Hot Air Ballooning Events and Meets
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 and a summary sheet can be downloaded here.

The late date for entries is a week or two prior to the meet, (see the Entry Form for details). This is so we can sort out the gas ordering and any housekeeping with the sites but if you have left it too late, don't worry, a late entry is possible at an increased fee level and we will try and fit you in.

See also for a worldwide listing.
Club Meetings.
3rd Tuesday of the month

North West Balloon & Airship Club
Easter Meet & Training Weekend 10/04/2020  - 13/04/2020
Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton, North Yorkshire
A balloon meet, not just a training weekend, in delightful Lancashire countryside - or Yorkshire countryside, depending on which way the wind is blowing as this meet is right on the county boundary.

Joint meet with PRBA - PRBA Members - please tick NWBAC member box on the entry form as you have free balloon entry too, of course!
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Ribble Valley Meet 07/05/2020  - 10/05/2020
Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe

Flying in the picturesque Ribble Valley near to Clitheroe Castle and under the flanks of Pendle Hill or Longridge Fell - stunning!
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Wrenbury 22/05/2020  - 25/05/2020
The Cotton Arms, Wrenbury, Nantwich

Flying in the Cheshire area, between Nantwich and Whitchurch - a lovely area by the canal.
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Midsummer Madness Meet 19/06/2020  - 21/06/2020
Kirkoswald, Penrith

This must be one of the most beautiful and unspoilt areas of the country with only one or two S.As within 20 miles.
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August Bank Holiday in the Lake District 28/08/2020  - 31/08/2020
Black Beck Farm, Bouth, Near Ulverston

Back at this popular location. Fantastic scenery in the Lake District.
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Club Flying Meets - 2020.
Bank Holiday Weekends
Camping & caravanning on site at each.

10 - 13 April Thornton-in-Craven
Flying and also Pilot Training / Refresher sessions

May Day
7 - 10 May Ribble Valley Meet
Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe

Spring Bank
22 - 25 May Wrenbury
Flying from the Pub

Midsummer Madness
19 - 21 June Kirkoswald (TBC)
Lovely countryside at a farm north east of Penrith

Late Summer
28 - 31 August Bouth
Flying from Black Beck Farm 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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