PAST EVENTS 2015
       
This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2015
The links for further information did work at the time of the event but may not continue to work after the event has taken place.
       
       
       
JANUARY 2015
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7 - 15 27th International Kite Festival of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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11 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yokshire
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website
18 MKF fly-in, Calke Abbey (National Trust), Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
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Website
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18 NKG fly-in, New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside
      17 South Island Kite Tour - Fun Fly, Nelson, New Zealand
      18 South Island Kite Tour - Kite Day, Nelson, New Zealand
    24 South Island Kite Tour - Christchurch Kite Festival, Marine Parade, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand 8083
    27 South Island Kite Tour - afternoon kite fly near Lake Coleridge, overlooking the Rakaia Gorge, New Zealand
      31 South Island Kite Tour - Ashburton Kite Festival, Lake Hood, Ashburton, New Zealand
FEBRUARY 2015
      1 South Island Kite Tour - Ashburton fun fly, Lake Hood, Ashburton, New Zealand
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location map
Website for more info
1 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
Facebook page
location map
link to KCoS website
1 KCoS fly-in, on the big field in front of the beach, Ayr, Scotland
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website
1 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
MARCH 2015
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Website for more info
event contact email address
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Indoor Kite Event (for Kitefliers only), St Josephs Catholic College, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 3LR

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website
1 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
        6 - 8 35th Satun International Kite Festival, Satun, Thailand
    7 & 8 Rosebud Kite Festival, Rosebud Foreshore, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3839
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8 NKG fly-in, near the Coast Guard Station, Burbo Bank Road North, Crosby, near Liverpool, Merseyside
 
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NEKF website
  8 NEKF fly-in, Souter Lighthouse, Coast Rd, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 7NH
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15 NKG fly-in, on the beach, near the Leisure Centre, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6HF
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15 NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
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29 Kite Day, Rodborough Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
APRIL 2015
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website
12 21st Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey (National Trust), Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
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12 NKG fly-in, Next to the Pier on St Anne's Beach, Lancashire
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12 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 2HH
Facebook page
location map
website
contact email for Berck festival
18 - 26 29th International Berck-sur-Mer Kite Festival, 5 Avenue Francis Tattegrain, 62600 Berck-Sur-Mer, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France
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19 NKG fly-in, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
Facebook page
location map
Jollyup 13 website
email contact
25 & 26 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 16, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
      24 - 3/5

Cervia International Kite Festival, Cervia, Italy

MAY 2015
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NEKF website
  2 - 4 Blyth Kite Festival Weekend with NEKF, Links Road, South Beach, Blyth, Northumberland NE24 3PH
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  2 - 4 Weymouth Beach Kite Festival, The Seafront, Weymouth, Dorset
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website
2 & 3

Broad Haven Kite Fliers 'Rendezvous', Beach flying at Broad Haven Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 3JH

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website
4

Broad Haven Kite Fliers 'Rendezvous', Flying at Hilton Court Gardens, Roch Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 6AE

  10 Flying Lunch Kite Day and Picnic, Yaverland Meadow (Yaverland car park), Sandown, Isle of Wight PO36 8QB
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website for more info
16 & 17 Rufford Abbey Spring Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
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Email 17 NKG fly-in, Worden Park, Car park off Worden Lane, Leyland, Lancashire PR25 3DH
  17 Poole Kite Picnic, Hamworthy Park, Lulworth Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH15 4DH
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22 - 25 Margam Kite Festival, Margam County Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales SA13 2TJ
      22 - 25 La Ronde Des Vents Kite Festival, Bray-Dunes, Dunkirk, France
    23 Skybums Eye Box Kite workshop, Margam Kite Festival, Margam County Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales SA13 2TJ
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Contact email 24 Family Kite Day, Minchinhampton Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 9AQ
25 Parachuting Teddy Bears, The Village Green, Trefonen, near Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 9FB
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29 - 31 Exmouth Kite Festival, The Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1DG
JUNE 2015
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website
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6 & 7 23rd Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG22 5SN
 
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email contact
6 & 7

Mawddach Paddlesports Festival and Kite Festival, on the beach opposite the Lifeboat Station, Barmouth, Mid Wales

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7 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
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Website for more info
Email contact
13 & 14 Teston Bridge Kite Festival, Teston Bridge Country Park, Teston Lane, nr Maidstone, Kent ME18 5BX - CANCELLED
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13 & 14 STACK UK National Sport Kite Championship, Dunstable Downs, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
  14 Poole Kite Picnic, Hamworthy Park, Lulworth Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH15 4DH
   
