IN PICTURES: Flying high at Newbiggin

Blue whales, a purple octopus and Donald Duck - these were just some of the characters filling the sky at the 8th Annual Kite Festival.

Monday, 22nd April 2019, 2:13 am
Updated Monday, 22nd April 2019, 2:49 am
Newbiggin Kite Festival. Pictures by Jane Coltman

Newbiggin Maritime Centre hosted the two day event which included displays from international kite flyers. Our photographer Jane Coltman went along for a look.

Betty McCauley and Margaret Walker dressed for the occasion.
Quackers! Newbiggin Kite Festival. Pictures by Jane Coltman
Watching all the fun at Newbiggin Kite Festival
Canine capers at Newbiggin Kite Festival
In control at Newbiggin Kite Festival
A blue whale at Newbiggin Kite Festival
High in the sky
RNLI shop volunteers Val Hearn and Christine Webb
Steel By The Sea entertain the crowds
A colourful display
Getting ready to fly
Newbiggin Kite Festival
Newbiggin Kite Festival
Newbiggin Kite Festival