PICTURES: Berrow kite festival 2018

PUBLISHED: 13:00 13 September 2018

Janet and Kathryn Elvin with their seahorse kite
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18

Janet and Kathryn Elvin with their seahorse kite Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

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Rare dragons and bright coloured animals were seen in Somerset skies last weekend.

Janet and Kathryn Elvin with their seahorse kite
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Janet and Kathryn Elvin with their seahorse kite Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Berrow hosted its sixth beach kite festival at Beachside Holiday Park, in Coast Road, on Saturday and Sunday.

Flying displays were put on by some of the county’s top kite experts.

Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn flew a 70ft long dragon kite which had a 30ft wing span, of which there are only four in the UK.

For the first time, an illuminated kite display took place each evening.

Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Event organiser Gaynor Brown said: “We were busy both days and the weather was ideal. Kiters came from all around and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

“The event seems to get bigger and better each time and we are already planning next year’s festival.”

Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Tim Rohn with his 70ft long 30ft wing span dragon kite of which there is only 4 in the UK Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

Janet and Kathryn Elvin with their seahorse kite
Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ
09,9,18Janet and Kathryn Elvin with their seahorse kite Berrow Kite festival on the beach near the Sundowner CafŽ 09,9,18

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