“Are you going to fly it?” was the most frequent question I was asked when myself and friend Tom purchased the G-LIPS special shape balloon earlier this year. Well, yes, we did, with a little bit of help…
Fiesta fans are looking forward to two weeks of hot air balloon launches from all around Bristol for the city's first ever 'Fiesta Fortnight'. As a result of Covid-19, the usual Bristol Balloon Fiesta at Ashton Court has not been possible this year, but people of Bristol are still encouraged to look to the skies this August!
After another successful event in June, the Midlands Air Festival have confirmed dates for 2022.
Ragley Hall Estate will host the event for a third year, welcoming aviation enthusiasts and hot air balloon fans from across the country for three days of fun family entertainment.
Our two special shapes and hopper were tethered alongside each other at Ashton Court on Sunday 18th July. No fiesta, no event, just a normal evening in Bristol! Read all about the evening below.
We are excited to announce our second special shape purchase, returning to Bristol alongside G-LIPS. It was built by Cameron Balloons 33 years ago, way back in 1988...
We have another exciting and 'special' announcement on the way very soon at MJ Ballooning! What could this one be? Keep a look out...
We are excited to introduce our very own special shape balloon, which returns home to Bristol after being built and test inflated by Cameron Balloons 21 years ago...
Welcome to Part 3 of our Midlands Air Festival special shape blogs! See the latest 14 special shapes to be attending the event taking place at Ragley Hall From Friday 4th to Sunday 6th June below. Don't miss out on Europe's largest gathering of special shape hot air balloons!
Returning home to Bristol after more than 20 years, some very special news coming soon...
Remember flight updates on MJ Ballooning? Our long-standing followers will remember. It seems such a long time ago since the 2019 season, but we are delighted to announce updates will be restarting from Monday 17th May.
Welcome to MJ Ballooning's blog! Read about local goings on, special shapes and more.