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Banksy puts the music into his Bemusement Park

DJ Yoda is among artists performing at the former Tropicana tonight Credit: PA

The first live music event will be held at Banksy's Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare tonight.

Peanut Butter Wolf, DJ Yoda and Breakbeat Lou will be performing while visitors see the work of more than 50 artists at the former Tropicana site on the seafront.

There will be music or comedy every Friday night during the five week exhibition at the Bristol artist's so-called Bemusement Park.

Music and art will be on offer to visitors to Banksy's Dismaland tonight Credit: PA

Carol Vorderman falls off treadmill... naked

Carol Vorderman Credit: PA

Our best wishes go to Bristol's Carol Vorderman who has injured herself after falling off her treadmill.

As you will see from her tweets, the former Countdown star was naked at the time.

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Kite Festival organisers test out wind conditions

Kite flyers from across the world have arrived in Bristol, ready to take part in this weekend's International Kite Festival.

The free event will now be held every two years on the Downs.

Yesterday, organisers were out and about testing the wind conditions in preparation for the weekend.

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Kite flyers arrive in Bristol ahead of festival

Last year organisers decided the event would run every other year. Credit: ITV West Country

Kite flyers from across the world have descended on Bristol ready for this weekend's kite festival.

The free event which used to be held at Ashton Court, will now be on Durdham Downs.

It will feature everything from kite flying battles, synchronised displays, to giant animals.

It will also be marking Bristol Green Capital 2015.

This year's festival will also mark Bristol’s year as European Green Capital City. Credit: ITV West Country

Former Bristol actress celebrates her 100th birthday

Audrey Noble in her ENSA uniform in 1940. Credit: ITV West Country

Former actress from Bristol is celebrating her 100th birthday today.

Audrey Noble worked with ENSA (Entertainments National Service Association) entertaining troops during WWII.

She appeared in Z Cars, All Creatures Great and Small and Casualty, as well as being a member of the Bristol Old Vic Company.

Audrey Noble is now in a care home but her memories are still larger than life:

Countdown to liftoff? Carol Vorderman to work with astronauts

Carol Vorderman after passing her private pilot's licence test. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Bristol TV star Carol Vorderman has landed a job working alongside astronauts, promoting space science education.

The former Countdown maths wizard, who has a private pilot's licence, will sit on the board of directors for the Challenger Centre for Space Science Education.

The centre was set up to honour the legacy of the Challenger shuttle crew, who were killed in a tragic accident in 1986.

54-year-old Vorderman says she has always been fascinated by space - and her daughter wants to be an astronaut.

"I'm thrilled and honoured to have been voted onto the board of this amazing organisation and I and can't wait to get fully involved.

"To encourage children into science and engineering has been one of my passions for decades.

"The opportunities for children that the Challenger centres provide is excellent. Space holds a massive fascination for everyone, whatever age, whatever background."

– Carol Vorderman
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