The BBM&L Privacy Policy April 2018

The British Balloon Museum & Library’s Privacy Policy. The privacy and security of your personal information is extremely important to us. This privacy policy explains how and why we use your personal data, to make sure you stay informed and can be confident about giving us your information.   We’ll keep this page updated to […]

2018 Inflation day Registration Form download.

Click on the title of the article below, it will open into a larger piece on  the 2018 Inflation Day. To download the form, click on  ‘here’ within that article.

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 […]

The BBM&L Annual Luncheon and AGM, 29th October 2017

The BBM&L AGM And Luncheon will be held on Sunday 29th October 2017 at the Mercure Elcot Hotel near Newbury, Berkshire. The AGM starts at 11.00am and all Friends are welcome. The Agenda can be downloaded here. The Luncheon starts at 12-12.30 and will cost £26 per head, but the most exciting bit will be […]

The First Gas Balloon Flight

First Gas Balloon Flight 234 years ago Did you know the first gas balloon made its flight in August 1783. Designed by Jacques Charles and Les Frères Robert, it carried no passengers or cargo. The construction was a bit hurried as news had reached Professor Jacques Charles that the Montgolfier brothers had launched a hot […]