Hot air balloons take to the skies for 26th annual festival

More than 40 hot air balloons are expected to take to the skies at the 26th annual Northampton Balloon Festival.

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Getting ready for broadcast at Northampton's balloon festival

Aidan McGivern getting ready for tonight's broadcast at 6pm Credit: ITV News Anglia

Here's a quick picture of our weather presenter Aidan McGivern and cameraman Lee Georghiou getting ready for tonight's ITV News Anglia at 6pm.

We will be live at the festival and have a full report from the skies of Northamptonshire too.

Northampton Balloon Festival Credit: ITV News Anglia
The ITV News Anglia team getting ready for broadcast Credit: ITV News Anglia

Up and away for Northampton's Balloon Festival

Thousands of people will head to Northamptonshire this weekend for the 26th annual Balloon Festival. It's the second largest event of its kind in the UK.

ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper took a trip up in a hot air balloon. Click below to watch her report over the skies of Northamptonshire.

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