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18 - 21 31st Fano International Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Denmark
 
location map
KiteBums website
email Skybums
20 & 21 Shropshire Kite Festival, Lacon Childe School, Love Lane, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire DY14 8PE
 
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Website
Email Dave
20 & 21 3rd Kite and RC Model Show, Sumners Ponds, Barns Green, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 0PR
Facebook page
location map
website for more info on Streatham Common Kite Day
21 17th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16 3DW
Facebook page
Location map
Website
Email Kiter Dave
21 Beacon Park Kite Festival in assoc. with the NKG, Beacon Hill Country Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancashire. WN8 7RZ
  27 & 28 Catch the Wind Kite Festival, The Promenade, Marine Road West, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4BU
 
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NEKF website
  27 & 28 Kites over Souter Kite Festival, Souter Lighthouse, Coast Rd, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 7NH
    27 & 28 Robert Brasington Kite Making Workshop, Longmead Centre, Epsom, Surrey
 
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Email contact
28 Herne Bay Kite Day, The Memorial Park, Kings Road, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5DD
JULY 2015
 
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email contact
4 & 5 4th Prudhoe Kite Festival, Highfield Park, Prudhoe, near Newcastle, Northumberland NE42 6EY
    4 & 5 6th Kite Festival Twenterand, Leidijk East 40, 7676 TB Westerhaar-Vriezenveensewijk, The Netherlands. 
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Website
Email Kiter Dave
5 Hoghton Kite Festival, Hoghton, near Blackburn, Lancashire PR5 0SH
Facebook page
website
5 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
  5 Poole Kite Picnic, Hamworthy Park, Lulworth Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH15 4DH
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location map
11 & 12 37th Annual Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex
 
location map
Website
email contact
11 & 12

Barmouth Kite Festival, on the beach opposite the Lifeboat Station, Barmouth, Mid Wales

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18 & 19

Leominster and Hereford Kite Festival, The National Trust, Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DW

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NEKF website
  18 & 19 Kites over Druridge with NEKF, Druridge Bay Country Park, Widdrington, Northumberland NE61 5BX
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Website for St Annes kite festival
email contact
25 & 26 4th St. Annes Kite festival, on the beach, Lytham st Annes, near Blackpool, Lancashire
Facebook info page
location map

Website for more info

Email contact

25 & 26 15th Dunstable Downs Kite Festival, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
AUGUST 2015
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Jollyup 13 website
email contact
1 & 2 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 17, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
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Royston Rotary Charity Kite Festival, Therfield Heath, Royston, Herts SG8 5BG

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website
2 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
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Event website
Contact email
2 Downhill Demesne Kite Festival, Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House, Mussenden Road, Castlerock, County Londonderry, N. Ireland BT51 4RP
Facebook page
Location map
website for more info
8 & 9 Rufford Abbey Summer Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
Facebook page
Location map
Website for more info
Email contact
8 & 9 Teston Bridge Kite Festival, Teston Bridge Country Park, Teston Lane, nr Maidstone, Kent ME18 5BX
Facebook page
location map
  9 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5UU
more info on Facebook
location map
website for more info
email address for more info
15 & 16 24th Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
15 & 16 5th Western Lake District KiteFest 2015 in assoc. with the NKG, Millom Rugby Union Club, Wilson Park, Haverigg, Cumbria
Facebook page Location map Event website   16 Kite day at Croome, (NT), near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW
      16 Hunstanton Kite Festival, Hunstanton, Norfolk
  Location map Event Website Contact email 21 - 1/9 Kite Weekenders Bank Holiday 2015 Fly-n-Camp, Barns Green, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 0PR
    22 & 23 Bristol International Kite Festival, The Downs, Stoke Road, Durdham Down, Bristol BS9 1PG
    23

Kite Flying Day, Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal, Pettaugh Road, Suffolk IP14 6AT

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  23 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5UU
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23 NKG fly-in, on the beach, near the Leisure Centre, Fleetwood, Lancashire
  28 - 30 5th Leba International Kite Festival, Leba Plaza, Leba, Poland
        31 Alcester and Worcester Kite Fliers Fly-in, Worcester Woods Country Park, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2LG
SEPTEMBER 2015
      4 - 6 XVIII Eurocup Sport Kite Championship 2015, Dunkerque, France
Facebook page
 
