The Best of British Show
Cotswold Airport at Kemble presents a brand new event celebrating the Best of British.
Join the Heart Angels over the August Bank Holiday on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August to enjoy a fantastic flying display, entertainment in the show arena, live music from the sound stage, fabulous food and much, much more.
Best of British Show - Sunday 26th & Monday 27th August
In this The Queen's Jubilee year, the Best of British Show celebrates everything iconic about Britain combining the best of aviation, automotive, agriculture, food and music, making for a a fun-packed two days out for the family. There's something for everyone, whether you're an aviation enthusiast, a foodie or a family looking for fun, including:
Air Show - including British military favourites the RAF Red Arrows (Sunday only), RAF Tucano & Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The RAF Hawk Display Team 2012 is supporting the RAF Benevolent Fund & is branded with the RAF BF heart logo*. The Hawk will be flown by Fairford-born Ft Lt Phil Bird.
Civilian Display Teams - including Tiger Nine's nostalgic Tiger Moth display and Ultimate High's 'gyroscopic' aerobatics.
Classic Car Exhibition - featuring iconic British brands such as Rolls Royce and Bentley by the Fairford Classic Car Club, plus military vehicles symbolising the Best of British transport from the Armed Forces.
Interactive Wildlife Zoo - provided by Wildlife Displays where children, young and old, can get up close and personal with spiders, snakes, meercats and chickens.
Show Arena - with Lurcher and Ferret Racing, the Lamb National and a fun dog show organised by Dogs Trust.
Entertainment - with a sound stage featuring both up and coming local bands and traditional British music from yesteryear plus a traditional funfair adding to the nostalgia of the event.
Food & Drink - Locally-sourced food and drink can be found in the country-fair style Craft Tent featuring organic, quality British produce.
Don’t miss the Big Red London Bus when it’s time for a beer or glass of Pimms!
The Best of British Show will be supporting four charities over the weekend; The RAF Benevolent Fund, fly2help, Help for Heroes and Dogs Trust. Tickets are £15 in advance for adults and £5 for children and can be purchased online at www.bestofbritishshow.co.uk or from Tourist Information Centres around the region.
* RAF Hawk photo by Paul Heasman