High-flying fun at wings and wheels airfield show

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A WEEKEND of high-flying excitement comes to Wickenby Airfield next month.

Wickenby Wings and Wheels takes place on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, which happens to be Father’s Day.

Open from 10am to 5pm, there will be stalls and attractions, children’s games and entertainments, 4x4 off-roading, static aircraft and vintage vehicles, plus lots to eat and drink throughout the day.

Between 1pm and 4pm there will be a full airshow, including large model aircraft displays, and attractions such as the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, a First World War mock dogfight, the iconic Tiger Moth, the amazing Breighton Collection, breath-taking aerobatics from Britain’s No.1 ranked pilot, Gerald Cooper, and much more.

Tickets cost £10 adult and £5 for under 16s, with free entry for the under 8s.

On the Saturday night, from 6.30pm, there is the chance to dress up 1940s style for the Fun of the 40s charity dinner dance being held in an authentic atmosphere wartime marquee by the old control tower.

Tickets cost £20 per person and included in the price is a two-course meal, evening aerobatic displays, live swing music, 1940s disco, bar and dance floor.

Hot air balloons will be lighting up the airfield after sunset as the music plays into the night.

Proceeds from the evening going to the Lincolnshire Air Ambulance.

For more information and tickets to both events log on to www.wickenbyairfield.com/www or call 01673 885000.