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Dazzling Displays!

Join us for a dazzling display of kites here on the headland at Scarborough Castle! Witness professional fliers in action, including UK Champion Quad line flyer Josh Mitcheson, and be amazed by the incredible sport Kite performances from the Decorators, Amalgmation, and the UK Pair’s Champions; Josh Mitcheson and Tom Greenfield. You can also see stunning kite designs from Mike Goddard, Frances Anderson, Pauline Taylor and other artists.

Why not also pop along to our Kite Making workshop to have a go at making your own kite to fly here at Scarborough Castle!

Scarborough Castle Kite Festival

Saturday 26th May - Bank Holiday Monday 28th May, 11am-5pm
Get to grips with the art of kite flying at Scarborough Castle. Expert kite flyers will dazzle you with their skills as they create a spectacle on the headland. See gigantic kites in flight, watch synchronised demonstrations to music, have a go at making your very own kite and try it out in the family flying area where we’ll also give you some top tips on making it soar.  If you have a kite at home make sure you bring it along on the day too for an unforgettable day out!


We've teamed up with English Heritage to give you the chance to win 1 of 5 family tickets to the dazzling kite displays at Scarborough Castle! If you fancy a fun-filled family day out on us, simply answer the simple question below!

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Terms & Conditions

  • Win 1 of 5 family tickets to 1 day at Scarborough Castle Kite Festival Sat 26th - Mon 28th May
  • One entry per person.
  • The prize is non-transferable, non-negotiable and cannot be substituted for any other prize or cash value, nor can it be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • Standard Terms & Conditions also apply.
  • The closing date for entries is Friday 25th May at 11:59AM
  • Winners will be notified on Friday 25th May 2018
  • Unless permission has been given otherwise when entering the prize draw, all previously unknown data to the promoters will be used solely for the purposes of the prize draw entered and correspondence immediately associated with it.
  • Entry to the competition signifies acceptance for the use of submitted information for the purposes of the competition and related correspondence.
  • By entering this promotion, applicants agree to be bound by these conditions of entry as well as Yorkshire Coast Radio's Standard Terms & Conditions
  • Entries which are not in accordance with such terms and conditions will not be valid and the Promoter reserves the right in its discretion, to disqualify such entries at any time during the promotion.
  • The service providers reserve the right to award alternative prizes of equal, greater or lesser value, should the stated prizes or any part of them become unavailable for any reason.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, amend, terminate or temporarily suspend this promotion in the event of any unforeseen circumstances outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties.