The world-famous Red Arrows display team has announced it will return to Blackpool for the annual Air Show.

They will perform both dates of the event which is set to take place on Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 24.

They will be joined by the RAF Typhoon display tea and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight who are also confirmed for both days of the event.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Blackpool Air Show has been cancelled since 2019, and this will be the first time the Red Arrows have performed since 2018.

The Red Arrows will perform high above the seafront opposite The Blackpool Tower.Lancashire Telegraph: (VisitBlackpool)(VisitBlackpool)

The weekend show, which attracts up to 100,000 visitors over the two days, will also feature a whole host of incredible flying machines with the full programme of civil and military aircraft to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

A VisitBlackpool spokesperson said: “We are thrilled to announce that the Red Arrows will perform on both days of our Air Show.

“The event is one of the biggest attractions in our calendar and we can’t wait to welcome them back for the first time in four years. It promises to be a very special weekend.”