Calendar of British & UK Airshows 2019 onwards

Airshows and other flying displays, 2019 and beyond

Airshow dates and details

A calendar showing the dates and details of British military and civilian airshows throughout the UK, including seaside and aerodrome air shows.

Airshows in 2019   (future years beneath)

Date Airshow &Venue Airshow Details
August 17 - 23
(Flying on some days)
Cromer Carnival
NR27 9HP

This is the 50th anniverasry of the Cromer Carnival; a week of events, always held in August, in the week which includes the third Wednesday, this year 17th - 23rd August. The Red Arrows usually display, but they will be in the USA at the time. There are generally two air displays and in 2019 they will be The Blades and the Wildcats.

August 22 - 23 Clacton Air Show
West Greensward, Clacton seafront, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
CO15 1NW
01255 686633

Free seaside air show and ground attractions. Not as big as some other seaside shows, but a good mix of military and classic aircraft; exhibition &, trade stands, food court and on-site entertainment.

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Aug 23Sidmouth Air Display
Sidmouth, Devon

The air display used to be part of the Sidmouth Regatta but the event on 23rd August is now specifically the Sidmouth Air Display. Regatta events are being held on 24th and 25th. There is plenty of land-based fun too. On 23rd expect a BBMF Spitfire, Strikemaster pair, Chinook, Pitts Special and RAF Falcons displays.


Aug 24Wings and Wheels
Henstridge Airfield
Vintage and classic aircraft fly-in and usually some RAF fly-pasts. Also classic cars.
August 24 - 25 Rhyl Air Show
Rhyl, Denbighshire, North Wales
LL19 3AF

Free seaside air show and ground attractions. There will be military and civilian favourites in the air plus exhibition & trade stands, food court and on site entertainment. Main viewing areas will be between Blue Bridge and the Splashpoint along the seafront. The events arena will be by the Seaquarium. The charity nominated to benefit in 2019 is the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.

Also Steve Carver and The Royal Logistic Corps Silver Stars Army Parachute Display Team.

August 25 Little Gransden Air and Car show
Fullers Hill Farm, Little Gransden, Cambs
SG19 3BP
07730 091132

Over three hours of vintage and aerobatic flying; vintage, veteran and classic vehicles and large scale model aircraft, in aid of Children in Need and local charities.

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August 29 - Sept 1 Bournemouth Air Festival
Bournemouth, Dorset

The 12th Bournemouth airshow, one of the biggest free shows in the country. Expect military and civilian favourites in the air and naval involvement; parachutes with flares and planes with fireworks after dark along with lots of music and other entertainment on the ground for the whole family in this award-winning festival.

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August 30 - Sept 1 LAA International Rally
Sywell Aerodrome

Over 1000 aircraft are expected at the Light Aircraft Association International Rally. ‘Aerobats’ themed marquee, trade stands and all kinds of aircraft. Pre-booked landing slots only. PPR essential.

August 31 - Sept 1 Airwaves: Northern Ireland International Airshow
Portrush, Coleraine, N. Ireland
BT56 8AP
02870 347234

Biggest airshow in Ireland. Free air and sea displays, ground shows and exhibitions in two areas: East Strand and Lansdowne. The display line moved to the east side of the peninsular in 2014, bringing it closer to the crowd line and with the Giant's Causeway and Dunluce Castle photogenically in the background.

Sept 1 Shuttleworth Vintage Airshow
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9EP
01767 627927

The Heritage Show become the Vintage Airshow for 2019, but the theme remains the same: vintage aircraft, vintage motors, vintage agriculture and vintage bikes, from the Collection and from visitors.

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Sept 6 - 8 Southport Air Show
Southport Seafront
01704 533333

The Southport Airshow moves back to its September slot for 2019 after trying out a July date in 2018. Friday dusk and weekend seafront air show, but not free. Unusual in that the flight path is over the broad sands of the beach, whereas most seafront shows are over the sea.

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Sept 6 - 8 The Victory Show
Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leicestershire

Tribute to WW2. Ground show is on for three days, but usually no airshow or battle re-enactments on Friday. Static and flying WWll and modern aircraft, 1940's vehicles, 1940's working and static farm machinery, huge army encampment, 50 re-enactment groups, 200+ vehicles including heavy armour & tanks, tank and steam train rides, trader’s area.

CANCELLED Scottish International Airshow

The local authority in Ayr can only sponsor the show on alternate years, the next in 2020. It was hoped that an alternative venue, possibly Kirkcaldy, would hold the show in 2019 but it has not been possible to agree the arrangements. The 2019 show is therefore not being held but the TSIA will be back in Ayr in 2020 'bigger and better' than before.

