Althorp proms go off with a patriotic bang

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A SEA of Union Jack flags filled the grounds of Althorp as thousands of people enjoyed a night of patriotic live music.

The annual Althorp Battle Proms took place at the historical home near Rugby on Saturday evening, where 5,500 people from across the area filled the parkland.

Guests tucked into posh picnics and champagne was flowing as people got into the party atmosphere.

Trio of singers the Rockabellas kicked off the entertainment, which was followed by a breath-taking aerial display from the world-renowned Blades Aerobatic Team.

There was also Napoleonic cavalry and infantry displays and a choreographed Spitfire performance.

Live music continued into the evening with the New English Concert Orchestra.

The event ended with everyone waving their Union Jacks whilst singing along to Jerusalem, Rule Britannia, God Save the Queen and Land of Hope and Glory, culminating in a huge firework display.