PAST EVENTS 2018
       
This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2018
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 2018
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7 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
 
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  14 KCoS fly-in, The Low Green, Ayr, Scotland KA7 2AR
 
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  14 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
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14 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 2ER
White Horse Kite Flyers website   14 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
        21 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
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21

NKG fly-in, New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside

      28 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
FEBRUARY 2018
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4 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
 
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  4 KCoS fly-in, The Low Green, Ayr, Scotland KA7 2AR
 
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  4 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
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11 MKF Fly-in @ Calke Abbey (National Trust), Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
White Horse Kite Flyers website   11 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
        18 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
      25 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
 
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  25 KCoS fly-in, The Low Green, Ayr, Scotland KA7 2AR
 
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  25 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
MARCH 2018
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4 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ - ** CANCELLED **
White Horse Kite Flyers website   11 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
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11

NKG fly-in, near the Coast Guard Station, Burbo Bank Road North, Crosby, near Liverpool, Merseyside

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18 MKF Fly-in @ Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU
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18

NKG fly-in, on the beach, near the Leisure Centre, Fleetwood, Lancashire

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18

NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire

 
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  18 KCoS fly-in, The Low Green, Ayr, Scotland KA7 2AR
 
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  18 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
      25 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
  31 & 1

7th Annual Newbiggin Kite Festival, on the beach @ Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland NE64 6DB

APRIL 2018
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1 MKF 39th Birthday Celebrations and Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
  1

7th Annual Newbiggin Kite Festival, on the beach @ Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland NE64 6DB

 
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  1 KCoS fly-in, Irvine Beachpark, Irvine, Ayrshire KA12 8PP Scotland
  7 & 8

Minchinhampton Kite Festival, Tobbaconist Farm campsite, Tobacconist Road, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9JJ - ** NEW LOCATION **

White Horse Kite Flyers website   8 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
 
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14 - 22 32nd International Berck-sur-Mer Kite Festival, 5 Avenue Francis Tattegrain, 62600 Berck-Sur-Mer, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France
 
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  15 KCoS fly-in, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Scotland
  20 - 1/5

Artevento 2018, 38th Cervia International Kite Festival, Cervia, Italy

      22 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
 
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28 & 29 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 22, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
 
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  29

KCoS fly-in,, Howden Park, Howden, Livingston EH54 6AE

MAY 2018
    1

Artevento 2018, 38th Cervia International Kite Festival, Cervia, Italy

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5 & 6 MKF & WHKF Kitefliers Rendezvous Days 1 & 2, Broad Haven's Blue Flag beach, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 3JH
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6 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
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7 MKF & WHKF Kitefliers Rendezvous Day 3, Hilton Court Gardens, Roch, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 6AE
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12 & 13 Telford @ 50, Kite & Balloon Weekend, Telford Town Park and Rugby Club, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4BZ
12 & 13

4th Middleton Park Kite Festival in assoc. with the Northern Kite Group, Middleton Park, Leeds

White Horse Kite Flyers website   13 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
  13 20th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16 3BZ - ** POSTPONED DUE TO WATERLOGGED VENUE **
19 & 20

3rd Bridlington Kite Festival in assoc. with the Northern Kite Group, Sewerby Fields, Bridlington, North Yorkshire YO15 1ER

    19 & 20 British Kitesurfing Association Freestyle Championships and East Coast Beach and Watersports Festival, Skegness, Lincolnshire
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25 - 28 Margam Kite Festival, Margam County Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales SA13 2TJ
  26 - 28

Scarborough Castle Kite Festival, Scarborough Castle, Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1HY

  26 - 28

NEKF Puffin Festival, The Braid, Amble, Northumberland NE65 0HH

      27 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
JUNE 2018
 
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2 & 3 26th Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG22 5SN
2 & 3

Beach Kite Fest, Beachside Holiday Park, Coast Rd, Brean, Somerset TA8 2QZ

  2 & 3 Houlgate Plein Vent, Promenade Roland Garros, 14510 Houlgate, France
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3 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
  9

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

    10

UK Phoenix Kite Collective Fly-In, Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2JH - CANCELLED

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10 MKF Fly-in @ Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU
White Horse Kite Flyers website   10 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
   
