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Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

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Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
01245 429134 www.stowmaries.org.uk

April 2019

Wings & Big Wheel Rally – Donation Day

Sunday 28th April 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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This year the Wings & Big Wheels rally will start at the aerodrome. The site will be open to the public from 9am, with no entrance fee. Between 10am & 11am Flambirds Chase will be shut to allow rally cars to depart. During this time their will be a de-tour in place for the public to access the site via Crows Lane, CM3 6RN Bacon Rolls & refreshments will be available to buy before the rally cars set out on…

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May 2019

Wings and Wheels

Sunday 19th May 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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Free – £17.50 478 tickets left

This highly popular event returns to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome for its 3rd year. A fun day for the family that marries our favourite aircraft with vehicles. Everything from classic and vintage four-wheelers, motorbikes and coaches to vintage aircraft. A total celebration of vehicles from both land and air. Not to mention our 3 exhibitions, Mess and Shop. The Stow Maries trademark BBQ will also be in full swing. We will also be welcoming some fantastic air displays, weather…

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June 2019

Armed Forces Day

Saturday 29th June 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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One of the biggest Armed Forces Day events on the Essex calendar. The event begins at 11.00am until 3.00pm, with a Parade and Flag-raising ceremony at 1.00pm. It is a very special event in which we pay tribute to our Armed Forces. There will be lots to see and explore, with displays of military vehicles, guided tours of the site, three exhibits to explore, and WW1 Period aircraft. Free entry to the public

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July 2019

Stow Proms

Saturday 13th July 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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After its successful debut in 2018, Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome will again host its very own Proms. Dunmow Wind Band will again delight the audience with their amazing tunes. More information to follow.

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Stow At War

Saturday 27th July 10:00 am-Sunday 28th July 4:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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This national-level living-history event focussing on the British Armed Forces of the Great War returns in all its glory for its third year. From Soldiers to Nurses and Airmen, their uniforms, weaponry, equipment and training, as well as the everyday tasks of the Great War soldier. There will be authentic demonstrations showing various skills which a soldier would have had to acquire to enable him to do his job "in the field". Stow Maries historic site also offers an impressive…

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September 2019

Large Model Airshow Weekend

Saturday 14th September 10:00 am-Sunday 15th September 4:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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Free – £15.00 1,600 tickets left

We are delighted to welcome a model airshow back to the site for 2019, showcasing aircraft of the type that would have been flown when Stow Maries was an active WW1 aerodrome. Courtesy of the Dawn Patrol Team, we will have model flying displays by warbirds from Edwardian times to present day. Aerobatic and 3D demonstrations will also take place during the day. Gates open at 10am with a BBQ on site, plus the Airmen's Mess and access to the…

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Heritage Open Day

Saturday 21st September 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Ln, Purleigh
Chelmsford, CM3 6RN United Kingdom
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Visit the site for Free as part of the national Heritage Open Day community. There will be object handling as well as access to our three exhibits. Free tickets will need to be obtained for this day

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