Sat 17 & Sun 18 August 2019

11am - 4pm

Venue:  Harrington Marina

The spectacular Harrington Kite Festival returns to Bellaport Marina in Harrington on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August, 11am – 4pm.

The event features a huge kite display by the internationally renowned SmileFactor10. The impressive kites can be seen from miles around.

In addition to the kite displays, there will be a fun fair, a local market, face painting, and children’s entertainment. The event is free, with a small charge for the fun fair.

Other activities...

 

Fly a kite:

Bring your own kite and fly with the professionals. SmileFactor10 will guide you through the best techniques for flying your kite.

 

Flying teddy bears! Ever wanted to see your teddy fly? Bring your favourite cuddly toy and see how high they can fly on our zip wire!

 

TRAVEL:

Access to the festival is via a narrow road and it can get very busy. Beat the traffic and check out public transport options: www.traveline.info

STALL BOOKINGS

If you would like to book a stall at this event, please click on the links below, complete and submit a booking form.  Once received we will contact you to confirm your reservation or discuss it with you.

Commercial booking form

Charity booking form

Please note that we only have a limited number of stalls available which will all be located​ under cover in our marquee and security will be present overnight on Saturday.  We do still recommend that valuables are removed.

FREE Kite Making Workshops

We are running our popular kite making workshops again for all ages!
There will be 2 workshops a day;
Wednesday 14 August at 11am and 2pm
Thursday 15 August at 11am and 2pm

Workshops will run for 1 hour and during this time children will learn how to make a kite (which does fly!).

Workshops are completely free: we will provide everything you need to make your kite. Workshops will be held at Harrington Youth Club.

These workshops are very popular, so book early to avoid disappointment.

To book, submit the form below.  Please remember to tell us what date and time you prefer.

If you have any questions e-mail office@workingtontowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01900 702986.

Please note:

  • Children under 6 need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Booking: Places are only guaranteed if you have booked in advance.

  • Getting to the venue: Church Road is a busy street so we advise using public transport if possible.

  • Parking: On-street parking is very limited on Church Road. More parking is available by the harbourside (a 5 minute walk from the venue)

  • Clothing: We will be using permanent markers and sticky tape so please ensure children are appropriately dressed for using their imagination and being creative (i.e. making a mess)!

  • Photography: Photographs might be taken during the workshops. If you don’t wish for your child to be photographed then just let us know on arrival. We will be asking parents / guardians to sign a photography consent form on arrival.

Kite making workshops sponsored by

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