Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta

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See hot air balloons drifting over central London
See hot air balloons drifting over central London

See hot air balloons drifting over central London

All being well, a Sunday morning in late May or early June will see up to 50 hot air balloons drifting over central London.

Apr
26
See hot air balloons over London in June
See hot air balloons over London in June

See hot air balloons over London in June

All being well, a Sunday morning in June will see up to 50 hot air balloons drifting over central London.

May
27
2021
Hot air balloons to fly over London on Sunday morning
Hot air balloons to fly over London on Sunday morning

Hot air balloons to fly over London on Sunday morning

Get up early, for London's sunrise will be greeted by the sight of around 50 hot air balloons drifting over central London.

Jun
08
2019
Hot air balloons to fly over central London on Sunday
Hot air balloons to fly over central London on Sunday

Hot air balloons to fly over central London on Sunday

The Lord Mayor’s personal hot air balloon, accompanied by up to 50 others are set to stage an early morning flight over central London this coming Sunday.

May
28
2019
Look out for hot air balloons flying over Central London
Look out for hot air balloons flying over Central London

Look out for hot air balloons flying over Central London

If you get up early on a Sunday morning in June, then you might see the glorious sight of up to 50 hot air balloons drifting gently over Central London, as part of the Lord Mayor of London’s balloon regatta.

May
26
2018
Hot air balloons to fly over Central London
Hot air balloons to fly over Central London

Hot air balloons to fly over Central London

A flotilla of hot air balloons are to fly over Central London, as part of the now-annual Lord Mayor of London's balloon regatta

Dec
30
2017
Balloon Regatta lifts off from London City Airport
Balloon Regatta lifts off from London City Airport

Balloon Regatta lifts off from London City Airport

At 7am this morning, twenty-seven hot air balloons lifted off from London City Airport as part of the 2017 RICOH Lord Mayor's Hot Air Balloon Regatta.

Sep
10
2017
Hot air balloons to fly over East London on Sunday
Hot air balloons to fly over East London on Sunday

Hot air balloons to fly over East London on Sunday

There may, weather permitting, be a chance to see up to 35 hot air balloons drifting gracefully across the London skyline on Sunday morning.

Sep
08
2017
Flotilla of hot air balloons to lift off from London City Airport
Flotilla of hot air balloons to lift off from London City Airport

Flotilla of hot air balloons to lift off from London City Airport

The Lord Mayor's personal hot air balloon, accompanied by up to 50 others are set to stage an early morning lift-off from London City Airport.

Apr
28
2017
Hot air balloons to drift over London on Sunday
Hot air balloons to drift over London on Sunday

Hot air balloons to drift over London on Sunday

There is a chance, just a chance, that a huge flotilla of hot air balloons will drift over London early on Sunday morning.

Jun
03
2016
Flotilla of hot air balloons to drift over London
Flotilla of hot air balloons to drift over London

Flotilla of hot air balloons to drift over London

If you wake up early on a particular Sunday morning, you will see the dragon crest of the Lord Mayor of London lead a huge flotilla of hot air balloons over the city.

Apr
29
2016
Flotilla of hot air balloons over London on Sunday
Flotilla of hot air balloons over London on Sunday

Flotilla of hot air balloons over London on Sunday

One of those deeply frustrating moments where I know that something is apparently about to happen, but can't find out anything more than "it is happening".

Jun
06
2015