Hot Air Ballooning Events and Meets 2017
This is where you can get information on where to see balloons in our region, or even join in.

Check also the Year Planner link on the left for the complete calendar.

Please enter a week or two prior to the meet so we can sort out the gas ordering and any housekeeping with the sites.

See also www.balloonevents.org for a worldwide listing.
North West Balloon & Airship Club
Montgolfier Dinner 25th November 2017 @ Wellington Park, Leyland 25/11/2017
Once again we are celebrating the achievements of Joseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier who in November 1783 constructed a hot air balloon which made the first free flight by humans with Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes on board.

Menu here to download, distribute or print

Date;- Saturday 25th November
19:30 hrs for 3 course dinner at 20:00 hrs.

Venue :- Wellington Park, Burlington Gardens, Leyland PR25 3AB.
Map Ref:- SD 550 225

Their Web Site is at... www.wellingtonpark.com

Guest speaker is Ollie Web, CPL and organiser of the extremely successful York Balloon Fiesta in September. He is going to tell us all how on earth he did it!

Tickets £20.00 per head

Menu can also be seen and bookings made on the entry form.

Pre-payment and pre-ordering of menu choices essential.
Click for Entry form and Meet Info
Club Flying Meets - 2018.
Bank Holiday Weekends
Camping & caravanning on site at each.

Easter Training Weekend
30 March - 2 April Thornton-in-Craven
Easter meet incorporating theory and practical training for budding pilots.
Joint meet with PRBA

May Day
4 - 7 May Cheshire?
Meet location to be advised at this time

Spring Bank
25 - 28 May Kirkby Lonsdale
Flying from the Rugby club

Late Summer
24 - 27 August Bouth, South Lakes
Flying from a caravan site in South Cumbria
Other Club Events

Sunday Fly-outs
On the first Sunday of the month fly-outs or social events are arranged around the region.
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