Saturday 17 August 2019

Time: 12.00 – 22.00
Concert and flying display begin: 19.00
Event ends: 22.00
Location: Old Warden Aerodrome, SG18 9EP
Pre-booked tickets only for Flying Proms 2019, no sales on the day.


Event Information

The Flying Proms at The Shuttleworth Collection celebrates 22 years, it will bring all the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms and the excitement of vintage aircraft displaying to live music from the National Symphony orchestra. This year’s Soprano is Milly Forrest. With pre-concert music from Perfect Vintage and enjoy a spellbinding pyrotechnic act during the interval.

The Swiss Garden will be open, take a stroll around this picturesque gem that is a relaxing retreat in which new vistas are revealed at every turn. With 13 listed structures, an adjacent woodland sculpture trail and resident peacock, the Swiss Garden is a delight to explore. The House is open to visitors with tea & cake on offer to purchase, travel up on a free vintage bus.

Bring your own picnic or purchase food and drink at our on-site catering facilities. See Dorothy the steam engine on the move, occasionally she gets in on the act with her whistle during the second half.

Closing with a thrilling firework finale, the Flying Proms is truly a highlight of the Shuttleworth Collection season!


Music entertainment includes music performed by Perfect Vintage, singing classic songs from the 1940/50/60s, all of which take the audience on a wonderful nostalgic trip.

Event Timings

Please see ‘Catering and Retail’ outlet opening times.

  • 12.00 – Gates open
  • 12.00-19.00 – Swiss Garden open
  • 14.00-18.00 – House Open
  • 18.10-18.45 – Perfect Vintage
  • 19.00 – Concert and flying display begins
  • 20.30 – Interval with Pyrotechnic flying act
  • 21.00 – Concert second half
  • 22.00 – End of Flying Proms event

Catering and retail

Pop-up shop will be selling programmes, flags and glosticks in the arena until the end of the interval on Paddock 1.

12.00-19.30 – Our Gift Shop and Visitor Centre open

12.00-19.30 – Restaurant open. Please note hot food is available until 19.00.

14.00-21.30 – Marquee Bar on Paddock 1 open

14.15-17.30 – Cake and Tea on sale in The House (House open 14.00-18.00)

15.00-21.00 – Caterpods serving hot food open

Additional Information

  • Disabled parking / toilets available
  • Wheelchairs are free to hire, pre booking is required by calling 01767 627 933
  • Camping has now sold out
  • Dogs are not allowed in the event arena (with the exception of assistance dogs)