beach kite festivals to be held in Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow
high-flying beach kite festivals are set to be held in Berrow and
Burnham-On-Sea this year.
first event will be held on June 2nd and 3rd on Berrow beach in
front of Beachside Holiday Park in Berrow, and Burnham-On-Sea Kite
Festival will be held on the town's main beach on September 8th
Gaynor Brown told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "At the new Berrow festival,
we plan to feature both power kite buggy racing and stack kite competitions
on the miles of sandy beach with ample parking."
the display field we will host a programme of kiting shows and competitions
along with our usual 'learn to fly' area. Kite traders and crafters
will sit alongside food and drink facilities that will also include
a picnic area and play area."
will kick off with the crafters, stalls, displays and Learn to Fly
open from 10am. Parking is on the beach from 10.00a.m. with races
and competitions from 11am."
programme runs through to an illuminated kite display, with live
music and a bar from 8pm on the Saturday evening. Sunday's programme
finishes at 5.30pm."
Kite Festival will take place on September 8th and 9th and this
will be the town's fifth such festival on Burnham-On-Sea's beach
adjacent to The Pavilion on Beach 3.
once again be hosting power kite exhibitions and kiting competitions.
We are growing year on year towards the famous historic nine-legged
lighthouse with a large number of inflatables visiting, plus the
very popular learn to fly area and instructors will
be on hand. There will also be kite traders and crafters."
illuminated Kite Display will start at 8pm on The Esplanade and
the site will open at 10.00am on both days with races starting at
11.00am. Our busy day extends till 9pm on Saturday to include the
illuminated kite displays and finishes at 5.30p.m. on Sunday evening."
you wish to attend either event there are ample parking facilities
available but if you join us as club kiters or racers you will need
to register for a free parking permit. Overnight camping is organised
for kiters and again requires booking as space is limited. Crafters
and traders wishing to join us call the same number to book space
01278 238714 or see Facebook page."