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Publication date:- 2017-02-09

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Southport Air Show 2017


THE skies over Southport are set to thunder with the roar of jet engines, the thrum of propellers and the majesty of amazing flying machines for the 2017 Air Show. 3 days of awe inspiring, jaw dropping displays begin with a special Friday Launch event. The main Air Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 16/17, but on Friday, 15 September 2017, the skies will be lit up with displays from the:- The Blades, Fireflies Display Team, Tigers Free Fall Team and even the amazing Eurofighter Typhoon. There will be pyros and LED lights on planes, as well as a firework finale on the beach to end the special evening, making way for 2 adrenaline packed days of aviation action. As well as numerous flying displays throughout the weekend, there will be a host of fun filled activities taking place on the ground including:- military tanks, a diving tank, a replica Typhoon and the return of the much loved beach explosions!

Cllr Marion Atkinson, Sefton Council's Labour Cabinet Member Regeneration and Skills, said:- "The 26th Southport Air Show is, as ever, shaping up to be a fantastic three day event for all the family and I can't wait to see the huge crowds across the weekend. Sefton Council continues to offer a fantastic events programme which caters for all the family and improves year on year. With the return of the Friday night flying displays, this promises to be an exciting weekend for the Southport Air Show and the whole of the borough. If you are planning to attend one of the three days, please get there early and make the most of your visit to Southport."

Discounted tickets for each day of the Air Show are available to buy in advance and start at just ₤6.50 (including all fees).

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The One Show's Michelle Ackerley races to support success of Southport volunteers and runners
Ovington Drive Playground in Southport to close
Metro Mayor Appoints Fairness Tsar
Liverpool is ready to mark Merchant Navy Day
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is currently recruiting for the next generation of firefighters
Local Hospital leads the way in trauma pain management
Birmingham Hospital Trust heading North to recruit nurses
Emergency services have attended an incident at Crosby Beach
Shoreline Food Bank Manager, Julie Woods, receives Lord Mayor's Citizens 4 Good Commendation for Shoreline Food Bank
Annual Running Day for Merseyside Heritage Transport Charity
Laura Whitmore and Lisa Snowdon to clear out their wardrobes and Give up their clothes for Good
Annual Running Day for Merseyside Heritage Transport Charity
Former Formby High School student wins international animal welfare award
Southport afternoon tea raises lorra lorra money for cancer research
Rural economy hit by increase in fly tipping
₤300 million road projects to improve journeys in Merseyside and Cheshire
Danielle Collins and Rebecca Duckworth Selected for National School Games Teams
Southport Hockey Club needs new players!
'Friday Night Football' kicks off
Invitation to Hospital Trust's Annual General Meeting
Councils at risk of being unable to meet rising demand for Secondary School
82 year old jailed for historical sex offences
Clipper Race - Liverpool, UK, to Punta del Este, Uruguay Update
Shiver me timbers… Mersey Ferries launches brand new Pirate Themed Cruises
Liverpool author teams up with Children's University for latest book launch
Get your place on a group shoot with Elli Wilson, who has the titles Miss Liverpool City Region 2017/18 and England's Billion Dollar Smile 2017
Liverpool Gin hits Tesco shelves, as sales in the spirit rise City wide
Work due to start on refresh of the Mersey Tunnels Toll System
Liverpool 2022 Commonwealth Games could deliver an economic boost of around ₤1 billion
Walkers in Merseyside 1 step closer to enjoying England Coast Path
₤1,000 print to be sold for charity - update
LJLA completes ₤3m latest phase of terminal improvement works
Southport Flower Show Photos 2017 - Part 3

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Reading and Leeds Festival 2017

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