The Main Event


Martlesham Heath Centenary Weekend
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July 2017

Have we got an event for you!
So far provisionally – and yes, there’ll be more to come – you can expect to see …

The Centenary weekend will use the Main Green area in the middle of the Village and surrounding areas.

It will be a special “Village Fete” type event – but with much, much more – celebrating the Martlesham Heath story over the last 100 years.

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!

Here’s everybody and everything as a (provisional) list:

  • Static full size Hurricane and Spitfire
  • Military vintage vehicles
  • Vintage cars and visits from Ipswich Transport Museum
  • The Brentwood Imperial Youth Band
  • Yula Pop Chorus
  • Suffolk Police
  • Suffolk Academy of Dance and Performing Arts
  • Historical reenactments
  • Parachute regiment Red Devils display team
  • Local and historical stalls and exhibitors
  • Suffolk Wildlife Trust
  • RSPCA Martlesham
  • Face painters
  • Full sized stage area
  • Performing artistes local and national
  • The Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
  • United States Air Force
  • Veterans Area
  • Local Schools
  • 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)
  • Rachel Foskett (Professional singer)
  • Girl Guides singing act
  • Marquee for local resident shows
  • A village of flags and bunting
  • Ipswich Pipe Band
  • WW2 Jive Dancers
  • Mr Winston Churchill (Actor)
  • Caterers and food stalls
  • Aviation memorabilia
  • St Elizabeths Hospice
  • Suffolk Air Ambulance,
  • Portal Woods Conservation Group
  • Army Surplus Store
  • Dedham Cupcake
  • Arena for displays