Shortly after taking over the estate in the early s, Lord March who later became Duke of Richmond wanted to bring back motor racing to Goodwood Circuitbut did not have the necessary permit to host a race there. Therefore, he instead hosted it on his own grounds. With a small selection of entrants made up of invited historic vehicles, the first event that took place on Sunday 13 June proved to be a success, taking in a crowd of 25, despite a date clash with the 24 Hours of Le Mans that year.
Official start of the spectacular Edinburgh Hogmanay events. Live DJs with music from Fireworks light up the Tyne against the iconic backdrop of the seven bridges.
Free fancy dress party with 20, revelers. Tourist Information Centre Spectacular and unique display involving 60 fireballs.
Each fireball is a round cage of wire netting about two feet in circumference packed with paraffin soaked rags and coal and swung around on a wire rope. At midnight everyone overspills onto the beach for the fireworks. The streets of St. Ives are closed for traffic at the bottom of Tregenna Hill.
More than 1, runners take part, with competitions for boys and girls, a fun run for adults and an elite race. Each year a famous mystery sports personality takes part. Live music, mulled wine. City-centre, best viewed from the Exchange Square.
Attracts an audience of about Complementary cup of cider or apple juice at the orchard. Dancing and ceremony by Hook Eagle Morris Men. Please bring lanterns and torches.
Ancient custom in which the evil spirits are driven out and the good spirits are encouraged to produce a good apple crop for the following year's cider.
Morris dancing, torch procession and noisy ceremony. A shotgun is fired into the air, and everyone makes as much noise as possible. Bring your own noisy instruments - rattles etc.
Free event with lots of character, held in the apple orchard. Bottled apple juice will be on sale in the barn.
The Star from 7: Intrepid jumpers in fancy dress leap into the River Arun for charity. Leapers are encouraged to wear fancy dress, wetsuits or drysuits.Festival of Speed 4 th - 7 th July The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world – a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motorsport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world.
Goodwood Festival of Speed A-Z of new cars. Lots of new cars made their debuts at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with manufacturers taking the opportunity to show off their latest. Glorious Goodwood Dates: 31st July – 4th August Goodwood Festival of Speed Goodwood Festival of speed will be remembered as a truly exceptional weekend which attracted a record number of car and general motorsport enthusiasts.
Subscribe now and save, give a gift subscription or get help with an existing subscription. The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows have released their display dates for the display season and further details about the RAF display season.
A statement on the team’s website reads: The team is planning to display with its trademark nine aircraft formation for the RAF year. The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world – a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motorsport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world.