Tiverton Balloon Festival

Friday, 11th July 2014 at 4pm - 10pm Sunday, 13th July

Location: Tiverton, Devon

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Tiverton (westcountry) Balloon Festival

Just off the M5 towards Exeter.

BUHABS is attending the festival this year for the weekend with flying slots from Friday evening to Sunday evening. BUHABS traditionally heads down for the whole weekend and camp overnight, so we get in as much flying as possible.

Sign up for either the whole weekend (bit of camping) or selected flights. Tiverton isn't that far from Bristol so it's easy to drive down or get the train. We can give you a lift to/from Bristol in the van if you intend to come for the weekend.

The festival offers loads of other activities during the day to the public and balloonists so if you come for the whole duration then you can attend these too.

Last year we had a really great time with six people camping. If you are available for the whole weekend then don't miss out on this amazing local fiesta!

See: http://www.tivertonballoonfestival.co.uk/ for more info.

There is a small cost of entry which will be slipt between those that attend.

If you're keen to come along then fill in your details below and let us know how much of it you can make.

Festival Highlights and Latest Attractions...  
Night Glow

Fire and Light Shows

Be mesmerised as Hot Air Balloons and Fire Jugglers transform the night sky into a canvas of light and colour, all choreographed to the sound of music.

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40+ Live Music Acts

We have an amazing line up of musicians, bands and DJ's performing throughout the weekend on the Main and Origin Stages. 

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Game for a Laugh

Comedy performers take to the stage for a rib-tickling, laugh-out-loud night of comedy gold on Friday night! Including the hilarious Joe Rowntree. 

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Alternative Football World Cup

Have you got World Cup fever? Then try out our Alternative World Cup hosted by Wacky Nation - including Balloon Football and Races!

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Circus Skills

The serious business of clowning around will be taken to the next level with our brilliant Circus Skills Workshop - including Incendia. 

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Artisan Craft Stalls

We'll have a diverse range of local artisan Craft Stalls and Traders - from Vintage Clothes to Hand Made Garden Furniture.

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Kids' Zone

Kids' Zone

Face Painting, Story Telling, Balloon Modelling, Inflatables, Fair Ground Rides  and so much more means the little ones will have plenty to keep them entertained!

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Drumming Workshops

Visit the Chai Chapel and feel the power of their incredible Drumming Workshops and Drum Jams whilst enjoy some cake and tea at the same time. 

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Award Winning Food and Drink

With so many amazing Food and Drink producers in attendence you'll have trouble choosing what to go for - pint of Norcotts Cider anyone?

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Falconry Displays

The sight of a falcon diving down towards earth at over 100mph. Dartmoor Hawking will be flying at the Festival with their beautiful birds of prey.

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STEM Workshops

Fancy some lip smacking science or blood hound SSC powered cars – then book your spot on Petroc’s series of engaging STEM!

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See the Stars

Go on a voyage through the night sky guided by astronomer Matthew Hume inside his giant inflatable Planetarium.

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RC Helicopter Displays

Incredible acrobatic aerial RC helicopter displays from the team at Newton Abbott HeliClub. Amazing, world class stunts!

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