On the 13th February 1917 the military established a research centre at Biggin Hill to develop wireless communications for the Royal Flying Corps as so was born the most famous of all of the RAF fighter stations. In conjunction with the organisers of The Big O a local vintage festival the Biggin100 exhibition will look at life over the last 100 years.
The same family fair has been attending air shows at Biggin Hill since 1963, the first civil air show at Biggin Hill.
There will be something for all ages from Tea Cups to Bumper Cars and some that make the aerobatic aircraft a better option on the stomach.
There are two catering courts in the showground, both affording views of the flying display whilst serving up freshly prepared food and drink ensuring that they can meet the demand.
If it’s a beer you are after Shephard Name, Britians oldest brewery will be serving up their Spitfire Ale and Lager from the fully stocked bars alongside our coffee and tea vendors in the food and drink courts.
THE ROUNDEL CAR RALLY
Now in its second year the Roundel Run is a car rally for both classics and modern vehicles and it is all in aid of charity. Starting at the home of British motor racing, Brooklands in Surrey the cars will arrive at Biggin Hill for their flight line parade before parking in the showground for all to see.
Vehicles entered range from new Ferraris to Morris Minors. if you would like to enter please register at www.theroundelrun.com
Full list to be announced but will include aircraft from the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, Shipping and Airlines Classic British aircraft collection, The Wessex Club helicopters and more from behind the hangar doors at Biggin Hill.