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
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...

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
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.

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!
Spring Bank Holiday Meet 25/05/2018  - 28/05/2018
Kirkby Lonsdale - KLRUFC
Popular as ever and excellent take-off field / camping at the Rugby Club, walking distance to Kirkby Lonsdale village.
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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