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Arnolfini is election debate venue



The Arnolfini in Bristol
The debate will be screened live by Sky News

The second general election debate will take place at the Arnolfini in Bristol on Thursday night and will see disruption for people visiting the city centre.

Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg will be debating international affairs at the harbourside venue.

The event will mean public access to Narrow Quay will be restricted from 6pm on Wednesday, 21 April 2010 until midnight on Thursday.

Prince Street, Wapping Road and The Grove will also have restrictions in place for motorists from midday on Thursday until midnight.

Other restrictions include:

  • Limited pay-and-display parking at The Grove on Thursday
  • Nobody will be allowed to cross the Prince Street footbridge between 7pm and midnight on Thursday
  • Ferry services from the Industrial Museum to the bridge head will not operate between midday and midnight on Thursday

Bus services in the area are also expected to be disrupted by the event which will be shown live on Sky News from 8 to 9.30pm.

It will also be screened by the BBC News Channel and you can listen on BBC Radio 4.

If you are in the city centre you can also watch the debate on the big screen in Millennium Square.

A repeat of the debate will be screened later on BBC Two.

A third debate, focussing on the economy, is due to be shown by the BBC on 29 April.




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