Village Green

Touch down at The Village Green

Selfies with the pilots, vintage shopping, music, dancing, delicious food and even pirates. No trip to RIAT is complete without a visit to The Village Green.

So head to the eastern end of the showground, where a perfect view of the displays is just the start.

So much to see

  • Step back in time at the Vintage Village

    Enjoy music and dancing at the Bandstand. Take in a retro shopping experience and you'll find plenty of refreshments.

  • Meet The Pilots

    With vintage aircraft providing the perfect backdrop for selfies, grab a chance to chat with the pilots participating in the fantastic flying displays. And with Aircrew Trading close by, you can even buy air force memorabilia from around the world.

  • Swashbuckling fun for the kids

    The Super Pirates, a high-energy team of playworkers, actors and entertainers, are on hand to make sure the kids have a heap of fun. Don't forget there's a vintage fairground with classic rides too!

  • Entertainment throughout the day

    Be entertained by music and dancing taking place at the Bandstand in the heart of the Village Green and within the Vintage Village tent.

And when it's time to refuel

You'll find a theatre of artisan and street food suppliers catering for every taste. There's a mouth-watering range of food and refreshments, including gourmet burgers, Greek dishes, hog roast, specialty coffees, and ice creams.

  • Enjoy drinks at the double-decker bus bar
    It's a great location to eat, drink and enjoy the spectacular flying displays
  • Drop into Daisy's quintessential Tea Rooms
    Relax and enjoy the perfect cup of tea, delicious cakes, and snacks.