Ground Displays

Ground Displays

Not only does RAF Cosford Air Show offer you an exciting and thrilling air display, we also aim to keep the whole family entertained with a wide and varied programme of activities on the ground.
From the thrills of RAF Field Gun Demos, arena displays, the fun fair, the RAF Museum, static aircraft displays, military exhibitions and the craft fair, we are sure you will find something to suit the whole of the family.

After the excitement of the air displays, don't be in a rush to leave us. All of the ground exhibits, stalls, fun fair and the RAF Museum, Cosford will be staying open till 6:30 pm for your enjoyment.

The Free Radio Arena

During the day a number of displays and demonstrations will take place in the Free Radio Arena. With performances from military and marching bands, field gun competitions and many more, additional attractions will be confirmed nearer to the show.

The Band of the Royal Air Force College has been allocated to the Air Show this year. 

They will be performing their popular marching display in The Free Radio Arena.

RAF College Band

(The Band plays by permission of the Air Force Board of the Defence Council)

Exhibitors, Craft Fair


RAF Cosford Air Show has proven to be a regular attraction for trades and exhibitors both local and national.

You will find many stands ranging from aviation artists, face painters, craft makers, military exhibitions, carĀ  dealerships, charitable organisations, clothing suppliers, model Aircraft and much more.

If you are a trader or exhibitor and would like to trade at the Air Show, please visit our traders page

Fun Fair


The thrills are not only found in the Air, you will find something to excite the whole family with all the fun of the fair.

RAF Museum Cosford


The Museum's aim is to preserve an important part of Britain's national aviation heritage and to display it for future generations. The War Plane Collection includes British, German, American, Japanese and Argentinian aircraft, all with an important place in the development of military aviation. Cosford's Missile Collection includes unique, early German experimental missiles. The collection charts the history of this type of weapon from early concrete and wooden examples to today's state-of-the-art technology.

(The information above has been sourced from the RAF Museum Cosford official website.)



You will also find that there are plenty of food and drink outlets on the display ground, providing lots of choice to suit all tastes.

Our public catering is let as a sole concession. if you wish to attend the show with your catering stand, please visit our traders tab for more information.