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Thank you!

We’d just like to take a moment to say a massive thank you for helping us to make Devon D-Day 2018 the biggest, noisiest, most spectacular Devon D-Day we’ve held yet. Infact, it was the biggest, noisiest, most spectacular event that we’ve EVER held on Saunton Beach! Over the course of the weekend, we were […]

Chivenor Wives Choir

It is with great delight that we can confirm that the Chivenor Wives Choir will be performing for us on Saturday evening at from 7pm. They will be followed by Ukulele Ensemble, who will perform a selection of tracks from the era. Free admission (standard car park charges apply until 7.30pm).

Aircraft Update

The Battle of Britain team has been in touch to regretfully inform us that the Spitfire scheduled to fly over Saunton tomorrow has broken down. We’re sure you’ll agree that it hasn’t done badly for its age! Instead, they’re hoping🤞to be able to send a Dakota, one of the most successful aircraft designs in history, […]

Key timings

SATURDAY 2ND JUNE 12.30 – CONVOY ARRIVES AT THE BEACH 13.45 – SPITFIRE FLYOVER 15.00 – CONVOY OF WARTIME VEHICLES PARADES ALONG THE BEACH 19.00 – MILITARY WIVES CHOIR SUNDAY 3RD JUNE 11.00 – BEACH OBSTACLE DEMOLITION DEMONSTRATION 15.00 – BEACH ASSAULT All timings are approximate and subject to change.

Do I need tickets?

We’ve had a lot of people getting in touch to ask whether or not they need tickets, and the simple answer is no! Entry to the event is free. There will be a bar on the beach which will be taking cash only. The evening entertainment will be in aid of the North Devon Hospice […]

Spitfire Flypast!

EDIT 01.06.2018 – The Battle of Britain team has been in touch to inform us that the Spitfire scheduled to fly over Saunton tomorrow has broken down. We’re sure you’ll agree that it hasn’t done badly for its age! Instead, they’re hoping🤞to be able to send a Dakota, one of the most successful aircraft designs in […]