2020 Virtual Air Festival 21st- 23rd August

This year’s Air Festival will be virtual broadcasting from Centre VR in Bournemouth, there will be no displays taking place. Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd August it will be a celebration of the UKs leading air, land and sea event with pilot interviews, competitions, exclusive clips, Q&A sessions and even art and craft with the Bridge Family, who created an airshow in their back garden!  Watch it online  – via your phone, smart TV, YouTube or Facebook.  Check out what we have planned here.  A full set of FAQs is available here.



What's on

RAF typhoon in clear blue skies

In the air

See who will be part of the 2020 virtual Air Festival

On land

Entertainment favourites – virtually for 2020

At sea

The virtual Royal Navy hour for 2020

Plan your visit

The Air Festival can be viewed from across the Bournemouth coastline. Below are some resources that you may find helpful:

Getting here

Advice on the best ways to get to the festival, wherever you're coming from.


A guide which includes locations of accessible parking, toilets and wheelchair access to the seafront.

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