The British Balloon Museum & Library are holding their Annual General Meeting on 26th October at 11.00 at the Mercure Newbury Elcot Hotel (The Elcot), near Newbury, Berkshire, followed by a scrumptious three course meal.. The Museum is extremely honoured that Martin Harris has agreed to be the post-prandial speaker and tell us a few tales […]
The British Balloon Museum & Library Inflation Day is not cancelled, and the organisers are confident for a break in the weather during the day. The first briefing will be at 0900hrs. However, please make your own minds up before travelling long distances.
Do not forget your Membership Cards. The organisers of the 2014 Inflation day would like to point out that the information in the April Aerostat is not quite right. Everyone pays the entry fee with the exception of pre-registered balloons (as per poster). LAASI and BBML members are allowed into the inflation area if they […]
The BBM&L are pleased to announce the date for the 2014 Inflation Day is Saturday 26th April 2014. Once again David Hopkins has invited us back to have our bi-annual Inflation Day at Lakeside Lodge Pidley, for which we are extremely grateful. For those who are uncertain of the location, the address is; Lakeside Lodge […]
Christopher Davey has agreed to tell Friends of the Museum what really happened when he and Crispin Williams became the first balloonists to fly to Europe across the North Sea from Hull in 1980. Some might remember Christopher as Don Cameron’s co-pilot for the Transatlantic flight in the Zanussi balloon in 1978 (they did not […]