Wessex strut Annual fly-in April 2017 - aerial picture of aircraft parked on the grass!

Calendar of events at Henstridge 2019

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Wessex strut annual fly-in - 28th April

First held at Henstridge in 1976, the Wessex Strut Fly-in has been running ever since.  All manner of diverse types of aeroplanes attend, from single seaters to classic and vintage, with new build LAA types often on show made from wood, composite and metal. In 2017, The Light Aircraft Association held a huge anniversary gathering where over 170 aeroplanes visited. The next Wessex Strut Fly-in is to be held on Sunday 28th April 2019. All are welcome to join us.

Bader Braves Day 8th June

Bader Braves will be organising flying experiences to 18 families with disabilities on 8th June. Among the volunteers  will be pilots who are themselves disabled! John Reed, who is resident at Henstridge will be one, along with Steve Slade, a world microlight record holder..

Driving for the blind day 15th June

2nd2NONE Driving School will once again be offering driving experiences to blind and partially-sighted people of all ages on 15th June. Last year’s event, organised by The Dorset Blind Association, saw drivers reaching top speeds of 85mph!  Ages ranged from 21 to 90…

      

Blackmore Vale revival - Not running this year

  Blackmore Vale Revival is an annual Classic Vehicle and Vintage Show, held at the beginning of July. Visitors traditionally dress in vintage clothing at the show, which includes trade and craft stalls, family entertainment, beer and refreshment tents  and arena entertainment, all in the style of the Goodwood Revival.  All proceeds of the day go to Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance..    

Clic Sargent fun day - Friday 26th July

  Clic Sargent is a children and young adults cancer support group. The fun day is not a fundraiser, but a day to give the kids, their families, siblings and carers a fantastic day out, and a flight in a light aircraft with our volunteer pilots!  In 2017 over 250 passengers were given the flight of their life…  

Wings and Wheels - 24th August

2019 will be the twentieth celebration of this event.  Classic cars, vintage & classic aircraft (subject to weather).  A great family day out. For information on hosting a stall or exhibiting a vehicle please contact Chris Wood via email – creekmoorchris70@gmail.com