Events for Saturday 8th September 2012


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This Day's Events

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SOUTHPORT AIRSHOW 2012

Starts: Sat 8th September
Ends: Sun 9th September
Price: See description
Website: http://www.visitsouthport.com/whats-on/air-show

Seafront, Southport, Merseyside PR8 1SB

Airshow in Southport, Merseyside

Tickets will be on sale by the end of February. Join our newsletter and we will keep you updated on Air Show developments, including when tickets go on sale.
Tickets are priced at £7 in advance (until Friday 7th September 10pm) and £9 thereafter on the gate. Tickets can still be purchased online after the 7th September but at the gate price, or at the event. Children under five are FREE. Beach parking is £8 and all other car parks are £5. Parking cannot be prebooked.


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SOUTHPORT AIR SHOW 2012

Starts: Sat 8th September
Ends: Sun 9th September
Price: See description
Website: http://www.southportairshow.com/

Seafront, Southport, Merseyside PR8 1SB

Airshow in Southport, Merseyside

Tickets will be on sale by the end of February. Join our newsletter and we will keep you updated on Air Show developments, including when tickets go on sale.
Tickets are priced at £7 in advance (until Friday 7th September 10pm) and £9 thereafter on the gate. Tickets can still be purchased online after the 7th September but at the gate price, or at the event. Children under five are FREE. Beach parking is £8 and all other car parks are £5.


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DUXFORD AIRSHOW

Starts: Sat 8th September
Ends: Sun 9th September
Price: Prices from £11.65, see website for full list
Tel: 01223 835000
Email: duxford@iwm.org.uk
Website: http://www.iwm.org.uk/events/the-duxford-air-show

Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambs CB22 4QR

Airshow in Duxford, Cambs

The Duxford Air Show is the highlight of Duxford’s calendar of flying events. In an outstanding aerial spectacle, the very best historic and modern aircraft display in the skies over this famous airfield. Featuring civilian and military aircraft, the Duxford Air Show always presents a fantastically varied programme with some distinctive and popular flying performances.

Further information about the event will be announced shortly.


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SEPTEMBER AEROMODEL WEEKEND

Starts: Sat 8th September
Ends: Sun 9th September
Price: Varied, see description
Tel: 07775 662955
Email: marketingevents@shuttleworth.org
Website: http://www.shuttleworth.org/tickets/event-details.asp?ID=157

Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP

Aeromodelling in Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

September Aeromodel Weekend

Please contact Mike Reynolds for all information 07775 662955

Adults £10 Senior £9 OWMC/SVAS £5 Accompanied children FREE


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THE VICTORY SHOW 2012

Starts: Sat 8th September
Ends: Sun 9th September
Tel: 07747836671
Website: http://www.thevictoryshow.co.uk/

Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leicester LE9 1SG

Airshow in Cosby, Leicester

The two day event is held over a 100 acre site, providing historical societies & re-enactments through various forces from several era's and theatres during the period of 1939-45. From Airmen to Infantry, the Victory Show 2012 opens a window in time to the fabulous 1940's.


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DIAMOND JUBILEE N/I. INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW

Starts: Sat 8th September
Ends: Sun 9th September
Price: See website
Tel: 02870347234
Website: http://www.niinternationalairshow.co.uk/

West Bay, Portrush, Northern Ireland

Airshow in Portrush, Northern Ireland

Please see website closer to time of event for details.





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