Program

Entry to Gordon Bennett 2012 is free of charge.

Monday 27 August 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom

 

Tuesday 28 August 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom

 

Wednesday 29 August 2012

11.00 - 17.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom

 

Thursday 30 August 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom

 

Friday 31 August 2012

10.00 - 20.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
18.30 onwards Bar open to public Small Marquee

 

Saturday 1 September 2012

10.00 - 20.00 Spelterni Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
10.30 onwards Rega helicopter rescue exhibit, information and trade stands Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
11.00 onwards Live music ("Supreme") and refreshments, open to public Large Marquee
16.30 onwards Wil Tambourine Band Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
18.00 onwards Launch preparations for the Gordon Bennett Race Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
22.00 onwards Bar open to public Small Marquee
22.00 Start of the Gordon Bennett Race
National Anthems will be played by Harmonie
Stegrütiwiese Launch Field

 

Sunday 2 September 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
15.00 onwards Marquee with refreshments open to public Large Marquee
17.30 - 18.30 Public Viewing Small Marquee
18.00 Hot-Air Balloon Mass Ascension Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
18.00 - 20.00 Hot-Air Balloon Fly-In Competition: Ladies’ Cup Montgolfière du Toggenburg Stegrütiwiese Launch Field

 

Monday 3 September 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
17.30 onwards Marquee with refreshments open to public Large Marquee
18.00 See a balloon from close-up Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
19.00 - 21.00 Public Viewing Small Marquee

 

Tuesday 4 September 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
17.30 onwards Marquee with refreshments open to public Large Marquee
18.00 Hot-Air Balloon Mass Ascension Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
19.00 - 21.00 Public Viewing Small Marquee

 

Wednesday 5 September 2012

11.00 - 17.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
14.00 onwards Childrens' afternoon with games and competitions
Display by the Model Aircraft Club of Toggenburg
Model Hot-Air Balloon display
Concert with Linard Bardill
Tethered Hot-Air Balloons
Stegrütiwiese Launch Field, Marquee
18.00 Hot-Air Balloon Mass Ascension Stegrütiwiese Launch Field

 

Thursday 6 September 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
17.30 onwards Marquee with refreshments open to public Large Marquee
18.00 Hot-Air Balloon Mass Ascension Stegrütiwiese Launch Field

 

Friday 7 September 2012

11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom
17.00 - 20.30 MM-Trophy with Target Fly-in for Hot-Air Balloons Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
18.00 onwards Live music ("JukeSox") and refreshments, open to public Large Marquee
20.30 - 21.00 Flower Ceremony (Public Closing Ceremony) for Gordon Bennett participants with National Anthems played by Harmonie Large Marquee
20.30 onwards Balloon Night Glow Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
22.00 onwards Award Ceremony of MM-Trophy Large Marquee

 

Saturday 8 September 2012

07.30 - 08.30 Alternate date for MM-Trophy Stegrütiwiese Launch Field
11.00 - 19.00 Spelterini Exhibition Speer Garage showroom

 

Times of some events are dependent on weather conditions and are subject to change. We will post the latest updates on this page as soon as anything changes. All times are in local times (CET).