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Battle of Britain Day

15 September 2019

Join us as we mark Battle of Britain Day at the RAF Museum London with a day of family activities, flypasts and displays.The Summer of Spitfire Logo

Watch as we bring the past to life as our re-enactors highlight significant points in the campaign. Listen to the roar of a Merlin Engine at our fantastic engine display. There will be 1940s music and dancing, to get your feet tapping. Dress up as a Spitfire Pilot in our RAF uniform Photo booth. Don’t miss our Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast, the Spitfire* will be flying over the Museum to mark this very special day. 

A montage of images from our last Battle of Britain Day

It’s a great day out for all ages, so bring the family along to the RAF Museum to remember the battle fought in the skies above London 79 years ago.

Talks and lectures:

CHASTISE: The Dam Busters Story 1943
1.00pm, H3 Lecture Theatre


At 1.00pm Max Hastings will give a talk on Operation Chastise

Max Hastings will be talking about his forthcoming book CHASTISE: The Dam Busters Story 1943. Places are limited so please reserve your place for free by clicking the button below. 

Battle of Britain Victoria Cross: Wing Commander James Brindley Nicolson
3.00pm, H1 Hospitality Suite


Join Jim Nicolson as he talks about the life of his uncle James Brindley Nicolson, the only RAF pilot to receive the Victoria Cross.** 

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* The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Flypast is subject to weather conditions.

** Please note that this talk will not be ticketed and places will be limited to first come, first served basis.



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