Weekender: Red Bull Air Race, Summer in the City, Great British Beer Festival

This weekend the Red Bull Air Race World Championship returns to Ascot, the YouTube community head to Summer in the City and beer lovers catch the final days of CAMRA's annual festival.

The UK round of Red Bull's Air Race World Championship will return to Ascot for the third year
The UK round of Red Bull's Air Race World Championship will return to Ascot for the third year

Red Bull Air Race World Championships – UK leg

The 2016 Red Bull Air Race series spans seven countries and eight races, and the UK leg kicks off this weekend at Ascot. The opening and qualifying day will take place on 13 August, with the finale on 14 August. Ticketholders can expect expert pilots to manoeuvre their aircrafts through a low-aerial track comprising 25-metre-high air-filled pylons, plus entertainment all weekend, including a Red Bull Air Race simulator. 

Where: Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

When: 13-14 August

Summer in the City

The annual event for the YouTube community, now in its eighth year, will take place at London ExCel this weekend, with an industry day on 12 August. Watch out for Alcatel's VR taxi and a host of brand activations, alongside panel discussions, and live music and comedy performances from the latest YouTube talent.

Where: London ExCel

When: 13-14 August 

Great British Beer Festival

Sample more than 900 real ales, ciders, perries and international beers at CAMRA's (Campaign for Real Ale) annual Great British Beer Festival at Olympia London, which is now in its 39th year. The event features a festival stage where rock, pop and alternative bands will perform, alongside auctions, traditional pub games and Saturday's Big Pub Quiz.

Where: Olympia London

When: Until 13 August

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