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13-07-2012 : BRISTOL HARBOUR FESTIVAL

If you are cruising the Kennet And Avon Canal on your Canal Boat Holiday next week why not join in the fun at the Bristol Harbour Festival.

A variety of circus, dance, music and theatre acts will be at Bristol harbour side for three days of family fun from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd July.

Join the celebrations at Brunels SS Great Britain where there will be live music and delicious food on offer.

There will be stories told by Mr Brunel himself and maritime themed games, nautical face painting and a pop up visitor experience, giving you the chance to dress up in Victorian costume.

Located in the stunning green space between the harbour and Broadmead, Cabot Circus, Castle Park boasts a Circus Stage.

In the childrens area you can make your own badges, masks and jewellery, learn about African art and watch a puppet show.

You can experience the amazing Bristol Harbour festival from a Canal Boat Holiday booked from Hilperton Marina.

Whilst in the area enjoy the host of other attractions that Bristol can offer.

Bring science to life At Bristol visit a live show in the Planetarium or create your own TV show, cover yourself from heat to foot in a giant bubble or step into a tornado.

Meet Wallace and Gromit and even become an animator for the day.

Visit the zoo which is set in 12 acres of award winning gardens and with over 450 species a visit to Bristol Zoo is a place to experience the wonders of nature.

Few people know just how much of a history Bristol has with Pirates and in fact Bristol was the home to one of the most feared of them all Blackbeard.

Take the Pirate Walk at the Floating Harbour and discover Bristols turbulent history.

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