Bristol street turns into giant water slide

23:08, May 04 2014
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A participant on a lilo slides down a giant water slide that has been installed down Park Street in Bristol.
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A participant on a lilo slides down a giant water slide that has been installed down Park Street in Bristol.
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The 90m slide was made from plastic sheets, hay bales, water and washing-up liquid.
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It was the brainchild of artist Luke Jerram.
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Three hundred ticket holders, wpicked from nearly 100,000 applicants took turns to hurtle down the slide.
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Hundreds of spectators lining the street that was closed to traffic.
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Looks like fun, doesn't it?
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Looks like fun, doesn't it?

Park Street in Bristol was turned into a giant water slide over the weekend. The 90m slide was made from plastic sheets, hay bales, water and washing-up liquid and was the brainchild of artist Luke Jerram.

The three hundred ticket holders who were picked from nearly 100,000 applicants took turns to hurtle down the slide watched by hundreds of spectators lining the street that was closed to traffic.

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