News. Media Centre.
Latest news from London City Airport

London City Airport’s Fun Day Moves to Thames Barrier Park

10/06/2010

This year London City Airport’s annual Fun Day will be held at Thames Barrier Park on Saturday 3rd July. The airports Fun Day now in its 14th year promises to be a fun filled family day out with a number of attractions and sporting activities for all ages.

Over the past fourteen years London City Airport’s Fun Day has become a much loved annual community event with more than 25,000 visitors attending last year’s festival.

This year Fun Day has been relocated to the famous Thames Barrier Park, by Pontoon Dock DLR station, where visitors will enjoy the fabulous views of the flood Barriers along with a range of exciting activities.

Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive of London City Airport commented; “In previous years Fun Day has been held on site at the airport but with the record number of visitors the attendance has now exceeded the airport’s capacity.  We are pleased that the London Development Agency has granted the airport permission to use Thames Barrier Park where we can continue to make this event even better.”

The main attractions this year include a kids and adult zone offering a number of sporting and dance workshops; an inflatables and side show area along with a number of delightful entertainment acts in the giant garden area.

London City Airport’s Fun Day provides the opportunity to raise much needed funds for Richard House Children’s Hospice. The hospice provides care and respite to families and children with life-limited illnesses. All cash raised on the day is donated directly to Richard House.

Admission to the Fun Day is free for everyone. The doors open from 11.30am to 3.30pm.  Come along and enjoy the fun!

For more information regarding the London City Airport Fun Day visit www.funday2010.com

Further information

Contact Geraldine.Nolan@Londoncityairport.com

Search news stories

Get in touch.

For more on media relations.

For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.

Picture of Jeremy

Jeremy Probert
Corporate Communications Director

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

Email Jeremy directly >
Picture of Charlotte

Charlotte Beeching
External Communications Manager

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

Email Charlotte directly >

Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07747 103 884 / 07798 708 163

Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.

LCY Tweets

@KudosNI view arrivals/departures to Belfast. Apologies for the inconvenience but thanks for bringing this to our attention.
@KudosNI ..go to our homepage via your mobile and scroll to the bottom to click 'go to full version of the site' you should then be able to
@KudosNI OK, thanks for flagging this we'll need to get our team working on the mobile update. It's not ideal but in the meantime please..
@KudosNI We can't seem to see the same issue, can you check again with the following link? http://t.co/X10QAdk5CU
@R7yan Excellent enjoy your trip!
It's #TakeOffTuesday where are you flying to this week? Tweet us your #TakeOffTuesday pics and we'll RT the best! http://t.co/nif2RZhIua
@BillysCrystal @flybe Strange, can you DM us with your email address and we can ensure this has been entered?
You only have a week left to enter our competition to win flight tickets with @flybe! Enter here http://t.co/iYnKD6i4g7
@R7yan Looking good! Where are you flying to today?
BOO, AGH, BAT! Which do you think is the scariest sounding airport? Vote here http://t.co/yzUkhXOtub #Halloween
RT @thelondonheli: A great view of City #Airport from the helicopter @LondonCityAir #London #Londonviews #helicopter http://t.co/mAValm7qzt
RT @tazmac2: The Wharf looking expensive this morning http://t.co/KE57F2QXJL
Book flights to Edinburgh from £98, #citybreak anyone? http://t.co/2lj8H6xUDD
@mattj_uk @British_Airways Glad you had a great flight!
@jamiemcp Is there anything we can help with?
@TriciaKing1 Have a great flight, where are you travelling to?
@John_J_C_Moss Hi there, the airport closes at 12.30 on Saturdays.
@kiryukun DM us with more detail and we can get the team to look into it for you
@A318Driver Stunning picture!
RT @A318Driver: Simply beautiful sunrise inbound to @LondonCityAir this morning. A nice end to a long night.... #viewfrommyoffice http://t.
Follow Us Facebook Twitter Twitter icon Google+ YouTube icon Youtube

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter.

Car parking pre-book online.

Save up to 60% >

Book your holiday.

Click here now >

London City Airport

See all destinations >.

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter:
Submit >