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Unbuilt London: A balloon barrage surrounding the city
Unbuilt London: A balloon barrage surrounding the city

Unbuilt London: A balloon barrage surrounding the city

In 1938, as ideas were being made for the defence of London, plans were shown off to surround London with a massive "aerial mine-field" made from over a thousand deadly balloons.

Dec
12
2015
Free hot air balloon rides at Liverpool Street Station
Free hot air balloon rides at Liverpool Street Station

Free hot air balloon rides at Liverpool Street Station

Well, just behind it – in Exchange Square to be specific. Thanks to a tip-off from The Londonist, it seemed that a PR company had decided the best way to publicise their latest offer is to tether a hot air

May
04
2012
Photos – Drifting over South London in a Hot Air Balloon
Photos – Drifting over South London in a Hot Air Balloon

Photos – Drifting over South London in a Hot Air Balloon

If you were in parts of South London last night, you might have seen, and heard, the final performance of the Sky Orchestra – a collection of hot air balloons drifting over the city playing acoustic music to delight the

Jul
27
2011