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Past Events in United Kingdom

Great Balloon Race - Shuttleworth

From 25 June 2021 to 27 June 2021
in Old Warden, United Kingdom

The first event of the Great Balloon Race Series. This is a light hearted competition event with points being awarded and used as entries into our grand draw where you could win a complete brand new Kubicek 77 of your own design! There are lots of other fantastic prizes also throughout each weekend. The public elements of the event are evening only allowing you to enjoy a relaxed morning ...

Gnoll Country Park Balloon Festival

From 11 August 2020 to 11 August 2020
in Neath SA11 3BS, United Kingdom

Family Fun Day in aid of Ty Hafan Children's Hospice, a variety of Fun for the whole family. There has not been a balloon festival in South Wales for over 10 years and this is something that we hope will be very successful and also raise money for Ty haft, we don't want to charge an entry fee instead people will be welcome to give a donation to the charity if they want to. ...

42th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

From 06 August 2020 to 09 August 2020
in Long Ashton, United Kingdom

In order to adhere to the governmental guidelines around social distancing, the 2020 edition of Bristol International Balloon Fiesta cannot take place as normal. Therefore we are launching the inaugural ‘Fiesta Flypast and a virtual nightglow. The event at Ashton Court is cancelled and we are offering a refund on all car parking tickets. Huge thanks to everyone who supported the event by ...

SkyHigh Isle Of Wight - May

From 28 May 2020 to 30 May 2020
in Isle of wight, United Kingdom

WE ARE BACK! A fun, relaxed, inclusive event hosted on the Isle of Wight. Held in the fantastic grounds of Robin Hill Country Park. This event offers Free Ferry Travel, Free Gas, Balloonist hospitality Area, Free onsite Wifi and a welcome pack for all teams. Inflation Races, Tethering and night glows and our ever popular meet the pilot sessions. ...

Oswestry Balloon Carnival 2019

From 24 August 2019 to 25 August 2019
in Oswestry, Shropshire, United Kingdom

Oswestry Balloon Carnival, charity carnival event held in Oswestry Town center in aid of Nightingale House Hospice. Supported by Lindstrand, Oswestry Town Council and Oswestry BID. Held over August Bank Holiday weekend, for more information please email lorna.hankey@lindstrandtech.co.uk ...

Strathaven Balloon Festival 20th Anniversary

From 23 August 2019 to 25 August 2019
in Strathaven, United Kingdom

Our annual hot air ballooning event is the only one of its kind in Scotland. Unlike many balloon gatherings, we combine the magnificent sight of hot air balloons with our Saturday and Sunday Fun Days, so that there’s something for all the family to enjoy in Strathaven and entry to the Festival is free, though we are very grateful for your donations - as they say, every little helps. ...

41th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

From 08 August 2019 to 11 August 2019
in Long Ashton, United Kingdom

Tickets The Fiesta is free to enter, but car parking must be purchased in advanced. Car parking tickets for 2019 will be launched early in 2019. What's On, Balloon Launches and Nightglows Special shapes and a small number of balloons launch on Thursday 8th August at 6pm. Mass Hot Air Balloon ascents take place on Friday 9th August at 6am and 6pm, Saturday 10th August at 6am and 6pm ...

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Telford Balloon Fiesta 2019

From 11 May 2019 to 12 May 2019
in Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom

After a great first year in 2018 celebrating Telford Town 50th Birthday. We are excited to announce its return to Telford in May 2019. Taking place next to the Telford International Center in the QII Park, running over two days. If you would like more information regarding this event or to request a pilot entry form please contact Lorna Hankey. ...

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Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet 2019

From 05 January 2019 to 06 January 2019
in Newbury, United Kingdom

The Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet Committee are delighted to announce that the 4th Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet will take place on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th January 2019 at Donnington Grove Country Club on the North West edge of Newbury, Berkshire. The 3-4-40 Region BBAC welcomes balloonists from across the country to attend this iconic event which is a spectacular location for flying, ...

The Exclusive Cup & International SkySafari @Longleat

From 13 September 2018 to 16 September 2018
in Warminster, United Kingdom

The UK's largest annual balloon fiesta and competition. Flying from the grounds of the spectacular Longleat House and Safari Park in Wiltshire, 2017 saw 119 balloons taking to the skies. The 2018 event is back bigger and better than ever and with a prize fund valued over £50,000, it attracts pilots from all over the world. ...

