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MAJOR EVENTS 2024

MAJOR EVENTS – 2024

LAST UPDATED: 08/07/2024

This page contains a listing of events (both third party and internal) occurring within Old Warden Park with the approval of The Shuttleworth Trust which may affect residents in surrounding villages.

These events may include: increased traffic flow, firework displays, pyrotechnics (pyros), gun fire (live or blank), live outdoor music.

Events involving live outdoor music will be noise monitored in accordance with local council guidelines to ensure the noise levels are within the legal limit.

Our teams update this page regularly – if you have any questions or concerns please email: events@shuttleworth.org

Contact during event hours only depending on area:

Collection & Gardens, Airfield & Site-Wide:

Office: 01767 627933

Shuttleworth House & Parkland:

Office: 01767 627966

On-call Mobile: 07534 510 445

 

2024

JULY

15/07/24 – Old Warden Warren.  The area will be used 1pm to 5pm by vehicles and actors.  Noise simulations will be in use

16/07/24 – Old Warden Warren.  The area will be used 1pm to 5pm by vehicles and actors.  Noise simulations will be in use

22/07/24 – Old Warden Warren.  The area will be used 1pm to 5pm by vehicles and actors.  Noise simulations will be in use

23/07/24 – Old Warden Warren.  The area will be used 10am to 1pm by vehicles and actors.  Noise simulations will be in use

Saturday 13th July 2024 – Private Event (Parkland)

Up to 4,000 people. Music. Entertainment. Air Display.

10:00 – 18:00

Please note there will be a sound checks throughout the event and build period. 

Traffic: Enter and Exit Opposite Wood Farm. Set up access vid Old Warden.

Saturday 20th July 2024 – Summer Evening Air Show  (Site Wide)

Up to 6,000 people. Aircraft Flying Display – No loud music, no fireworks.

Gates: Open at 12:00.  Flying: 17:00 – 21:00.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Alder Drive, B658.

Saturday 27th July 2024 – Shuttleworth Summer Fete (House & Parkland)

Up to 3,000 people. Music and entertainment.

Event Times: 11:00 – 20:00

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Old Warden & Alder Drive.

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July 2024 – ModelAir (Visitor Attraction & Airfield)

Up to 2,000 people. No loud music, no fireworks.

We are incorporating model boats in to these events on the lake near and around the Woodland Walk and Parkland.

Noise will be at a minimum but there will be 4 short high speed display runs each day where there could be higher levels of volume.

Timings to be confirmed nearer event date.

Event Times: 08:00 – 18:00.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Alder Drive, B658.

AUGUST

Tuesday 30th July – Monday 5th August 2024 – NSRA Hot Rod Supernationals  (Parkland)

Up to 5,000 people. Camping. Music on Thursday, Friday & Saturday Evening.

Traffic:  Wednesday – Saturday: Alder Drive    Sunday Public: Access Opposite Wood Farm.

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August 2024 – Family Weekend Air Show  (Site Wide)

Up to 6,000 people. Aircraft Flying Display on Saturday & Sunday – No loud music, no fireworks.

Gates: Open at 09:00.  Flying: 14:00 – 18:00.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Alder Drive, B658.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2024 – Proms Weekend Air Show (Site Wide)

Up to 6,000 people. Aircraft Flying Display on Saturday & Sunday – music and fireworks.

Gates: Open at 12:00.  Flying:  17:00 – 21:00.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Alder Drive, B658.

Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2024 – Bedford Steam & Country Fayre [Parkland]

Up to 4,000 people per day. Music. Camping.

Gates: Open at 09:00

Traffic: Entrance & Exit via Opposite Wood Farm & Alder Drive.

Saturday 21st September 2024 – Outdoor Music Event (Parkland)

Up to 1,000 people. Outdoor/Marquee Stages, DJ sets

Gates: Open at 14:00.  Event closes 23:00.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Alder Drive, B658.

OCTOBER

Sunday 6th October 2024 – Race Day Air Show  (Site Wide)

Up to 6,000 people. Aircraft Flying Display – No loud music, no fireworks.

Gates: Open at 09:00.  Flying: 14:00 – 18:00.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Alder Drive, B658.