The Flying Proms at Shuttleworth is a touch of class, combining the most spectacular air display with wonderful live music from a full symphony orchestra.
This popular event will conclude with a fantastic fireworks display, bringing all the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms.
Bring a picnic, grab your friends and join us for a night of music under the stars!
Before the main flying display, there are plenty of other attractions to fill your day! Select from the drop down menu below to find out further details and opening times.
View our amazing collection of aircraft, vintage vehicles and several heritage exhibits in our hangars. Most of the Collection is in flying / working condition, so some of the exhibits may be flying or exhibited outside during the event.
For further information on the exhibits, please view details on our Collection page.
Shuttleworth’s Swiss Garden is hidden romantic treasure of 10 acres of landscaped gardens, and lies adjacent to the hangars and Shuttleworth House. Wander among splendid shrubs and rare trees, around tiny islands and ponds and over intricate ironwork bridges. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for our two resident peacocks!
All areas of the garden are accessible for wheelchair users and there are toilets available in the garden.
Please note dogs are not permitted in the garden.
House open: 14:30 – 18:30 (last admission 18:00)
Explore the glorious Victorian residence of the Shuttleworth family. Take a tour around a selection of the rooms which are full of original period detail, including a Victorian Grand Piano, enormous chandeliers, gold-leafed ceilings and panelled walls.
To get to the House, you can choose to walk from the Swiss Garden via the Shrubbery Walk, or alternatively hop on board the Vintage Bus which stops in front of the hangars.
On non air show days, the House is used for a variety of Shuttleworth events, and can be hired exclusively for weddings and other events.
Opening times: 14:00-19:00
Looking for an activity to entertain the young ones? Our large play area with climbing frames, slides and swings is suitable for children up to 12 years old.
Please note that dogs are not permitted inside the playground.
Flying Proms features a concert format in a closer arena style with a firework display. For this reason we unfortunately cannot allow dogs on site for this event.
Assistance dogs are still permitted in all areas of the site.
Official Proms Programme
Pre-order your official Proms programme today! Simply at to your basket and checkout online, and your programme will be ready for you to pick up at the show!
Collection is from the outdoor shop at the end of Hangar 6.
We are delighted to see the return of our exclusive PODS for this years flying proms. A Pod is the perfect solution for entertaining your guests in a private small marquee whilst enjoying the Proms entertainment. Available in 3mx3m or 6mx3m sizes and suitable for between 10 and 20 guests respectively.
You are now able to book your pod by visiting this page:
Arena Chair Hire
If you would like to have a chair for the show, then we do have plastic chairs available for the arena. These will be available to hire in advance or on the day, although due to high demand and limited availability we recommend you book in advance.
Collection for all chairs is from the SVAS stand.
For group, coach, and car club rates please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Experience an exhilarating introductory flight experience in the beautiful 1940s T6 Harvard, The “Wacky Wabbit”. When you climb into the cockpit, you will be transported back to the 1940s as your senses experience the sight, sound and smell of this vintage Warbird.
T6 Harvard Aviation offer a limited number of flights at this air show prior to the flying display. Each flight lasts approximately 20 minutes. Flight cost per person: £399. Video also available: £50
To book your once in a lifetime flight experience, please visit the T6 Harvard Aviation website HERE.
Please note that these experiences are part of the Air Show attractions, and you will still need to book an air show ticket in addition.
Harvard Introductory flights are operated by an external company, T6 Harvard Ltd. Please be sure to read their Terms & Conditions prior to booking.
Wild Camping – Limited Availability
Camping is available for self-sufficient camping – tents, caravans, folding campers and motorhomes with their own washing and toilet facilities.
Available from Thursday– Monday only with a minimum two-night stay.
All campers receive complimentary access to the daily Visitor Attraction but are required to purchase an air show ticket in addition to the pitch fee.
Accommodation is available at Shuttleworth House the night of the Air Show.
For more information and to book, please contact email@example.com
Shuttleworth Gift Box
The Shuttleworth Gift Box is a wonderful gift for either a friend or a loved one. Presented in a gift box with a gift card and Shuttleworth keepsakes. Just add to your basket in the ‘Book your tickets’ section at the top of the page.
Please note: the gift experience can only be posted to addresses within the UK. We aim to post all gift boxes within 7 days of purchase by Royal Mail, all gift boxes will be posted 2nd class.
Contents subject to availability.
Travel by car, air, free bus, cycle, or on foot
Please expand on the sections below for details on how to access the air show site.
Address: Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9DT
Access to the Air Show site by car or motorbike is via Alder Drive. This is located on the B658 Shefford Road. To find us please use the postcode SG18 9DT and follow the AA signage.
We are two miles due west of the A1 at Biggleswade, approx 20 miles from J13 on M1.
Please note that depending on traffic and your time of arrival, you may have to queue for anything up to an hour.
The old Collection entrance on Hill Lane is for pedestrians, cyclists and air show participants only.
For those visitors wishing to fly into the show, we have a limited number of PPR slots available. In order to book your slot, you will first need to purchase an air show ticket for each person in your aircraft.
Once you have bought your ticket, please email the Airfield Manager to book your landing slot or call John de Main on: 07875 028876 and quote your ticket number. Please note that a landing fee is an additional £10 payable on the day. If you have any other queries, please email the Air Show Manager.
A free shuttlebus service will run from Biggleswade train station to Shuttleworth and back on a loop. Exact timings of this servce are yet to be confirmed.
Drop off and pick up for the bus is at the old entrance on Hill Lane, postcode: SG18 9EP
Pedestrians & Cyclists
Pedestrians and cyclists can enter via the gate on Hill Lane, where a member of staff will check your ticket on arrival. Please note that tickets must be pre-booked as we do not sell tickets on the day at this entrance.
Hill Lane entrance postcode: SG18 9EP
Drop off and pick up for taxis entrance on Hill Lane, postcode: SG18 9EP.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find our FAQ section here: Air Shows Frequently Asked Questions – Shuttleworth Events & Attractions
For all other queries regarding our 2022 Air Show season please email firstname.lastname@example.org.