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The Safety Presentation Evenings provided by GASCo. have been included in the events list below.
For the full programme, click the link to:

GASCo Safety Presentation Evenings.

For the requirements and guidance for organising all types of aviation events in the UK, see CAA publication CAP 403.
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For extensive lists of balloon events, see:

For an extensive list of model flying contests and events, see:
the British Model Flying Association calendar.

The Red Arrows and other current and historic military aircraft take part in airshows and solo performances throughout much of the year including some at non-airfield venues.
Their schedules will be listed on:
Where announced, these will be included below. All are subject to amendment.
Also there are some other private performances at unpublicised military venues.

8 Newquay Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
9 Shobdon   GASCo Safety Evening  
10-12 Chequers Inn, Harrogate   Brass Monkey Balloon Meet  
11 North Hill GC, Honiton   GASCo Safety Evening  
12 Sywell   VAC Lunch Meeting [PPR] [amended date] 01604-644917
13 Compton Abbas   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Haverfordwest   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Boscombe Down   GASCo Safety Evening [pre register]  
17 Yatesbury   GASCo Safety Evening  
18 Bruntingthorpe   Lightning Night Photo Shoot  
18 Warminster   GASCo Safety Evening  
18-19 Northrepps   Icicle Fly-in  
20 Sandbach   GASCo Safety Evening  
21 Barton   GASCo Safety Evening  
21 Cumbernauld   GASCo Safety Evening  
25 Belfry Hotel, Nottingham   BGA Gliding Conference & AGM & Dinner  
26 Shobdon   Facebook GA Community Fly-in [postponed to Apr 9]  
28 Portmoak   GASCo Safety Evening  
4 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
5 Old Sarum   Vintage Sunday Fly-in 01722-322525
6 Coventry   GASCo Safety Evening  
11 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Disabled Access Day  
11-12 Northrepps   Mad March Fly-in  
14-17 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
15 Crowfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
16 Cambridge   GASCo Safety Evening  
17-19 Richmond, Yorks   Bowes & Belles Balloon Meet  
25 Brooklands Museum   YES Youth Aviation Education Conference [Pre-register] 07974-188395
30 Penrith   GASCo Safety Evening  
31 Lee-on-Solent   GASCo Safety Evening [Pre-register]  
1 Fenland   VAC Daffodil Fly-in  
1 Pocklington   GASCo Safety Evening  
1-2 White Waltham >Sywell
[Change Venue]
  BAeA Judging Seminar  
2 Old Sarum   Vintage Sunday Fly-in 01722-322525
4 Snitterfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
6 Netherthorpe   GASCo Safety Evening  
6-8 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
8 Turweston   BP&BC Beagle Pup 50th Anniv Event [PPR] 01280-705400
8 Old Sarum   BWPA Ladies Fly-in 01722-322525
8 Shobdon   HAC Ladies Day Fly-in  
8 Middle Wallop   AAC Museum Gazelle 50th Anniv Event [Advance Tickets Only]  
9 Popham   Jodel Fly-in 01256-397733
9 Shobdon   Facebook GA Community Fly-in  
12 Hawarden   GASCo Safety Evening  
14-17 Thornton-in-Craven, Skipton   Easter Balloon Meet & Training Weekend  
15 Barnoldswick   GASCo Safety Evening  
15-16 Easter   Easter Fly-in at Easter [PPR]  
21-23 Dunstable   Glider Aerobatics Competition  
21-23 Sywell   Eurostar Fly-in  
22-23 Leicester   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
22 Sleap   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
22 Bodmin   FOG Charity Childrens Flying Day 01752-406660
23 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut 40th Anniv Fly-in & Meet The LAA [PPR] 01963-364231
23 Bicester   Sunday Scramble Classic Cars & Fly-in [PPR]  
23 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
23 London East & Central   London Marathon  
25 Liverpool Airport   GASCo Safety Evening [Pre-register]  
28-My 1 Congleton   NWBAC May Day Balloon Meet  
29 Turweston   VAC Spring Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
29-30 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
29-30 Halfpenny Green   Radial & Trainer Fly-in  
29-My 1 Haddenham   Vintage Glider Rally  
30 Old Buckenham   Classic Wings & Wheels Event [PPR]  
30 Dunkeswell   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01404-891643
1 Popham   Aero Auto Jumble & Fly-in 01256-397733
