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Bailey Balloons Launches New Anana Hot Air Balloon At Chateau d’Oex Balloon Festival

26th January 2013 News

  Bailey Balloons is delighted to announce a new arrival to its fleet of balloons-the Anana Balloon. What a fantastic place for its maiden flight at the opening ceremony of the Chateau d’Oex Balloon Fiesta!               The Anana Balloon took to the skies as part of the mass ascent […]

Bailey Balloons Shortlisted For Bristol Tourism Award

21st January 2013 News

  We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Bristol Tourism Awards in the ‘Tourism Experience’ category.   Kathryn Davis, Commercial Services Manager for Destination Bristol said:   “This is a fantastic achievement as the standard of applications has been incredibly high.” The winners be chosen from those shortlisted at a ceremony, which will take place […]

Just A Few Of Our Thank You Letters

10th January 2013 News

  Dear Clive, I am just writing to thank you and your team for a fantastic flight in the balloon last night from Monmouth. As you know it was my mother’s request for her 80th birthday and we all had a wonderful time. Thanks you for making it such a memorable experience, skimming the trees and seeing deer was […]

Photos Of Clive & John’s Gas Balloon Flight & After He Landed

7th January 2013 News

  They had some fantastic views during their flight.   Clive and Jon watched the sunrise over Texas.       Then later as the sun went higher, the fields beacme clearer and showed the wonderful circle patterns!           At the moment, hard for us to believe here, but Texas is […]

Article In Bristol Post – Tuesday 9th October

6th January 2013 News

Veteran balloonist sits fourth in US Gas Race Tuesday, October 09, 2012 The Bristol Post  BRISTOL balloonist Clive Bailey has realised his long-held dream of taking part in the America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race. The veteran balloonist from Ham Green is representing Great Britain in the competition to fly the furthest from the take-off […]

They’re Off! – Launch Went Smoothly, 7.00am Update

4th January 2013 News

  Five teams of gas balloonists including Clive Bailey from Bristol representing Team GB have launched from the America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race 2012 in Albuquerque.           The Gas Balloon Race, with the pilots using their skills to see who can fly the furthest from the take off point, started at […]

Clive’s Got Talent With Ant & Dec

3rd January 2013 News

  If you watched Britain’s Got Talent Saturday 16th April 2011 on ITV1 you may have spotted our own Clive Bailey who flew Ant and Dec for the opening sequences for the latest 2011 auditions. So you may be able to spot Clive in the balloon with Ant & Dec at the start of each […]

Rosie Bailey On Blue Peter At The Bristol Balloon Fiesta

3rd January 2013 News

  In the Summer, Rosie Bailey, aged 12 was filmed by the Blue Peter film crew at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta for a Blue Peter programme that went out on 11th October 2012.       Rosie also took her friend, Amy flying for the first time as well as the Blue Peter presenter.   […]

Highly Competitive Field Set For 17th America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race

3rd January 2013 News

News forn the Americas Challenge: Six balloon teams representing three nations and featuring some of the world’s greatest gas balloonists are preparing to compete in the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta’s America’s Challenge race for gas balloons. Four of the six competing teams include at least one member who has previously won the America’s Challenge, which […]

Buckingham Palace

2nd January 2013 News

David Hempleman Adams & Clive Bailey received an award from HRH Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace. Prince Philip presented two awards to Record Breaker David Hempleman Adams along with balloonist Clive Bailey at Buckingham Palace. Following David Hempleman’s successful record breaking transatlantic solo flight in a small gas balloon last with Clive Bailey as his flight Director, they have […]