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MAJOR EVENTS 2024

MAJOR EVENTS – 2024

LAST UPDATED: 29/01/2024

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

MAY

Monday 6th May 2024 – Meraki Car Show (Parkland)

Up to 2,000 people. Music.

Gates: Open at 09:00.

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

Sunday 12th May 2024 – Best of British 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.

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2024 – ModelAir (Collection & Airfield)

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

Event Times: 08:00 – 18:00.

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

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May 2024 – D-Day Weekend(Collection & Airfield)

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

Event Times: 08:00 -20:00.

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

Sunday 26th May 2024 – The Greensands Country Ultra Trail (Parkland)

Up to 500 people. No music or fireworks.

Event Timings: 06:00 – 18:00.

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

JUNE

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June 2024 – Military Weekend Air Show  (Site Wide)

Up to 6,000 people. Aircraft Flying Display on 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.

Saturday 8th June 2024 – Wedding  (Parkland)

Up to 200 people. Music. No Fireworks.

Traffic: All traffic to enter and exit via Old Warden Village.

Friday 28th – Sunday 30th June 2024 – Festival of Flight Air Show  (Site Wide)

Up to 6,000 people. Aircraft Flying Display on Saturday (12:00 – 16:30) & Sunday (11:00 – 15:00) – Music, outdoor cinema and fireworks.

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

JULY

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

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

Event Times: 08:00 – 18:00.

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

AUGUST

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.

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.

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 10:00

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.