Norman Pritchard Inducted into the Hall of Fame

NORMAN PRITCHARD 2019 CIA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE (Deceased) Volunteer – ‘A person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task’. Norman Pritchard was such a person. From the early 1970’s until he left his earthly life in October 2004 at the age of 85, Norman was active in all […]

The BBM&L AGM & Luncheon

The BBM&L AGM and the Annual Luncheon was at the Mercure Elcot Hotel on Sunday 28th October. Our speaker this year was Rob Bayly and he was brilliant. He chose the top ten ‘Balloonatics’, of which our President Robin Batchelor was one. It was amusing, enthralling and informative. A great choice. Rob qualified for his […]

GDPR and our Privacy Policy

You are aware that on the 25th May, a new GDPR Legislation is being introduced. The British Balloon Museum & Library have been hard at work and there is a link to our Privacy Policy on the home page as well as here. The British Balloon Museum & Library’s Privacy Policy. The privacy and security […]

2018 Inflation Day

Well, that’s another Inflation Day ‘put to bed’ for the next couple of years, and we got away with it – just! The weather prediction during the preceding week tried hard to upset the event with a fluctuating forecast but eventually balloo ning won. Three inflation teams took to the task straight after briefing, with […]

2018 Inflation Day 28th April

The BBM&L is pleased to announce the date for the 15th Biennial Inflation Day . It has been set for 28th April 2018 The location, for the fifth time thanks to David Hopkins inviting us back, will be: Lakeside Lodge at Pidley, Huntingdon PE28 3DF.  Click  ‘here.’ to get an entry form. All balloons will be […]