The skies above Southsea Common be filled with kites of all shapes and sizes on 11-12 August between 10am - 5pm.
This year's theme is “Kites and Art” – attracting kite artists from across the globe.
Far flung Kite fliers attending are from Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and United States. Many countries across Europe are represented.
The festival will have a stunning and colourful demonstration of the art of kite flying and kite making reflecting the tradition of kites around the world, with many kites in the sky and on the ground for visitors to enjoy and admire.
Alongside this amazing flying display there will be a host of other activities to meet a family’s needs. These will include a refreshment stalls, craft stalls, charity stalls, free children’s kite workshop and local amusements. Also located on the common will be dedicated kite traders who will be able to provide you with a wide range of kites, from colourful branded kites for children or the young at heart to immense power kites for the more adventurous.
The 27th Portsmouth International Kite festival is a great free day out for all the family.
For more information visit www.portsmouthkitefestival.org.uk