kitesLook to the skies this month for Medway’s highest flying festival. Capstone Festival – Kites ’n’ Bikes takes place 11am to 4pm on Sunday, 22 September at Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham.

The event is a celebration of natural power. Expect jaw dropping bike stunts by cycling display team MAD UK and acrobatic displays of aerial amazement, courtesy of some of the region’s leading kite clubs. Expect the unusual with The Ape Project showing off its collection of wacky bikes, trikes, scooters and cycles all of which defy convention plus tandem trike powered spin painting.

There will be other land based activities from have a go circus workshops to face painting, kite inspired crafts sessions with Medway Council’s Arts Team and a chance to view the Guildhall Museum’s vintage bikes collection. Visitors are welcome to take their own kites and bikes and take part, with experts on hand to offer advice.

If you’re going along by car use the Ski Centre entrance with free parking on site.