Lazy Days: Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2018

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Bristol Balloon Fiesta

One of the most exciting, spectacular and visually stunning events in the UK calendar is the annual Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, which just so happens to be this weekend, 9th – 12th August. As we’ll be throwing open our doors to our new Clifton showroom, this Saturday 11th August, this weekend is the perfect chance to visit Bristol and see all that’s on offer in this lively city, while you enjoy this amazing, not-to-be-missed event.

Bristol Balloon Fiesta

The Balloon Fiesta takes place over four days and is free to all. It is Europe’s largest meeting of hot air balloons and can attract well over 130 hot air balloons to the Bristolian skies. We urge you to head down to see this extravaganza.

There are a multitude of yummy food stands and eateries to tickle your taste buds, plus fairground rides and entertainment for the kids (or the big kid in you!).


You can purchase a balloon ride, or just choose to be a spectator and enjoy the wonderful site with your feet firmly on the ground.


On the Thursday and Saturday evenings, the stunning sight culminates in a fantastic firework finale called ‘nightglow’, along with glowing hot air balloons that will brighten the night sky for a magical melee of colourful lanterns and lights.

Bristol Balloon Fiesta - night

If you decide you need a break from all the action and excitement, or just a wee pit stop, pop into our new Bristol showroom on Whiteladies Road in Clifton, and pick your favourite sofa to kick back and put your feet up. We offer a range of refreshing drinks, and we’d love to show you around our new home.

The first 100 visitors through our newly painted doors will receive a gift bag, with a yummy cookie and even yummier discount code to use on our entire collection. Be quick; we think they’re going to be very popular.

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