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14 - 17 34th Fano International Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Denmark
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17 MKF Fly-in @ Calke Abbey (National Trust), Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
  23 & 24 Cardigan Bay Kite Festival, Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park,  Gwbert,  Cardigan, Ceredigion, West Wales SA43 1PR
      24 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
30 & 1/7

Vliegerfeest Twente, Koelenbeekweg 10 Geesteren, Netherlands

JUNE 2018
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1 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
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Vliegerfeest Twente, Koelenbeekweg 10 Geesteren, Netherlands

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7 & 8 40th Annual Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex BN1 9SE
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7 & 8

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

White Horse Kite Flyers website   8 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
JULY 2018
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14 & 15

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

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21 & 22 Shropshire Kite Festival, Lacon Childe School, Love Lane, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire DY14 8PE
  22

Glasgow Chinese Kite Festival, Bellahouston Park, Mosspark Boulevard side, Glasgow, Scotland G52 1JL

  22

Mayo International Kite Festival, Keel Sandybanks Caravan & Camping Park, Keel, Achill, Co Mayo, Ireland

28 & 29

Castle Howard Kite Festival, Castle Howard, near York, North Yorkshire YO60 7DA

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  28 & 29 18th Dunstable Downs Kite Festival, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
AUGUST 2018
4 & 5 10th Exmouth Kite Festival, The Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1DG
 
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4 & 5 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 23, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
    4 & 5 8th Downhill Demesne Kite Festival, Downhill Demesne (NT), Castlerock, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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5 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
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The Wind festival, Betteshanger Country Park, nr Deal, Kent CT14 0BF

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11 & 12 27th Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Email contact
11 & 12

Teston Kite Weekend, Teston Country Park, nr Maidstone, Kent  ME18 5BX

White Horse Kite Flyers website   12 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
    18 & 19

10th Rijsbergse Vliegerdagen, Tiggeltsestraat, 4891, The Netherlands

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22nd Hunstanton Kite Festival & Classic Car Rallly, Smithdon High School Sports Field, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5HY

    20 - 26

38th Washington State International kite festival, Long Beach, Washington, USA

25 - 27

4th Bognor Regis Kite Festival, King George V Playing Fields, Felpham, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO22 8QS

      26 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
    30 & 31 UK Quad Clinic, on the beach, Lytham st Annes, near Blackpool, Lancashire FY8 2NG
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Website for St Annes kite festival
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31 - 2/9 7th St. Annes International Kite festival, on the beach, Lytham st Annes, near Blackpool, Lancashire FY8 2NG
SEPTEMBER 2018
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Website for St Annes kite festival
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1 & 2 7th St. Annes International Kite festival, on the beach, Lytham st Annes, near Blackpool, Lancashire FY8 2NG
  1 & 2

Kites up The Creek, Milton Creek Country Park, nr Sittingbourne Kent, ME10 2DE

  2 20th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16 3BZ
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2 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
  7 - 9 Bondi Festival of the Winds 2018, Campbell Parade, Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
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8 - 16 Dieppe Capitale du Cerf-Volant 2018, The Seafront, Dieppe 76200, Normandy, France
8 & 9

Beach Kite Fest, Beachside Holiday Park, Coast Rd, Brean, Somerset TA8 2QZ

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9 MKF Fly-in, Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
White Horse Kite Flyers website   9 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
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8 - 16 Dieppe Capitale du Cerf-Volant 2018, The Seafront, Dieppe 76200, Normandy, France
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The Capstone Festival, Capstone Country Park, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3JG

      23 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
29

Fly South Pennines Kite Festival in assoc. with Northern Kite Group, Withens Rd, between Wainstalls & Mixenden, near Halifax, West Yorkshire HX2 7TZ

  29 & 30 3rd Annual Kite Weekend, Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Hanbury Rd, Hanbury, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU
    29 & 30 Vliegerfestival Scheveningen, International Kite Festival, Scheveningen beach, Strandweg, 2586 JK, The Hague, The Netherlands
29 & 30

Vliegerfeest Dinkelland, Stroothuizenweg 35 Denekamp, The Netherlands

location map     30 UK Phoenix Kite Collective End Of Season Fly-In, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
OCTOBER 2018
OSOW Facebook page  
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contact email for UK OSOW
14

32nd ONE SKY ONE WORLD - an Annual Worldwide event, flying kites together for peace:

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14 MKF OSOW @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
White Horse Kite Flyers website   14 WHKF OSOW @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
       

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