Dribuild and Miles Architectural Ironmongery Ltd were the first balloon teams to arrive at Ashton Court. Dribuild took off very early, followed by G-MILE. Bailey Balloons also turned up with EDF Energy, one of their smaller balloons. They ascended with Taittinger operated by Phoenix Balloons.
Pictures: Ballooning Pictures
Royal Victoria Park:
Whilst the 4 balloons flew over Bristol, Red Letter Days flown by Bailey Balloons and Virgin took off from Royal Victoria Park, Bath.