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03 August 2020 10:43

Hot air balloons have taken off in a mass ascent from Bristol, with 43 teams taking part.

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Hot air balloons have taken off in a mass ascent from Bristol, with 43 teams taking part. The Fiesta Flypast event over the city took place as a socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Organisers urged the public to enjoy the spectacle from their doorsteps and gardens, rather than gathering to watch take-off or landing. Up, up and away! #Bristol, we are go!

In Pictures: Hot air balloons brighten skies over Bristol

Keep your eyes on the sky this morning for the #fiestaflypast! Please head to the garden, pop your head out the window and share your pictures with us at @bristolballoon pic.twitter.com/kkwfMfjdOg — BristolBalloonFiesta (@bristolballoon) August 3, 2020 Advertising (Ben Birchall/PA)

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