Evolution Drone Light Show: Wolverhampton

Experience the sky above Wolverhampton as it becomes the stage for the story of our evolution. Witness an epic-scale theatrical event for all ages told through a swarm of mesmerising drones flying in unison. Watch the universe unfold, from the humble beginnings of single-cell organisms, to the awe-inspiring reign of the dinosaurs, see our planet blossom over thousands of years, and spark your imagination with a story that stirs the soul.

Suitable for all ages, make a night of it and get stuck into the magic of the evening with festive food stalls, mouthwatering local street food, fairground rides, and music at Wolverhampton Racecourse.

Doors open 2.5 hours before the show

Show timings

  • Gates open 17:00pm
  • Audience in place for drone light show 19:30pm
  • Show starts 19:45pm
  • Show ends 20:01pm
  • Fairground and food village closes 22:00pm

Evolution Drone Light Show will be held at Wolverhampton Racecourse in the West Midlands, with doors opening 2.5 hours prior to the show so that you can enjoy the food, attractions and music!

What to expect

  • An epic narrated 3D drone light show for all the family
  • Fairground rides and entertainment
  • Food village and refreshment stalls from independent traders
  • Music and an electric atmosphere full of awe and excitement

Evolution drone show is a family-friendly, disability-accessible, and sustainable event.

About the show

See drones tell the story of the birth of the universe and millions of years of evolution. Expect immersive storytelling of extraordinary proportions, unlike anything that’s been seen before. A brand-new narrated show with a tale older than time and a spellbinding original soundtrack.

Please see Evolution FAQs for information on accessibility, weather-related rescheduling, and more frequently asked questions.

Age restrictions: 0+

Adult first release (ages 18+) £14
Accessible ticket £14
Adult early bird (ages 18+) £11
Child age 3 or under (ages 0-3) Free
Child early bird (ages 4-17) £6
Concession (ID required showing: Carer | Over 65 | NUS | Bluelight | Armed Forces) £11
Parking (per car) £8

Available dates

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How to get there


  • Family friendly
  • Experience takes place outdoors
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

On the day

  • Please ensure you bring your QR code ticket and arrive in plenty of time to get through the gates prior to the start time

  • Wolverhampton Racecourse is located off the A449 (Stafford Road) dual carriageway

  • Public parking is available on site and needs to be booked in advance. There is a limited amount of Blue Badge parking near the main entrance, available on a first come first served basis.

  • We encourage use of public transport to reach the venue. See FAQs for travel information.

Rescheduling and cancellation policy for Evolution Wolverhampton

There is the possibility that this experience may need to be rescheduled for weather-related reasons. If we need to reschedule, you will be contacted by SMS and email to let you know that the experience has been moved to a contingency date. The primary contingency dates are the 15 and 17 December 2023 and other dates as may be identified. In the event that you change your mind, this experience is not eligible for refunds other than in exceptional circumstances. For details, see Customer Terms and Conditions displayed at the point of booking.

You'll be hosted by

Evolution Wolverhampton

Evolution is brought to you in the West Midlands by a collaboration between Celestial, Yuup and ARC.

About Celestial
Celestial has a reputation as one of the top drone show companies in the world and has consistently delivered super-premium shows for some of the biggest names, including Eurovision, Amazon Prime’s Lord of the Rings, London New Year’s Eve, Manchester City soccer club and many more.

About Yuup
Yuup, the local experiences company, helps people find and book exciting things to do in their community. Yuup has earned a reputation for curating unique experiences for everyone to enjoy, building a place where people follow their passions, create memories, and discover things that make life awesome.

About ARC & Wolverhampton Racecourse
Arena Racing Company (ARC) is the largest horse and greyhound group in the UK. In addition to Wolverhampton Racecourse, ARC currently operates fifteen other racecourses and five greyhound stadia. Racing began in Wolverhampton in 1825 and moved to the current racecourse site in 1888.

Any questions?

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Available dates

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