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The Ballooning Diary


This is a calendar of ballooning events – we do try to update the dates and locations where possible

March 2021

26- 28th March

Brass Monkey Meet, Wellington Inn, Harrogate

April 2021

24th April BBML Inflation Day, Pidley Cambridge

May 2021

7-9th May Flying Man Meet Wolds Gliding Club

21st-23rd May Bath Balloon Fiesta, Bath Recreation Ground

June 2021

4th-6th June Midlands Air Festival

6th June Lord Mayor’s Balloon Regatta, Battersea Park, London (back-up date 13th June)

25-27th June Cheltenham Balloon Festival

July 2021

2-4th Northampton Town festival. Northampton Racecourse

18th July Lord Mayor’s balloon Regatta, Battersea Park (back-up date plus 25th July)

August 2021

12-15th Bristol International Festival, Bristol https://www.baileyballoons.co.uk/bristol-fiesta-flights/

20-22nd White Horse Meet, Thirsk Racecourse

September 2021

3-5th Chatsworth County Fair

9-12th Exclusive Cup, Longleat, Warminster

24-26th Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta, York Racecourse

October 2021

1-31st  Balloonists Long Jump, UK



30th Jan- 1st Feb Bled International Hot Air Balloon Festival, Slovenia
1st – 7th Arosa Ballonwoche, Switzerland
4th – 12th 6th Arctic Balloon Adventure, Finland
5th – 8th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival, Phillipines
6th – 8th Vernon Winter Carnival Meet, Canada
6th – 8th Hudson Hot Affair, U.S.A.
8th – 9th Friends and Lovers Rally, U.S.A.
11th – 15th 12th St Valentino International Balloon Meet, Italy
13th – 16th Aosta Balloon Festival, Italy
14th Valkaria Airfest, USA
20th – 22nd Brass Monkey Balloon Meet
27th Feb – 9th Mar 9th International Arctic Hot Air Balloon Adventure,