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.

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 www.balloonevents.org for a worldwide listing.
Club Meetings.
3rd Tuesday of the month

North West Balloon & Airship Club
Easter Meet & Training Weekend 17/04/2019  - 20/04/2019
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.

Meet info sheet link here.

Joint meet with PRBA - PRBA Members - please tick NWBAC member box on the entry form as you have free balloon entry too, of course!
Ribble Valley Meet 03/05/2019  - 05/05/2019
Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe


Flying in the picturesque Ribble Valley near to Clitheroe Castle and under the flanks of Pendle Hill or Longridge Fell - stunning!
Click for Entry form and Meet Info
Wrenbury 24/05/2019  - 27/05/2019
The Cotton Arms, Wrenbury, Nantwich

Flying in the Cheshire area, between Nantwich and Whitchurch - a lovely area by the canal.
Click for Entry form and Meet Info
Midsummer Madness Meet 28/06/2019  - 30/06/2019
Kirkoswald, Penrith
August Bank Holiday
in the Lake District
23/08/2019  - 26/08/2019
Black Beck Farm, Bouth, Near Ulverston


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

Easter
19 - 22 April Thornton-in-Craven
Flying and also Pilot Training / Refresher sessions

May Day
3 - 6 May Ribble Valley Meet
Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe

Spring Bank
24 - 27 May Wrenbury
Flying from the Pub

Midsummer Madness
28 - 30 June Kirkoswald
Lovely countryside at a farm north east of Penrith

Late Summer
23 - 26 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.
Latest News
18/04/2019
Website outage
17/04/2019
Easter Training and Balloon Meet - Thornton-in-Craven
 
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