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Festival, Sat 18 - Sun 19 Aug 2018, free entry

Harrington Kite Festival

Harrington Kite Festival


Join us at beautiful Bellaport Marina in Harrington for a huge kite display international touring company SmileFactor10. In addition to the display we have a fun fair, children’s entertainment, and face painting. Free event (small charge for fun fair) and suitable for all ages.

Smilefactor10 have an impressive collection of kites. Over the years their kite collection has grown and now includes a 100ft gecko, a 32ft hippo, a giant manta ray, a record-breaking purple teddy bear called Oscar, a red manta ray, multi-coloured rainbow cuttlefish, a 120ft octopus, a giant red and black guppy fish, a 45ft scuba diver and a gorgeous phoenix kite!
Bring your own kite and fly with the professionals. SmileFactor10 will be guiding you through the best way to fly your kite to get the best results.

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

FREE Kite Making Workshops
We are running our popular kite making workshops again for all ages!

There will be 2 workshops a day;
Wednesday 15 August at 11am and 2pm
Thursday 16 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 were very popular in 2017, so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 - Sun 19 Aug 2018 11:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Free entry. Small charge for fun fair rides.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted


Workington Town Council

01900 702986




From A595 take 3rd exit at roundabout onto A66 and follow signs for town centre.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Workington station

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