Vintage Airshow

Sunday 1 September 2019

New for 2019, our vintage airshow celebrates the best in lovely old aircraft, artisan crafts, and steam punk/vintage outfits.

Today’s event features a vintage village, the best of The Collection’s aircraft, and a full display of all our Clayton & Shuttleworth exhibits. Follow the heritage trail, and come wearing your best vintage or Steam Punk attire!

Gates open: 9.00
Swiss Garden tour: 12.00
Air display: 14.00
Vehicle Parade: 12.00
Pilot chat: 11.00 – Blériot
Display ends: 18.00
Location: Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP


  • Harvard T6 experience flights: Wacky Wabbit PAX flights. Customers can pay £399 for a flight in the Harvard T6, available between 9.00-11.00. Visit their website for more information.
  • Vintage bus rides
  • Traders
  • Pilot Chat
  • Live Music by Fiona Harrison
  • Swiss Garden tour
  • Explore The House
  • Catering



Online booking

Online bookings close at 18.00 on Saturday 31 August. Telephone bookings close on Friday 23 August. Tickets available on the gate (subject to availability).

Gate price
£35 – Adult
Free – Child* (up to four per paying customer)
£20 – SVAS** (with proof of a valid SVAS card)

*Child is age 15 and under.
**Proof of a valid SVAS membership for each person booked at the SVAS price. Please bring membership card as this will be checked at the entrance gate.

Group rate
Discount for groups of 10 or more people booked in advance. To make a group booking email enquiries or call 01767 627 933 (Mon-Fri, 09.00-17.00). Bookings close on Friday 23 August.

Free Shuttlebus
The shuttlebus will arrive at Biggleswade train station at 10:30 and will make the journey to Shuttleworth every 30 minutes until 14:00.
The return journeys will begin at 17:00 and will repeat every 30 minutes until the show is over (18:30).
The bus conductor will ask for Airshow tickets and will escort those without a ticket to the Shuttleworth Visitor Centre.

What you should know