The Bloodhound Project Events Diary

The BLOODHOUND Engineering Adventure will have a presence at the following public events:


Event News 40th Anniversary Wheels Day

When: Friday 18th April 2014
Where: Dunsfold Aerodrome, Stovolds Hill, Cranleigh, GU6 8TB

The Surrey Street Rodders hold an annual Good Friday event and this year it will be held at Dunsfold Aerodrome and Bloodhound SSC will be centre stage.  This is a large Hot rod and custom American car show with well over 1000 vehicles on display and in the centre will be the full size Bloodhound SSC Show Car in the large orange and blue Aireshelta.  We will have various items and information about the project on display and you will have the chance to buy unique Bloodhound merchandise and have a go at driving 1000mph in the Bloodhound Driving Experience.

For more information: www.facebook.com/surreystreetrodders‎

Event News Festival of Power

When: 19 - 20 April 2014
Where: Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Welling borough, Northants, NN29 7XA

An action packed weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including European Nitro Funny Car Series, a Jet Car Show, National Drag Racing classes and MSA 200mph Pro Mods. Bloodhound SSC will one of the many off track events including Monster trucks, stunts and air displays.  The full size Show Car will be on display in a marquee by the Grand Stand alongside many other items from the project including the Bloodhound Driving Simulator so you can have a go at driving 1000mph.  We will also be running the Bloodhound K'nex challenge for you to build and race your own K'nex car and the fastest each day will win a prize so come along and take part in the adventure.
For more information: www.santapod.co.uk/e_festival_power.php

Event News Bloodhound at Beaulieu

When: 8 - 10 May 2014
Where: National Motor Museum, John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7ZN

Bloodhound SSC will be carrying out two full days of STEM activities for local schools alongside a display of the Show Car and other exhibits from the project.  After 2.30pm each day the exhibit will be open to all visitors and in addition Bloodhound will stay on for a third full day to showcase the excitement of the project and offer the chance to drive at 1000mph in the Bloodhound Driving Experience.
For more information: www.beaulieu.co.uk

Event News Reaseheath Family Festival

When: Sunday 18th May
Where: Reaseheath College, Nantwich Cheshire CW5 6DF

Reaseheath Further and Higher Education College will be holding a Technology themed Family Festival on Sunday 18th May. They have some great headline acts booked and the whole campus will be open with fun activities for all the family. Back by popular demand the Devils Horsemen and Titan the Robot and this year the full size Bloodhound Show Car will be on display for all to see.  There will be members of the team available to talk to you about the project and the opportunity for you to try out the Bloodhound Driving Experience and see if you can drive at 1000mph!

For more information: www.reaseheath.ac.uk/family-festival

Event News The Royal Bath and West Show

When: 28-31 May 2014
Where: The Royal Bath & West of England Society, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

The Royal Bath & West Show is a celebration of rural life with a wealth of attractions, exhibits, demonstrations and activities to entertain and educate young and old alike. Bloodhound SSC will once again be at the event in its bright orange and blue Aireshelta where you will be able to see the full size Show Car and take part in the Bloodhound K'nex Challenge to build and race your own car with the fastest each day getting a prize.  In addition we will have lots of other activities for you to take part in including the Bloodhound Driving Experience, the 3D printing workshop and the opportunity to make your own Rocket Powered Model Car and try to get it running at over 100mph.  Come along and join in the fun!

For more information: www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-west/97

Event News Goodwood Festival of Speed

When: 26 - 29 June 2014
Where: Goodwood Estate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PX

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 motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world. Held in the immaculate grounds of Goodwood House, this annual Hillclimb event is a true celebration of motor sport and all things automotive. The theme for the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed is ‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport’. This 2014 theme will celebrate the legendary drivers and riders, teams and manufacturers, who have swept all before them in their sport.

Once again BloodhoundSSC will have a large pavilion located on the cricket pitch so come along to hear an update on the project in its final preparations for a trip to the desert next year!  Planning for our presence at the event is still underway so watch out for updates about what we will be doing at Goodwood in this important year for Bloodhound!

For more information about the event:- www.goodwood.co.uk/festival-of-speed