Celebrating 25 years of the Clacton Airshow

How time has flown…..   Preparations are well & truly underway for the Clacton Airshow (@ClactonAirShow) taking place on Thursday 25th & Friday 26th August.  All the flights have been booked including the world famous Red Arrows and Typhoon and are steadily being announced over the coming weeks.  More event information can be found here.

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Clacton Airshow has grown over the years from a one-day event with a few flights and ground entertainment attracting tens of thousands to a well-established event in the UK’s air show calendar attracting around 220,000 flight fans visiting from far and wide to support the event come rain or shine. The Red Arrows (@rafredarrows) are now considered old friends of the event and have been displaying at the show since the 90s.

In addition to the usual day flights and to celebrate 25 years of the event there will be evening flights taking place on Thursday 25th August from 8pm ending thereafter with a spectacular fireworks display on Clacton Pier (@ClactonPier).  The site will stay open for the whole duration and festival style entertainment will take place on site from 5pm on Thursday until the evening flights.

10620674_10152285767602797_6803908066201968997_nAt ground level, the site will be buzzing with various exhibitions/traders from Water Walkers to an interactive unit by Fuji Film. Titan the Robot (@TITANtheROBOT) makes a most welcome return on both days displaying at 11am, 12pm & 6pm on Thursday and 11am & 12pm Friday wowing the crowds with his cheeky banter.

Event parking is available at West Road Car Park, Clacton priced at £6 per vehicle where priority parking can be booked here.  A park & ride service is also available from Clacton Factory Outlet (@ClactonOutlet) priced at £10 per vehicle or from Holland-on-Sea priced at £5 per vehicle.

Sadly the one thing we are unable to book is the weather!! The Airshow Angels have their fingers and toes crossed for some good flying weather and a great event.

We hope you will join us in celebrating 25 years of this spectacular event.

For now it’s “chocks away”.

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