Bank Holiday Weekend
join us this bank holiday weekend
24-26th august 2019
Visit Aerospace Bristol this Bank Holiday weekend for an exciting programme of events, including Fly Through History tours, Spotlight Talks, and a special Concorde nose droop.
fun daily activities under Concorde
Design the next supersonic aircraft using Engino or create your own phonetic alphabet and then test it on your friends and family, all free to join with your admission ticket.
plan your visit now
Let the kids run around whilst you relax with a coffee in our aerospace themed outdoor play and seating area.
Come rain or shine, there's plenty to keep the whole family entertained over the Bank Holiday weekend. Book tickets now or take advantage of your free annual returns and get ready for a fun family adventure.
Saturday 24th August
FLY THROUGH HISTORY TOURS - Kids go free!
11.00 & 14.00
Visit on Saturday 24th August and take off on a journey through Bristol's illustrious aerospace history. From the earliest pioneers of aviation, through two World Wars, the space race, and on to the iconic Concorde, before you step aboard the supersonic jet.
Kids go free! Tours last approximately one hour and are available to purchase on the day for only £5 per person, but kids can join the tour for free*! Spaces are limited so arrive early, together with a valid museum ticket, to secure your place.
*All adults and children must have a valid museum ticket - and all adults require a Fly Through History tour ticket - in order to attend this event.
Sunday 25th August
Storytime & Spotlight talks
Uncover fascinating stories behind a selection of our exhibits with special Spotlight Talks this Bank Holiday Sunday. Discover more about the Bristol Brabazon, the ingenuity behind Concorde’s Nose and the important role of Filton in the history of aviation. Talks are free to join as part of your admissions ticket.
11.00: Bristol Brabazon
12.00: Concorde’s Nose
13.00: History of Filton
14.00: Chevaline Nuclear Warhead
And for our younger visitors we will have a special story time session at 13.15, free to join with a valid admission ticket. It's the perfect activity for under-5s to enjoy this Bank Holiday Sunday.
monday 26th august
SEE CONCORDE’S NOSE DROOP
Join us this Bank Holiday Monday for a very special operation of the Concorde droop nose at 1pm. Concorde's droop nose was designed to give pilots better visibility during takeoff and landing, and you could be here to see it, free for you to watch as part of your museum admission. Watch this special event and then enjoy a Spotlight Talk and learn all about this incredible piece of engineering.
We will also feature a number of Spotlight Talks throughout the day - all free to join with a valid museum ticket:
11.00: Jupiter Engine
12.00: Bristol Bloodhound Missile
13:15: Concorde’s Nose
14.00: Bristol Beaufighter