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PAST EVENTS 2004

This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2004.
The links for further information did work at the time of the event but may not continue to work.

        
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KITE CALENDARS FROM 2003 - 2013 ARE HERE
        
JANUARY 2004
 
4 MKF 'Welcome to the New Year' fly-in, Coombe Abbey Country Park, Brinklow, near Coventry, Warwickshire
 
 
12-14 Ahmedabad International Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
 
 
14-16 Hyderabad International Kite Festival, Hyderabad, India

 
18 Makar sankranti kite making morning, Wanza Community Centre, Pasture Lane, Leicester, LE1 4EY
 
18 Makar sankranti kite flying afternoon, Abbey Park, Leicester
18 Northern Kite Group fly in, Birchwood Forest Park, Warrington, Cheshire
        
FEBRUARY 2004
1 MKF fly-in, Evesham Country Park, Evesham, Worcestershire
  
  
17-22 Pasir Gudang International Kite Festival, Bukit Layang-layang (Kite Hill), Taman Bandar, Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia
22

MKF fly-in, Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington, near Nottingham

22 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
29 Fly, Fly, Fly a Kite for the Bobath Children's Therapy Centre, including an attempt on the World Record of 'Most Kites Flown Simultaneously', The barrage at Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, South Wales
        
MARCH 2004
7 MKF fly-in, Hatton Country World, Hatton, near Warwick, Warwickshire
7 7th Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
 
 
7 - 10 Thailand Annual Kite Festival, Sanam Luang, Bangkok, Thailand
 
  11 - 16 8th Thailand International Kite Festival, Somdej Phra Suriyothai, 16th Infantry Division Army Camp, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand
14 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
  
 
19 - 21 Fort Worden 21st Annual Kitemakers Conference, Port Townsend, Washington, USA
19 - 21 10th Flying Circus Kite festival, Zelhem, Netherlands
  
  
  
26 - 28 7th Adelaide International Kite Festival, Semaphore Foreshore and Beach, Adelaide, Australia
  
  
27 Smithsonian Kite Festival, The National Mall, Washington, USA
28 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
 
28 Kite Day, Campsall Country Park, Askern, Doncaster
        
APRIL 2004
4 MKF fly-in, Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
  
4

Stafford Castle Kite Day, Stafford Castle, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire

  
4 Wellington Kite Day, Wellington Country Park, Riseley, between Basingstoke and Reading, Hampshire
4 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
11 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
  
12 Alcester & Worcester Kite Fliers Easter Meet, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
 
  15 - 18

Round 1, British Kite Surfing Championships 2004, Celt Air Grand Prix, Porthcawl, South Wales

16 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in, Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
  
17 - 25 Berck International Kite Festival, Berck-sur-Mer, France
  
  
16 - 18 7th International Kite Festival, Ciudad De Valencia, Valencia, Spain
18 9th Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire
18 7th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16
  
  
20 - 22 Weifang International Kite Festival, Weifang, China
  
  
23 - 27 8th Qingdao International Kite Festival, Qingdao, China 
 
24 & 25 Rufford Abbey Kite Day, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
  
  
24 & 25 Stowe Gardens Kite Festival, Stowe Gardens, Buckinghamshire CANCELLED
 

24-2 May Cervia International Kitefestival, Lungomare Grazia Deledda, Italy
25 Indian Figher Kite meeting, Hatton Country World, Hatton, near Warwick, Warwickshire
25 Children's kite making and flying day, Dudmaston Hall, Quatt, nr Bridgnorth, Shropshire
25 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
 
  29 - 2/5

Round 2, British Kite Surfing Championships 2004, Funsports Grand Prix, Rhosneiger, Angelsey

  
  
29-4 May Guiyang International Kite Festival, Guiyang, China 
        
MAY 2004
2 & 3 7th Beverley Kite Festival, The Racecourse, Beverley, near York, East Yorkshire
  
2 & 3 Weymouth International Beach Kite Festival, Weymouth Beach, Dorset
2 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
  
  
3 & 4

26th Japan International Kite Fly, Uchinada Seaside, Japan

8 Display by Sky Symphony Kite Display Team, Warwickshire Gala Day, Agricultural College Grounds, Morton Morrell, Warwickshire
8 & 9 Swindon International Kite Festival, Science Museum, Wroughton, near Swindon, Wiltshire
  
8 & 9 Oostduinkerke International Kite Festival, Oostdunkerke, Belgium
9 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
 
  13 - 16

Round 3, British Kite Surfing Championships 2004, White Stuff Grand Prix, Brighton, Sussex

14 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in, Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
  
     15 & 16 Cleethorpes International Kite Festival, The Beach, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
15 & 16 7th Suffolk International Kite Festival, Rougham Airfield, Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk
  
15 & 16 10th Hardelot-Plage International Kite Festival, Hardelot Plage, near Boulogne, France
  
15 & 16

19th International Ostend Kite Festival, Ostend, Belgium

 
15 & 16 SPKA's Fun Buggy race and Freestyle Kite ATB, Stevenston, N. Ayrshire, Scotland
16 Balsall Common Kite day, Balsall Common, Coventry, Warwickshire
  
