PAST EVENTS 2016
       
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 2016
Facebook page
website
3 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
    9 - 14 27th Gujarat International Kite Festival, Sabarmati Riverfront, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad, India
Facebook
Location map
Website
Email
10 NKG fly-in @ Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 2HH
NKG Facebook page
Location Map
NKG Website
Email Northern Kite Group
17 NKG fly-in @ New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside
Facebook page
Location map
website
24 MKF Fly-in @ Calke Abbey (National Trust), Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
      31 Essex Kite Group fly-in, Hainault Country Park, Chigwell, Essex IG7 4QW
FEBRUARY 2016
Facebook page
website
7 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
website
14

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

MARCH 2016
website
6 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
NKG Facebook page
Location Map
NKG Website
Email Northern Kite Group
13 NKG fly-in @ near the Coast Guard Station, Burbo Bank Road North, Crosby, near Liverpool, Merseyside
White Horse Kite Flyers website
13 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
Facebook
Website
Email
20 NKG fly-in @ on the beach, near the Leisure Centre, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6HF
Facebook
Location map
Website
Email
20 NKG fly-in @ Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
    20

Fly Kites not Drones, Bellahouston Park, Mosspark Boulevard/Auldbar Road, Glasgow G41 5BW

    20 Fly Kites Not Drones, The Meadows, by the Meadows Pavilion Café, Edinburgh EH9 9EX
    28 Minchinhampton Easter Kite Day (hosted by Stroud Kite Flyers), Minchinhampton Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
APRIL 2016
website
3 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website
10 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
10 NKG fly-in, Next to the Pier on St Anne's Beach, Lancashire
10

NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Facebook page
location map
website
contact email for Berck festival
9 - 17 30th International Berck-sur-Mer Kite Festival, 5 Avenue Francis Tattegrain, 62600 Berck-Sur-Mer, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France
Facebook page
Location map
website for more info
  17 Annual Spring Kite Day @ Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
17 NKG fly-in, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
    21 - 1/5

36th Cervia International Kite Festival, Spiaggia di Pinarella, Cervia, Italy

 
location map
 
email contact
23 & 24 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 18, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
Facebook page
Location map
NEKF website
30 - 2/5 Blyth International Kite Festival with NEKF, Links Road, South Beach, Blyth, Northumberland NE24 3PH
Facebook page
Location map
Website
Email
30 - 2/5 MKF Kitefliers Rendevous, Broad Haven beach, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 3JH - POSTPONED DUE TO THE TIDE TIMES
 
Location map
  30 - 2/5 Weymouth Beach Kite Festival, The Seafront, Weymouth, Dorset
MAY 2016
website
1 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
 
Location map
  1 & 2 Weymouth Beach Kite Festival, The Seafront, Weymouth, Dorset
Facebook page
Location map
NEKF website
1 & 2 Blyth International Kite Festival with NEKF, Links Road, South Beach, Blyth, Northumberland NE24 3PH
7 & 8 Bridlington Kite Festival in assoc. with the Northern Kite Group, Sewerby Fields, Bridlington, North Yorkshire YO15 1ER
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   8 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
Location map
website
15 MKF Fly-in @ Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
Facebook page
location map
website for more info on Streatham Common Kite Day
15 18th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16 3EN
    20 - 22 Victoria International Kite Festival, British Columbia, Canada
21 & 22 2nd Middleton Park Kite Festival in assoc. with the Northern Kite Group, Middleton Park, Town Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 3SH
    21 & 22 20th Le Festival Plein Vent, Plage d'Houlgate, Houlgate, Côte Fleurie, Normandy, France
27 - 30 Kite flying and drumming: drumming for kitefliers, kiteflying for drummers, The Hub, Barnard Castle Co. Durham DL12 8TD
Facebook page
   
Email contact
27 - 31 Margam Kite Festival, Margam County Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales SA13 2TJ
      28

Kites on Walmer Beach, The Beach, Walmer, Deal, Kent CT14 7HJ 

    28 - 30

Birdoswald Hadrian's Wall Kite Festival, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 7DD

website
29

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

Location map
Contact email 29 Family Kite Day, Minchinhampton Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 9AQ
JUNE 2016
Facebook page
website
Contact email
4 & 5 24th Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG22 5SN
website
5 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
11 & 12 STACK UK National Championship – Southern Rounds at Dunstable Downs Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   12 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
   
website
  16 - 19 32nd Fano International Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Denmark
Facebook page
Location map
NEKF website
18 & 19 Kites over Souter Kite Festival, Souter Lighthouse, Coast Rd, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 7NH
  18 & 19 4th Kite and RC Model Show, Sumners Ponds, Barns Green, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 0PR
19

Layer Marney Tower Classic Car Show and Kite Display, Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex CO5 9US

19 Beacon Park Kite Festival in association with the NKG, Beacon Hill County Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancashire WN8 7RZ
Location map
website
19 22nd Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey (National Trust), Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
      25 & 26

Kites at Sellindge, Sellindge Sports & Social Club, Swan Lane, Sellindge, Kent TN25 6HB

 
location map
Website
email contact
25 & 26

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

JULY 2016
2 & 3

2nd Bognor Regis Kite Festival, West Park, Bognor Regis, West Sussex

    2 & 3

7th International Vliegerfeest Twenterand, Westerhaar-Vriezenveensewijk, Overijssel, Netherlands

website
3 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
      9 - 30 Far Horizons, an exhibition of kites from around the world, Artlink Centre for Community Arts, 87 Princes Avenue, Hull HU5 3QP
location map
9 & 10 38th Annual Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex BN1 9SE
 
website
10 MKF Fly-in @ Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   10 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
location map
16 & 17

