Alcock and Brown 100 Festival

When:
June 12, 2019 – July 16, 2019 all-day
2019-06-12T00:00:00+01:00
2019-07-17T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Clifden, Galway Ireland
Contact:
Alcock and Brown 100 Festival

Alcock and Brown 100 Festival

The Alcock and Brown 100 Festival commemorates the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight.

British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919. They flew a modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Clifden, Co. Galway.

The two aviators were awarded the honour of Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) a week later by King George V at Windsor Castle.

The celebrations will take place in Clifden in from 12th to 16th June 2019 and will include a range of events including;

  • Talks
  • Guided Tours
  • Traditional Boat Regatta
  • Street Party
  • Music
  • Special Guests
  • Field Trips
  • Documentaries
  • Much More

Please check closer to the date for updates and more information.