The 2007 Bristol Harbourside Festival ran from Friday the 27th to Sunday the 29th of July 2007. Good to excellent weather throughout, which is quite a pleasant change after a mostly very wet June and July. All the following photos are from Saturday the 28th.
Saturday morning 6:30am, the EDF Energy balloon just after launch in Ashton Court.
Kaskelot a replica of the 19th C original vessel, with the ArnolFini behind and the Bristol Packet passing.
Jeane Johnson returns, in front of the Lloyds amphitheatre.
The Pyronaut passing Tangaroa (right hand side) a 1926 built, 82 feet trawler and Isambard Brunel (left hand side).
The Tecla, can't find any mention of her in the festival program but she was there.
Fountains at Millennium Square, a kids favourite.
CCQ at the Lloyds Amphitheatre Stage.
Portbury Steam Engine on the Harbourside Railway line.
HMS Express (P163). Naval Petrol Boat 20m officer training craft.
Redcliffe Church, once an emormously wealthy parish church. Largely built with the profits from the docks, photo taken from beside Princess Bridge.