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Kite-flying isn't all bad... as long as they are real kites

Feeling worn down by pre-Budget kite-flying? Take a break with fun from a Bristol fest this week.

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Pic: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

DOWN, BOY! There may be a deal of kite-flying going on in Ireland ahead of October’s Budget Day but in Bristol, the activity was much more welcome this week (and definitely more fun).

The Bristol International Kite Festival in England is one of Europe’s largest kite events. These are no ordinary two-sticks-and-a-plastic-bag kites though – check out some of the designs that got airborne at this year’s spectacular:

imageimageimageimageimageimageimageAll images: Ben Birchall/PA Wire.

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