumes, Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show is the place to be.

Join us on Saturday and Sunday 21-22 September 2019: Book Now

Battle of Britain Spirit of Britain photo shoot
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Battle of Britain
How to wear forties fashion
Be inspired by our video guide to 1940s fashion. 
actress in 1940 dress applying makeup
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Wartime Fashion
Get a vintage makeover
Want a 1940s makeover? Our vintage hair and make up tutorials can show you how, just in time for the Duxford Air Show 2019
Spirit of Britain Group at Duxford Air Shows
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Who are Spirit of Britain
Over three, windy and cold days, Spirit of Britain proudly helped IWM Duxford to create the new marketing campaign for Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019.