Hot Air Ballooning Events and Meets 2017 - 2018
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 for a worldwide listing.
North West Balloon & Airship Club
Easter Meet & Training Weekend 30/03/2018  - 02/04/2018
Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton, North Yorkshire
A NWBAC/PRBA joint 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.

This year it includes a Safety Seminar on the Sunday - see the Entry Form for more information.

Please try to enter before 19th March to help with planning.

Joint meet with PRBA - PRBA Members - please tick NWBAC member box on the entry form as you have free balloon entry too, of course!
Click for Entry form and Meet Info
Spring Bank Holiday Meet 25/05/2018  - 28/05/2018
The Cotton Arms, Wrenbury, Nantwich
A new venue base at a CAMRA pub on the banks of the Shropshire Union canal. Camping at very reasonable rates. Good food. Excellent flying countryside.

Please try to enter before 18th May to help with planning.
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August Bank Holiday in the Lake District 24/08/2018  - 27/08/2018
Black Beck Farm, Bouth, Near Ulverston
Fly in fantastic scenery in the glorious Lake District.

Always popular and the scene of the best party in the ballooning world.
Club Flying Meets - 2018.
Most Bank Holiday Weekends
Camping & caravanning on site at each.

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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Safety Seminar at the Easter Training Meet
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