Hot air balloons flying over Central London in June!

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by editor, May 30, 2018.

  1. editor

    editor hiraethified

    From here:

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  2. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    it'll be a pain for the aeronauts being on standby to drag their gear to london
  3. maomao

    maomao 四月她爹

    I saw this over Canary Wharf very early three years ago. It's pretty spectacular even if an ex boss of mine who was a total prick is probably flying one of them. If it's this Sunday I'll probably see it again.
  4. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Will probably head to see them unless they lift off on the 10th when I am away

    they are so going to do this on the 10th :mad:
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  5. Bahnhof Strasse

    Bahnhof Strasse A-wob a-bob bob

    Not in London, but this wafted over my garden at the weekend...

  6. alex_

    alex_ Well-Known Member

    Has anyone been able to figure out how you understand that this is on ?

    I asssume they make the decision the night before ?

  7. ricbake

    ricbake working out how

    Did this again at quarter to six this morning! Took off from Battersea and landed out around Dagenham / Hornchurch.

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  8. ricbake

    ricbake working out how

    They tweet about it...
    Exclusive Balloon Events‏ @HotAirEvents May 31
    We are officially standing down the standby date of June 2nd for the @RicohUK Lord Mayor's Hot Air #BalloonRegatta. We remain on full standby for June 9th and be sure to follow us for more updates! @LMAppeal

    Exclusive Balloon Events‏ @HotAirEvents
    We are proceeding with The @RicohUK @LMAppeal Hot Air #BalloonRegatta tomorrow! Anticipated launch time of 5am from Battersea Park with the balloons heading towards Tower Bridge. Recommended viewing from London Bridge or embankment north side of the River by Tower of London!
  9. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    AD1126B6-F7EA-4E0A-BBE0-9EE788D3D969.jpeg I saw this at 6am from Canary Wharf. Managed to get a rubbish picture. It looked amazing, nice morning for it.
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