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

GASCo Events.
Note that the website address for the GASCo events programme has recently been changed

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.

13-16 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
15 Tranent, East Lothian   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
15 Gransden Lodge   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
15 Yeovilton   Threshold/Navy Wings Night Photo-Shoot  
21 Bodmin   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
22 Halfpenny Green   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
24 Fenland   Spot Landing Competition  
27 Bournemouth   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening [pre-register]  
30-Ap 1 Dunstable   BAeA Glider Aerobatic Competition  
30-Ap 2 Kemble - Cotswold   Easter Family Event Inc Fly-in  
30-Ap 2 Thornton-in-Craven nr Skipton   Easter Balloon Meet & Training  
30-Ap 2 Great Missenden   Black Horse Balloon Meet  
1 Stow Maries   RAF Centenary Event [PPR] 01245-329358
1 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
3 Headcorn   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
5 Penkridge - Otherton   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
6 Upavon   Threshold Auster 80th Anniv. Night Photo-shoot [pre-book]
[Cancelled > 7 Apr at Middle Wallop Instead]
7 Fenland   Open Day & Spotters Day & VAC Daffodil Fly-in [PPR]  
7-8 Middle Wallop   MAF/AAC/Threshold Auster 80th Anniv. Fly-in [PPR]  
8 Popham   Jodel Fly-in 01256-397733
11 Hawarden   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening [pre-register]  
12-14 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
14 Sleap   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
14-15 Sandy, Beds   Microlight Fly-in & Competition Taster  
13-15 Richmond, Yorks   Bowes & Belles Balloon Meet  
16 Barton - City   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
19 Netherthorpe   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
21 Bodmin   FOG Charity Children’s Flying Day 01752-406660
21 Cosford Museum   YES Youth Aviation Education Conference [Pre-register] 01902-376200
21-22 Leicester   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
22 Barton - City   LAA NW Strut & LAC Centenary Fly-in [PPR] 01925-227674
22 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
22 London East & Central   London Marathon  
25 Newcastle Airport   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
25 Strathaven   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
26 Sutton Bank   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
27-29 Sywell   Eurostar & Eurofox Fly-in  
28 Turweston   VAC Spring Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
28 Lakeside Lodge, Pidley   BBM&L Vintage Balloon Inflation Day  
28-29 Breighton   BAeA Aerobatic Competition  
28-29 Preston Capes, Northants   BMAA Microlight Competition  
29 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in [PPR] 01963-364231
29 Old Buckenham   Wings & Wheels [PPR]  
30 Sywell   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
2-6 Badminton   Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials  
3 Redhill   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
5 Bodmin   Military Wings & Wheels & FOG Charity H4H Flying Day 01752-406660
5-6 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
5-6 Newmarket   1000 & 2000 Guineas Horse Races  
6 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth RAF Centenary Air Show  
6 Breighton   Radial Fly-in [PPR]  
6 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
6 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
7 Popham   Auto/Aero Jumble, Classic Cars & Vintage Fly-in 01256-397733
7 Fenland   Bank Holiday Fly-in  
9-11 Dunkerque (F)-Walmer-Lenham   Vintage Biplanes & Cars Rally  
