Something for the Weekend
20th & 21st August
Tingdene Marinas will be hosting its free-entry Upton Marina Open Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. The event is open to the public and as well as a selection of used boats, Tingdene Boat Sales will have various boats from its new ranges on display, including a Bavaria 36 Sport, a Broom 35 Coupe and 395 and Antaris Sixty6. The new Bavaria E40 will be also be making its debut as part of its European premier tour. The Tingdene team will be available to offer help and advice regarding the boats on display, for purchasing your first boat, selling your boat on brokerage and the joys of boating in general. The event is open daily from 10am-4pm. For more details about the event and used boat listings visit the Upton Marina website.
This Sunday it is the Portsmouth Boat Jumble. Opening at 10am, the event is hosted at Fort Purbrook (PO6 1BJ). Adult admission is £4 (accompanied children free) with free parking available.
Boaters visiting Henley this weekend will be transported back to the 80’s with music from the Rewind South 80’s Festival drifting across the Thames. Held just yards from the river at Temple Island Meadows, artists such as Rick Astley, Adam Ant and Erasures Andy Bell will be headlining at the event. A limited number of tickets are still available via the website.
Bournemouth Air Festival started this Thursday and continues into the weekend. There is full programme of events across Saturday and Sunday with attractions at sea, on the shore and in the air. Highlights include a military flotilla courtesy of the Royal Navy, an amphibious beach assault demonstration, a Flying Circus, the Red Arrows and a helicopter display team. The Air Festival site opens from 10am daily, flying starts at the following times each day at 1pm with beach assaults at 12.30pm and the air dusk display starts at approximately 8.10pm on Saturday. For more details visit the website.
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