Fly-In

Our 2019 Fly-In will be  held on 21 - 23 June 2019 (see Press Release)

Registration is now available please go here

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS: FLY-IN 2019

Friday 21ST June

1200 - 1930
Meet & Greet in the Hangar
Location: Airfield
Note: there is a free shuttle to hotels and other accommodation

1900 - 2000
Welcome Reception 
Location: The Moorings, Braye Street
Note: Free welcome drink. Stay on for the BBQ with Live Music

2000 – Late BBQ  and Live Music
Location: The Moorings, Braye Street                                                                                       
Pre-Booking essential.. (book on Registration Form) 
£20pp for 2-course BBQ supper. Live Music

Alternatively, book for dinner at any of the restaurants here   

Saturday 22nd June

09:00-noon
Victoria Street Market 
 
Location: bottom of Victoria    Street

10:00-11:00   
Fly-In Bellringing at St. Anne’s Church – have a go!
Location: St. Anne’s Church, Victoria Street.  Free Admission
The bell-tower of St Anne's Church has twelve glorious bells, more than any other tower in the Channel Islands. Come and ring the bells to welcome the pilots and passengers participating in this year’s Fly-in. On Sunday they will be rung before the 10.30am Church Service. 

10:00-11:30 OK
Alderney History, Wildlife and Ghosts. £10pp
Guided Bus and walking tour.
Pre-Booking essential. (book on Registration Form) Minimum of 6 people required
Board minibus at the bottom of Victoria Street

 11:00-12:15 
Guided Tour of Historic Fort Grosnez £8pp.
Completed in 1852, Fort Gosnez was the first of 18 defence works built to protect the new Admiralty harbour under construction at Braye Bay between 1847 and 1872. The fort has many unique features representing the art of fortification at the beginning of this period and, with a number of WWII German additions, makes for a fascinating visit. Those joining the tour of the fort do so entirely at their own risk and should bring torches if possible.

Your tour guide is author, writer and broadcaster Colin Partridge who specialises in the Channel Island’s naval and military history. Pre-Booking essential. (book on Registration Form)

Location: At the Gates of Fort Grosnez, Inner Harbour, Braye. Transportation provided if required.

14:00 – 18:00
Visit the Tower
Location: ATC Tower, Airfield

14:00-18:00 
Round the Island Scenic Flights

Location: Airfield
Use your own aircraft, why not route to the lighthouse at Casquets as well. Book slot on the day with the Tower

14:15 – 16:15   
Alderney History, Wildlife and Ghosts Tour £15pp to include afternoon tea.
Guided Bus and walking tour with afternoon tea.
Pre-Booking essential. (book on Registration Form) Minimum of 6 people required
Board minibus at the bottom of Victoria Street

14:00-15:30 
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £25/per head. Pre-Booking essential. (book on Registration Form)

15:30-17:00 
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £25/per head 
Pre-Booking Essential. (book on Registration Form)

19:00 - Late Gala Dinner and Prize Giving with Live Music
Location: Braye Beach Hotel
Price: £35.00/per head for buffet including free welcome drink - 
Pre-Booking Essential with £14 deposit (book on Registration Form)
Pay Bar. 
Live music

Note: there will be a free shuttle bus to the campsite departing around 2300hrs

 

Sunday 23rd June

There is a free shuttle bus from hotels and other accommodation to the airfield. Call 07711 142 858

09:00 - Onwards 
Flight Planning Help Desk
Location: Hangar

09:45 sharp for 1000 start - no late entries: 

Clay pigeon shooting   

Shoot those pesky Clays in a Victorian fort with great views
Location: Fort Albert Pre-Booking essential. Call Geoff Salt +44 1481 824031
£20pp including equipment and 25 rounds of ammunition (Tuition available)

14:30 & 15:30 
Take the train on the scenic route along the coastline. 
Tickets £5 - no booking required

15:00  Guided tour of the Lighthouse : £4 (the 14:30 train will take you there) 

            ….more things to do and to discover:

* See the original of our famous Alderney Bayeux Tapestry 'Finale' in the Alderney Library. Open Saturday 1000-1230 & 1700-1900. This highly acclaimed tapestry  involving over 400 stitchers incl. TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, has been exhibited  at the Bayeux Tapestry Museum and at different historic locations across the UK and the Channel Islands                                                   

* Visit the award-winning Alderney Museum :    
Elizabethan Wreck, WW2 ….and much more!  
Weekend opening hours: 1000-1200noon

*  Tax-free shopping ... before you leave - don’t forget your Duty-Free

Or how about  a game of golf at Alderney’s scenic, but challenging golf course? Call 01481 822835 to book (golf clubs for hire)