Events for Saturday 31st August 2013

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This Day's Events


Shoreham Airshow 2013

Starts: Sat 31st August
Ends: Sun 1st September
Price: Adult £22/£18, 12-15 £10/£8 under 12's Free
Tel: 01273 441545

Shoreham Airport, West Sussex BN43 5FF

Air Show in West Sussex

The Shoreham Airshow is not just about the flying displays. The key to our success is all round family entertainment to keep everybody happy!
"Haurel and Lardy" are always a huge hit with the crowds at Shoreham. 2013 will also see the return of "The Real Dad's Army" and "The Road Menders" so watch out!
The showground at Shoreham will be full with something for all the family. Ground entertainment will also include a fun fair and simulator rides.

The show will feature a large trade village as well as Craft Tent provided by Woodland Crafts.

There also a large collection of military vehicles and classic cars attending as well as all manner of trade and charity stalls.
Static Aircraft Displays and Careers
Representatives from the Armed Services will available to chat to you about life and careers in the forces.

There will also be the local flying clubs who will be happy to talk to you about persuing that dream of flight or a career in aviation. You'll be able to see the latest equipment and even take to the air in a helicopter!

You can also meet the display pilots and crews in the Meet the Pilots Tent.
Classic Cars and Military Vehicles
As well as the superb collection of aircraft, the ground show will be boosted by an impressive selection of classic cars and military vehicles which will also parade down the crowdline.

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