Nature themed teaching resources to help learners engage with Kenley’s natural features.
Engage your young learners with the UK’s best preserved WW2 airfield!
Here are a selection of our photos from our highly successful Learning Festival 2016. Local schoolchildren took part in a ...
Information on how to get to the event by free shuttlebus, public transport or by car. Please note there is limited grass parking available onsite and all cars must vacate the site by 5pm.
Arguably the most prolific of RAF fighter aces James Edgar ‘Johnnie’ Johnson took command of the Kenley Wing in March 1943.
The paths of my contribution to the WAR began on the 14th may 1927 – just a couple of weeks ...
Many thanks to Simon Grant at Monogram Fine Artists for creating our wonderful event poster!
Here is a map detailing the location of the bus stops that will be used for the free Shuttlebus service which will run in clockwise and anti-clockwise directions on a loop from Whyteleafe station to Salmons Lane (Victor Beamish) and to Caterham station.
Here are details of the timetable for our free shuttlebus service which will be running throughout the day to the event and local train stations.
Art is significant, recalling and interpreting every possible aspect of life in many ways. Photos more recently have provided vivid ...
Did you know the war-time classic “Reach for the Sky” was filmed on location at Kenley airfield in 1955? Let’s take ...
From the very outbreak of World War II all of the military services were eager to enlist women so that ...
We are now recruiting for volunteers to help run our Sky Heroes event on the 10 September. The day is open to the public from 12-5pm so we are looking for volunteers that can help between 11-6pm. Please get in touch if you can help for the day or even a few hours with the role below which suits you.
Here's a map of the day with what's going on - keep checking back for updates!
Want to learn about Kenley's natural features and the types of plants and animals that inhabit here? Join us at the Adventure and Discovery zone and have a go at the following family friendly activities. Either hop on over by land train from the Museums Corner or walk the perimeter track to find us.
Come to flight path to find more about the Surrey Hills Gliding Club Ltd (SHGC), who have been operating during the week from Kenley since 1985 and is owned and operated by its members. They share the airfield with 615 Volunteer Glider Squadron (VGS), who have use of the airfield on weekends and some weeks during school holidays.
Join us at the RAF Kenley tribute pen restored to its former glory with its brand new spine wall complete with replica Hurricane. See Pilot and Ops Room re-enactors invoke the spirit of the war and learn more about the unique role of Kenley during the Battle of Britain with our themed craft activities or take a guided tour.
Want to learn about Kenley's World War II history, have a go at being an archaeologist for the day or find out more about your local museums and the stories they tell? Join us at Museums Corner and have a go at a variety of exciting family friendly activities on offer. Either hop on over from Heritage and Learning by land train or walk the perimeter track to find us
Join us in the Portcullis field which is a living memory to RAF Kenley during the Battle of Britain and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wartime period. See vintage vehicles, local artists, novelists, enjoy live music from the period and even book yourself a flight in a Spitfire! All of which are next to the historic Portcullis Club, the last surviving building on the airfield which dates back to World War I and is full of fascinating wartime memorabilia.