EVENTS

2021 Inflation Day

COLLECTIONS

Envelopes, Baskets and Burners

In these pages, you can see a small selection of some of the items we have in store, including Envelopes, Baskets, Burners and Gondolas. Explore the Envelopes gallery, which has a detailed history of each item in the collection.

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Our photo collection

A selection of images from our extensive photographic collection. The Museum has an amazing collections of black and white photographs dating back to the 1800s and early 1900s.

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Books, magazines and memorabilia

A selection of the books and magazines contained in our collection. The BBM&L is pleased to accept donations of balloon literature of any kind.

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NEWS

  • Inflation Day – 24 April 2021.
    Well, here we go again, exciting times, as we start the process of preparing for the next BBM&L Inflation Day – here is hoping we actually […]
  • Renee Thornton, 1931-2020
    Vice President of the British Balloon Museum & Library.      We were saddened to hear that Renee had died in her sleep. She was a friend, a […]
  • Don Piccard. 1926 – 2020.
    The sad news has reached us of the death of Don Piccard aged 95. He was our Vice President from the year dot and you can find ‘his page’. […]
  • We’re back again.
    We recently learned that our website became unavailable and showed an error page. Thank you to those of you who took the trouble to let us know. All […]

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