Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet 2017

The 3-4-40 BBAC are delighted to announce…

The Icicle Balloon Meet will take place on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th January 2017 at Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club, Newbury.

More information to follow


3-4-40 New Committee

The following Members were elected onto the Committee.... Chairman - Nick Bland Treasurer/Membership Secretary - Geoff Lescott Website - Peter George Events - Robin Calvert Fisher - Jonathan Harris       … [Continue reading]

The Icicle Meet Will Live On

We are delighted to announce that 3-4-40 Region BBAC will be taking over the reigns of the Icicle Balloon Meet. In taking on this significant slot in the ballooning calendar we should like to pay tribute to the work of the Dante Balloon Group over … [Continue reading]

New Gallery

Check out the New 3-4-40 BBAC Gallery which includes pictures of flying in the 3-4-40 BBAC Region during 2013. This page will be updated with new content during 2014. … [Continue reading]

3-4-40 Region Balloon Trophy

Welcome back The " 3-4-40 Region Balloon Trophy". The trophy was first awarded to Derek Belton in 1989 and will once again be awarded this year during our 30th Anniversary events. Previous winners have included.. 1994 - Malcolm White - … [Continue reading]

New 3-4-40 BBAC Logo!

See below the new logo for the 3-4-40 BBAC 30th Anniversary year. Many Thanks to Richard D'Alton for completing the design. … [Continue reading]

Dog House Flying Weekend Saturday 24th May 2014 – Monday 26th May 2014

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the 3-4-40 BBAC we will be holding a flying weekend at the Dog House Hotel near Abingdon on the May Bank Holiday weekend. As always this is purely for fun and all balloonists are welcome to attend. See link … [Continue reading]

New Monthly Meeting venue for the 3-4-40 BBAC!!

For 2014 we are introducing a new Monthly Meeting venue of the Plum Pudding at Milton. The Plum Pudding in Milton is a great example of a proper village free house serving local and regional real ales and great food featuring pork from the Oxford … [Continue reading]

Icicle Success!

This year the annual International Icicle Balloon Meet celebrated its 42nd year at the new location of Marlborough Common. Despite an atrocious weather forecast a small slot weather slot appeared on the Sunday morning with six balloons making the … [Continue reading]

The 42nd Annual International Icicle Balloon Meet

The 42nd Annual International Icicle Balloon Meet will take place on the 4th & 5th January 2014 at Marlborough Common, Wilts ( Map 173/183699). As usual the Meet is informal, un-sponsored and open to all balloonists. Also there will be the Icicle … [Continue reading]