The Main Event


Martlesham Heath 100 Years Celebration Weekend
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July 2017

Not long now … you can expect to see …

It will be a special “Village Fete” type event – but with much, much more – celebrating the Martlesham Heath story over the last 100 years, on the Main Green in the centre of the Village and surrounding areas.

Local businesses, BT, Martlesham Heath Aviation Society, Martlesham Parish Council, Martlesham Heath Householders Ltd and many more local businesses and organisations are all getting involved in this major event – plus of course you!

Our sponsors are making it all possible. Our sincere thanks to them all …

Here’s everyone and everything so far, as a list:

  • Static full-size Hurricane and Spitfire
  • Military vintage vehicles
  • Ipswich Transport Museum
  • The Brentwood Imperial Youth Band
  • Pop Chorus
  • Suffolk Police
  • Suffolk Academy of Dance and Performing Arts
  • MH100 Story Exhibition
  • Historical reenactments
  • Parachute regiment Red Devils display team
  • Local and historical stalls and exhibitors
  • RSPCA Martlesham
  • Face painters
  • Full sized stage area
  • Performing artistes local and national
  • The Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
  • United States Air Force
  • Veterans Area
  • RAF Benevolent Fund Gazebo
  • Help for Heroes Gazebo
  • Felixstowe Amateur Radio
  • Robertos Ice Cream
  • Martlesham Brass
  • KS Aviation
  • Home Start Tea Tent
  • Luna Nightingale – WW2 songs
  • Girl Guides singing act
  • RSPB
  • A village of flags and bunting
  • Ipswich Pipe Band
  • WW2 Jive Dancers
  • Mr Winston Churchill – Actor
  • Caterers and food stalls
  • Aviation memorabilia
  • St Elizabeth Hospice
  • Suffolk Air Ambulance
  • Portal Woods Conservation Group
  • Army Surplus Store
  • Arena for displays
  • Ipswich Honda Gull Wing Club.
  • Ipswich Model Tank Society – 1/16th scale remote control
  • Royal Logistics Corps
  • Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • RAF Police from Honington
  • Army Air Corps
  • Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum
  • Steff and Nonsense
  • MHAS Control Tower Museum
  • Kesgrave High School Space Club
  • Kesgrave High School Jazz Band
  • Gorseland School Choir
  • Gorseland School MH100 Work
  • Birchwood School Performance
  • Birchwood School MH100 Work
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Flypasts
  • Classic Speedway Collection

All participants are provisional and subject to change and/or cancellation.