Take to the skies with Boundless

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If you’re a fixed-wing fanatic or a hot-air balloon aficionado you won’t want to miss the opportunity to attend these exciting events with Boundless

Why not visit the exclusive Boundless members’ areas when visiting the free-to-attend Bristol International Balloon Fiesta or Eastbourne International Airshow both taking place this August…

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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The largest annual hot-air balloon festival in Europe, believe us when we say Bristol International Balloon Fiesta must be seen to be believed. An astounding assemblage of over 130 balloons of all shapes and sizes will ascend from the fields of the Ashton Court Estate near the city’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. And the fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down either, as the evening is illuminated by Nightglow, a dazzling light show linking a variety of hot-air balloons together choreographed to music.

And there’s lots more than just the balloons to keep you engaged at this world famous, free-to-attend event. Make time for exciting family-oriented activities including live music, a funfair, fireworks, competitions, food and drinks stalls and much more all taking place over the long weekend. 

balloons taking off at bristol balloon fiesta

And while the event itself is free for anyone to attend, why not make it extra special by visiting the exclusive Boundless members’ area. While there, members and their guests can enjoy a free hot drink, access to secure mobile phone chargers and even leave your bags for safe keeping for the duration of the event. 

The Boundless members’ area will be located approximately 100m to the east of the main arena, up a slight slope and to the right of the funfair. If you’d like to come along please login to register your interest, you’ll then receive important information about the event ahead of time and we’ll have an idea of the number of members we can expect over the weekend. 

The members area at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta will be open on:

  • Thursday 11 August: 12pm–11pm (Nightglow and fireworks)
  • Friday 12 August: 6am–7pm
  • Saturday 13 August: 6am–11pm (Nightglow and fireworks)
  • Sunday 14 August: 6am–7pm

Eastbourne International Airshow

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Easily one of the UK’s largest (and most exciting) free-to-attend air shows, Eastbourne International Airshow is one not to miss. Always a crowd-pleaser, this event on Eastbourne’s beautiful Victorian seafront promenade comprises a two-mile display line over the sea. Featuring some of the most spectacular military and civilian display teams, visitors can expect to see the likes of RAF Typhoon, Chinook, the Blades, wing walkers and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, plus many more iconic jets, planes and helicopters.

And it’s not just the iconic air displays that make Eastbourne Airshow a fantastic event for the whole family, during the weekend visitors can enjoy competitions, food-and-drink stalls, live music and a fairground.

wing walkers at eastbourne air show

While the airshow is free to the public, why not make it an even more memorable day by attending the private Boundless members' area? Members and their guests get a complimentary hot drink, use of secure phone chargers, and can leave your baggage for safekeeping for the duration of the event.

The Boundless members' area will be situated just in front of the aerial shows on the West Lawns on Eastbourne beach. If you’d like to come along, please login to register your interest. You'll then receive event information ahead of time, and we'll have an estimate of how many members to expect throughout the weekend.

The members area at the Eastbourne Airshow will be open from 10am–6pm on each day.

Bringing guests…

Balloons in the sky at bristol balloon fiesta

For both events you’ll need to show your Boundless membership card to gain access to the members’ areas. Friends and family are also welcome as guests of a member. Please note that due to congestion in previous years, the number of friends and family you can bring into the area is limited to a maximum of four adults and four children per member (including the member themself). This will ensure members are not turned away due to the area reaching capacity. 

Do more with Boundless

Boundless membership is packed full of exciting ways members can make the most of their free time, grab superb savings, and connect with local interest and community groups. For more information, visit www.boundless.co.uk

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