September2016

Grand Rapids resident celebrates century in a hot air balloon

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Barry on September 27, 2016

A woman celebrating her 100th birthday recently fulfilled her lifelong dream to ride in a hot air balloon.

Evelyn Jansma turned 100 years old on (more…)

Three things to do in Hampshire in October

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Susan on September 26, 2016

Hampshire is a pretty county situated on the southern coast of England. If you are looking for an interesting place to take a break this October, making a trip to this county is just the ticket, as it is home to the Hampshire Downs, the New Forest and the Low Weald, amongst other natural attractions, Of course, there are also lots of exciting events and activities that can be done in Hampshire, many of them in October. Here are just three: (more…)

Three things to do in Cambridgeshire in October

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Susan on September 21, 2016

October is one of those weird months. Summer is well and truly over, and there is still a month to go until Christmas. This can make it a slow, boring month, which is difficult to get through. However, if you are proactive, it can actually be one of the most interesting and exciting months in the UK, especially if you live in, or visit, Cambridgeshire. (more…)

World Heritage launches competition to celebrate 30 years

Filed under: Competitions — Posted by: Barry on September 20, 2016

English Heritage has launched a competition to offer 30 people the opportunity to view (more…)

Three things to do in Buckinghamshire this October

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Susan on September 17, 2016

The county of Buckinghamshire is a great place to visit whether it’s for a day or a week, not only because there are always lots of things happening there, but also because the county shares a border with Greater London, which means the opportunities for having a good time are endless. If you are thinking of heading to (more…)

New balloon festival launched for 2017

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on September 13, 2016

The residents and visitors of Eastbourne will enjoy their very own hot air balloon festival next year, according to the Friends of Hampden Park.

The plans for the festival were announced at (more…)

50th anniversary celebrations at Longleat Safari Park

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Barry on September 5, 2016

Longleat Safari Park will be celebrating being open for 50 years in September, with a hot air balloon event.

The anniversary will be celebrated with (more…)

Europe’s largest balloon event helped by Bristol car dealership

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Susan on September 1, 2016

The skies of South West England were recently filled with the sight of over 100 hot air balloons, all taking part in the Bristol International Balloon Festival.

Bristol welcomed thousands of (more…)