NEKF website
  5 & 6 National Museum of Flight Kite Festival, with NEKF and KCOS, East Fortune Airfield, Edinburgh, Scotland EH39 5LF
    Contact email 5 & 6 Kites over Bewl, Bewl Water Country Park, nr Lamberhurst, Kent
  6 Avon Kite Flyers Fly-in, Ashton Court, Beggar Bush Lane, near Bristol, North Somerset BS41 9JN
Facebook page
website
6 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
  6 Poole Kite Picnic, Hamworthy Park, Lulworth Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH15 4DH
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Stuart's Memorial Fly, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5UU

 
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  6

Layer Marney Tower Kite Day, Layer Marney Tower, Nr Colchester, Essex CO5 9US

  11 - 13 Festival of the Winds, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach 2026, Sydney, Australia
  12 & 13 Middleton Park Kite Festival in assoc. with the Northern Kite Group, Middleton Park, Leeds
  12 & 13 Burnham on Sea Kite Day, South Esplanade, Burnham on Sea, Somerset
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location map
  13 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5UU
Facebook page Location map
website
13 12th Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
  20

The Capstone Festival - a celebration of outdoor pursuits, Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Chatham, Kent ME7 3JG

        20 Alcester and Worcester Kitefliers Fly-in, Worcester Woods Country Park, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2LG
  26 & 27 The Gold Coast International Festival of Kites, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Kirra Beaches, Queensland, Australia
  26 & 27 Scheveningen Kite Weekend, Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands
  Contact email 27 Family Kite Day, Brean Down Cove Café, Brean, North Somerset TA8 2RS
Facebook page
location map
  27 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5UU
   
website
27

MKF fly-in @ Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Near Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV13 0LP

 
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    27

Wakefield Kite Day, Heath Common, Wakefield, Yorkshire WF1 5SL

OCTOBER 2015
  3 Kite Day, Norton Lodge, Old Harbour Farm, Norton Disney, Lincolnshire LN6 9JR
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website
4 ExKitement, Apedale Community Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 7LB
Facebook page
website
4 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
OSOW Facebook page  
website
contact email for UK OSOW
11 30th OSOW = ONE SKY ONE WORLD - an Annual Worldwide event, flying kites for peace:
Facebook page
Location map
website for more info
11 MKF OSOW @ Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
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website
11 MKF OSOW @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
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Website
Email
11 NKG OSOW @ Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Wakefield, Yorkshire WF8 4QD
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11 NKG OSOW@ overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
  11 PKF OSOW @ Hamworthy Park, Lulworth Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH15 4DH
    11 Minchinhampton OSOW @ Minchinhampton Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 9AQ
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location map
    11 GOKF OSOW @ Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5UU
    11

AKF OSOW @ Taurus Crafts, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 6BU

11 NEKF OSOW @ Lord Stones Country Park, Carlton Banks, Chop Gate, Middleborough, North Yorkshire TS9 7JH
    11 KKF OSOW @ Radnor Park, Radnor Park West, Folkestone, Kent
NKG Facebook page
Location Map
NKG Website
Email Northern Kite Group
18 NKG Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
        18 Alcester and Worcester Kite Fliers Fly-in, Worcester Woods Country Park, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2LG
24 & 25

1st Bognor Regis Kite Festival, West Park, Bognor Regis, West Sussex

      24 & 25 17th Frejus International Kite Festival, Frejus, near Cannes, France
      25 Eden Kite Festival, Garden Route, Karatara, Western Cape, South Africa
    30 & 1/11

Cape Town International Kite Festival, Zandvlei, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

NOVEMBER 2015
Facebook page
location map
Website for more info
1 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
Facebook page
location map
link to KCoS website
1 KCoS fly-in, on the big field in front of the beach, Ayr, Scotland
  1 Avon Kite Flyers Fly-in, Ashton Court, Beggar Bush Lane, near Bristol, North Somerset BS41 9JN
Facebook page
website
1 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
5 - 8 XXVIIl Festival Internacional de Cometas, parque Natural Dunas de Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
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Email
15 NKG fly-in, on the beach, near the Leisure Centre, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6HF
location map
Website for more info
event contact email address
15

Indoor Kite Event (for Kitefliers only), St Josephs Catholic College, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 3LR - ** CANCELLED **

Facebook page
location map
Website for more info
22 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
Facebook page
location map
link to KCoS website
22 KCoS fly-in, on the big field in front of the beach, Ayr, Scotland
DECEMBER 2015
  6 Avon Kite Flyers Fly-in, Ashton Court, Beggar Bush Lane, near Bristol, North Somerset BS41 9JN
Facebook page
website
6 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
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Website
Email
13 NKG Xmas fly-in, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
 
location map
 
email contact
20 Mince Pie Fly-in @ Jolly-up field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
       

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