2017

BBC News

“London’s skyline was dominated by hot air balloons as they ascended in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.”

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Daily Mail

“Up, up and away! 27 hot air balloons soar over London to celebrate 30th anniversary of the capital’s City Airport.”

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Evening Standard

“Lord Mayor’s Balloon Regatta 2017: London wakes to stunning sight of hot air balloons soaring over capital.”

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Londonist

“It was the first time the regatta has launched from London City Airport. The feat coincided with the airport’s 30th birthday celebrations.”

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Metro

“The London skyline was awash with hot air balloons this morning – and it looks absolutely stunning.”

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Travel Daily UK

“27 hot air balloons lifted off from London City Airport as part of the 2017 RICOH Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta. It is the first time the regatta has launched from London City Airport.”

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2016

Daily Mail

“Dozens of hot air balloons go up, up and away into the skies above London as part of the capital’s Lord Mayor’s parade”

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The Sun

“Stunning footage shows a fleet of hot air balloons flying over London early on Sunday morning.”

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Buzzfeed

“More than 50 hot air balloons floated over the capital to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and the City of London.”

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BBC News

“London’s skyline was dominated by hot air balloons as they ascended in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.”

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The Guardian

“Hot-air balloons over the London skyline during the lord mayor’s hot-air balloon regatta, an annual charity event in aid of the lord mayor’s fund”

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The Telegraph

“Stunning footage shows a fleet of hot air balloons flying over London early on Sunday morning.”

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2015

ITV News

“More than 50 balloons filled the London skyline at dawn today to raise money for charity. They took off from Shoreditch Park in Hackney for an hour-long flight at around 5am this morning.”

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Metro

“If you were wondering around central London this morning you might have seen some balloons lazily drifting across the skies above your head.”

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The Daily Mirror

“It is hoped the stunt, which is the first of its kind in more than 20 years, will raise thousands for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal… These stunning pictures captured the beautiful London skyline as it filled with over 50 hot air balloons.”

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The Daily Mirror

“It is hoped the stunt, which is the first of its kind in more than 20 years, will raise thousands for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal… These stunning pictures captured the beautiful London skyline as it filled with over 50 hot air balloons.”

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The Guardian

“Balloonists over east London in the Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta. The new annual charity event also marked the British Balloon and Airship Club’s 50th anniversary”

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Londonist

“If you were up bright and early yesterday morning (7 June), with eyes cast to the skies over London, you probably enjoyed the rare sight of nearly 50 hot air balloons rising alongside the sun and gliding serenely across the skyline.”

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