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On the 8 January 1940, rationing began in the UK, this first started with bacon, butter and sugar – later ...
Lillias Barr Performances
In a moving tribute to RAF Kenley, this month, the Kenley Revival Project have brought to the stage the true ...
Visit to the Douglas Brunton Centre
As part of our Remembrance Season, this November, the Kenley Revival Project decided to make a wreath to be laid ...
RAF Kenley's Tribute
The Kenley team have previously posted about the RAF Kenley Tribute and about how it was moved forward out of ...
Community Archaeology Year 2 - Archaeological Investigation Report
Below is the full report of our 2018 dig, it presents the results of a community archaeological investigation with fieldwork ...
Community Archaeology 2018
That’s a wrap! Our community archaeology dig for this year has come to its end, we tackled two weeks of insane ...
Digging into the Past: A Vintage Poster with Local Roots - Croydon Citizen Article
“After posting some of the newly created images and some of the vintage ones on Facebook, I received a message ...
RAF100 and 101 years of RAF Kenley
As 2018 marks 100 years of the Royal Air Force, we would like to share some of the 101 years ...
Women in Uniform and Overalls
‘The War Illustrated’ magazine article brought in by one of the Kenley Revival Project volunteers, the article is demonstrating the ...
Women of the Empire take the Joystick
Scanned from a copy of ‘The War Illustrated’ brought in by one of the Kenley Revival Project volunteers, the article ...
AFS Girls - Women Fire Fighters in WW2
Article scanned from a copy of ‘The War Illustrated’ brought in by one of the Kenley Revival Project volunteers, the ...
Volunteer Christmas Party!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Celebrating the end of the year and the beginning of the new with our volunteers! Over ...
Visit to Old Coulsdon Centre
Kenley Revival Project – Sharing local peoples Kenley memories on our website The project team came to hear the Kenley memories of some ...
Highlight of our Year: Sky Heroes
Now the end of this year is upon us, we should reflect on all the achievements that the project has made, ...
Recruiting now: become an education volunteer!
Join our team of education volunteers and learn how to deliver and support delivery of WW2 tours and workshops for schools ...
Interviewing Stan Ford: Ground crew at RAF Kenley on the Hardest Day
It was a privilege to spend time interviewing Stan Ford last week. Stan was a fitter for 615 Squadron, and ...
Nominate Kenley airfield for Historic England's 'irreplaceable' 100 places!
Supporters and visitors of Kenley airfield can now nominate our fantastic heritage site in Historic England’s new campaign for the ...
Team London Awards
On Monday, 6 November, some of our education volunteers and project team, on behalf of all our amazing education volunteers, ...
Community Archaeology Year 1 - Archaeological Investigation Report
This report presents the results of a community archaeological investigation with fieldwork supervised by MOLA at Kenley Airfield and forms part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Kenley Revival Project.
Conservation Works coming to a close: Conservation, Preservation and Restoration
It’s been an incredible year here at Kenley Revival HQ. We’ve achieved our biggest single event to date with our ...
A dig in the past - Community Archaeology Project 2017
As part of the Kenley Revival Project we delved a little deeper into RAF Kenley`s fascinating history and revealed the ...
Conservation conundrum - a story in concrete
Here at Kenley Revival HQ we have never been short of surprises. Whether it be the stories of those who lived, served or played at RAF Kenley during the Battle of Britain to the very fabric of the site's architecture itself.
RAF Kenley tribute - unearthing the past
As the RAF Kenley tribute relocation works enter their final stages we at Kenley Revival HQ were incredibly fortunate to ...
Conservation Works are underway!
It’s truly an exciting time as our Conservation works programme is now fully underway with both our contractors onsite. They’ll ...
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