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Weekend Picks: Festival of Flighton

Festival of Flighton: Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Oct (Ragley Hall, Warwickshire)

Credit: Ragley Hall / Marketing Aloud

Ragley Hall in Warwickshire will hold it’s first Festival of Flighton event this weekend a family air show with top displays from pilots from around the UK and Europe.

There’ll also be a boating regatta, model car racing, aerobatic displays and a World War II pyrotechnics display. On the Saturday night a laser lights and fireworks show will take place.

“We are delighted to host another fantastic new festival at Ragley Hall. This unique event has something for everyone and the spectacular Saturday show is sure to provide a memorable evening for all the family”.

– Hilary Philpott, House Manager at Ragley Hall

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Weekend Picks: Warwick Folk Festival

Warwick Folk Festival: Thurs 21st - Sun 24th July (Warwick School, Warwick)

Thousands are expected at the Warwick Folk Festival this weekend Credit: Warwick Folk Festival / Marketing Aloud

The 37th Warwick Folk Festival takes place this weekend and it is expected to attract thousands of visitors.

For the first time, the organisers are offering one-night camping options for those that can only attend for one night.

This year the Festival is organising a dedicated programme of workshops, performances and activities for those aged 12 - 25. Also new for this year is the Kids Zone which has been moved into one space on the main stage, close to the craft fair & food stalls.

"Ticket sales are going exceptionally well and I would strongly urge those who want to attend to book their tickets now.

With many superb headline acts and something for everyone, the Festival promises to be a fantastic fun-filled 4 day weekend of first-class entertainment for all tastes and ages”.

– Dick Dixon, Festival Director

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M40 Southbound is blocked Credit: PA

The M40 Southbound is blocked with stationary traffic. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service are at the scene tackling a grass side verge fire between Junction 16 A3400 (Henley In Arden) and Junction 15 A46 / A429 (Longbridge Island/Warwick).


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