11-12 Wycombe-Booker   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
11-13 Henlow   DH Moth Club Flying Forum  
11-13 Allerthorpe, E Yorks   Pocklington Flying Man Festival Balloon Meet  
12 Bodmin   RIN Topnav Competition - West  
12 White Waltham   RIN Topnav Competition - London  
12 Lee on Solent   RIN Topnav Competition - South  
12 Conington   RIN Topnav Competition - North  
12-13 Sandown   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
12-13 North Coates   Spring Fly-in 01472-388850
12-13 Fenland   BMAA Microlight Fly-in  
13 Compton Abbas   Vintage Fly-in  
13 Popham   Vans RV Fly-in 01256-397733
16-20 Cardiff, City Hall Gdns   RAF 100 - Static Aircraft  
18-20 Ragley Hall, Alcester   Midlands Air Festival & Balloon Meet  
19 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
19 Shobdon   Aeronca Club US Classics Fly-in 01568-708369
19 Chard, Somerset   Historic Helicopters Open Day  
19 Newark   Museum V-Force Reunion Event 01636-707170
19 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Aerobilia Sale  
19-20 St Michaels, Lancs   BMAA Microlight Competition  
20 Stow Maries   Wing & Wheels Show 01245-329358
22 Rochester   GASCo Safety Presentation MORNING  
26 Old Sarum   BDAC RAF Centenary Event  
25-27 Damyns Hall   Music Festival [Airfield Closed]  
25-28 Wrenbury nr Nantwich   Spring Holiday Balloon Meet  
26-27 Duxford   IWM Air Festival  
26-27 Beverley   Hull AC Fly-in 01964-544994
26-Jn 1 Portmoak   Vintage Glider National Rally  
26-Jn 8 Isle of Man   IoM TT Motor Cycle Races [see Notams]  
27 Durham Tees Valley   Tees Valley Air Show [CANCELLED]  
27 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Fly-in [PPR]  
1-2 Epsom   Oaks & Derby Horse Races  
1-3 Old Warden   BWPA Federation of European Women Pilots Assembly  
2 Dunkeswell   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01404-891643
2 Little Gransden   BAeA Aerobatic Training Event  
2 Sherburn-in-Elmet   VPAC US Classics Fly-in  
2 Sutton Meadows   Cambs MC Microlight Fly-in  
2-3 Oakley, Oxon   BMAA Microlight Competition  
2-3 Paignton   Torbay Sea Front Air Show  
2-3 Sellinge Showground   Folkestone & Ashford Military Show  
2-3 Thruxton   Circuit Race Meeting (Airfield Closed)  
3 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Fly Navy Air Show  
3 Sturgate   Lincs AC Midsummer Fly-in 01427-838305
3 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
7 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  
8-10 Old Warden   BRA Gyro Fly-in [PPR]  
8-10 Fenland   BAeA Aerobatic Competitions  
8-10 Bodmin   FOG Charity Devon Air Scout Camp 01752-406660
8-10 Kirklington   Henge Hoppers Balloon Meet  
8-10 Newark   Retro Festival inc Airshow  
9 Yeovilton   Navy Wings Supporters Day  
9 London-Buckingham Palace   Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300  
9 Several (>20) Venues   National Fly Kids Day  
9-10 Fir Park, Market Rasen   Transport Museum Show [PPR] 07816-326368
10 Cosford   RAF Air Show  
10 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
10 Breighton   Fly-in & Aero-Jumble [PPR]  
14-16 Wycombe-Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow [pre-register]  
14-17 Sywell   BAeA Aerobatic Adv & Ultd Nat Ch’ships  
15-17 Guernsey   Guernsey Air Rally 01481-265267
15-17 Weston Park, Salop   Model Air Show  
16 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
16 Farway Common   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01395-597535/
16-17 Great Yarmouth   Seafront Air Show  
16-17 Brocklesby, Lincs   Balloons at Country Fair 07778-843540
17 Priory Farm nr Tibenham   Fathers’ Day Fly-in & BBQ  
17 Easter, Ross-shire   James Hayward Memorial Fly-in [PPR]  
16-22 Dunstable   Gliding Competition Regionals  
19-23 Ascot   Royal Ascot Horse Race Meeting  