3-7 Badminton   Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials  
5-7 Allerthorpe, E Yorks   Pocklington Flying Man Festival Balloon Meet  
6 White Waltham   RIN Topnav South Competition-London  
6 Conington   RIN Topnav South Competition-North  
6 Bodmin   RIN Topnav South Competition-West  
6 Goodwood   RIN Topnav South Competition-South  
6-7 Northrepps   Ex-Military Fly-in  
6-7 Breighton   Aerobatics Competition  
6-7 Newmarket   1000 & 2000 Guineas Horse Races  
7 Popham   Vans RV Fly-in 01256-397733
7 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Air Show  
7 Breighton   Fly-in & Aerojumble [PPR]  
7 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 07956-430048
8-11 Kenley   London Skyline Vintage Glider Rally  
11-13 Biggin Hill   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
12-13 Henlow   DH Moth Club Flying Forum  
13 Breighton   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
13 Eggesford   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in  
13 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
13-14 Barton   City Airport Summer Fly-in  
13-14 Preston Capes, Northants   Microlight Competition  
14 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
20 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
20-21 Northrepps   NNAC 90th Anniv Fly-in  
20-21 North Coates   Spring Fly-in 01472-388850
20-21 Newark   Museum Hastings & Shackleton Event 01636-707170
21 Popham   LAA Andover Strut Fly-in 01256-397733
21 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Fly-in [PPR]  
21 Wellesbourne   Save Wellesbourne Airfield Fly-in  
21 Stow Maries   Wings & Wheels Event [PPR] 01245-329358
26-29 Kirkby Lonsdale   NWBAC Spring Balloon Meet  
27 Durham Tees Valley   Tees Valley Air Show  
27 Bodmin   Ladies Day Fly-in & Hangar Dance 01208-821419
27 Little Gransden   Aerobatics Competition  
27-28 Duxford   IWM Spring Air Show  
27-28 Glenforsa, Mull   Annual Fly-in [PPR] 01680-300377
27 & 29 East Kirkby   Lincs Museum Lanc, Tanks & Military Machines Event  
27-29 Popham   Socata TB Owners Club Fly-in 01256-397733
27-Jn 2 Aston Down   Vintage Glider National Rally  
27-Jn 9 Isle of Man   IoM TT Motor Cycle Races  
28 Wellesbourne Mountford   Help Save Wellesbourne Fly-in  
28 Bruntingthorpe   Museum Cold War Jets Open Days [t.b.c.]  
28-29 Shobdon   HAC Vintage Fly-in & Vehicle Rally [merged with Jul 1-2]  
1-3 Wycome-Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow (pre-register)  
2-3 Epsom   Oaks & Derby Horse Race Meeting  
2-4 Saltby   Glider Aerobatics British Ch'ships  
2-4 Bodmin   FOG Charity Devon Scout Aero Camp 01752-406660
3 Sutton Meadows   Cambs Microlight Club Fly-in [PPR] 01353-778446 / 07799-545705
3 Stow Maries   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
3-4 Paignton   Torbay Sea Front Air Show  
3-5 Sleap   Anglo-Irish Fly-in [PPR] 07961-809807 / 01939-232882
4 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Naval Air Show  
4 Sturgate   Lincs AC Midsummer Fly-in 01427-838305
9 Old Warden   BRA Gyro Gathering Record Attempt  
9-11 Fenland   Aerobatics Competition  
9-11 Guernsey   Guernsey Rally  
9-11 Kirklington   Henge Hoppers Balloon Meet  
9-11 Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire   Pageant of Power  
9-11 Sellindge Showground   Folkestone & Ashford Military Show  
10 Breighton   Fly-in & Museum Day [PPR]  
10-11 Northrepps   Homebuilt Heaven Fly-in  
10-11 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Charity Flying Event  
10-11 St Michaels, Preston   Microlight Competition  
11 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
11 Old Buckenham   American Fly-in [PPR]  
11 Cosford   RAF Air Show  
11 Welshpool   Bob Jones Memorial Air Show  
15-18 Great Yarmouth   Sea Front Air Show [Cancelled]  
16-18 Weston Park, Salop   Model Air Show  
16-18 Brocklesby, N Lincs   Balloons at Country Fair  
17 London - Buckingham Palace   Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300  
17 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
17-18 North Weald   Air Britain Classic Fly-in [PPR] 01992-524510
17-18 Farway Common   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01395-597535 / 07753-111641
17-18 Weston Super Mare   Sea Front Air Festival  
17-18 Newark   Museum Cockpit Fest & Aeroboot Sale 01636-707170
17-25 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition - Club & 18m Nationals  
