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MAY 2018
1

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

5 & 6 MKF & WHKF Kitefliers Rendezvous Days 1 & 2, Broad Haven's Blue Flag beach, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 3JH
6 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
7 MKF & WHKF Kitefliers Rendezvous Day 3, Hilton Court Gardens, Roch, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 6AE
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

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
25 - 28 Margam Kite Festival, Margam County Park, Margam, Port Talbot, South Wales SA13 2TJ
26 - 28

Scarborough Castle Kite Festival, Scarborough Castle, Castle Rd, 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
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
3 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
9

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

10 MKF Fly-in @ Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU
10 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
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

JULY 2018
1 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
1

Vliegerfeest Twente, Koelenbeekweg 10 Geesteren, Netherlands

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

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

8 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
14 & 15

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

21 & 22 Shropshire Kite Festival, Lacon Childe School, Love Lane, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire DY14 8PE
28 & 29

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

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
4 & 5 North Hants Kiters Jolly Up 23, on the field off Southlea, Farleigh Road, Cliddesden, near Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2JL
5 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
5

The Wind festival, Betteshanger Country Park, nr Deal, Kent CT14 0BF

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

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

12 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
18 & 19

10th Rijsbergse Vliegerdagen, Tiggeltsestraat, 4891, The Netherlands

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 - ** NEW LOCATION **

26 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
31 - 2/9 7th St. Annes International Kite festival, on the beach, Lytham st Annes, near Blackpool, Lancashire FY8 2NG
SEPTEMBER 2018
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 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
2 20th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16 3BZ - ** NEW DATE **
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 - ** NEW LOCATION **

9 MKF Fly-in, Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
9 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
23

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 & 30 3rd Annual Kite Weekend, Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Hanbury Rd, Hanbury, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU
29 & 30

Vliegerfeest Dinkelland, Stroothuizenweg 35 Denekamp, Netherlands

OCTOBER 2018
14

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

14 MKF OSOW @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
14 WHKF OSOW @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
28 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
NOVEMBER 2018
4 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
11 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
25 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
DECEMBER 2018
2 MKF Fly-in @ Cofton Park, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ
9 WHKF fly-in @ Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
23 Apedale Kite Fliers Fly-in @ Apedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX
       

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