Bristol Harbour Festival

PUBLISHED: 11:04 13 July 2006 | UPDATED: 09:35 24 May 2010

The 35th EDF Energy Bristol Harbour Festival, the South West's biggest free party, takes place from July 28-30. A celebration of Bristol's maritime heritage, the festival takes place in and around the city's docks

The 35th EDF Energy Bristol Harbour Festival, the South West's biggest free party, takes place from July 28-30.A celebration of Bristol's maritime heritage, the festival takes place in and around the city's docks. It is expected to pull in around 200,000 people to Bristol.The festival features live music, dance, street performers, historic ships, craft displays and a firework spectacular.The festival starts with a music show in Lloyds' Amphitheatre including DK Derek and the Bristol Choral Society. Saturday sees plenty of live entertainment throughout the day, finishing with the star-studded act Suspiciously Elvis. The day will be rounded off with a firework extravaganza. Sunday will see more music and activities coupled with maritime events that this year also incorporate the 200th anniversary of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's birth.

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