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

  16 & 17 Catch the Wind Kite Festival, The Promenade, Marine Road West, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4BU
location map
KiteBums website
email Skybums
23 & 24 Shropshire Kite Festival, Lacon Childe School, Love Lane, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire DY14 8PE
      9 - 30 Far Horizons, an exhibition of kites from around the world, Artlink Centre for Community Arts, 87 Princes Avenue, Hull HU5 3QP
27 - 31 Annual Camber Kite Festival Weekend, Camber, near Rye, East Sussex TN31 7PA
Facebook page
location map
Website for St Annes kite festival
email contact
30 & 31 5th St. Annes International Kite festival, on the beach, Lytham st Annes, near Blackpool, Lancashire
Facebook info page
location map
    30 & 31 16th Dunstable Downs Kite Festival, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
      30 & 31

Far Horizons International Kite Weekend, Beverley Racecourse, Beverley, near Hull, East Yorkshire HU17 8QZ

AUGUST 2016
 
location map
 
email contact
6 & 7 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 19, 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

website
7 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
Location map
Website for more info
Email contact
13 & 14 Teston Bridge Kitebility Kite Weekend, Teston Bridge Country Park, Teston Lane, nr Maidstone, Kent ME18 5BX
 
location map
 
email contact
13 & 14 5th Prudhoe Kite Festival, Highfield Park, Prudhoe, near Newcastle, Northumberland NE42 6EY
more info on Facebook
location map
website for more info
email address for more info
13 & 14 25th Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
link to KCoS website
14 KCoS fly-in, Howden Park, Livingston, Scotland EH54 6AE
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   14 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
21 NKG fly-in, on the beach, near the Leisure Centre, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6HF
    21 20th Hunstanton Kite Festival and Classic Car Rally, Smithdon High School Sports Field, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5HY
  26 - 28 6th Leba International Kite Festival, The Beachfront, Łeba, Poland
27 & 28 Exmouth Kite Festival, The Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1DG
location map
link to KCoS website
  28 KCoS Mass fly-in, The Low Green, Ayr, Scotland KA7 2AR
Location map Event website 28 MKF Fly-in @ Croome, (NT), near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire WR8 9DW
SEPTEMBER 2016
Facebook page
NEKF website
3 & 4 National Museum of Flight Kite Festival, with NEKF and KCOS, East Fortune Airfield, Edinburgh, Scotland EH39 5LF
4

Layer Marney Tower Kite Festival, Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex CO5 9US

Facebook page
website
4 Telford Kite Festival, Town Park, Telford, Shropshire TF4 3NZ
Facebook page
 
Dieppe Website
email contact
10 - 18 Dieppe Capitale du Cerf-Volant 2016, The Seafront, Dieppe, Normandy, France
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   11 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
11 Hoghton Tower Kite Festival, Near Blackburn, Lancashire PR5 0SH
11

Wick Country Park Kite Festival and Classic Car Show, Wickford, Essex SS12 9GP

      17 & 18

16th Festival Internacional de Barrilete, Parque Scalabrini Ortiz, 2000 Rosario, Argentina

Location map
website
18 13th Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
    18 EKG Kite Meeting, Hainault Forest Country Park, Romford Road, Chigwell, Essex IG7 4QN
    24 & 25 Scheveningen International Kite Festival Scheveningen beach, Strandweg, 2586 JK, The Hague, The Netherlands
25 1st Kite Day, Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Hanbury Rd, Hanbury, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU
 
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    25

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

    25

The Capstone Festival, Capstone Country Park, Chatham, Kent ME7 3JG

OCTOBER 2016
Facebook page Location map
website
2 ExKitement, Apedale Community Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 7LB
      7 - 9 Jakarta International Kite Festival, Garden City, Cakung, East Jakarta
OSOW Facebook page  
website
contact email for UK OSOW
9 31st ONE SKY ONE WORLD - an Annual Worldwide event, flying kites for peace:
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   9 WHKF OSOW @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
9

NKG OSOW @ overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside

9

NKG OSOW @ Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire

Location map
website for more info
  9 MKF OSOW @ Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF - CANCELLED
website
9

MKF OSOW @ Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Near Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV13 0LP

website
9 MKF OSOW @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ
      9

KKF OSOW @ Radnor Park, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5HY

    9

EKG OSOW, Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 8WQ

location map
  9 NHKF OSOW, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
  White Horse Kite Flyers website   15 & 16

WHKF Ralf Maserski workshop, Hook Village Hall, Wiltshire - Nearest post code is SN4 8EF

16 NKG Light Up The Sky, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
NOVEMBER 2016
location map
  5 NHKF Light Up The Sky, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
website
6 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
  10 - 13 XXIX Festival Internacional de Cometas, parque Natural Dunas de Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   13 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
20 NKG fly-in, Worden Park, Car park off Worden Lane, Leyland, Lancashire PR25 3DH
DECEMBER 2016
website
4 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   11 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wilshire
11 NKG Xmas fly-in, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
Location map
White Horse Kite Flyers website   27 WHKF Christmas Pudding Fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
       

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