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'Fire-spewing spider' is Bristol show centrepiece

A 50-tonne fire-breathing spider is the centrepiece of a show in Bristol.

The giant "arachnid", which was built in the West Country, has toured the world and has been a regular fixture at the Glastonbury Festival.

It was tested on Thursday night ahead of Friday and Saturday's performance in Queen Square.

The Arcadia Metamorphosis show is a combination of theatre, circus, music, aerial performance and robotics.

Organisers say it is the first time the show has been performed in an inner city area.

  • 04 Sep 2015
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