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  • Midlands Air Festival and Musical Firework Display

    • 17th May 2019 - 19th May 2019 at 05:30 - 20:30 (Every day)
    • Location: Arbury Hall Estate, Arbury Park, Nuneaton, CV10 7NF
    • Cost: Adult: £25.00, Age 14-16: £12.50, Child: 0-13

    Classic airshow and giant hot air balloon festival. Tickets are available in advance only. No tickets will be available on the day. First day of the festival opens at 4.00pm, other days at 5.30am.

    A fantastic weekend of all types of flying. Over 100 giant multicoloured hot air balloons including special shapes and character balloons and a full classic air display with WW1 and WW2 warbirds, jets, gyrocopter, helicopters, aerobatics, parachutes, etc.  Join us on the Friday evening for our unique and spectacular Nightfire show.

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    Join us for three action packed days with over 100 hot air balloons, more than 30 aircraft displaying as well as multiple exhibitors, rides and much much more! Please note times and items are subject to confirmation at this stage.

    Friday, 17 May

    The first day of the festival opens at 16:00 with hot air balloons tethering including some of our huge special shapes!  As we reach 18:30 our hot air balloons will begin to set up for their stunning mass ascent.  All of this will be followed by our spectacular evening air display, then Nightfire, where pyrotechnic aircraft displays, a hot air balloon glow and a firework finale complete your evening.  It is a sight not to be missed!

    • 16:00 Midlands Air Festival gate opens - hot air balloon tethering
    • 18:30 Hot Air balloon mass ascent 
    • 19:00 Evening air display 
    • 20:30 Nightfire begins - pyrotechnic aircraft​ displays
    • 21:30 Hot air balloon glow
    • 21:55 Firework finale
    • 22:30 Midlands Air Festival gate closes

    Saturday, 18 May

    Our second day of the festival kicks off with a spectacular hot air balloon mass ascent which then leads into our morning entertainment.  We will then begin our thrilling air show consisting of high octane aerobatics, graceful gliders and wartime aircraft!  We then finish with another of our brilliant hot air balloon mass ascents!

    • 05:30 Midlands Air Festival gate opens
    • 06:00 Hot air balloon mass ascent
    • 10:00 Various entertainments
    • 12:30 Air display
    • 18:30 Hot air balloon mass ascent
    • 20:30 Midlands Air Festival gate closes

    Sunday, 19 May

    Our third and final day of the festival kicks off with another spectacular hot air balloon mass ascent which then leads into our morning entertainment.  We will then begin our thrilling air show consisting of high octane aerobatics, graceful gliders and wartime aircraft!  We then conclude the 2019 air festival with a final hot air balloon mass ascent!

    • 05:30 Midlands Air Festival gate opens
    • 06:00 Hot Air balloon mass ascent
    • 10:00 Various entertainments
    • 12:30 Air display
    • 18:30 Hot air balloon mass ascent
    • 20:30 Midlands Air Festival gate closes