There are plenty of great air shows going on in the UK this year, both free and paid for events. If you are looking for a great day/weekend out then it’s definitely worth going to a show as they are a wonderful experience for the whole family young or old.
Get the dates in your diary and start planning your picnics!
Blackpool Air Show 2019
What more could you ask for, a free air show whilst enjoying a great day out at the seaside! This spectacular event will be held from 10th-11th August 2019.
The best viewing points are on the promenade between North and Central Piers so get there early because this event attracts 1,000s of people every year.
You will see the very best in British aviation, with a whole host of amazing flying machines and some of the country’s most talented pilots.
Click here for further details of the Blackpool Air Show.
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Bournemouth Air Festival takes place over four days from 29th August to the 1st September 2019. It takes place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and in the Lower Gardens. The numbers of visitors are anticipated to be in excess of up to 200,000 per day, so make sure you get there early.
The Festival includes amazing air displays (from classic flying machines to modern day speed machines), sea displays, interactive static displays, fireworks, family fun attractions, music and live entertainment. What’s not to like at this free festival? I think they have everything covered for just about every age.
Click here for the official Bournemouth Air Show website.
Clacton Air Show 2019
This Clacton Air Show will once again be a free event which will take place from 22nd-23rd August 2019 at West Greensward, Clacton Seafront. They are expecting thousands of people to attend.
Twilight flights will take place on Thursday 22nd August, followed by a spectacular fireworks display at Clacton Pier.
West Greensward be transformed over two days into a fun filled display/event site and flight viewing area, so if you plan your day out in advance you will no doubt get a decent place to enjoy the free show.
Click here for the official Clacton Air Show website.
Midlands Air Festival 2019
This is a ticketed event which will take place from 17th-19th May 2019 at Arbury Hall, Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
Click here for the official Midlands Air Festival website.
RAF Cosford Air Show 2019
Click here for the official RAF Cosford Air Show website.
Southport Air Show 2019
The Southport Air Show is an annual event held on Southport beach. This year the air show will be held from 6th-8th September 2019.
Bring a picnic and sit on the beach, or park on the beach if you arrive early enough. There are plenty of ground attractions to keep you entertained all weekend.
Take advantage of the early bird offer and secure your tickets at a discounted rate by booking online before you go. Also, children under 5 have free entry.
For further details click here for the official Southport Air Show website.
Sunderland Air Show 2019
Sunderland Air Show is scheduled to be held from 26th-28th July 2019. You will see the return of some of your favourite aircraft, plus some exciting new additions for this year.
There will plenty to do for all the family, young and old and there will be lots of space to sit down and enjoy the free show.
Click here to keep an eye on the website to see what’s on over the whole weekend, including flying times.
Wales Air Show 2019
The free Wales Air Show returns to Swansea Bay Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th 2019.
There will be amazing aerobatic displays, state-of-the-art military aircraft and vintage planes from the past will thrill tens of thousands of visitors in Swansea Bay once again.
Swansea Bay is such a beautiful place to visit, so if you plan to go to this display then we’d definitely recommend making the most of it and stay there for the full weekend.
Click here for the office Wales Air Show website.