Clacton Airshow

Event Details

Eyes to the skies to celebrate 26 years of flying!

Thursday 11.00am - 8.30pm; Friday 11.00am - 5.00pm

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Thursday, 24 August, 2017 - 11:00 to Friday, 25 August, 2017 - 17:00

Venue Name: 

West Greensward,

Venue Address: 

Marine Parade West, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1NW

Contact Name: 

Clacton Visitor Information Centre for general enquiries

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The event site will welcome in the region of 250,000 visitors wowing the crowds with impressive aerobatic displays whilst a whole host of exhibition stands, food court and on-site entertainment are available at ground level.

Red Arrows, Tigers parachute team, the Battle of Britain memorial flight, the Catalina, Team Raven, the Vampire Pair, Gerald Cooper, the RAF Tutor, the MiG-15 and the Strikemaster confirmed for both days!  The P-51Mustang is taking part on Thursday and the Hawker Hurricane on Friday.

In addition to the day flights, night flights will take to the skies again this year on Thursday 24 August. OTTO helicopter, FireFlies aerobatic team and the Twister aerobatics team are returning after their enormous success last year.  The night flights will start at 8pm and will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display on Clacton Pier.

Titan the Robot has signed up for both days again this year. He will be performing on the West Greensward on the Thursday at 11.30am, 1pm and 5.30pm and a further two acts will follow on the Friday at 11.45am and 4.30pm.

BBC Essex will once again be providing Radio Airshow on 103.5FM and 729MW.

Last updated on: 09/08/2017 - 09:22