RAF Red Arrows all set for fist display over Scilly

The wait is nearly over! RAF Red Arrows will perform their spectacular 25 minute aerobatic display in the skies above the archipelago at 3pm today.

Events Manager for the Islands' Partnership Zoe Parry, the organisation behind the event said "i have been in regular contact with Red Ten, Squadron Leader Mike Ling and the team are very much looking forward to their first ever display here a move Scilly."  

Mike and the camera crew will arrive on the Islands' shortly ahead of the display. Mike will take to the stage on Holgates Green at 2.30pm and you hear the build up and full commentary of the display here on Radio Scilly.  

The Around the Island Race presentation will be on Holgates Green just before midday and there is live music by Tean Webb and The Pie Trio before Red Ten and then following the display the event will closed by the fabulous Rough Island Band.

Zoe went on to say "The event has by far exceeded my expectations and I would like to thank everyone who has given up their time to make this event happen, I really feel the community have really got behind the event and made it a great success - so thank you."

Red Ten, Squadron Leader Mike Ling and Islands' Partnership Events Manager Parry

Red Ten, Squadron Leader Mike Ling and Islands' Partnership Events Manager Parry