Programme for Fly-In 2018



Signature Boat Trip: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and much more!

We have aimed to provide visitors with an interesting programme of events this year in sports, history and natural Alderney. While you are here you can explore the Island on foot, by bike, or by car. Cycle Hire (incl. electric bikes) available from CycleandSurf or Auto-Motion (email: automotion@cgwsy.net or call +441481823352). Booking ahead recommended.               

Friday 22nd June

1200 - 1930
Meet & Greet in the Hangar
Location: Airfield
Note: there is a free shuttle bus 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                                                                                       
Reservation required.  Tel 01481 822459 – email info@georgianalderney.com
£20pp for 2-course supper. Live Music: The Alderney Wrecks

Alternatively, book for dinner at any of the restaurants here   

Saturday 23rd 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
Alderney History, Wildlife and Ghosts. £10pp
Guided Bus and walking tour Booking essential. 
Board minibus at the bottom of Victoria Street

1030 – 1200
Historic Fortification Tour
Where else can you find such an intriguing mix of Neolithic, Roman, Napoleonic and German architecture within a single island? Our local expert Trevor Davenport will lead a guided tour. Location: Meet at the Visitor Information Centre, Victoria Street. £ 6

1330-1500
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £25/per head 
Pre-Booking Essential.

1400 - 1530  
Alderney History, Wildlife and Ghosts Tour
£10pp.
Guided Bus and walking tour Booking essential.
Board minibus at the bottom of Victoria Street

1500-1630 
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £25/per head 
Pre-Booking Essential.

1400 - 1800
Visit the Tower
Location: ATC Tower, Airfield

1400-1800 
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

1900 - 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 £12 deposit
Pay Bar. Live music with multi-talented UK artist Dan McHale  

Note: there is a free shuttle bus to hotels, campsite and other accommodation departing around 2300hrs

 

Sunday 24th June

There is a free shuttle bus from hotels and other accommodation to the airfield. Call 07781 428678

0900 - Onwards 
Flight Planning Help Desk
Location: Hangar

0945 sharp for 1000 start  - no late entries: Clay pigeon shooting
Shoot those pesky Clays in a Victorian fort with great views
Location: Fort Albert 
Booking essential. Call Geof 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(exhibited at the Bayeux Tapestry Museum during the summer of  2014 and soon to go to the V&A )   
Weekend opening hours: Sat 1000-1230 & 1700-1900   (Closed on Sunday)

* 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)

* Stay a little longer and make a meal of it! Monday 25th June marks the start of the popular Alderney Food & Drink Festival (25 June-6 July). More on http://www.visitalderney.com/events/diary/