18 Stow Maries   Fathers Day Event [PPR] 01245-329358
20-24 Ascot   Royal Ascot Horse Racing  
23 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
23-25 Alderney   Alderney Fly-in [PPR] 01481-822851
23-25 Bodmin   FOG Charity Cornwall Scout Aero Camp 01752-406660
23-Jy 1 Camphill   Vintage Glider Rally & Capstan Reunion  
24 Several Venues   Armed Forces Day Events  
24 Stow Maries   Armed Forces Day Event [PPR] 01245-329358
24-25 Plymouth Hoe   Armed Forces Weekend Event  
24-25 Northrepps   Ladies Fly-in  
24-25 Bicester   Flywheel Festival  
24-25 Bovington, Dorset   Museum Tank Fest  
24-25 Leicester   Vans RV Aerobatics Competition  
24-25 Plaistows, St Albans   Microlight Competition  
25 Staverton   Project Propellor WW-2 Aircrew Reunion  
26-Jy 2 Ebbesbourne Wake, Wilts   Chalke Valley History Festival Air Show  
28-Jy 2 Henley   Royal Regatta Rowing Races  
29-Jy 2 Goodwood   Festival of Speed  
29-Jy 2 Sywell   Aerobatics Adv & Unl British Ch'ships  
30-Jy 2 Enstone   BMAA SSDR Rally  
1-2 Swansea Bay   Seafront Wales National Air Show  
1-2 Heveningham Hall, Suffolk   Country Fair & Classic Fly-in [PPR] 07796-878052
1-2 Northrepps   Classic American Fly-in  
1-2 Shobdon   HAC Food & Flying Festival  
1-2 Blackbushe   75th Anniv Air Show  
1-8 North Hill   Gliding Competition Enterprise  
1-9 Shenington   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
2 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Military Pageant Air Show  
7-9 Thirsk   White Horse Balloon Meet  
8 Yeovilton   RN FAA Air Show  
8 Boxted   LAA Suffolk Coastal Strut Fly-in & BBQ [PPR] 07014-212209
8 Pirton, Herts   Summer Fair Air Show 01462-713542
8-9 Duxford   Flying Legends Airshow  
8-9 Headcorn   Battle of Britain Air Show  
8-9 Sandown   Microlight Competition  
9 Capel-Le-Ferne, Folkestone   Battle Of Britain Memorial Event  
9 Popham   CZAW SportCruiser Fly-in 01256-397733
9 Brookfield Farm, Market Rasen   Microlight & Gyro fly-in 01673-828394/ 07941-446454
13-14 Newmarket   July Meeting Horse Races  
14-15 Compton Abbas   Aerobatics Competition  
14-16 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
14-16 Silverstone   Car Race F1 British Grand Prix  
15 Old Warden   Shuttleworth WW-1 Evening Air Show  
15 Shobdon   Aeronca Club US Classics Fly-in 01568-708369
15-16 Northrepps   French Aircraft Fly-in  
15-16 North Coates   Wings & Wheels Event 01472-388850
15-16 Breighton   International Bucker Fest [PPR]  
16-23 Booker   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
21-23 Roker & Seaburn   Sunderland Sea Front Air Show  
22 Northrepps   Open Day & Fly-in  
22-23 Stow Maries   Stow Maries At War Event [PPR] 01245-329358
22-23 Manchester Airport Visitor Park   TAS Aviation & Transport Festival  
22-30 Aston Down   Gliding Competition - 15m & Open Nationals  
22-30 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
23 Lundy   Lundy Island Fly-in [PPR] 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
25-29 Folkestone Racecourse   War & Peace Show  
27 Culdrose   RN FAA Air Day [t.b.c.]  
28-30 Silverstone   Classic Meeting inc Airshow & Balloon Meet  
29 Netherthorpe   Sheffield AC Summer Fayre & Fly-in [PPR] 01909-475233
29-30 Dornoch   LAA Highland Strut Fly-in  
29-30 Old Buckenham   Old Buck Air Show  
29-Au 5 Cowes   Cowes Week Yacht Races  
30 Lundy   Lundy Island Fly-in [PPR] [date changed to July 23] 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
30 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Gathering of Moths  
31-Au 4 Pocklington   Glider Aerobatics Training  
1-5 Goodwood Racecourse   Horse Racing Festival  
5 East Kirkby   Museum Air Show  
5-6 Northrepps   Tail Dragger Fly-in  
5-6 Croft, N Yorks   Nostalgia Festival  
5-6 Sleap   Aerobatics Competition  
5-13 Bidford-On-Avon   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
5-13 Bicester   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
5-13 Dunstable   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
6 Goodwood   VPAC US Classics Fly-in [amended date] 01243-755061
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Edwardian Pageant Air Show  
9 Popham   Starlight Childrens' Day [closed to other aircraft] 01256-397733
10-13 Ashton Court   Bristol Balloon Fiesta  
10-26 Lasham   FAI European Gliding Ch'ships  
11-13 Driffield   Balloon Meet at Steam & Vintage Rally  
12-13 Blackpool   Sea Front Air Show  
12-13 Full Sutton   LAA Vale of York Strut Fly-in [PPR] 07973-765552/ 01759-373277
