The Red Arrows 2022: where and when to see them in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

They are some of the most exciting sights you can see in the sky. The red arrows display team against a blue summer sky is irresistible to people of all ages.

And with this summer looking to be free of coronavirus pandemic restrictions, there will be plenty of opportunities to get out and see RAF planes at a host of airshows across the UK. The team are based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire and have a busy summer schedule.

Red Arrows Calendar 2022

June 2 and 3: Midlands Air Festival

June 3, 4 and 5: English Riviera Airshow, Torbay

June 7: Isle of Man TT

June 11: Teeside Air Show

June 12: Cosford Air Show

June 17: Isle of Wight Festival

June 23, 24 and 26: Goodwood Festival of Speed

June 24: Headcorn Airshow

June 25: Scarborough National Armed Forces Day

June 25: Cleethorpes National Armed Forces Day

June 26: West Air Festival, Weston-super-Mare

2 and 3 July: Wales National Airshow, Swansea

July 2: Teignmouth Air Show

July 3: Silverstone, British F1 Grand Prix

July 9 and 10: Southport Airshow

July 15, 16 and 17: Royal International Air Tattoo

July 20: Peterhead, Scottish week

July 23: Making Waves Festival, Irvine, Scotland

August 10: Falmouth Week

August 13: Whitby Regatta

August 13 and 14: Blackpool Airshow

August 17: Cromer Carnival

August 18, 19, 20 and 21: Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow

August 21: Folkestone Air Show

August 25 and 26: Clacton Airshow

August 26: Sidmouth

August 27 and 28: Rhyl Airshow

1, 2, 3 and 4 September: Bournemouth Air Festival

September 8: Guernsey Air Display

September 9: Jersey International Air Show

September 10: Causeway International Airshow, Portrush, Northern Ireland

September 11: Great North Run

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Who are the Red Arrows?

The Royal Air Force’s aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, is one of the best aerobatic teams in the world. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the RAF, the team is the public face of the service.

They help with recruitment into the armed forces, act as UK ambassadors at home and abroad and promote the best of Britons. Flying distinctive fast Hawk jets, the team is made up of pilots, engineers and essential support personnel with frontline operational experience.

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