Balloon festival lights up the skies

first_img30,000 people turned up to watch the sixth annual Oxford Balloon Festival last weekend although strong winds hampered the performance of the balloons, a record number of which were on display. The two day event started at Cutteslowe Park on Saturday night with a fireworks display and a light show. Sunday saw 36 balloons, including a massive Russian airship, launched into Oxford skies.ARCHIVE: 2nd week TT 2004last_img