The Bloodhound Project Events Diary

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


Event News Duxford Air Festival

When:    27 and 28 May
Where:    Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR

The Duxford Air Festival is a great day out for all ages and includes three and a half hours of incredible air displays, a Flightline Walk of the aircraft before they take to the skies, live entertainment, retail and merchandising stalls, food and drink and a large themed show ground. On top of this live event activity, visitors can also enjoy our important historic site including the airfield and its listed buildings, AirSpace and the American Air Museum. 

For the first time this year BLOODHOUND will have a display including the full size Show Car, BLOODHOUND Driving Experience so visitors can try their hand at driving 1000mph and also a rocket car challenge.  Come along to find out more about this unique engineering adventure.
For more information:- www.iwm.org.uk/events/iwm-duxford/airshows/duxford-air-festival

Event News Royal Bath and West Show

When: Wednesday 31st May - Saturday 3rd June
Where: 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 we will have on display the full size Show Car and various other items from the project.  We will also have a stand in the Imagineering Marquee focusing on interactive activities for children where we will have the BLOODHOUND Interactive Modular Car and BLOODHOUND Driving Experience.

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


Design, build and race rocket cars at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre, Bristol, this half term. Exciting family friendly workshop tours with our Chief Inspirer Rob Bennett: Wednesday 31st May and Friday 2nd June

Event News Cheltenham Science Festival

When:    6th to 11th June
Where:    Imperial Square and Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1PX

From stargazing, fun activity trails, family days and history under the microscope, the Cheltenham Science Festival offers science galore for young and old alike.  From the state of the planet, to the latest stem cell research, to the secrets of the perfect cup of tea – nothing is off limits.  Some of the world’s greatest scientists, big thinkers and comedy geniuses will be taking part in the Cheltenham Science Festival to help us answer some pretty big questions so come along to pose your most burning questions and expand your mind. There are six jam-packed-days of debate, discovery, experiments, enjoyment and hands on fun so come along and take a fresh look at the world around you. 

For the first time this year BLOODHOUND will have a large display in our orange and blue airshelta including the full size replica of the car, the BLOODHOUND Driving Experience where visitors will have the opportunity to try driving at 1000mph.  There will also be a display of items related to the Project and you will have the opportunity to find out more about this unique engineering adventure from some of the team behind this amazing challenge.

For more information:- www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/science

Cosford Airshow

When:      11 June
Where:    Worcester Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV7 3EX

RAF Cosford Air Show is one of the country's top aviation events attracting thousands of people of all ages to a day full of excitement and entertainment.  The Red Arrows will be giving a display alongside lots of other air displays and static exhibits to provide a full day of fun.

The BLOODHOUND Show Car, Simulator and Knex Model Car challenge will all be on display in the STEM hanger and there will be the opportunity to buy exclusive merchandise so come along to find out all the latest news on the project.

To find out more:- www.cosfordairshow.co.uk

Event News Goodwood Festival of Speed

When: 29th June - 2nd July 2017
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. For this 25th anniversary event the theme for the festival is 'Peaks of Performance – Motorsport’s Game-Changers’.

Once again BLOODHOUND SSC will have a large pavilion showing all the latest information about the Project and what exciting things we are planning for later this year.  We will be in a new location halfway up the hill climb so come and find us and hear how our preparations are progressing towards a new Land Speed Record!

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