Bristol Sail banners welcome visitors ‘by land and sea’

Banners promoting local businesses have been hung on light posts on Thames Street

Posted 5/19/17

Authentic jib sail banners have shown up on Thames Street light posts, welcoming visitors to the town while paying homage to Bristol’s sailing history.

Bristol Sails, an off-shoot of Explore …

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