Calendar of British & UK Airshows 2024 onwards

Airshows and other flying displays, 2024 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 airfield air shows.

DateAirshow &VenueAirshow Details

2024

July
11 - 14
Festival of Speed
Goodwood, West Sussex
PO18 0PH
01243 755055

Focus on cars and motorcycles and a few air displays, which usually includes the Red Arrows. Expect F1 teams to be represented and top F1 and other race drivers from all eras. Entry by advance ticket only - no tickets on the gate.

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July
12 - 14
Sleapkosh '24
Sleap Airfield, Harmer Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
SY4 3HE
+44 (0) 1939 232882

The fourth Sleap International Fly-in: a festival of live music, food, beer aeroplanes. This is a fly-in, not an airshow as such.

July
13
Wallop Wheels and Wings
Army Flying Museum, Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hampshire
SO20 8FB

In the grounds of the Army Flying Museum and the Army Air Corps airfield at Middle Wallop. Classic aircraft and vehicles, Kids Zone, Military Area, Corporate Village, Live Music, Beer Tent, Wine Bar, a Pimm’s Corner and Food Court.

July
13
Battle Proms
Burghley House
Stamford, Lincolnshire,
PE9 3JY

Long-running series of 'picnic proms' with a 2 hour orchestral programme and other features in a stately home setting, including a parachute jump and Spitfire display.


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July
13 - 14
Southport Air Show
Southport Seafront
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 1RY
01704 533333

Southport is unusual for a seafront airshow in that it is not free and that the flight path is over the broad sands of the beach, whereas most seafront shows are over the sea.

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July
19-21
Royal International Air Tattoo
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
GL7 4EG
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.

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July
20
Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9DT
01767 627927

Evening Airshows offer opportunities to see the aircraft in a different light with some late afternoon and early evening flying.

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July
20
Battle Proms
Hatfield House
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
AL9 5NQ

Long-running series of 'picnic proms' with a 2 hour orchestral programme and other features in a stately home setting, including a parachute jump and Spitfire display.


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July
20
Ladies Day Fly-in
Bodmin Airfield
Bodmin
Cornwall
PL30 4BU

All are welcome, but especially lady pilots. Also on display: vintage and classic vehicles.

July
22 - 26
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 usually 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 was cancelled in 2020.

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July
26
Duxford Flying Day
'The Americans'

Duxford Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

Each of Duxford's Flying Days is themed and will allow visitors the chance to explore the museum and pop up displays and experiences, before enjoying some flying. This show will celebrate the history of Station 357 and The American Air Museum in Britain.


Free entry for members.

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July
26
Peterhead Scottish Week Flying Display
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
AB42 1UB
Scottish Week runs from 20th - 28th July and celebrates all things Scotland, with activities on land, sea and air. Action in the air action is due over Peterhead Bay on Friday 26th July. The most up-to-date information tends to be on their Facebook page.
July
27 - 28
Old Buckenham Air Show
Old Buckenham, Norfolk
NR17 1PU
01953 860806

Previously a one-day show, it has been held over 2 days since 2013.

An exciting mix of warbirds and civilian aircraft; classic and military vehicles; military vehicle rides; re-enactors; bands; food village; funfair.

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July 27 -
August 3
Swanage Carnival
Swanage Bay
Dorset
BH19 1LD

A week of family activities on land and sea that usually includes some air displays.

August
3
East Kirkby Air Show
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincs
PE23 4DE
1790 763207

Largest show at the Centre, with display flying in the afternoon. Lancaster cockpit viewing, aircraft fly-ins and photo opportunities with the Heritage Centre-based Lancaster 'Just Jane'. During the day: re-enactors, Lancaster and Mosquito taxi runs, trade stalls, vintage cars, military vehicles. Tickets numbers limited. All to raise funds for the restoration of Lancaster NX611.

August
3
Battle Proms
Highclere Castle
Newbury
RG20 9RN

Long-running series of 'picnic proms' with a 2 hour orchestral programme and other features in a stately home setting, including a parachute jump and Spitfire display.


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August
8 - 11
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
Ashton Court Estate, Bristol
BS8 3TQ

A four-day family event, with hundreds of hot air balloons taking off at dawn & dusk as well as nightglows, live music, funfair and trade stands. The event is free but there is a charge if you want to park there.

August
(10 &) 11
Shuttleworth Family Weekend
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9DT
01767 627927

Weekend of family entertainment including funfair and outdoor cinema. Airshow on the 11th only.

