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FolksFest Bristol - German beer, Bratwurst and music

Yesterday ... a trip to Ikea in Bristol (for tables for an event we're holding this week) left us frustrated and speechless, and Ikea loosing themselves some business. Yes, they had what we wanted. Yes, there were 24 in stock. But no, we couldn't have them as they were stacked on a high rack and the staff couldn't get them down for us while there were customers about. Carl went off to get the manager to see if there was anything they could do (like ship them to us!) but came back with a negative response; Lisa noted that the manager didn't even bother to come and explain to his customers in person.

German food in Bristol - FolksFestPlans had been to go on to a wholesaler we use regularly to purchase further supplies that we need, but after that frustration neither Lisa nor I really felt "in the mood", and found ourselves parking at Castle Green at around 6 p.m. - just for a stretch of the legs and some fresh air. Imagine our suprise, with Glastobury festival running nearby, to find a German FolksFest in full swing.


Bristol Castle Green - at the FolksFestReggae and folk, German food and beer in Bristol
Lisa lunches as the German beer festival in BristolBristol Floating harbor and Shot Tower


Link - other Bristol Castle area pictures
(written 2007-06-24, updated 2007-06-25)

 
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