36th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

The 36th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is taking place at Ashton Court, just outside the city. Over 150 hot air balloons are involved, and organisers are expecting 500,000 spectators over the four days.

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Balloon fiesta success despite weather say organisers

A record 90 balloons landed at a former chocolate factory Credit: ITV News West Country

Organisers of The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta say it was a success, despite flights being grounded on Sunday by bad weather.

The event featured four mass ascents - and even broke a world record, landing 90 balloons at the former chocolate factory in Keynsham. The take offs were watched by thousands although the night glows attracted the biggest crowds.

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