PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Hapton Kite Festival 2013

Our photographer Ben Parsons was there to record Hapton’s first ever kite festival for posterity.

Hapton Heritage Group organised the event to involve the community in discovering more about the area’s history.

Sharlene Mayers and 2-year-old Alfie Butterworth at Hapton Kite Festival.'Photo Ben Parsons

Sharlene Mayers and 2-year-old Alfie Butterworth at Hapton Kite Festival.'Photo Ben Parsons

Young and old enjoyed flying an array of kites and took in attractions including a birds of prey exhibition, medieval re-enactments and food stalls.

Burnley Alliance Silver Band entertained the crowds