Friday August 24 2018
The famous Red Arrows will once again be performing in the town over the Sidmouth Regatta Weekend, Friday 24th August 2018 (tbc) The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams and will be enthralling the huge crowds who come to watch and take advantage of Sidmouth's natural amphitheatre that is the Esplanade and waterfront. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the RAF, the team is the public face of the Royal Air Force and Sidmouth is looking forward to welcoming them back.
(Date of Red Arrows participation to be confirmed. Display subject to weather conditions)
Sidmouth Town Council would like to thank those residents and visitors who kindly gave donations towards the Red Arrows display over Sidmouth on Friday 25th August 2017.
Together, the army of collectors organised by Sidmouth Regatta, received £14,500 of the £15,000 required to help secure the participation of the Red Arrows and organise the display. In total there were 87 collectors around the town from various local groups collecting from the estimated 35,000 spectators. Particular thanks is given to Sidmouth Sailing Club, Sidmouth Hotels, Honiton ATC, Sidmouth ATC, Exeter ATC, Sidmouth Catholic Church, Sidmouth Town Council, Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce, Sidmouth Lions Club, Sidmouth Rotary Club, Family members and several volunteer members of the public who responded to requests for help in the local paper. Thanks also to Colin Pyne for allowing the use of the Bedford Hotel as a base for the collectors.
To see YouTube videos of The Red Arrows in Sidmouth Click here