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The Hendon Pageant

1 - 2 June 2019

10.00am – 6.00pm

Join us for a nostalgic vintage festival celebrating the style and charm of the Hendon Pageants. 

Please note: Today's flypast will be at 1.15pm not 2.00pm as previously advertised. 

The pageants drew huge crowds and were a chance for spectators to see aircraft fly, to experience technology they had never seen before and to see the Royal Air Force in action. 

For the second year we will be bringing this tradition back to the Hendon Aerodrome, which is now home to the newly transformed Museum. Join us for this family festival that will capture some of the magic of the past Hendon Pageants. Don't miss....

Pop-up Vintage Fairs London 
We are very excited to have Pop-up Vintage Fairs at the Hendon Pageant. There will be dozens of stalls to peruse and pick up that vintage fashion item, accessory or even a bit of homeware. 

Vintage Fairground
This traditional hand-painted fairground will include a coconut shy, high striker, swing boats and carousel.

Live Music and Dancing
There will be a variety of vintage music on our Marquee Stage, come and listen to our vintage trio, the Barnettes, or get your toes tapping with a bit of swing from Hot Swing Boheme. Swing Patrol will be running mini workshops to show you how to tap those toes. 

Engine Displays
Historic Aero Engines will be running their Merlin Engine 4 times a day, come and experience this amazing demonstration. 

Model Hot Air Balloon Display
Watch these miniature balloons soar over our airfield!

Living History 
Come and meet our re-enactors bringing the past to life! 

Community Stands 
We've invited some of our community partners in to share what they do in our local community

Food and Drink 
Grab a bite at our mini street food corner, or in one of our amazing Cafes. 

Flypast 
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be flying over the Museum in the Douglas C-47 Dakota, which is now painted to represent Dakota FZ692 of No 233 Squadron, around the D-Day period in 1944 The Dakota will fly over on Saturday around 12.30pm, and Sunday around 1.15pm. Please note that the flypast is weather permitting and times may change. 








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