The UK Airshow Calendar contains the latest dates and aircraft particiption for airshows across the UK

The following UK Airshow listings have been compiled by Flightline UK from the various official event websites, direct contributions and press releases. Information is believed to be correct at the time of publishing. Flightline UK accepts no responsibility should an event by curtailed or cancelled in anyway.- Readers of the UK Airshow Calendar are urged to use the listings with caution and to check directly with event organisers before making travel arrangements.

COVID-19 Outbreak – Events subject to short notice cancellation or postponement

Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, many major events in the UK are subject to cancellation or will be postponed to later dates. Flightline UK is endeavouring to update this calendar regularly as well as tracking events cancelled due to the crisis. The dates listed below are those STILL SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE at the time of the latest update. 

To view events that have been cancelled and postponed, please click here to view the tracker

Last updated: June 30, 2020 at 11:16 am

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July

  • Sat
    18
    Jul
    2020

    Shuttleworth Drive-In Airshow

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

    http://www.shuttleworth.org

    ADVANCE BOOKING ONLY. Please note, no ticket sales on the gate.

    Shuttleworth’s first socially distanced, drive-in airshow. Drive-in and set up your picnic next to your vehicle, with limited crowd size you will have a great view from wherever you are parked.

    Bring an FM radio to tune into commentary and pre-show music, before a flying display programme of some of our best-loved aircraft from the DH88 Comet and Westland Lysander. Enjoy the unmistakable sound of our Spitfire, and if the weather is kind our pilots will do their magnificent best in our early Edwardian aircraft!

    On-site takeaway catering will be available, plenty of clean toilets and sanitiser.

    Shuttleworth Preview and Aircraft Participation

  • Tue
    28
    Jul
    2020
    Sat
    01
    Aug
    2020

    The War and Peace Revival

    Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY

    http://www.thewarandpeacerevival.com/

    This new five-day military and vintage festival at Rhe Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, will be packed full of education and entertainment bringing the Dunkirk Spirit to this historic corner of Kent. A special Schools' Day programme will see schools from across Kent and beyond visiting for a unique event, giving the pupils unrivalled access to history at its most vivid and interactive, providing a truly memorable experience.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flyovers

    Supermarine Spitfire IX - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar
    Hawker Hurricane X - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar

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August

  • Tue
    28
    Jul
    2020
    Sat
    01
    Aug
    2020

    The War and Peace Revival

    Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY

    http://www.thewarandpeacerevival.com/

    This new five-day military and vintage festival at Rhe Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, will be packed full of education and entertainment bringing the Dunkirk Spirit to this historic corner of Kent. A special Schools' Day programme will see schools from across Kent and beyond visiting for a unique event, giving the pupils unrivalled access to history at its most vivid and interactive, providing a truly memorable experience.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flyovers

    Supermarine Spitfire IX - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar
    Hawker Hurricane X - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar

  • Sun
    02
    Aug
    2020

    Shuttleworth Drive-In Family Airshow

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

    http://www.shuttleworth.org

    The Family Airshow will feature many crowd favourites and some very colourful displays with a 'At the Movies' theme. Please note this will be a drive-in airshow.

    Shuttleworth Preview and Aircraft Participation

  • Tue
    04
    Aug
    2020

    IWM Duxford Showcase Day

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/showcase-days

    On these exciting flying days, enjoy IWM Duxford's huge outdoors and historic airfield as you watch iconic aircraft take to the skies.

    Experience two hours of flying and commentary, get up close to the aircraft as they park up on our airfield and have the chance to grab a chat with the pilots that flew them.

    With flying in the afternoon our showcase displays are perfectly timed to also fit in a morning of exploring the museum and exhibitions.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flying Displays

    Supermarine Spitfire Ia - Imperial War Museums/Aircraft Restoration Company
    de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver - Aircraft Restoration Company
    Bucker Jungmann - Anna Walker/Pete Kynsey
    North American P-51D Mustang - Norwegian Spitfire Foundation

  • Sat
    08
    Aug
    2020
    Sun
    09
    Aug
    2020

    Combined Ops

    Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent, TN27 9HX

    http://www.headcornevents.co.uk/Events/Combined%20Ops/

    Kent’s ONLY Military Vehicle & Air Show presented by the Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society.

     

     

  • Sat
    15
    Aug
    2020

    Shuttleworth Magnificent Musical Flying Display

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP
  • Wed
    19
    Aug
    2020

    IWM Duxford Showcase Day

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/showcase-days

    On these exciting flying days, enjoy IWM Duxford's huge outdoors and historic airfield as you watch iconic aircraft take to the skies.

