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East Midlands Airport partners with the Gloworm Festival in 2018.

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East Midlands Airport is the latest company to partner with the popular family festival, Gloworm, which will take place on 18th & 19th August at the stunning Thoresby Park.

The Gloworm Festival is delighted to have East Midlands Airport involved with the festival again in 2018. The Airport are sponsoring the Beach Zone, joining the likes of Toymaster, Gem 106, White Post Farm and Playmobil UK, who are headline sponsor.

This delightful family friendly festival which is now in its 3rd year will allow parents, children, family and friends to enjoy some special time together whilst enjoying music, arts and meet and greets with some of the best loved children’s characters around.

Heidi Barlow, head of marketing for East Midlands Airport said, “We’re looking forward to being involved with the Gloworm Festival again; engaging with families across the region is a key focus for the East Midlands Airport over the next 12 months and events like these really help us to get our messages out there.”

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What makes this festival that little bit more wonderful is that once you have a ticket there are no hidden costs, the rides are free, the workshops are free, and the activities are all free once you are in.

This year the festival has a Superhero theme and will feature top children’s entertainers such as Andy and the Odd Socks, Mr Maker, JB Gill, PJ Masks, Pepper Pig and much, much more.

East Midlands Airport currently welcomes 4.8 million passengers per year and supports around 8,000 jobs in the region. The airport serves over 80 leisure and business destinations throughout the world, including Mexico, New York, Florida, Brussels, Berlin, Milan and more with airlines including Ryanair, Jet2, Tui, Thomas Cook, bmi regiona, Flybe and more.

To find out more about East Midlands Airport and the destinations you can reach, visit: You can also find out more about the magical new Gloworm Festival by visiting and liking them on Facebook by searching for Gloworm Festival.