16 NKG Fly-in. Beacon Country Park, Up Holland/Skelmersdale
  
16 Poole Kite Picnic, Baiter Park, Poole, Dorset
 
23 Discussion meeting about the possible formation of the British Kite Flying Association, Holyhead School, Milestone Lane, Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham
23 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
  
29 - 31 Middle Wallop Kite and Buggy Festival, Army Air Museum, Middle Wallop, nr Andover, Hampshire
  
29 - 31 Tewkesbury Kite Fun weekend, Tewkesbury School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
        
JUNE 2004
  
5 & 6 Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Basingstoke, Hants
5 & 6 Bedford International Kite Festival, Russell Park, Bedford
5 & 6 Kite & Outdoor Activity Festival, Beacon Country Park, Up Holland, near Skelmersdale, Lancashire
6 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
6

Ashdon Kite Festival, Waltons Park, nr Saffron Walden, Essex

  
6 Edward Elgar Kiteflying Tribute Day, Malvern Common and Hill, Malvern, Worcestershire
   
6 2nd Annual Tonbridge Kite Festival, Tonbridge Sport Ground, Kent
6 Display by Sky Symphony Kite Display Team, Kenilworth Show, The Showground, Hurst Farm, Crackley Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire
  
11 - 13

Skegness Windfest, The Beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

  
12 & 13 Fylde International Kite Festival, The Beach, Lytham st Anne's, near Blackpool, Lancs
  
12 & 13 Margam Park Kite Festival, Margam Park, near Bridgend, South Wales
  
12 & 13

Teston Kite Festival, Teston Bridge Picnic Site, Teston, nr Maidstone, Kent

13 Peterborough Kite Festival, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough
 
17 - 20 20th International Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Fano, Denmark
18 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in, Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
19 & 20 2nd Market Bosworth Kite Weekend, The Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
  
19 & 20 Shrewsbury Kite & Boomerang Festival, Sundorne Playing Fields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
19 & 20 Southampton Kite Festival, Lordshill Recreation Grounds, Redbridge Lane, Lordshill, Southampton
  
20 2nd Wirral Kite Festival, the "Dips", next to New Brighton promenade, The Wirral, Cheshire
  
20 Butser Hill Festival of Flight, top of Butser Hill, near Queen Elizabeth Country Park, near Petersfield, Hampshire
 
20 Mid-summer Kite Festival, Redburn Country Park, Holywood, Belfast, Northern Ireland
26 & 27 Chale Kite Festival, Chale Recreation Ground, Chale, Isle of Wight CANCELLED
27 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
        
JULY 2004
  
3 & 4 Sunderland International Kite Festival, Northern Area Playing Fields, Stephenson, Washington, Tyne & Wear
4 Display by Sky Symphony Kite Display Team, Winterton Show, Winterton Showground, near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
4 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
   
9 - 11 5th International Kite Festival, Lebanon
 
 
9 - 12 Newport International Kite Festival, Brenton Point State Park, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
10 Display by Sky Symphony Kite Display Team, Harthill Carnival, near Worksop, South Yorkshire
  
10 & 11 Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex
  
10 & 11 Barmouth Kite Festival, Barmouth Beach, Wales
   
10 & 11 The Festival of Air Creation, Ashton Court, Bristol CANCELLED
 
  11 Catch the Wind, 2nd Morecambe Kite Festival, The Beach, Morecambe Bay, Lancs
11 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
16 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in, Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
  
17 Goostrey kite day for Cancer Chariities, The Village Primary School, Goostrey, near Holmes Chapel, J18/M6, Cheshire
  
17 & 18 8th Kennett Valley Kite Festival, Henwick Worthy Sports Field, Thatcham, nr Newbury, Berkshire CANCELLED
  
17 & 18

4th Hereford Kite Festival, Kingstone High School, Kingstone, near Hereford

  
18 NKG fly-in, Stainland recreation centre, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
  
24 Whitley Bay Kite Festival, The LInks, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear
  
24 & 25 Tewkesbury International Kite Festival, Tewkesbury School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  
25

Petworth Kite Festival, Petworth Park, Petworth, West Sussex

25 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
 
25 Dunstable Downs Annual Kite Festival, Dunstable Downs, near Dunstable, Bedfordshire
 
31 & 1/8 Kite Festival, Graves Park, Sheffield
        
AUGUST 2004
 
  
1 Royston Kite Festival, Therfield Heath, Royston
  
  
1 Dorset Kite Festival, Canford Arena, Poole, Dorset
1 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
 
  7

Power Kite Demo and Skegness Carnival, North Beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

  
7 & 8 Middle Wallop Kite and Buggy Festival, Army Air Museum, Middle Wallop, nr Andover, Hampshire CANCELLED
8 Tutbury Castle Kite and Fun Day for County Air Ambulance, Tutbury Castle, Tutbury, Derbyshire
8 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
13 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in, Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
14 & 15 11th Coventry Kite Festival, Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, Warwickshire
14 & 15 Teston Kite Festival, Teston Bridge Picnic Site, Teston, nr Maidstone, Kent
  
