High flying fun at Blackbushe

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Blackbushe Open Day and Fly-In is celebrating all things aviation on Saturday, 15th June with static displays and experience flights among the fun for the whole family

Aviation enthusiasts will be on cloud nine at the annual Blackbushe Air Day with fun and games for all the family, a static aircraft display, live entertainment, a history hub and stalls.

The static display features a wide variety of aircraft, many vintage including those dating from the 1930s as well as fly-in appearances from a variety of aircraft.

There will be limited availability to take part in some flying action, with experience flights on Scillonia Airway’s Dragon Rapide (tickets on the day) and Adventure 001’s Jet Ranger Helicopter when you can enjoy a six-mile flight.

In 2023 more than 84 aircraft attended and over 120 classic cars, including historical aircraft from Blackbushe’s past with some more than 100 years old. A Sherman Tank was among the vehicles on display. More than 150 classic vehicles are scheduled to appear this year, a 25 percent increase on last year with big names such as the Jaguar E-Type, the MGB, and the Ford Mustang, American police vehicles, a bus, along with many others.

New for 2024 will see Aerobility bring their experience in running the Armchair Airshow to a new attraction – Aerobility Live! Watch on a big screen showing some fantastic air displays, with real pilots on stage commentating on the fantastic feats, providing an insight into the skills required.

Another highlight for the day that’ll have you looking upwards, will be the Battle of Britain memorial flight making a flypast complete with a Spitfire and Hurricane.

There’s family excitement with fun and games for all ages to be found around the site. Features include bouncy castles and slides, miniature ‘ride on’ model planes, static displays, live entertainment, the history hub and food stalls.

In addition to the mix of aviation themed stalls and merchandise, shop at the maker’s market for handmade jewellery, art, chocolate and candles among others and when it’s time to stop for food and drink you’re spoiled for choice with fish and chips, pulled pork, burgers, crepes and pizza with wine, gin and beer as well as soft drinks available.

Tickets £18 adults, £8 children, £45 family (2&2). Please book at Tickets — Blackbushe Air Day

Lawn Green Bowling Open Day

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Come and try bowling at West End Bowls Club open day Sunday, 5th May  –  10 am to 2 pm – no need to book, just come along wearing flat soled shoes…

If you enjoy it and want to do more they can offer free instruction and discounted membership for new bowlers.

They are a very friendly club in a superb setting and bowl at every level – from informal rollups to participation in national competitions. Short Mat Bowls and a range of social activities for our members is a bonus!

For further information visit Westendbowlsclub or email [email protected].

Alternatively you are welcome to call Sue or Dave on 01483 473733

Make a difference with Treloar’s

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Recruitment day offers a wealth of opportunities, pop along and find out more

Treloar School and Treloar College invite you to join them at a recruitment open day on Saturday, 25th June and learn more about the career opportunities on offer.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young disabled people, the HR team wants to meet you at the event at Jowett Centre, Holybourne, Alton from 10am to 3pm.

Treloar’s offers excellent opportunities to develop careers within care, education, catering, administration & many other sectors.

Reward packages are competitive with excellent benefits including a Group Personal Pension Scheme, life insurance, critical care cover, free parking & a health care cash plan.

If you have the drive, energy and commitment, Treloar’s will help you develop your skills, supporting you with a comprehensive training programme and, professional qualifications.

Find out how you can make a difference at the Treloar’s Recruitment Open Day.

Please follow the link to register your interest https://forms.gle/JLV82fue6qjSxb4L9 or call the Recruitment Team on 01420 547400 or email [email protected].

Next month bring Treloar’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, 9th July from 10.30am to 5pm.

Treloar’s have teamed up with Alton Lion’s Club for the family fun day at Powell Drive, Holybourne, Alton which will host live music, children’s activities, a range of market stalls, food and drink and much more.

There are plenty of activities and entertainment for children running throughout the day, including an inflatable fun run, balloon modelling, magic shows, face painting and much more.

Entry to the event is free and everyone’s welcome to attend for a fun filled day out!

Treloar’s say: “We’re also looking for local stallholders and bands/musicians to join us on the day! If you’d like to come along, please get in touch with us at [email protected].”