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25 Jul 2011


Tickets on sale for brand new 3-day event – IMAGINEERING FAIR @ AIRBASE, Coventry Airport – August Bank Holiday weekend

Tickets are now on sale for the fabulous new family event – *IMAGINEERING FAIR @ AIRBASE*, at Coventry Airport on August Bank Holiday weekend – 27-29 August 2011.

It will be packed with scores of fun, exciting hands-on engineering and technology activities, indoors and outdoors, for youngsters laid on by over 20 exhibitors – including Jaguar Land Rover, AeroEngine Controls, Army, Balfour Beatty and National Grid. Visitors can also meet TREVOR BAYLIS, TV personality and inventor of the clockwork radio.
There will be everything from robotics, flight simulators, pneumatics and IT to mechanical and electrical challenges, aviation and automotive engineering.
Youngsters will be able to see and learn at first hand about the mind-blowing technology behind our everyday lives, and hopefully be inspired to go on to explore more opportunities in modern technology and engineering.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to view up close AIRBASE’s stunning collection of 30 iconic classic aircraft including the Nimrod and Dakota DC3 as well as the Gloster Meteor T7, the oldest operational British jet aircraft. Visitors can even take a pleasure flight if booked in advance with AIRBASE.

Other facilities include DC6 Diner; Canberra Café; Children’s area; Gift Shop; Free parking

Bob Shanks, Imagineering Chairman, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to this very special event at a new venue for the Midlands Imagineering Fair. This is a real fun day out for the whole family not only with all the Imagineering activities but also the opportunities to view AIRBASE’s fascinating collection of aircraft.”

Clive Dickin, AIRBASE Director, said:” AIRBASE is proud to host the Imagineering Fair. Engineering and technology are the lifeblood of manufacturing and the UK needs enthusiastic young people to get a real buzz from seeing, playing and getting enthused with engineering and technology projects.”

Sat 27th & Sun 28th - 0930hrs – 1700hrs
Mon 29th - 0930hrs – 1600hrs

*Tickets valid for all three days!*
+Admission:+ (no booking fee)
Early Bird:
Family of 4: £15 (£20 on gate)
Adult: £8 (10 on gate)
Child 5-16yrs: £2 (£5 on gate)
Under 5s: Free
To book online:
Or phone: T: 02476 882616

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