    Experience two hours of flying and commentary, get up close to the aircraft as they park up on our airfield and have the chance to grab a chat with the pilots that flew them.

    With flying in the afternoon our showcase displays are perfectly timed to also fit in a morning of exploring the museum and exhibitions.

  • Fri
    21
    Aug
    2020

    DH Moth Club Charity Flying Weekend

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

    http://www.shuttleworth.org / http://www.dhmothclub.co.uk/ /  http://www.twitter.com/mothrallies

    The annual charity flying day for the DH Moth Club.

     

     

  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2020

    Henstridge Wings & Wheels

    Henstridge Airfield. Henstridge, Somerset. BA8 0TQ

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1794520427494822/

    This well established family day out is being staged again by the same experienced team. With classic aircraft and classic cars, some great traders, great food and lots happening through the day, this is one to put in your diary. Its just £5 per person with free parking. We have had lots of visiting guests over the years, so who do you think will be "dropping in" this year?

  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2020
    Mon
    31
    Aug
    2020

    Military Odyssey

    Kent Show Ground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF

    https://www.military-odyssey.com/

    With groups covering a vast period of global history, including Romans, Vikings, Medieval, the English Civil War, Napoleonic, the American Civil War, the Wild West, World Wars I & II, Vietnam right up to the present day.

    With over 4,000 re-enactors and living history enthusiasts in attendance as well as over 250 stalls, Military Odyssey is the world''s largest multi-period re-enactment show. Regardless of your historical knowledge, there is bound to be something for you.

    The 200 acre site has 2 separate arenas in addition to the main battlefield, where battlefield re-enactments take place all weekend.

    There are numerous food courts on site, including a Beer Tent as well toilet facilities. Military Odyssey is wheelchair accessible too.

  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2020
    Mon
    31
    Aug
    2020

    Lanc, Tank and Military Machines

    Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, PE23 4DE

    http://www.lincsaviation.co.uk/events/Special-Events/lanc-tank-and-military-machines.htm

    Experience a military weekend (Saturday and Monday) including an M36 Jackson tank destroyer, Lancaster taxy runs, military vehicles, trade stands and flying displays!!

    You will be able to see two real firing tanks and a Lancaster back here at East Kirkby in conjuction with the Mid-Lincs MVT.

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September

  • Sat
    05
    Sep
    2020

    Brooklands Museum Aviation Day

    Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN

    https://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/whats-on/brooklands-aviation-day

    Touchdown at Brooklands Museum for a kerosene-fuelled day of aviation antics and activities.

    The day will start with aircraft flying in to the grass airfield at Mercedes-Benz World. On the ground, there will even be a chance to see and hear some of the early aircraft in action*.

    The Museum’s aircraft and cockpits will be open for visitors to explore and there will be plenty of aviation-themed family activities throughout the day, including Pedal Planes for under 5s and an aviation-themed workshop in the Shell pagoda.

    *Fly-in and aero-engine runs subject to operational and weather conditions on the day

  • Sat
    05
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    06
    Sep
    2020

    North Coates 25th Anniversary Event

    North Coates Airfield, North Coates, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN36 5XU
  • Sun
    06
    Sep
    2020

    Shuttleworth Vintage Airshow

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

    http://www.shuttleworth.org

    The Vintage Airshow celebrates the heritage of the Shuttleworth Collection including a 'Clayton and Shuttleworth Showcase.'

    Shuttleworth Preview and Aircraft Participation

  • Sun
    06
    Sep
    2020

    Wings and Wheels

    Stow Maries Aerodrome, Purleigh, Essex, CM3 6RN

    http://www.stowmaries.org.uk

    Stow Maries Aerodrome's annual celebration of vintage aviation and motoring

    PARTCIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flying Displays

    Tiger9 Display Team - de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth x 9
    Turbulent Display Team - Druine D31 Turbulent x 4

  • Thu
    10
    Sep
    2020

    Guernsey Air Display

    St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

    http://www.guernseyairdisplay.com

    Guernsey has enjoyed an annual air display for over four decades and next year's display will take place from 11am-1.15pm on Thursday 10th September 2020.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flying Displays

    Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina - Plane Sailing Catalina Operations

     

  • Thu
    10
    Sep
    2020

    Jersey International Air Display

    St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

    http://www.jerseyairdisplay.org.uk

    The skies above Jersey have enjoyed an annual air display for over 62 years, delighting and attracting many tens of thousands of local residents and visitors to enjoy one of the most eagerly anticipated events in Jersey’s summer programme of activities. Coupled with the fact that it is also arguably one of the finest free air shows in Europe.

