The Blades at Southport Air Show

Dune Radio has been revealed as the official radio station for the 2023 Southport Air Show. Working in partnership with the event organisers, Visit Southport, the Dune team is gearing up to what is looking to be an amazing show this Saturday and Sunday (9th and 10th September 2023).

Dune Radio’s Southport Air Show LIVE is being sponsored by The Vincent Hotel and will be broadcasting from their mobile studio on Southport Beach over the weekend. 

They have exciting content planned for on air and via social media, helping listeners soak up the sights and sounds of the show. 

They will have all the information you need plus exclusive interviews, air show commentary and of course essential air show traffic updates as visitors make their way to and from the show.

Dune Radio Content Director, Andy Hibert said: 

“It’s always a pleasure to work with the team at Visit Southport and I’m proud to say that this will be our seventh year we’ve provided Air Show Radio*.

“Southport Air Show LIVE will be the one stop shop for all air show details and that all-important traffic information too which is this year being sponsored by The Big Wheel.”

You have lots of ways to access Dune Radio:

Listen to Dune Radio on DAB+ Digital Radio across the North West Coast area. 

Listen online and find out more details at

Download the app from the app store just search ‘Dune Radio’. 

Ask Alexa! Say ‘Enable Dune Radio Skill’ the first time then just ‘Play Dune Radio’ after that.

Listen via your TV on Freeview Channel 277.

If you’re interested in advertising on Dune Radio or would like more information about the station please email

*(previously as Sandgrounder Radio, the station rebranded earlier this summer)

The annual Air Show returns this weekend to Southport Beach so get ready for a weekend packed with entertainment.

In the skies, you can enjoy an impressive line-up that includes: the RAF Red Arrows, Typhoon, RAF Tutor, Chinook, Tigers Army Parachute Display Team, Team Raven, Strikemaster Display Team, Hurricane, Firefly, Spitfire, Mustang, Great War Display Team, Royal Navy Black Cats, deHavilland Vampire and Bronco. 

There is plenty to enjoy on the ground too, which is why it’s well worth arriving early, seeing everything there and beating the traffic. There’s the Military Village, loads of vehicles from the Mid Lancs Military Vehicle Trust, Lytham St Annes Spitfire Ground Display Team, The Veterans Living History Museum, the 69th Field Artillery Guns and more. 

Southport Air Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday (9th and 10th September 2023).

Tickets are £10 and under 16s are free, which you can book here: 

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