Flying Man Festival programme of events

Leigh Lockwood and Tom Reid, from estate agents RM English, the main sponsor of this years festival.
Leigh Lockwood and Tom Reid, from estate agents RM English, the main sponsor of this years festival.

This year’s highly-anticipated Flying Man Festival in Pocklington will feature an exciting programme of events.

The 12th annual festival will include a new running event this year - The Flying Man 60 - and many other activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy.

Here is the programme of events:

Tomorrow (6 May):

- Gliding club flights, 6pm, Wolds Gliding Club

- Flying Man lift off concert, 7-9pm, ASC

- Silent Auction, weekend, ASC

Saturday (7 May):

- Hot air balloons, 6-8am, various locations

- Flying Man 60/30, 9am-1pm, PS

- Flying Man cafe, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Glider activities, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Art exhibition, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Model aircraft display, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Model of Pocklington Airfield, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Mothers’ Union cake stall, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Exhibition of photos by camera club, 10am-4pm, ASC

- History society exhibition, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Red kite exhibition, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Pavement activities, 10am-4pm, PV

- Tower ascents, 10am-4pm, ASC

- Bristol Hercules Mark III aircraft engine demonstration, 4pm, PV

- Flying Man quiz, 7-10pm, ASC

Sunday (8 May):

- Hot air balloons, 6-8am, PS

- Festival service of worship, 9.30-10.45am, ASC

- Flying Man cafe, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Model of Pocklington Airfield, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Exhibition of photos by camera club, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- History society exhibition, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Art exhibition, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Mothers’ Union cake stall, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Birds of prey, 11am-3pm, ASC

- Flying teddy bear slide, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Children’s activities, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Tower ascents, 11am-3.30pm, ASC

- Pavement activities, 11am-3.30pm, PV

- History society lecture featuring World War Two veteran Harry Hughes, 6pm, ASC

ASC - All Saints’ Church

PV - Pavement

PS - Pocklington School