Catch The Wind Kite Festival 2017

Let's go fly a kite

24 and 25 June 2017, 12pm-5pm

Catch The Wind Kite Festival 2017

Morecambe Promenade

More Music’s annual kite festival Catch the Wind returns. Join us and enjoy beautiful and impressive kites of all shapes and sizes flown by professional kite flyers – or bring your kite and fly it on the beach. There will live music, arts and crafts, street entertainment, stalls and many fun activities to enjoy too. 

Free live music and entertainment:
12:10       Joe McCorriston
1              Lancaster Children's Choir
1.35         Suzy Condrad
2.15         RivingtonMorris
2.30         PapaSamAlafia
3.15         RivingtonMorris
3.45         Boom Bike Bourrée

12           EZXP
12:40      Honk!
1             Lady Livid
1.45        The Balkanics
2.30        Boom Bike Bourrée
 3            Street Symphony
4.15        Blue Juice

Suzy Condrad UK Boss Looping Championship winner. She makes songs using many instruments and her voice to build up complex arrangements one bar at a time.Everythinghappens live, nothing is pre-recorded.

Sam Maitland, akaPapaSamAlafia, has recorded and performed with many African and international artists including Seal, Africa Eye, King Masco, and Dunni and hastoured theStates and Japan with the African band Rokoto. Most recently he’s been working with multi-cultural contemporary dance group Sakoba which alsowon the " performance " of the year award 2007.
He has an electrifying presence - an absolute soul satisfaction not to be missed. His second album "Sweet Sunshine” is a fusionof traditional African guitar, Djembe and Conga/Percussion skills with contemporary sounds of Jazz, Reggae and Soul. 
Uncle Tacko's Imaginarium: Roll up, roll up! Enter the extraordinary world of Uncle Tacko's Imaginarium. Fun for all the family as storytellers, magicians, circus artistes and Uncle's Incredible Flea Circus dazzle and delight you with tales and acts of derring-do. Meet colourful characters, whack the Dom-Tink! and enjoy a whole variety of shows. 
Howling Wire on the Stone Jetty - an intricate musical Installation powered by the wind. Intriguing Kinetic, sonic creations that produce other-worldly sounds as nature's unseen force breathes life into them. 
Joe McCorriston 
Off the Rails
The Balkanics
In the Platform:
Wind socks and flags with Anna Read
In the craft marquee (Platform side):
Mobile making with The Exchange Creative Community
Face painting 
Crazy Making with Vanessa
Meet the animals from Lancaster and Morecambe College
Marine Conservation Trust
LAL Workshops
On the Midland field:
Bouncy Castles
Taylor's funfair 
The Imaginarium
Bungee Trampolines
Walking down the street gamelan
Session tent
Face paints 
On the beach:
Land Art for Kids 

...and more!