Royal Air Force Village

Newly located up on the East Overcliff the RAF Village will once again be offering some exciting and interesting experiences. New in 2018 was RAF Operation Virtual Reality - an amazing, interactive experience that allowed people to immerse themselves in a variety of locations and roles within the RAF. Watch this space for news on what they will be bringing for 2019.

Royal Navy Village

As well as the two ships in the bay, the Royal Navy will be bringing back the Diving tank up on the East Overcliff - very popular with the youngsters- and new for 2019 the RN chefs will be giving cooking demonstrations.

Marching band along Bournemouth Seafront

Beat Retreat

New for 2019 - Beat Retreat will this year be in the Lower Gardens on Friday & Saturday evening. The band will be playing again on Sunday morning in the Gardens .

The Army Village

The Army Village is always a hands-on experience, giving festival goers the opportunity to get up close to an array of army equipment and vehicles.

Royal Marines

Hosted by the Royal Navy Village, the Royal Marines will once again be entertaining festival goes up on the East Overcliff, performing their staggering unarmed combat displays!

Funfairs & Entertainment

There's plenty of fun to be had across the Seafront and up on East Overcliff

Festival vendors

Food and drink

With 1.5 miles of terrific traders and a variety of veritable vendors, there will be plenty to keep everyone well fed and entertained throughout the festival.

Air Festival Bars

With plenty of bars to choose from across the site you will never go thirsty!

Majestic eagle standing proud in the lower gardens

Liberty's Owl and Raptors

Take a walk through Bournemouth's lower gardens as you head towards the pier and check out mother natures majestic planes which include fluffy owls, stunning eagles and an imposing vulture. There are daily bird shows which are run by the incredible staff from Liberty's Owl, Raptor and reptile centre.