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PAST EVENTS 2005

This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2005.
The links for further information did work at the time of the event but may not continue to work.

        
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JANUARY 2005
1 Brighton Kite Flyers Fly-in, Devils Dyke, Brighton, East Sussex
 
2 MKF fly-in, Coombe Abbey Country Park, Brinklow, near Coventry, Warwickshire
8 Irish PKA Winter Series, Benone Strand, north of Limavady, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
9 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
 
11 - 14 Makrasanti Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
16 Makar Sankranti community Kite Flying and making, Abbey Park, Leicester
21 & 22 Nelson Kite Festival, Neale Park, Nelson, New Zealand
29 & 30 Hawkes Bay Kite Festival, Tareha Park, Napier, New Zealand
        
FEBRUARY 2005
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5 & 6 Rotorua Art in the Sky Kite Festival 2005, Arawa Park Racecourse, Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 Irish PKA Winter Series, Benone Strand, north of Limavady, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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6 MKF fly-in, Evesham Country Park, Evesham, Worcestershire
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6 Apedale Kite Fliers fly In, Apedale country Park, Blackbank Rd, Silverdale, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs
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12 & 13

Winter Kite Festival, Festi-vent sur glace, Saint-Placide, Québec, Canada

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13 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
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20 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
        
MARCH 2005
 
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4, 5 & 6 Kite Frenzy 2005, Col de Puymorens, Pyrenees, France
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6 Apedale Kite Fliers fly In, Apedale country Park, Blackbank Rd, Silverdale, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs
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13 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
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19 - 28 Second Spring Exhibition of Kites, Banners and Textile Art by Helen Howes, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk
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19 & 20 AOSPKC Power Kite March Mayhem, Criccieth/Porthmadog area, North Wales
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20 MKF Fighter & Rokkaku kite fly-in, Hatton Country World & Craft Centre, Hatton, near Warwick, Warwickshire
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20 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, Worcestershire
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20 NKG Fly-in, Haslingden Sports Centre, Helmshore Road, Haslingden, East Lancashire
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20 BKFA discussion meeting, The Clock Inn, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, Warwickshire
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26 & 27 Irish Supercup Buggy Racing, Benone Strand, north of Limavady, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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28 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers Grand Easter fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
    
APRIL 2005
 
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2 & 3 Valencia Kite Festival, The Beach, Valencia, Spain
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3 Apedale Kite Fliers fly In, Apedale country Park, Blackbank Rd, Silverdale, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs
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9 & 10 Rufford Abbey Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
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10 8th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16
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10 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
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8 - 17 19th International Berck sur mer Kite Festival, Berck sur Mer, France
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17 11th Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire
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17 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
 
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17 NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire - CHANGED VENUE
 
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20 - 25 22nd International Kite Festival, Weifang, China
 
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22 - 24 Woolacombe Windfest and Kite Boarding Tour, Woolacome Bay, North Devon
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23 & 24 North Coast IPKA Challenge, Benone Strand, north of Limavady, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
 
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23 - 1/5 Cervia International Kite Festival, The Beach, Cervia, Italy
 
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24 Belvoir Castle Kite Day, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire
    
MAY 2005
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1 & 2 8th Beverley Kite Festival, The Racecourse, Beverley, near York, East Yorkshire
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1 & 2 Weymouth International Beach Kite Festival, Weymouth Beach, Dorset
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2 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
 
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4 & 5 Showa Giant Kite Festival & National Kite Fly, Edo River Dry Riverbed, Showa, Japan
 
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  5 - 8

Nordic Kite Meeting 2005, Blokhus, Denmark

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7 & 8 Swindon International Kite Festival, Science Museum, Wroughton, near Swindon, Wiltshire
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8 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
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14 & 15 8th Suffolk International Kite Festival, Rougham Airfield, Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk
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14 & 15 8th Cleethorpes International Kite Festival, Lower Promenade, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
  
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14 & 15 20th Ostend International Kite Festival, Ostend, Belgium
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15 Poole Kite Picnic, Baiter Park, Poole, Dorset
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15 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
 
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15 NKG fly-in, Otterspool promenade, Liverpool
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21 & 22

Hardelot Plage Kite Festival, The Beach, Hardelot Plage, France

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28 - 30 Tewkesbury Kite Fun Weekend, Tewkesbury School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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28 - 30 FlexiWallopOne 2005, Middle Wallop  Airfield, nr Andover, Hampshire
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30 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
    
JUNE 2005
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4

Kiteflying at Village Fair, Hollybush Inn, Salt, between Rugeley and Stone, Staffordshire

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4 & 5 Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Basingstoke, Hampshire
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4 & 5 Northwest Kite & Outdoor Sports Festival, in association with NKG, Beacon Hill County Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancs
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5 River Meadows Kite & Fun Day, River Meadows, Stourport upon Severn, Worcestershire
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5 Balsall Common Kite Day, Balsall Common, Coventry    CANCELLED
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5 & 6 Sanjo Giant Kite Fighting Festival, Igarashi river bank, Sanjo, Japan
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10 - 12