20 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Hurricane Heritage Photo Day [pre book]  
23 Bodmin   Pasty & Ice Cream Fly-in 01752-406660
23-24 Weston Super Mare   Sea Front Air Show  
23-24 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Charity Flying Weekend  
23-24 Bicester   Flywheel Festival Classic Cars & Air Show  
23-24 Enniskillen   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
23-Jy 1 Shenington   Gliding Competition Regionals  
24 Old Buckenham   American Fly-in [PPR]  
25-Jy 1 Broad Chalke, Wilts   Chalke Valley History Festival (inc Aircraft Sat/Sun)  
30 several venues   Armed Forces Day Events (a few with air shows)  
30 Plymouth Hoe   Armed Forces Day inc Airshow  
30-Jy 1 North Weald   Air Britain Classic Fly-in [PPR] 01992-524510
30-Jy 1 Swansea Bay   Wales National Sea Front Air Show  
30-Jy 1 Headcorn   Battle of Britain Air Show  
30-Jy 1 Shobdon   Flying & Food Festival [PPR] 01568-708369
30-Jy 1 Heveningham Hall, Suffolk   Country Fair & Classic Fly-in [PPR] 07796-878052
30-Jy 7 Aston Down   Gliding - Competition Enterprise  
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth WW-1 Centenary Military Pageant  
1 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
1 Fenland   Great Fens Fly-in + Wings & Wheels  
4-8 Henley   Royal Regatta Rowing Races  
6-8 Silverstone   Car Race F1 British Grand Prix  
6-8 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
6-8 Thirsk   White Horse Balloon Meet  
6-9 London, Horse Guards   RAF 100 - Static Aircraft  
7 Yeovilton   RN FAA Air Day  
7 Charlton Park, Malmesbury   Aeronca Club Picnic Fly-in [PPR] 01666-823200
7-8 Sollas   LAA Highland Strut Beach Fly-in [PPR] 07860-461645
7-8 Northampton Racecourse   Balloons at Northampton Town Festival  
7-8 Cosford   Large Model Air Show  
7-8 Thruxton   Circuit Race Meeting (Airfield Closed)  
7-15 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition – 18m & 20m Nationals  
7-15 Bidford-on-Avon   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
8 Popham   CzAW Sport Cruiser Fly-in 01256-397733
8 Brookfield Farm, Market Rasen   Microlight & Gyro fly-in [PPR] 01673-828394/
9 RNLI College, Poole   GASCo Ditching & Sea Survival Seminar [pre-book]  
10 London-Buckingham Palace   RAF Centenary Fly Past  
12-15 Goodwood   Festival of Speed  
13-14 Compton Abbas   BAeA Aerobatic Competitions  
13-15 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
13-15 Enstone   BMAA SSDR Rally  
14 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
14 Northrepps   VPAC US Classics Fly-in  
14-15 Duxford   IWM Flying Legends Air Show  
14-15 Beverley   Hull AC Fly-in 01964-544994
14-15 Bodmin   Val Dreckly STOL Competition 01752-406660
14-15 Sherburn   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
14-15 St Michaels, Preston   Microlight Fly-in & Wings & Wheels  
14-15 North Coates   Wings & Wheels Event 01472-388850
14-22 Sywell   Human Powered Flying Competition (early/late each day)  
16-22 Farnborough   SBAC Air Show [Public Days 21-22]  
20-22 Silverstone   Silverstone Classic Races with Air Show  
20-22 Otherton   Staffs AC Eurostar Fly-in [PPR]  
21-22 Breighton   Wings & Wheels Event + Hangar Party [PPR]  
21-22 Stow Maries   Stow Maries At War Event 01245-329358
21-22 Enfield   Balloon Festival & Community Event  
22 Damyns Hall   Charity Family Festival Wings & Wheels Show  
24-28 Hop Farm, Paddock Wood   War & Peace Show  
27-29 Roker & Seaburn   Sunderland Sea Front Air Show
27-29 Bolesworth, Cheshire   Carfest North Charity Event  
28 Shobdon   French Fly-in [PPR] 01568-708369
28-29 Sleap   BAeA Aerobatic Competitions  
28-29 Stoke Golding   Stakeout Fly-in & Party  
29 Lundy   Lundy Island Fly-in [PPR essential] 01752-406660
31-Au 4 Goodwood Racecourse   Horse Racing Festival  
3-5 Thruxton   Circuit Race Meeting (Airfield Closed)  
