…AND SEND IT SOARING!
Bedford Borough is preparing for its 13th Annual Kite Festival
on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June in Russell Park. The event,
which is free to attend and open to all, is hosted by Bedford
Each year, approximately 40,000 people gather for the occasion
which sees Russell Park jam-packed with food stalls and
Andy Pidgen, Events Manager at Bedford Borough Council said:
“This event grows in momentum each time and it is now very
well-established. People have this in their diaries for months in
Kites will be showcased from the four corners of the globe
including America, Canada, Japan, China, Germany, France, Holland
and Belgium as well as flyers from across the UK. The programme
throughout the weekend will feature kites never seen before in the
U.K and childrens’ and adults’ workshops in the kite marquee.
For more information on the Kite Festival events visit