Kites Catch the Wind at popular Morecambe beach festival

Kites of all shapes and sizes from superheroes to snakes could be seen flying high in the sky at Morecambe's Catch the Wind kite festival.

Thursday, 28th June 2018, 11:04 am
Updated Friday, 29th June 2018, 4:58 pm
Morecambe Kite Festival. Kites flying over the promenade. PIC BY ROB LOCK 23-6-2018

The annual festival which is a much-loved highlight of Morecambe’s summer calendar organised by More Music in Morecambe, was supported by Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) which enabled the festival to spread towards the town centre with additional performances, kite making workshops and spectacular display kites on Central Beach.

As well as the impressive kites flown by professional kite flyers, children and adults could bring their own kites to fly on the beach.

There was live music, art and music workshops, street entertainment and bands, a funfair, storytellers, stalls, festival food and even a magical pop-up gallery called The Fishing Hut.

Snakes over the Midland Hotel. PIC BY ROB LOCK 23-6-2018
Morecambe Kite Festival. Superheroes take to the skies. PIC BY ROB LOCK 23-6-2018