Spring Spectacular

29 May 2017

The Defence of the Nation Museum in Ramsgate is extremely proud to produce the “Spring Spectacular” which will launch this new exhibition and a day of free-entry family entertainment.

• Lauren Richardson Aerobatics This 29 year is rated as one of the top aerobatic pilots in the United Kingdom. Flying a modified Pitts Special, Lauren will perform an exciting, precise and dynamic low level air display. PREPARE TO BE AMAZED. DISPLAY TIME: 1.15pm – Over the sea around Government Acre.

• The “Spirit of Kent” Spitfire Back by popular demand, this aircraft sparks the imagination in both the young and the old.  It’s iconic shape and the unmistakeable grunt of the Merlin engine will stir your emotions as it performs a 10 minute choreographed routine.  QUITE SIMPLY A SHOW-STOPPER!! DISPLAY TIME: 3.30 pm - Over the sea around Government Acre.



The Defence of the Nation Museum is thrilled to be able to bring you the Drop and Roll Cycle Show featuring Danny MacAskill in a choreographed trials display including transitions, jumps and technical trials riding with commentary, spectator prize give-aways and engaging music. 

Danny MacAskill and his team of the world’s best street trials riders take their jaw-dropping skills to live audiences around the globe. With over 950,000 Facebook likes and 250,000,000 You Tube views, Danny MacAskill is, quite simply, a living legend in the cycle world. 

SHOW TIMES: 11.30am and 2pm - In the “Cycle Zone” on the event site.

AUTOGRAPHS: 12.15pm and 2.45pm - In the “Cycle Zone” on the event site.

DANNY MacASKILL Q/A: 4pm - In the “Cycle Zone” on the event site.

A Trade Village will host an eclectic mix of promotional stands and catering outlets which are currently being recruited.  Further details will follow in due course.

A “Kidz Zone” will feature children’s rides, face painting and fun activities.