     

  • Sun
    13
    Sep
    2020

    Battle of Britain At Home Day

    Cotswold (Kemble) Airport, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BA

    http://www.cotswoldairport.com/home

    The Battle of Britain At Home Day will be held at Cotswold Airport (Kemble) on Sunday 13th September. More details soon.

  • Fri
    18
    Sep
    2020

    Duxford Battle of Britain Proms

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford/airshows

    The new Duxford Battle of Britain Proms on Friday 18 September will start off our bumper Air Show commemorations, filled with flying and entertainment, climaxing with sunset flypasts and an evening filled with music.

  • Fri
    18
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    20
    Sep
    2020

    47th Guernsey International Air Rally

    Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands

    http://guernseyaeroclub.com/air-rally/

    The 47th Guernsey Air Rally will be held on 18th-20th September 2020 thanks to the continued sponsorship of ASG. The entry fee is £90 per person.

    This extremely popular event will follow a tried and trusted format providing entrants with a weekend of activity. Last year’s event was a total sell out for all events and included a near maximum number of aircraft.

    Book via the web site or contact the Guernsey Aero Club on [email protected] Or phone +44 1481 265267 or fax +44 1481 263830 for more details.

  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    20
    Sep
    2020

    Sywell Classic - Pistons and Props

    Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN

    http://www.sywellclassic.co.uk/

    Join us for this year’s Sywell Classic – Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flying Displays

    Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers - Boeing Stearman x 2
    RAF SE5a x 2 - Great War Display Team
    RAF BE2c - Great War Display Team
    Sopwith Triplane - Great War Display Team
    Fokker Dr1 x.2 - Great War Display Team
    Junkers CL1 - Great War Display Team

  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    20
    Sep
    2020

    Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford/airshows

    The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show brings to life Duxford’s finest hour as an important Second World War fighter station defending Great Britain from aerial attack in 1940.

    • Witness the majesty of a mass Spitfire flypast over the skies of IWM Duxford, where history was made during the Second World War
    • Get close to historic aircraft and brave pilots taking to the skies above you, following in the footsteps of ‘the few’ to whom so much was owed by so many
    • Experience daring air displays, dog fights, pyrotechnics and aerobatics
    • Enjoy the live showground and family entertainment bringing Duxford’s Battle of Britain history vividly to life
    • Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in Duxford’s heritage – the first Spitfires flown in operation served at RAF Duxford, home to 19 Squadron and learn the stories of the people who lived and worked on this crucial wartime RAF airbase
    • Visit our award winning museum and interactive exhibitions – entrance to all of our public buildings are included in your air show ticket price

    Duxford Preview and Aircraft Participation

  • Fri
    25
    Sep
    2020

    A Gathering of Moths and a Celebration of the Centenary of the incorporation of the de Havilland Aircraft Company

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

    http://www.shuttleworth.org / http://www.dhmothclub.co.uk/ /  http://www.twitter.com/mothrallies

    The annual charity flying day for the DH Moth Club.

     

     

  • Fri
    25
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    27
    Sep
    2020

    Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow

    Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent, TN27 9HX

    http://www.bobairshow.co.uk/

    The Battle of Britain Air Show with attractions for all the family which include flight experiences, a funfair and stalls.

    Between 2-5pm enjoy our Battle of Britain display which will feature representative aircraft of the Battle of Britain era.

    As well as Spitfires and Hurricanes other aircraft of the period such as the Tiger Moth and Harvard T6 will take part.

    This activity is courtesy of the fabulous Aero Legends.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flying Displays

    Stampe Formation Team - Stampe SV4 x 4

  • Fri
    25
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    27
    Sep
    2020

    Wallop Spitfire Weekend

    Middle Wallop Airfield, Stockbridge SO20 8DY

    http://www.armyflying.com

    RAF Middle Wallop was declared operational in April 1940 and became a Spitfire base during the Battle of Britain in 1940, hosting key squadrons and their aces. The event will feature a schools programme, a Spitfire Flypast, Saturday evening 'Big Debate', Spitfire veterans, lectures and traders.

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October

  • Fri
    02
    Oct
    2020
    Sat
    03
    Oct
    2020

    The Private Flyer Show UK

    Wycombe Air Park, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7 3DP

    https://www.privateflyershow.com/uk/

    Private Flyer will showcase the latest products, services and aircraft all at a unique and exciting venue. Plus, gain expert knowledge within our daily series of seminars covering all areas of private flying from industry experts.

    Covering the following sectors: Flight Training, Private Charter, Aircraft Sales and Flying Equipment

    Private Flyer is also co-located with The Elite Events – London and The British Golf Show. A perfect events combination to both introduce a new audience into private flying, whilst also serving a the current private aviation industry.

     

  • Sat
    03
    Oct
    2020

    The Battle of Britain Air Display

    Old Buckenham Airfield, Norfolk, NR17 1PU

    http://www.oldbuck.com

    Our second one-off event of the year celebrates the extraordinary skill and bravery of the pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain, and the iconic aircraft they used. The Air Display of the year will be devoted to pre'45 Warbirds. More information as to who's flying, what and when will be announced in due course.

    Tickets will go on sale in Mid May.

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Static Displays

    Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina - Plane Sailing Catalina Operartions

     

  • Sun
    04
    Oct
    2020

    Shuttleworth Race Day Airshow including the Shuttleworth Sprint

    Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

    http://www.shuttleworth.org

    Our season finale is a fast paced day celebrating Richard’s Shuttleworth’s passion for racing, veteran cars, and vintage aviation!

    The smell of oil and the roar of engines will bring to Shuttleworth the excitement of mock air races and the Shuttleworth Sprint, along with vintage aircraft flying displays, live music, period paddock and exhibits, visiting car and motorcycle clubs, and fun activities to keep our younger visitors entertained.

    The Shuttleworth Sprint is a ‘classic’ sprint course along a grass runway. It’s purely fun, non-competitive or timed and no racing licences are required, though some of the world’s finest veteran and vintage race cars and motorcycles will be taking part! Entry applications are welcome from pre-1939 vehicles. Visiting car and motorcycle clubs are welcome.

    Shuttleworth Preview and Aircraft Participation

  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2020

    Highclere Castle History Festival Weekend

    Highclere Castle Highclere Park, Newbury RG20 9RN

    https://highclerecastleshop.co.uk/highclere-castle-history-festival

    Our inaugural Highclere Castle History Festival will take place in October this year inspired by, and in collaboration with, The Chalke Valley History Festival. We will take the theme of VE Day and reconciliation throughout the weekend. We are fortunate to welcome a series of renowned speakers and historians.

    On the Saturday (October 10th) we will also welcome a selection of military displays on the ground and in the skies. It is anticipated that all present will stand together to commemorate the great people who served their country as well as acknowledging those who continue to serve today and allows us to acknowledge our commitment to support four chosen charities which had been our intention in May of this challenging year.

    MSF, SSAFA, The RAF Benevolent Fund and the US military charity TAPS will join us on the weekend.

    We hope that it we can again sing that “We’ll meet again" and "it will be a sunny day" to borrow the words from the great Dame Vera Lynn song.

    As we gather our plans together, we will share them with you and we hope it will be a weekend to look forward to.

  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2020

    IWM Duxford Showcase Day

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/showcase-days

    On these exciting flying days, enjoy IWM Duxford's huge outdoors and historic airfield as you watch iconic aircraft take to the skies.

    Experience two hours of flying and commentary, get up close to the aircraft as they park up on our airfield and have the chance to grab a chat with the pilots that flew them.

    With flying in the afternoon our showcase displays are perfectly timed to also fit in a morning of exploring the museum and exhibitions.

  • Fri
    16
    Oct
    2020
    Sun
    18
    Oct
    2020

    Weston Park Model Air Show

    Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, TF11 8LE

    http://www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk/

    Set in the gorgeous Shropshire countryside in the grounds of the 15th Century stately home covering over 1,000 acres, the Weston Park Model Airshow is now in its 21st year and has established itself as one the the foremost model shows in the country, attracting visitors and pilots from all over the world.

    What makes the Weston Park show special is the combination of an exceptional trade line-up, the best pilots and models around and the unique, friendly and welcoming atmosphere created by the organizers and the lengths they go to to ensure there's something for families and modellers alike.

    If you've been to model shows before but not been to Weston Park, you will be impressed and if you've never been to a model flying show, you'll be amazed! 

    PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

    Civilian Flying Displays

    Blades Aerobatic Team - Gamebird GB1 x 4
    GliderFX - MDM-1 Fox 
    AeroSPARX - Grob 109b x 2

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