14 & 15

High Force Kite Festival, near Middleton in Teesdale, Co. Durham 

 
 
 
14 & 15 4th Pembroke Sky Festival, Carew Airfield nr Tenby, Pembrokeshire

  

15 Hunstanton Kite Festival, Smithdon High School Fields, Hunstanton, Norfolk
  
  
16 - 22 Washington State International Kite Festival in Long Beach, Washington, USA
  
21 & 22

Northern Ireland Kite Festival, Port Stewart, Northern Ireland

21 & 22 Kites over Capstone, Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent
21 & 22 16th International Kite Festival, Emmen, The Netherlands
 
  22

Oldham Kite Festival, Counthill School Playing Fields, Counthill Road, Moorside, Oldham - CANCELLED

22 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
  
28 - 30 Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Hampshire
29 & 30 Display by Sky Symphony Kite Display Team, Moorgreen Country Show, The Showground, Watnall, Nottinghamshire
        
SEPTEMBER 2004
 
 
3-5 15th International Kitefliers Meeting, Lakolk, Romo, Denmark
4 & 5 Bristol International Kite Festival, Ashton Court, Bristol
5 1st Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire
5 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye. near Brighton, East Sussex
10 - 12 26th Festival of the Winds, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
  
11 & 12

Harlepool Kite Festival, The Headlands, Hartlepool, Teeside

  
11 & 12

Bewl Water Kite Festival, Bewl Water reservoir, Lamberhurst, Kent

  
11 - 19 13th Dieppe International Kite Festival, The Promenade, Dieppe, France
  
12 Rockingham Kite Day, Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Northants
 
12 Coombe Abbey Kite Day, Coombe Abbey Country Park, Brinklow, near Coventry, Warwickshire
12 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
   
12 Sri Lanka International Kite Festival, Galle Face Green, Colombo, Sri Lanka
17 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in, Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
 
18 & 19

1st Chester Kite Festival in association with NKG, The Roodee Race Course, Chester

   
18 & 19

27th Scheveningen Internationaal Vliegerfeest, Scheveningen, Holland

18 & 19

10th Toronto International KiteFest, Milliken District Park, McCowan & Steeles, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

19 8th Rushcliffe Kite Festival, Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Loughborough Road, Ruddington, near Nottingham
 
25 & 26 Rufford Abbey Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
26 GOKF fly-in & BBQ, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
  
26 Wakefield Kite Festival, Heath Common, Heath, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
        
OCTOBER 2004
  
2 & 3 Paignton Windfest, Paignton, Devon
 
3 Kite Day, Apedale Country Park, Apedale, Newcastle under Lyme, near Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
3 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
 
  7 - 10

Round 4, British Kite Surfing Championships 2004, White Stuff Grand Prix, Hayling Island, Sussex

  
  
10

One Sky One World - kiteflying for Peace in the World.  Events all over the World:

    
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11 - 16 27th Annual National AKA Convention, Seaside, Oregon, USA
  
15 Brighton Kite Flyers Evening Fly in Stamner Park, Brighton, East Sussex
 
16 Evening meeting for Light Up the Sky, Dymchurch Beach, Kent
  
  
  
16 & 17 15th Lunen International Kite Festival, Lunen, Germany
17 14th MKF display at Family Fun Day, Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Edgebaston, Birmingham
17 Inaugural Council Meeting of the British Kite Flying Association, Cokethorpe School, Witney, Oxfordshire
24 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
 
30 & 31

8th Frejus International Festival of the Air, Frejus, Southern France

        
NOVEMBER 2004
 
  4 - 7

Round 5, British Kite Surfing Championships 2004, White Stuff Grand Prix, Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay, Cornwall

7 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
  
  
12 - 14 Fuerteventura International Kite Festival, Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
 
13 Meeting for Light Up the Sky, Idsall School, Shifnal, Shropshire
 
13 Evening meeting for Light Up the Sky, Walton High School, Walton-on-the-hill, Stafford
14 Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
 
18

Evening meeting for Light up The Sky, Uphill Beach, Weston Super Mare

19 Meeting for Light Up the Sky, Rougham Airfield, Nr Bury St Edmunds
   
20 Evening meeting for Light Up the Sky, Otterspool Promenade, Liverpool
21 Meeting for Light Up the Sky, Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough
  
21 NKG fly-in, Beacon Country Park, Skelmersdale, Lancs
28 STACK coaching day and Sport Kite League competition, Castle Farm Sports Centre, Fishponds Road, Kenilworth, near Coventry, Warwickshire
28

4th St Andrews Kite Festival, West Sands beach, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

        
DECEMBER 2004
5 SP Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Streetley Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
5 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Telscombe Tye, near Brighton, East Sussex
11 Irish PKA Winter Series, Benone Strand, north of Limavady, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
12 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
12 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
  
19 NKG fly-in, Otterspool promenade, Liverpool
    
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