Strathaven Balloon Festival

From 25 August 2018 to 26 August 2018
in Strathaven, United Kingdom

Our annual hot air ballooning event is the only one of its kind in Scotland. Unlike many balloon gatherings, we combine the magnificent sight of hot air balloons with our Saturday and Sunday Fun Days, so that there’s something for all the family to enjoy in Strathaven and entry to the Festival is free, though we are very grateful for your donations - as they say, every little helps. ...

Billing's Big Bonanza ft The Northampton Balloon Festival

From 17 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
in Great Billing, NN3 9DA, Northampton, United Kingdom

Billing’s Big Bonanza – a weekend full of family fun featuring The Northampton Balloon Festival. More details to follow soon. Price & Location: TBC Book Your Stay Today We advise booking accommodation for our events well in advance, many of the multiple day events are best enjoyed if you stay with us so, make sure you book your lodge, caravan, camping pod or pitch early to avoid ...

40th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

From 09 August 2018 to 12 August 2018
in Long Ashton, United Kingdom

Tickets The Fiesta is free to enter, but car parking must be purchased in advanced. Car parking tickets for 2018 will be launched early in 2018. What's On, Balloon Launches and Nightglows Special shapes and a small number of balloons launch on Thursday 9th August at 6pm. Mass Hot Air Balloon ascents take place on Friday 10th August at 6am and 6pm, Saturday 11th August at 6am and 6pm ...

Lord Mayor's Hot Air Balloon Regatta®

From 03 June 2018 to 01 July 2018
in London, United Kingdom

The Official ballooning event of the City of London. Up to 50 hot air balloons flying over central London each year in support of the Lord Mayor of London's Appeal. The event is the official aerial extension to the 800 year old Lord Mayors Show and the Lord Mayor's balloon carries the Lord Mayor himself. ...

Balloons InDurham

From 25 May 2018 to 28 May 2018
in InDurham, United Kingdom

Up, up and away! Balloons InDurham is taking place across the City between Friday 25th May and Monday 28th May and it’s sure to be a great day out for all the family to enjoy. Set to be bigger and better than ever before, with hot air balloon launches, tethered balloons and the stunning night glow as well, this year you can also expect to see live entertainment, arts and crafts and kite flying ...

Midlands Air Festival

From 18 May 2018 to 20 May 2018
in Alcester, United Kingdom

Over the weekend we are anticipating up to 50 classic rainbow coloured round balloons from all over the UK plus some exciting and rare special shapes. These special shapes are massive character balloons and are coming from all over the world. Several of them have never been seen flying in the UK including from New Zealand, IWI the KIWI and from the USA Angry Birds and from Star Wars the amazing ...

Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet

From 06 January 2018 to 07 January 2018
in Donnington Grove Hotel, Newbury, United Kingdom

Icicle Refrozen will take place on the 7th & 8th January 2017 at Donnington Grove Country Club on the North West edge of Newbury. The 3.4.40 Region of the BBAC have again taken on the organization of this iconic event and we are delighted to revisit this new venue for both flying and social events. The meet remains informal, un-sponsored and open to all balloonists. FLYING Flying ...

Humber Bridge Meet & Dinner

From 17 November 2017 to 19 November 2017
in Leven, United Kingdom

A warm welcome is always received at Hull Aero Club, Linley Hill Aerodrome, Leven, near Beverley. Even better are the cooked breakfasts and coffee and tea from the club house. Also at this meet we have our annual Humber Bridge dinner - always a good night; 2016 saw the evening out with a paper plane fight, and so to continue with the tradition in 2015 we held the first PRBA paper plane ...

The 5th Autumn Gold Balloon Meet

From 06 October 2017 to 08 October 2017
in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Returning for the fifth year to this friendly site for another relaxed ballooning weekend, let's hope we have as good a weekend as 2016, and perhaps even better. Bring your choice of tent, caravan or motorhome, or choose a pod or even one of the lovely cottages. Again we are slightly earlier in the month than the norm due to the Pickering war weekend changing their dates. Why not come ...