12-13 Newark   Museum 1940s Weekend Event 01636-707170
12-13 Maldon, Essex   Military & Flying Machines Show  
12-13 Lee-on-Solent   Fly-in [PPR] (t.b.c.) 01329-824748
12-18 Northrepps   Cromer Carnival Week [PPR all week]  
12-20 Tibenham   Gliding Competition -Standard & 20m Nationals  
13 Popham   Bike Megameet, Jumble & Fly-in 01256-397733
13-19 Sutton Bank   Gliding Competition - Northern Regionals  
15-16 Cromer   Carnival Air Show  
17-20 Eastbourne   Airbourne Sea Front Air Show  
18-20 Great Billing   Northampton Balloon Festival  
18-20 Eshott   Northumberland Wings & Wheels Festival  
19 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Proms  
19-20 Biggin Hill   Festival of Flight [Advance Tickets Only]  
19-20 Headcorn   Combined Ops Military & Air Show  
19-20 Sywell   Atomic Vintage Festival  
19-21 Whitby   Regatta Sea Front Air Show  
19-27 t.b.a.   Gliding Competition - Junior Championships  
20-27 Pocklington   Gliding Competition - Two-Seaters  
24-25 Clacton   Sea Front Air Show  
24-26 Dartmouth   Regatta River Front Air Show  
24-27 Saltby   Glider Aerobatics Competition  
25 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
25-27 Silverstone   Motor Cycle British Grand Prix  
26-27 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show  
26-27 Sandown   Spamfield Microlight Fly-in  
26-28 Detling Showground   Military Odyssey Show  
26-Sp 3 Sutton Bank   Vintage Glider Meet & Slingsby Rally  
27 Little Gransden   Charity Air Show  
27 Barton   City Airport Pride in Aviation Fly-in  
27 Stow Maries   "For The Love Of The Land" Event [PPR] 01245-329358
27-28 North Coates   Summer Fly-in 01472-388850
27 Bruntingthorpe   Museum Cold War Jets Open Days  
31-Sp 2 Conington   Aerobatics Sport & Int British Ch'ships  
31-Sp 3 Bournemouth   Sea Front Air Show  
1-3 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
1-3 Ayr   Sea Front Scottish Air Show (static at Prestwick)  
2 Sutton Meadows   Cambs Microlight Club Fly-in [PPR] 01353-778446 / 07799-545705
2-3 Portrush   Airwaves NI Int. Sea Front Air Show  
3 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Heritage Air Show  
3 Sturgate   Lincs AC Autumn Fly-in 01427-838305
3 Kirkbride   Kirkbride Flyers At Home Day 07710-672087
3-9 Aboyne   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
7-10 Sackville Lodge   Grass Roots Balloon Meet  
8-10 Cosby, Leics   Foxlands Farm Victory Show  
8-10 Goodwood   Revival Meeting  
9 Aberporth   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
9 Bodmin   Military Wings & Wheels Event 01752-406660
9-10 Scampton   RAF Charity Air Show  
9-10 Headcorn   Southern Model Show  
10 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
14 Jersey, St Aubyn's Bay   Battle of Britain Sea Front Air Show  
14 Guernsey, St Peter Port   Battle of Britain Sea Front Air Show  
14-17 Longleat House   Sky Safari Balloon Meet  
15-17 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
15-17 Naburn Lock, York   PRBA Balloon Meet  
16 Bodmin   FOG Charity Bader Braves Childrens Flying Day 01752-406660
16-17 Northrepps   Plastic Fantastic Fly-in  
16-17 Leicester   Aerobatics Competition  
17 Stow Maries   Lift Off Tech Festival [PPR] 01245-329358
22-24 Burton Constable Hall, Yorks   Balloons at Cornucopia Festival  
23 Turweston   VAC Autumn Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
23-24 Duxford   IWM Autumn Air Show  
23-24 Sywell   Classic Pistons & Props Show  
23-24 Barton   City Airport Autumn Fly-in  
23-24 Alderney   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
23-24 Booker   Whispering Wardrobes Vintage Glider Rally  
24 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
24 Breighton   Helicopter Fly-in [PPR]  
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Racers Air Show  
1 Old Buckenham   French Fly-in [PPR]  
6-8 Thornton-le-Dale, N Yorks   Autumn Gold Balloon Meet  
7-8 Northrepps   End Of Season Fly-in  
8 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
8 Coventry   Midland Aircraft Museum Aviation Enthusiasts Fair  
14 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
12 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
12 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR] 01245-329358
17-19 Lindley Hill   Humber Bridge Balloon Meet  
26 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 07956-430048

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