JULY

13 ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire (13-15 July)…..

One of the world’s largest military airshows will be staging a special international celebration of the Royal Air Force’s centenary with a range of exciting flypasts and aerial formations featuring current and historic RAF aircraft. More than 30 air arms from around the globe will be taking part from as far as Canada, Australia, Oman, Pakistan and Ukraine. Highlights include displays by the MIG-21, F=35A, Typhoon, CV=228 Osprey, AMD Mirage 2000D, Rafale and Chinook and of course, The Red Arrows. Plenty of family entertainment on the ground too including the critically-acclaimed Techno Zone and Vintage Village. www.airtatoo.com

SEPTEMBER

15 FLYING HIGH BALL
Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey..

The Flying High Ball will take you on a journey through the 1940s to present day. As you enjoy a drinks reception under the wings of the Wellington Bomber, you will be serenaded by songs from the 1940s. You will then enjoy a three-course dinner with free flowing wine and dance the night away with our seven-piece band playing songs from the 1940s through to current day. In aid of Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People. Tel: Katrina Fritsch 01372 841222.

SEPTEMBER

22 A NIGHT IN THE SAHARA
Trumpeters House, Old Palace Road, Richmond

This delightful evening includes cocktails, a three-course dinner, themed entertainment and dancing to a live band. Dress: Black Tie. Patrons: Baroness van Dedem, Samantha Bond, Sir Derek Jacobi CBE. In aid of REACT, Tel: 020 8940 2575