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Sept 12 Jersey International Air Display
St Aubins Bay, Jersey, Channel Is

Wartime and modern military and civil aircraft. Expect an impressive line-up including a great deal of foreign participation not commonly seen on the mainland. Flying is over the coast in St Aubins Bay, adjacent to the island's capital, St. Helier.

Due to display this year are an Antonov AN-2 and:

Breitling Jet Team

Moved Guernsey Air Display
St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Is
01481 728686

This show was held on 6th June.

Sept 13 - 15 Goodwood Revival
West Sussex
PO18 0PH
01243 755055

Step back in time to the halcyon days of motor racing at Goodwood. Revival is not just a celebration but a recreation of the 'Goodwood Years'. Come in period dress and be part of the festival with period car and motorcycle racing, flying and static air displays of pre-1966 craft. Entry by advance ticket only - no tickets on the gate.

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Sept 21 - 22 Battle of Britain Air Show
Duxford Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

Duxford's September Air Show will celebrate the Battle of Britain again in 2019. As well as flying, there will be living history re-enactments, sounds of the era and access to the museum.

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Sept 21 - 22 Sywell Classic Pistons and Props
Sywell Aerodrome

Classic cars, bikes and planes, vintage lifestyle and family entertainment including live music. Vintage and classic traders. Many of the visitors wear classic dress.

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

Sept 27 - 29JetFest 2019
North Weald Airfield, Epping, Essex
CM16 6HR
A weekend of jets at North Weald, organised by the Gnat Display Team. Friday is photography day, when up to 15 jets will be available for a limited number of photographers.
Saturday and Sunday will not be an airshow as such although there will free (donations welcome) access and an opportunity to see vintage jets on the ground, possibly with some fly-ins, engine runs, taxiing and flying.
Oct 6 Shuttleworth Race Day (Season Finale)
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9EP
01767 627927

The last airshow at Old Warden, Shuttleworth Race Day will blend the best of Shuttleworth's vehicles with the usual superlative flying including a mock air race.

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Oct 6Vintage Fly-in
Old Buckenham, Norfolk
NR17 1PU
Celebration of pre-1965 aircraft with aerojumble. Other aircraft also welcome. Landing Fees half-price (£5 one-day). 453rd Bombardment Group Museum and the 8th Air Force Heritage Gallery will both be open.
Future Years
June 14
RAF Cosford Air Show
RAF Cosford, Shropshire
TF11 8UP
0844 5611897

The only RAF-organised show, featuring plenty of RAF displays and other airshow favourites: classic and current British and foreign aircraft, lots of static aircraft, entertainment, air museum and trade stalls all on this operational RAF airbase.

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June 27 - 28
Weston Air Festival & Armed Forces Weekend
Weston Bay
BS23 1BE

Free event along the seafront and in the air above Weston Bay. Once a single-day event, it was extended to 2 days in 2014.

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July 17-19
July 16-18 2021
July 15-17 2022
Royal International Air Tattoo
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
0800 1071940

The biggest military airshow in the world. Modern military and classic aircraft featuring static and flying exhibits from all over the world, including several national display teams, in around eight hours of spectacular flying each day.

July 20 - 24
July 18 - 22 2022

Farnborough International air Show
Farnborough Aerodrome, Hampshire
GU14 6AZ

The biggest aircraft trade show in the UK is held once every two years. The first few days are trade days but Friday has special features for younger people and is open to the public. There used to be a family airshow on the Saturday and Sunday, but this element of the show has been cancelled from 2020.

July 24 - 26
Sunderland International Airshow
Seaburn Recreation Park & Seaburn and Roker Seafront, Sunderland

Free seafront airshow starts at dusk on Friday and continues on Saturday and Sunday, with flying each day and arena events.

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August 13 - 16
Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow
BN21 3YT
01323 411400

Free 4-day airshow along the very attractive seafront with ground displays, extensive military exhibition and plenty of flying all four days including strong military involvement. Also live music on the beach stage, children’s entertainment areas, helicopter pleasure flights and fireworks.

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August 15 - 21
Cromer Carnival
NR27 9HP

A week of carnival events, in the week which includes the third Wednesday in August. There are usually one or two air displays, typically including the Red Arrows

Sept 4,5,6 (TBC)

Scottish International Airshow
The Low Green, Ayr, Scotland
01292 479500
The show was at Ayr until 2018 but was not held in 2019. It is expected to return to Ayr for 2020 when it will be stretched from two to three days.
Sept 10
Jersey International Air Display
St Aubins Bay, Jersey, Channel Is

Wartime and modern military and civil aircraft. Expect an impressive line-up including a great deal of foreign participation not commonly seen on the mainland. Flying is over the coast in St Aubins Bay, adjacent to the island's capital, St. Helier.

Important. We do our best to make sure that information is accurate but there may be errors and details may not be complete. If in doubt, please check with the organisers. Links are provided where known.