Northumberland Brooke Supporters' Eco-friendly Virtual Balloon Race

What's it all about?
This eco-friendly virtual balloon race will launch on Coronation Day Wednesday 2 June 2021 from Westminster Abbey at 12noon, and takes place over the course of 7 days. It’s an internet based, virtual balloon race that uses real weather data and google maps for 24/7 real-time flight path tracking so you can track your personalised balloon(s) as they travel and we love that no animals, wildlife or the environment will be harmed and great fun awaits!

You can buy, design and customise as many balloons as you wish - deciding on shape, colour, name and how much air to fill your balloon(s) with and your balloon(s) will be automatically entered into the race. Each computer generated balloon costs £3

When the race launches you will be able to keep track of your personalised balloon(s) via this platform using Google maps as it travels.

Money raised from balloon purchases will go to the charity. Please feel free to purchase as many balloons as you like! Any contribution you make will make a lasting change to working horses, donkeys and mules and the people who depend on them for their livelihood. Thank You.

Prize Details
Not only are you helping a great cause you are also in with a chance of winning some great prizes in the main virtual balloon race and if you enter via this page supporting the Northumberland Brooke Supporters Group:

In the main race:
1st place - £500 cash
2nd place - An Apple iPad
3rd place - 10 lucky winners of £10 book tokens

And for Brooke Northumberland supporters signing up directly via this page you are also in with a chance to win further prizes if your balloon comes in:
1st place - A £20 Voucher to spend at Mole Country Stores
2nd place - Box of chocolates
3rd place - A Brooke tote goody bag

Questions & Queries
Once you have purchased your balloons we invite you to join our private Coronation Day Eco Friendly Virtual Balloon Flight Group on Facebook where you can ask questions, share your story, join us on Coronation Day on 2 June from midday and over the 7 day race to track your balloon and chat all things aeronautical with those who have entered the race. We look forward to welcoming you to the group

About Brooke
Brooke reach over 1.7 million working horses, donkeys and mules across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Brooke staff include vets, animal welfare experts, and advocacy and development specialists.

Brooke Teesdale & Weardale supporters invite you to help us raise funds to make lasting change to hardworking horses, donkeys and mules and the people who depend on them for their livelihood in some of the world’s poorest communities.

By purchasing and designing a virtual balloon (or two or three or more!) your £3 donation per balloon will help one hardworking equine and the family dependant on it for their livelihood.

If you would like to learn more about the amazing work this charity does you can find out more and sign up to receive regular news updates at

Thank you for purchasing a virtual balloon, or two or three, in support of Brooke.

Good luck and we hope you have great fun designing your balloon and tracking your balloon virtually on race day.

The Northumberland Brooke Supporters Fundraising Team

Our fundraising target is: £500

Gross monies raised so far: £0

Supporters so far: 0

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