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Kite Festival

Kite Flying • Food • Bar • Live Music • Entertainment • Kite Making

Join us at Boyn Grove Park (Punt Hill) for our Community Kite Festival on Sunday 5 September between 12pm - 4pm. It's free to attend!

Round off the summer holidays in style with an afternoon of fun for all the community! Bring your kite creations, pre-owned or shop bought kites and join our team to fly them on the hill. You can also purchase a Kite Making Kit on the day (subject to availability). Everyone is welcome, with or without a kite!

As well as all the kite flying fun, the afternoon will include food from local vendors and a bar.

Don't forget to bring along your picnic blanket or camping chairs and get set for an unmissable afternoon of entertainment. The live music stage will feature top local talent - find out more about the acts joining us below!


Schedule for the day

All timings are approximate

12pm Eko the puppet promenade

12.15pm Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra

1pm Eko the puppet promenade

1.15pm Live music from Dan Pryde

2pm Eko the puppet promenade

2.15pm Performance of Out of the Deep Blue

2.45pm Live music from Tara Deane

3.30pm Live music from Fleece Lined


Out of the Deep Blue

For the first time, the festival includes a large scale outdoor performance from Autin Dance Theatre - Out of the Deep Blue. Meet Eko the sea giant puppet as he rises from the deep ocean and meets you and a little girl called Violet.


Food and Drinks

Our food and drink line up for the day includes:

• Presto Italian will be serving up authentic Italian pizzas

• Bold, intense, Caribbean flavours from Heat & Soul

• Authentic Punjabi cuisine from Ka Na Homecooked

• Delicious cookies from Norden Farm Market regulars Get Whisked Away

• Keep cool with some gelato from Agosti Gelato

• StreetFed bring food inspired by travels and stateside food experiences

• And not forgetting the Norden Farm Bar serving Rebellion Brewery beer and larger, G&Ts and soft drinks!

Please note that the Norden Farm pop-up bar and many of the stallholders are cashless and will only be able to accept card payments.


Live Music Line Up

A line up of top local talent will grace the stage, providing live music for the day.

Solo acoustic artist Dan Pryde plays a mixture of his own music and covers. He’s recorded 3 acoustic demo EPs and is currently working on putting together a full band album.

Four piece Fleece Lined love anything upbeat and a little bit funky. They play the likes of Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Wild Cherry, Otis Reading and more.

Tara Deane is a singer songwriter from Maidenhead. Since starting her journey into the music industry eight years ago, Tara has been performing to audiences all over the country, capturing them with her catchy and meaningful songs inspired by her own experiences.

Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, at Glastonbury, for the London 2012 Olympics, live on BBC and on ITV. They also appear annually at London’s Notting Hill Carnival.


The Kite Festival is kindly supported by funding from the Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation, RBWM, The Cyril Taylor Charitable Foundation and the Cultural Recovery Fund.


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