Skegness Windfest, The Beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

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11 & 12 3rd Wirral Kite Festival, the "Dips", next to New Brighton promenade, The Wirral, Cheshire
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11 & 12 Margam Park Kite Festival, Margam Park, near Bridgend, South Wales
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11 & 12 Teston Bridge family kite weekend at Teston Bridge picnic site, nr Maidstone, Kent
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12 Peterborough Kite Festival, Nene Park, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
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16 - 19 21st International Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Fano, Denmark
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18 & 19 22nd Shrewsbury Kite & Boomerang Festival, Shrewsbury College of Art and Technology, London Road, Shrewsbury
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18 & 19 Fylde Kite Festival, The Beach, Lytham st Anne's, near Blackpool, Lancs
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18 & 19 10th Southampton Kite Festival, Lordshill Recreation Grounds, Redbridge Lane, Lordshill, Southampton
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18 & 19

Kite Demo weekend, Extreme Kite Shop, Hydro Extreme, Worcester Road, Holt, Worcestershire

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19 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in & BBQ, Worcester Countryside Centre, Worcester  CANCELLED
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20 - 22

Longest Day Fly In, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

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25 & 26 "A Lark in the Park 2005", Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
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25 & 26 3rd Bedford International Kite Festival, Russell Park, Bedford
    
JULY 2005
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2 & 3 Sunderland International Kite Festival, Northern Area Playing Fields, Stephenson, Washington, Tyne & Wear
   
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4 - 11 6th International Kite Festival, Lebanon
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9 & 10 Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex
 
 
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9 & 10 Barmouth Beach Kite weekend, near new RNLI Lifeboat Station, Barmouth, Wales
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16 & 17 4th Hereford Kite Festival, Kingstone High School, Kingstone, Herefordshire
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16 & 17
Thatcham Kite Festival, Henwick Worthy Sports Field, Thatcham, nr Newbury, Berkshire   CANCELLED
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17 Catch the Wind Kite Festival, Morecambe, Lancashire
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17

Petworth Kite Festival, Petworth Park, Petworth, West Sussex

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17 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
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23 & 24 Tewkesbury Kite Festival, Tewkesbury School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
 
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24

Druridge Bay Kite Festival, Druridge Bay Country Park, Hadston, Morpeth, Northumberland

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  26 'Just do it!' - National Park Open Day, Losehill Hall, Castleton, Derbyshire
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30 & 31 The Blackpool Monster Kite Show, The Beach, Blackpool, Lancs
 
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30 & 31 NKG fly-in, Bolton le Sands, near Morecambe, Lancashire
 
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31 Dunstable Downs Annual Kite Festival, Dunstable Downs, near Dunstable, Bedfordshire
   
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31

Skegness Flexifoil Power Kite Demo Day, North Beach, Skegness

    
AUGUST 2005
 
 
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6 & 7 Kites in Argyll, The Memorial Park overlooking Campbeltown's Harbour, Argyll, Scotland
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7 Whitley Bay Kite Festival. The Links, Whitley Bay, Northumberland
   
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14th Royston Kite Festival, Therfield Heath, Royston, Hertfordshire

 
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  11 - 15 L'International du cerf-volant à Dieppe, Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada
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13 & 14 12th Coventry Kite Festival, Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, Warwickshire
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13 & 14 Teston Bridge family kite weekend at Teston Bridge picnic site, nr Maidstone, Kent
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13 & 14 High Force Kite Festival. Raby Castle, near Middleton in Teesdale, Co Durham
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13 & 14

5th Pembroke Sky Festival, Carew Airfield nr Tenby, Pembrokeshire

 
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  18 - 21 Northampton Balloon Festival, The Racecourse, Northampton
 
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20 & 21 17th International Kite Festival, Emmen, The Netherlands
 
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20 & 21 Northern Ireland Kite Festival, Portstewart Strand, Co Londonderry, N Ireland  CANCELLED
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20 & 21 Kites over Capstone, Capstone farm country park, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent
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21 Hunstanton Kite Festival, Smithdon High School Fields, Hunstanton, Norfolk
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21

Bournemouth Kite Festival, Littledown Centre, Chaseside, Bournemouth

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21 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
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18 - 25 End-to-End Motorcycle run for Myton Hospice, Warwick (not a kite event, just kitefliers on bikes for charity!)
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27 - 29 Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Southsea, Hampshire
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29 1st Charlecote Country Park Kite Day, Charlecote Park, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire
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29 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
        
SEPTEMBER 2005
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3 & 4 SkyFest, Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, Scotland
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3 & 4 Bristol International Kite Festival, Ashton Court, Bristol, Somerset
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10 Harrogate Kite Festival, Killinghall Moor Country Park, Harrogate, Yorkshire
  
