First Thursday of the event, the August the 9th launch of special shapes. A slightly gusty start with the Chubb Balloon rather bumped about but they got away at about 7:00pm.
Ikea, Winston the Dog and the Stroud & Swindon BS Balloons
Balloons: Winston, Monster.com, Stroud and Swindon and ... not sure of the last one will attempt to find out later.
The Chubb balloon gets away after being blown about on the ground by gusts, they even deflated and re-inflated so good to see it go up.
Aston Martin triangular balloon goes up.
Stowells of Chelsea launch.
External Link: GB Wind Map is quite handy to see if its likely to be to windy to launch,