Kite Festival continues today on town beach
third annual Kite Festival got off to a high-flying start on Saturday
and is set to continue on the town's beach today (Sunday).
free event will see demonstrations and displays from 10am-4pm, weather
permitting, along with a chance for families to fly their kites
with help from experts.
Gaynor Brown told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Everyone is encouraged
to come down to the beach and try a kite."
will be lots to try, from simple kites with one string to double-stringed
ones with experts on hand to show you how to fly them."
is ideal since it's usually windy and has a long stretch of uninterrupted
beach to fly on," she added. "It's the thrid time the
event has been run and this year it promises to be even bigger and
are lots of committed kiters coming as well to display their skills
because Weston and Bristol have both failed to run a Kite Festival
this year so we're the only local event."
a fantastic hobby and very cheap and easy to get involved, so come
along and try one and go from there." Stalls will also be set
up to support the event.
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge