Ashton Court Balloon Fiesta

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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 and Swindon Balloons

Ikea, Winston the Dog and the Stroud & Swindon BS Balloons

Winston, Monster.com, Stroud and Swindon and ...

Balloons: Winston, Monster.com, Stroud and Swindon and ... not sure of the last one will attempt to find out later.

Chubb Balloon Launch

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 Launch

Aston Martin triangular balloon goes up.

Stowells of Chelsea launch

Stowells of Chelsea launch.

External Link: GB Wind Map is quite handy to see if its likely to be to windy to launch,

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