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August
10 - 11
Blackpool Airshow
Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool, Lancashire
FY1 4BJ
01253 478222

Free seaside airshow with afternoon displays of classic and modern aircraft over two days, centred just to the left of the Northern Victorian pier.

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August
10 - 11
Golden Age of Aviation Air Show
Compton Abbas Airfield
Ashmore, Near Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP5 5AP

An Aero Legends base owned by film maker Guy Richie. Expect to see Aero Legends' and other vintage aircraft, aerobatic displays and reenactors; traders and fun fair.

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August
11
Withernsea Blue Light Weekend
Withernsea Promenade, East Yorkshire

Lots of events on land and sea on Saturday 10th and an air display on Sunday 11th, all in support of local emergency services.

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RAF TyphoonEurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (RAF)
Spitfire P7350Supermarine Spitfires in tailchase (BBMF)
Extra 330CExtra 300L or CAP 232 (Tom Cassells) & CAP 232 (Michael Pickin)
Jubilee PittsJubilee Pitts S-1E G-OKAY
Tiger Moth N9372
RN Raiders Parachute Display Team
August
14
Part of Falmouth Week, August 9-18
Falmouth Week
Falmouth Seafront
TR11 3DF
Falmouth week is Friday 9th - Sunday 18th August 2024. Most of the events are sailing and onshore events but there would normally be some flying on the Wednesday (14th).
August
15 - 18
Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow
Eastbourne,
BN21 3YT
01323 411400

The 30th year of this 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.

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August
17
Duxford Flying Evening
Duxford Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

The 'Flying Evening' promises excellent, atmospheric flying as the sun goes down.

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August
17 - 19
Whitby Regatta
Whitby
North Yorkshire

The Regatta is held over three days. There are generally air displays on one or two of the days, typically including the BBMF.

August
18
Propwash: Festival of the Air
Stow Maries Aerodrome, Flambirds Chase, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Essex
CM3 6RJ
Celebration of all things winged: Everything from up-close-and-personal photo opportunities to clambering into cockpits. Expect to see flying clubs, flying schools, youth organisations, aviation renovation trusts and aviation-themed traders.
August
21
Cromer Festival
Cromer
Norfolk
NR27 9HP

A week of carnival events, in the week that includes the third Wednesday in August, with one or two air displays on the final Wednesday.

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, celebrating its 31st year. 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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August
24
Wings and Wheels
Henstridge Airfield, Henstridge Marsh, Somerset
BA8 0TA

Vintage and classic aircraft fly in to this wartime Fleet Air Arm training airfield. The airpark will be open for visitors to walk round and there will be aircraft flying in and flying by but no full air displays as such.

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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Now confirmed
August 29 -
August 31
Bournemouth Air Festival
Bournemouth, Dorset
BH1 3AF

The 16th Bournemouth airshow, one of the biggest free shows in Europe, is reduced to a three-day show for 2024. See the Bournemouth Air Festival preview for more information.

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
- September 1
The Victory Show
Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leicestershire
LE9 1SG

The Victory Show is a tribute to WW2. Over the weekend expect 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. Friday 30th is a Schools Educational Day. Although there may be some arrivals on that day, most flying will only be on Saturday and Sunday.

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Mustang Jersey JerkNorth American P-51D Mustang 'Jersey Jerk' (Fighter Aviation)
Spitfire MV293 in Indian Air Force coloursSupermarine Spitfire FR XlV G-SPIT MV293 in Indian Air Force Markings (since 2024) (Fighter Aviation)
Hawker Hurricane P2902Hawker Hurricane Mk.I G-ROBT P2902 (Fighter Aviation Engineering)
August 30
- September 1
Chatsworth Country Fair
Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

All the fun of the country fair with arena events, hot air balloons, country crafts, dog show, celebrity cooking and possibly one or two aircraft short displays and/or flypasts.

August
31
Duxford Flying Day
'19 Squadron'

Duxford Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

Each of Duxford's Flying Days is themed and will allow visitors the chance to explore the museum and pop up displays and experiences, before enjoying some flying. This Flying Day honours 19 Squadron, whose fighter pilots tested the first Spitfire from August 1938 until they flew into combat over Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain.

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August
31 (& Sept 1)
Shuttleworth Proms Weekend
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9DT
01767 627927

The extremely popular Flying Proms becomes a weekend event. Flying Proms itself is on August 31. Family Proms is on 1st September, but with no flying.

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September
6 - 7
International Ayr Show - Festival of Flight
The Low Green
Ayr Shorefront
South Ayrshire
Scotland
KA7 2XA

The Festival will be on 6th - 7th September, with flying on both days and a 'fun day' on 8th.

