Discover what's going on at Aerospace Bristol with our calendar of events.
discover what's going on at aerospace bristol... INCLUDING SPECIAL CONCORDE50 EvENTS
This year marks 50 years since Concorde’s maiden flight - from Toulouse on 2nd March 1969, with the first British flight taking place from Filton on 9th April 1969 - and we will celebrating this incredible milestone with special activities throughout the year.
You’ll find a selection of our Concorde50 activities below, but please check back regularly, as we’ll be revealing more exciting Concorde50 news and events throughout 2019.
So, don’t miss your chance to join the celebrations and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly in Concorde’s fiftieth anniversary year.
Journey through a century of flight before you step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly, in Concorde’s 50th anniversary year.
Discover fascinating stories with 'Spotlight' talks, including the history of Concorde (from 16th February), every weekend when you visit Aerospace Bristol. Talks are free with your admission ticket.
Watch important work on the Bristol Bolingbroke and speak to our knowledgeable volunteers. The restoration workshop is open for public viewing whenever work is taking place.
Celebrate Concorde50 with a display of material in the Archive Reading Room focusing on the ambitions for Concorde bringing the world together through supersonic flights all around the globe, including early route maps (credit BAE Systems). Entry to the Archive Reading Room is free with your standard admission ticket.
We're delighted to be joining forces with the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta this year. Visit the Fiesta this summer and join us in celebrating 50 years since Concorde’s maiden flight.
ThuRSDAYS & Saturdays from 25 July to 31 august
FLY THROUGH HISTORY (11am & 2pm)
Take off on a journey through Bristol's illustrious aerospace history. From the earliest pioneers of aviation, through two World Wars, the drama of the space race, and on to the iconic Concorde. Step aboard the supersonic jet and discover how Bristol changed the world.
Tours are available to book upon arrival for £5pp + museum admission. Capacity is limited and places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please arrive early for a prompt start.
It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas! This year's Christmas party at Aerospace Bristol takes place on Saturday 14th December, so plan ahead and book now to celebrate the festive season under the wings of Concorde.