Weymouth Kite Festival 2014 Takes Off
8:31am 3rd May 2014
Weymouth's Kite Festival starts today with organisers promising it's bigger and better than ever before.
Weymouth's carnival queen gets the activities officially underway at 10am
Stalls, a food village, display areas and a dog show form part of the event, and there's anarea where people can make and fly their own kites, or let ones they've brought from hope to take to the skies.
Organiser Michael McManus says he's persuaded the 'godfather of kiting' Peter Powell to attend this year.
The competition element starts on Sunday morning.