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Bristol Kite Festival

Preparations are underway for the 27th Bristol International Kite Festival which takes place this weekend, 31 August to 1 September

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Bristol Mayor's trouser kite revealed

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson will try out his newest pair of red trousers in the form of a kite created especially for him by renowned kite maker Martin Lester.

Mr Ferguson will meet kite flyers from home and abroad, with their amazing selection of colourful, special-shaped kites and air creations, on Bristol's Durdham Downs as they prepare for this weekend's Bristol International Kite Festival at Ashton Court.

The Mayor's special creation is a pair of 'flying jogging legs'.

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