- Bournemouth Air Festival prepares for take-off

August 04, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News highlights people spending time in Bournemouth hotels this summer are in for a treat as the resort's annual Air Festival gets underway.

Featuring a range of amazing aerial displays, family-friendly attractions and quality evening entertainment, this year's Bournemouth Air Festival looks set to be a great event.

Running from August 19th to 22nd, the festival will see the skies above the town play host to a fleet of fantastic aircraft and awe-inspiring display teams.

For people keeping their feet on the ground, there is also a range of exciting activities scheduled.

The festival programme includes a series of evening activities known as Night Air, which will take place in the Lower Gardens.

With 1.5 miles of trading space from Bournemouth town centre to the promenade, people can take in the huge number of stalls or perch on the clifftops for stunning views of the action.

Some of the event's most popular attractions in recent years include trips to the naval vessel HMS Bangor, a mock beach assault by the Royal Marines, the RAF Village and spectacular air displays throughout the day and evening.

The air festival is completely free to attend, with full disabled access and amenities provided throughout the site.

For more information on this event, visit the Bournemouth Air Festival website or contact the organisers on 0845 051 1700. offers a wide range of accommodation in Bournemouth, including the Royal Bath Hotel Bournemouth.

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