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Great Yarmouth Sports Clubs benefit from Air Show

17 July 2018

Sports clubs in the Great Yarmouth borough are reaping rewards after members volunteered as bucket collectors and crowd stewards during the town’s first ever air show.

Ready for take off!

15 June 2018

The waiting is over - and Great Yarmouth’s new air show is ready for take-off.
After months of planning, the long-awaited event takes to the air above the resort’s famous seafront.

Dedicate air show heart to a loved one

6 June 2018

Love is in the air – as the public vies to dedicate a giant smoky heart in the sky to a special person during the first day of the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show.

Flying times announced for Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show

6 June 2018

The spectacular flying skills of the Red Arrows will star in a mid-afternoon “prime time” slot on both days of the new Great Yarmouth Air Show.

Norfolk Pilot joins the Great War aerial dogfights at new air show

30 May 2018

The bravery and flying skills of First World War pilots will be re-lived over Great Yarmouth seashore in one of the highlights of the upcoming new air show.

Local residents urged to leave cars at home over Air Show weekend

23 May 2018

People living in the Great Yarmouth area are being asked to walk, cycle or use public transport to see the big free air show heading to the resort in three weeks’ time.

Response to RSPB from Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area

23 May 2018

The air show has been carefully planned with wildlife as one of the many factors to be taken into account.

Wildcats go loopy over Great Yarmouth

23 May 2018

Buzzing and billowing smoke against a blue sky, a pair of aerobatic planes looped the loop over Great Yarmouth’s piers and seashore as an appetiser to the upcoming air show.

Expert commentator gives thumbs up to new Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show

17 May 2018

Next month’s new air show at Great Yarmouth has had the thumbs up from a flying display expert whose voice will be heard by the crowds.

Red Arrows practise in Greece

8 May 2018

A piece of Greece is playing the part of Great Yarmouth as the RAF’s Red Arrows perfect their precision routines for the summer season.

Music man Dan proud to fly in home town air show

1 May 2018

A musical businessman with a passion for planes has landed a starring role in the first ever air show in his home town.

Britain's newest air show prepares for take off

24 April 2018

Britain’s newest air show takes off on June 16-17 with Great Yarmouth pulling out all the stops with a stellar line-up of aerial attractions. Headlining the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show are the Red Arrows who will put on their spectacular show on both days.

VIP Guests enjoy new air show's best seats in the house

24 April 2018

A new seaside air show has launched a chance to secure VIP “best seats in the house” through corporate hospitality.

Wingwalkers set to barnstorm over Great Yarmouth beach

17 April 2018

A barnstorming act combining acrobatics and aerobatics will dance in the skies over Great Yarmouth seafront this summer.

Veteran Spitfire and Vintage Jets join Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show line up

11 April 2018

Vintage jets from the Cold War, and a Spitfire which saw battle action, have joined the flying line-up at this summer’s Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show.

Where to park when visiting the Air Show

11 April 2018

Motorists heading to Great Yarmouth’s new summer air show are being steered towards two large park-and-ride sites on the outskirts of the town.

Red Arrows to headline the first Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show

3 April 2018

The Red Arrows, the world’s most famous aerobatics team, are bringing their thrilling display to the inaugural Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show this summer.
The Royal Air Force announced today that the crack team will headline both days of the seafront event, which takes place on June 16 and 17.

First World War dog fights to be recreated over seafront

28 March 2018

Dog fights from the First World War will be recreated over Great Yarmouth seafront as one of the star attractions at the resort’s new air show.

Blades join forces with the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show

13 March 2018

A top aerobatic team, whose pilots are all ex Red Arrows, will be starring in the first ever Great Yarmouth Air Show this summer.

Aims for family friendly displays at Air Show

7 March 2018

An expert with his hands on the controls of the new Great Yarmouth Air Show is planning family-friendly displays for the debut event.

Great Yarmouth to benefit from Air Show

6 February 2018

A new air show at Great Yarmouth this summer will leave lasting economic benefit to the area long after the smoke trails and crowds have drifted away.

Skydiving Tigers join the action for the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show

24 January 2018

A crack army parachute display team is among the first aerial attractions to be confirmed for this summer’s first ever Great Yarmouth Air Show.

Great Yarmouth Air Show gets green light

2 November 2017

A major new seaside Air Show has been confirmed for Great Yarmouth next summer.
All eyes will be on the skies on June 16 and 17 with the event expected to bring with it a £10m boost to the local economy.

Great Yarmouth Air Show Postponed

31 January 2017

The Board of the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA) has decided to postpone the Great Yarmouth Air Show due to take place in June 2017.

GYTABIA Chairman, Gareth Brown, said: “It is extremely disappointing that the air show cannot happen this year. This decision has been made due to significantly higher than anticipated additional costs of more than £130,000 associated with counter-terrorism measures and medical cover for the air show. As with any event of this scale and ambition, it is vital to take as much time as necessary to put the required measures in place to ensure the event will be safe, that it is a success and that the benefits for everyone are realised.”

Norse sponsorship provides air show ground crew

25 October 2016

A company which helps everyday life tick in the Great Yarmouth area is flying in to help sponsor the resort’s new air show. Norse is the first platinum sponsor of the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show being held on June 15th to 18th 2017.. The Norfolk-based company, which has a £250m-plus turnover and employs more than 10,000 people, is a major provider of services in the Great Yarmouth Borough – from refuse collection to school transport.

Holiday giants Haven back Great Yarmouth Air Show

22 September 2016

A major new air show for East Anglia has been cleared for take-off with the backing of a national holiday company. Leading UK family holiday company Haven, which operates 36 holiday parks across the UK, will be the main sponsor of the Great Yarmouth event taking place in June 2017. The resort is staging its first ever four-day air show from June 15 to 18, creating an event which will be one of the biggest in the region – attracting up to 300,000 people and an estimated £10m boost for the economy.

New Great Yarmouth Air Show takes off as dates announced

21 June 2016

Great Yarmouth, one of the UK’s top holiday resorts has announced the dates for its first ever air show. The Great Yarmouth Air Show will take place between 15 and 18 June 2017 and is ready for take-off to be one of the biggest events in East Anglia. Organisers aim to stage an all-action event which will attract up to 300,000 people and give a £10m-plus boost to the local economy in its debut year. It is being staged by Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Ltd as part of its drive to bring more visitors and spending power to the borough.