The bi-annual Tall Ships Festival is taking place in Gloucester. A flotilla of ships have arrived in the docks, including the replica of John Cabot's The Matthew. Around 100,000 people are expected to visit over the next few days.
The Gloucester Tall Ships festival begins today (Friday 24 May). The bi-annual event takes at Gloucester docks and lasts until Bank Holiday Monday.
Visitors can expect a grand flotilla of sailing vessels, live music, food stalls and arts. The festival will feature famous boats such as the 'Amazon' which took part in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant last year.