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Britain from Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. Register to zoom into these amazing pictures, identify unlocated images, and share memories.

Knit for Britain from Above at the RAF Museum, London, 25 – 29 August
We’re returning to the RAF Museum in Hendon on 25 August for five more days of knitting. In a comfortable corner of the museum, next to the Aerofilms: Britain from Above exhibition, we’ll be creating patches and swatches to wrap around a model biplane. Whether you’re a new or experienced knitter or crochet enthusiast, come and join us to create this cosy cover!
Britain from Above Borders Project - workshops
The Britain from Above Solway community project is well underway in Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway with exciting workshops planned over the next few weeks.
A Soaring Summer with Britain from Above at the Library of Birmingham
The Britain from Above Activity Team are busy preparing for a packed programme of activities at the Library of Birmingham, to complement the current Aerofilms exhibitions.

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