4 East Kirkby, Lincs   LAHC Museum Air Show  
4 Bodmin   FOG Charity Bader Braves Flying Day 01752-406660
4-5 Croft, N. Yorks   Nostalgia Festival inc Air Show  
4-5 Newcastle, NI   RAF 100 - Static Aircraft  
4-5 Sandown (4) > Goodwood (5)   VPAC US Classics Fly-in 01983-716926
4-11 Cowes   Cowes Week Yacht Races  
4-12 Dunstable   Gliding Competition - Club Class Nationals  
5 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Family Air Show  
5 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
8 Popham   Starlight Chldrens Day (closed to other aircraft) 01256-397733
8 Fenland   Grass Roots Aviation Launch (t.b.c.)  
9-12 Ashton Court   Bristol Balloon Fiesta  
10-12 Perth   Scottish AC Fly-in 01738-550055
10-12 Driffield   Balloon Meet at Steam & Vintage Rally  
10-12 Newbury   Retro Festival inc Airshow  
11-12 Newcastle, NI   Sea Front Festival of Flight  
11-12 Blackpool   Sea Front Air Show  
11-12 Shobdon   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
11-12 Leicester   BAeA Aerobatic Training Event & RV Competition  
11-12 Compton Abbas   30th Anniv Fly-in  
11-12 Bodmin   Vintage Wings & Wheels Fly-in 01752-406660
12 Popham   Motorcycle Mega Meet & Fly-in 01256-397733
12 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Model Show  
12-18 Sutton Bank   Gliding Competition - Northern Regionals  
14 Henlow   G-BUHZ 70th Anniv C120/140 Fly-in [PPR]  
15 Cromer   Carnival Sea Front Air Show  
15 Fenland   Midweek Fly-in  
16-19 Eastbourne   Airbourne Seafront Air Show  
17-19 Billing Aquadrome   Northampton Balloon Festival  
18 Barton - City   Pride in Aviation Fly-in [PPR] 0161-789 1362
18 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Proms  
18-19 Biggin Hill   Festival of Flight  
18-19 Headcorn   Combined Ops Show  
18-19 Shobdon   De Havilland Fly-in [PPR] 01568-708369
18-19 Thruxton   Circuit Race Meeting (Airfield Closed)  
18-26 Aston Down   Gliding Competition - 15m, Standard, Open Nationals  
18-26 Lasham   Gliding Competition - Regionals & Junior Nationals  
19-26 Pocklington   Gliding Competition - Two-seaters  
23 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Hurricane Heritage Photo Day [pre book]  
23-24 Clacton   Sea Front Air Show  
24-26 Laverstoke, Hants   Carfest South Charity Event  
24-26 Oswestry   Balloon Festival  
24-26 Strathaven   Balloon Festival  
24-27 Ulverston   Bank Holiday Balloon Meet  
25 Henstridge   Classic Aircraft Fly-in & Vintage Cars 01963-364231
25-26 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show  
25-26 Beverley   Hull AC Fly-in 01964-544994
25-27 Fir Park, Market Rasen   Museum Wings & Wheels Show Show [PPR] 07816-326368
25-27 Detling Showground   Military Odyssey Show  
25-27 Birmingham, Victoria Square   RAF 100 - Static Aircraft  
26 Little Gransden   Air & Car Show  
30-Se 2 Bournemouth   Sea Front Air Show  
30-Se 2 Dartmouth   Regatta inc Air Show  
31-Se 1 Sandown   Fairweather Music Festival (Airfield Closed)  
31-Sp 2 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
31-Se 2 Chatsworth   Country Fair inc Airshow & Balloons  
1 Audley End   Beagle Pup & Bulldog Club Fly-in & BBQ  
1 Sutton Meadows   Cambs MC Microlight Fly-in  
1-2 Ayr   Scottish Int. Sea Front Air Show  
1-2 Portrush, NI   Northern Ireland Sea Front Air Show  
1-2 Glasgow Science Centre   RAF 100 - Static Aircraft  
1-2 Llanbedr   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
1-2 Thruxton   Circuit Race Meeting (Airfield Closed)  
2 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Heritage Day Air Show  
2 Sturgate   Lincs AC Autumn Fly-in 01427-838305
2 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
2-8 Aboyne   Gliding Competition - Mountain Soaring  
6 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  
6-8 Conington   BAeA Aerobatic Sport & Int Nat Ch’ships  
7-9 Goodwood   Revival Meeting  
7-9 Bidford on Avon   Grass Roots Balloon Meet  
8 Turweston   VAC Autumn Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
8-9 Scampton   RAF Air Show [CANCELLED]  
8-9 Fenland   BMAA Microlight Fly-in  
8-9 Highclere Castle, Hants   Heroes at Highclere Charity Event inc Air Show  
8-9 Headcorn   Southern Model Show  
9 Popham   Auster Fly-in 01256-397733
13-16 Longleat   Exclusive Cup Balloon Meet  
15 Sywell   Young Aviators Day  
15-16 Bodmin   LAA Cornwall Strut Fly-in 01752-406660
15-16 Manchester, Cathedral Gdns   RAF 100 - Static Aircraft  
16 Compton Abbas   Pooley's Day Fly-in [PPR with Pooleys]  
21-23 Bodmin   FOG Charity Cornwall Air Scout Camp 01752-406660
21-23 Naburn Lock, York   PRBA Balloon Meet  
22-23 Duxford   IWM Battle of Britain Air Show  
22-23 Leicester   BAeA Aerobatic Competitions  
22-23 Sywell   Classic Wings & Wheels Show  
22-23 Alderney   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
23 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
23 Breighton   Helicopter Fly-in [PPR]  
26 Met Office, Exeter   GASCo Weather Decision-Making for GA Seminar [pre-book]  
28-30 York Racecourse   Balloon Meet  
29 Compton Abbas   End WW-1 Centenary Event  
29 Fenland   Female Fly-in & Afternoon Tea Charity Day  
29-30 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Festival [PPR]  
29-30 Kemble - Cotswold   Revival Festival  
1 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
5-7 Thornton-le-Dale, N Yorks   PRBA Autumn Gold Balloon Meet  
6 Dunkeswell   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
13-14 Fenland   Autumn Fly-in  
14 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Race Day Event  
14 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
21 Coventry   Midland Air Museum Aviation Fair 07903-848726
4 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
11 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
11 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
16-18 Beverley - Linley Hill   Humber Bridge Balloon Meet  
25 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
1 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in  
6 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  

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