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September
6 - 7
Wings over Windermere
Brockhole, Windermere
LA23 1FF

A chance to see Waterbird, a replica seaplane, take to the air from 7pm on 6th and 7th September. A more modern seaplane, the Aviat Husky, will also display.

September
6 - 8
Goodwood Revival
Goodwood
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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September
7
Cornwall Strut Fly-In
Bodmin Airfield
Cornwall
PL30 4BU

Cornwall Strut Fly-In, covering the west in conjunction with the Devon Strut. Everyone is welcome to attend.

September
7 - 8
NI International Airshow
Portstewart, Coleraine, Northern Ireland

The show will be on the Portstewart and Portrush, Northern Ireland. More details to follow.

Click for expected displays (click again to hide the list)  

RAF Typhoon, 2022-3 liveryEurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (RAF)
BBMF LancasterBBMF Lancaster 'PA474 Leader'
BBMF Hurricane PZ865Hawker Hurricane (BBMF)
Spitfire P7350Supermarine Spitfire (BBMF)
September
12
Jersey International Air Display
St Aubins Bay, Jersey, Channel Is
01534-873956

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.

September
(12), 13 - 15
Longleat 2024
Longleat Estate, Warminster, Wiltshire,
BA12 7NW

Thursday is for annual pass holders only. Focus on balloons but with aircraft, too. There will be seven mass ascents, four night glows, four nighttime air displays and three daytime air displays. Daytime air dispays will be 2 hours on Friday - Sunday. See the Slipstream site for more details.

September
14 - 15
Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
Duxford Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

Duxford's September Air Show will again commemorate the Battle of Britain. This is one of the biggest and most popular shows in the airshow calendar and often sells out. As well as flying, there will be living history re-enactments and sounds of the era. The ticket price usually includes access to the museums and exhibitions and the Flightline Experience. No tickets on the gate. Parking needs a pre-purchased permit.

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September
21
(moved from May)
Abingdon Air and Country Show
Abingdon Airfield, Oxfordshire
OX13 6JQ
01235 529142

The 2022 show was due to be held in September but was postponed because of the death of Her late Majesty. The date was moved to the more traditional May slot for 2023, which it had wished to retain for 2024 but it was postponed at the last minute.

See the show's web site for the reason for the postponement.

The rearranged show will be smaller and more community-based. See their web site for more details.

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September
21 - 22
Sywell Classic Pistons and Props
Sywell Aerodrome
Northants
NN6 0BN
Cars including historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes together with classic planes, vintage lifestyle and family entertainment including live music. Vintage and classic traders. Many of the visitors wear classic dress.
October
5
Duxford Flying Finale
Duxford Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

For 2024 the last Duxford show of its 50th airshow season retains its name as 'Flying Finale'.

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October
6
Shuttleworth Race Day
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9DT
01767 627927

Traditional Shuttleworth season-ending airshow, with mock air race, classic vehicles and vehicle sprint.

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October
12
Autumn Air: October Fly-In
Stow Maries Aerodrome, Flambirds Chase, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Essex
CM3 6RJ
Not an airshow as such but a chance to see aircraft flying in and to meet the pilots.

2025 & Future Years

May 30
- June 1
Midlands Air Festival
Ragley Hall Estate
Alcester
Warwickshire.
B49 5NJ

Expect a Friday evening 'Nightfire': a combination of a dusk aerobatic air display with lighting and pyrotechnics and a ground-based hot air balloon glow.

Over the whole weekend expect vintage aircraft, aerobatics and other air displays.

Although the event is being held at Ragley Hall, it is not organised by them, so please do not direct enquiries to the Hall.

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June
8
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 usually foreign aircraft, too. Lots of static aircraft, entertainment, air museum and trade stalls all on this operational RAF airbase.

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July
5 - 6
Wales Air Show
Swansea Bay, Glamorgan
SA1 9SA
01792 637300

This show used to be held every two years but became an annual show from 2016. This is a free event along the South Wales coast, which attracts first class displays and over ¼ million visitors.

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July
18-20 2025
17-19 2026
16-18 2027
14-16 2028
13-15 2029
19-21 2030
Royal International Air Tattoo
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
GL7 4EG
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.

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July 31
- 1st August 2025
Moth Rally
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9DT

Celebration of the centenary of the DH.60 Moth on Thu 31 Jul and Fri 01 Aug 2025. Organised by the de Havilland Moth Club who intend to assemble the biggest collection of DH.60 since the Second World War and to encourage a target figure of 100 DH Moths to participate in support.

 

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