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Aviation Day

  • Date September 22, 2019
  • Time 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
  • Suitable for Everyone

Touchdown at Brooklands Museum for a kerosene-fuelled day of aviation antics and activities.

The day will start with over a dozen Helicopters flying in to the grass airfield at Mercedes-Benz World, including a number of Aérospatiale Gazelles. On the ground, there will even be a chance to see and hear some of the early aircraft in action, including our Vickers Vimy replica*.

The Museum’s aircraft and cockpits will be open for visitors to explore and there will be plenty of aviation-themed family activities throughout the day, including Pedal Planes for under 5s and an aviation-themed workshop in the Shell pagoda. Author S.P. Moss will be here with an interactive book reading sessions. Come and hear about the adventures of the past.

*Fly-ins and aero-engine runs subject to operational and weather conditions on the day

ADMISSION PRICES*

Adult £16 (£14.50)

Senior (60+)/Student £15.00 (£13.50)

Children (5-16) £9.00 (£8.00)

Children under 5 FREE

Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £42.00 (£38.00)

*Includes a voluntary donation, prices without a donation are shown in brackets.

Contact Details

Brooklands Museum 01932 857381 ext 253 events@brooklandsmuseum.com

Admission Policy

Assistance dogs only are admitted on site. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For full visitor guidelines please click here

Getting Here

Parking in The Heights - please follow event signage.

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Timetable

ALL DAY: aviation displays around the site, open Cockpits (excl. Concorde), pedal planes, Art Exhibition in the Stratosphere Chamber

10:00Gates open
10:00-12:30Visiting Helicopters arrive on grass Airfield at MBWorld*
11:00Children's storytelling with author S P Moss
11:00-16:00Childrens’ Aviation workshop in the Shell Pagoda
12:00–14:00Supervised public access to Airfield at Mercedes-Benz World, access via Shop.
12:00-12:45Demoiselle, Sports White, Baby White, Sopwith Camel and Vimy engine runs on the Finishing Straight*
12:30Mass photo of Pedal Planes in the Paddock
13:00 Children's storytelling with author S P Moss
13:00-15:00 'Those Magnificent Men' Alcock & Brown play in the Napier Room (some tickets available on the day)
14:00-17:00 Visiting Helicopters depart
14:15–15:00 Demoiselle, Sports White, Baby White, Sopwith Camel and Vimy engine runs on the Finishing Straight
15:00 Children's storytelling with author S P Moss
17:00 Event and Museum closes
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'Those Magnificent Men' performance

The Ornate Johnsons present Those Magnificent Men - the nail-biting story of Alcock & Brown and the first ever non-stop transatlantic flight.

From the company that brought you Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks this is the story of daring and bravery as Alcock & Brown prepare for their pioneering flight across the ocean.

It takes place in the Napier Room at 1pm.

The play is 1hr 50minutes including a 20 minute interval.

Tickets: Members £3, Non Members £5

You can pay on the day but it is advisable to reserve your place by email to talks@brooklandsmembers.co.uk or phone 07880 670359

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