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10 & 11 Headlands Kite Festival. The Headlands, Hartlepool, Teesside - CANCELLED
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10 & 11 MKF fly-in at Rufford Abbey and Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
   
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11

Telscombe Tye fun kite day, Telscombe Cliffs, (between Brighton and Newhaven on the A259) East Sussex

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11 Boldmere Kitefliers Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate entrance, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham
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  15 - 20

Parakart European Championship 2005, Benone Beach, Limavady, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland

 
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  15 - 18 Poole Windfest and Kite Boarding Tour, Sandbank, Poole, Dorset
 
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17 When Sky was Sea kite making by Japanese artist Shimabuku, Eastside Green, corner of Bartholomew Street and Fazeley Street, Birmingham
 
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17 & 18 2nd Chester Kite Festival, in association with NKG, The Roodee Race Course, Chester
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17 & 18 Historical Kites Get Together for VE Day, Great Barugh village, near Malton, North Yorkshire
 
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17 & 18

11th Cape Town International Kite Festival, Zandvlei, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

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17 & 18

Industrial Alliance KiteFest, Milliken District Park, McCowan & Steeles, Scarborough, Canada

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18 9th Rushcliffe Kite Festival, Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Loughborough Road, Ruddington, near Nottingham
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18 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
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18 Children's Kite making, Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire
   
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24 - 25 Kingsfold Kite and Steam fair, Wattlehurst Farm, Kingsfold, on the A24 between Horsham and Dorking, Surrey
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25 2nd Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire
  
25 Wakefield Kite Festival, Heath Common, Heath, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
        
OCTOBER 2005
  
  
1 - 3 16th Lunen International Family Kite Festival, Lunen, Germany
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2 Apedale Kite Day, Apedale Community Country Park, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire
    
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7 - 9 The Niagara International Kite Festival, various venues, USA and Canada:
  -  7    Homan Walsh 1848 Kite Contest re-enactment - both sides of the Canadian and US Niagara Falls
  -  7    Night Fly Show: Terrapin Point, Goat Island, Niagara Falls, New York, USA
  -  8 & 9  Niagara International Kite Festival, Artpark, Lewiston, NY, USA
  
 
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8 & 9 Bewl Water kite weekend, Bewl Water reservoir, nr Lamberhurst, Kent
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9 

One Sky One World - kiteflying for Peace in the World. 

    
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      9  OSOW UK Website here
 
 
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   -  MKF OSOW at Rufford Abbey and Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire

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   -  MKF OSOW at Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

 
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  9    -  SKF & TKF OSOW, Rougham Airfield, nr Bury St Edmunds
 
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  9    -  GOKF OSOW, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
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9     -  NKG OSOW at Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
 
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9     -  NKG OSOW at Otterspool promenade, Liverpool
 
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  9    -  KKC OSOW at Bewl Water Reservoir, near Lamberhurst, Kent
      9     -  Shrewsbury OSOW at Roden Nurseries, Roden, B5062 Shrewsbury to Newport Rd, Shropshire
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16 15th Annual MKF display at Family Fun Day, Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Edgbaston, Birmingham
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16 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
 
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16 BKFA AGM, Selway Moore House, 169 Basingstoke Road, Reading, Berkshire
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23 STACK UK 'Better flying' coaching day, Newbury Showground, Newbury, Berks
 
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28 - 30 White Air Windfest and Kite Boarding Tour, Isle of Wight
 
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Flexifoil Demo Day, North Beach, Skegness

 
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  29

X-kids Halloween Freaky Fly and Barbeque, North Beach, Skegness

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  12 & 13 Fuerteventura kite festival, La Playa del Burro beach, nr Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
      12 & 13 Party in the Sky, Opiki, near Palmerston North, New Zealand
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MKF Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

 
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18 SKF & TKF Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Rougham Airfield, nr Bury St Edmunds
   
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19 & 20 No Big Kites weekend, Taupo, New Zealand
 
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MKF Light up the Sky for BBC BBC Children In Need Appeal, Mill Hill School, Pease Hill, Ripley, Derbyshire

 
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19 NKG Light Up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Otterspool promenade, Liverpool
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20 GOKF Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
 
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20 NKG fly-in, Heath Common, Wakefield, Yorkshire - ** CHANGE OF VENUE  **
 
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27 STACK UK 'Better flying' coaching day, New Brighton, Wirral
        
DECEMBER
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11 MKF Fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands
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11 STACK UK 'Better flying' coaching day, Stopsley Playing Field, Luton, Beds
 
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11 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
 
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18 NKG Xmas fly-in, Otterspool promenade, Liverpool
 
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18 NKG Xmas fly-in, Stainland recreation centre, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
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18 Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers fly-in, Worcester Countryside Centre, Spetchley Road, Worcester
   
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31 Annual fly, Chateau Tongariro (Mt Ruapehu), New Zealand

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