Service men and women at a service at the Abbey

A Service of Thanksgiving on Battle of Britain Sunday

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A Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication on Battle of Britain Sunday will be held in Westminster Abbey.

The service will mark the 81st anniversary of the remarkable victory by Royal Air Force pilots and aircrew during the Battle of Britain in 1940. This was the first decisive battle in history fought entirely in the air, and was a dramatic turning point in the Second World War. When the battle was over, 544 RAF pilots and aircrew were dead.


Attendance will be by invitation only. Due to COVID-19, numbers attending this service will be limited and social distancing will be observed.