A new major sponsor will be involved with this year’s RAFA Shoreham 20th Anniversary Airshow being held on the 22nd and 23rd August.

The Herald Group of Newspapers is linked to all it’s sister publications including the Portsmouth Group Papers through to the Herald in Hastings are now associated to this major UK event. “It will give access to media outlets right across East and West Sussex into Hampshire whilst at the same time giving us the opportunity to sell tickets direct to the public from many of their listed newsagents,” said Don Bean MBE Airshow Organiser.

The Free County Magazine ‘eTc’ will also be involved in promoting the event through West Sussex and Hampshire alongside The West Sussex Gazette and Observer Series of Newspapers.  ‘We are delighted to have ‘eTc’ on board as this glossy styled publication has a real market potential to get to it’s readers across Sussex and Hampshire with its many free outlets including major Supermarkets.”

Sponsors for this year’s event are now – Southern Trains – Splash FM – Shell Aviation – Pooley’s Flight Equipment – Winner Plant Hire – Southern Water – The Portsmouth News – eTc Magazine – Bunn Leisure – The Herald Group – Spitfire Ales and Talk Sport Radio.

John Periam Airshow Press Officer said “Plans are well ahead to make this year’s major event different from other years with some spectacular new displays plus some new major support from The Royal Air Force.  Now considered by many to be one of the ‘Best Shows in the UK’ we have also looked at the current economic climate when planning the event and its pricing structure – keeping the prices the same as last year.”