An air show is due to take place again in Folkestone this summer after a funding plan has been agreed.

The show is set to take place on Sunday, August 21, with the full itinerary to be confirmed soon.

After a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, aerial display returned last year with the iconic red arrows.

Read more: Life in Kent‘s largest village where people never move

As part of their route, they flew over Sevenoaks and Whitstable on the way to Folkestone, before finally landing at Biggin Hill.

Officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobics Team, the impressive Hawk T1A jets flew over Folkestone last year, wowing crowds with their stunning displays.

Addressing plans for this year’s exhibition, a spokesperson said: “Funding for what will be another fantastic Folkestone aerial exhibition forms part of the 2022/23 budget – an exciting program of investment in the district – agreed by councilors last night.

“The air show is scheduled for Sunday August 21 and planning for the event is well advanced.

“More information on the day’s lineup and other activities will be announced in the coming months.”

An earlier version of this story indicated that the Red Arrows would appear on screen, but the full lineup has yet to be confirmed.

Sign up for our newsletters so you never miss an update on a story, topic or place that’s close to your heart.

Contact us with your information, photos and news.

In Your Area offers news tailored to the postcode of your choice.