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Bring Back Southampton Balloon Festival!

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The Southampton Balloon Festival ran for over 15 years attracting visitors from all over the country. It brought trade and entertainment to the city, providing a great spectacle for those on the ground and breathtaking views for those that flew in the balloons. Our challenge, as a group and as a community is to bring it back bigger and better than it was in its heyday. Can you imagine the sight of the balloons with their multi-coloured silks inflated by the roar of the gas flames, the many stalls and stands offering their wares, steel pans or local bands playing in a separate area, animal and motorbike shows in a central arena, the noise of the fun fair rides, the tempting smells from the various food and drink tents, displays by local colleges and schools. What about a 'Southamptons Got Talent' competition It could be amazing again. But we need your help to achieve this. Please sign the petition to help reinstate this event. Thank you for signing and supporting our cause.


We are three born and bred Sotonians who passionately want a change for the better in our community. Like many of our friends and colleagues, we have felt the need for a positive change to help put Southampton back on the map as a sparkling jewel. We have volunteered ourselves through our passion for this event to return, to present the petition to our Council in September 2009.


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