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PAST EVENTS 2006

This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2006.
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.

        
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JANUARY 2006
   
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1 Annual fly, Chateau Tongariro (Mt Ruapehu), New Zealand
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2 MKF New Year Mince Pie fly-in, Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, West Midlands
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7 NKG Indoor fly-in, Clayton Green Sports Centre, Clayton Green Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, near Preston, Lancs
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8

MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

   
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12 - 15 16th International Makar Sankranti Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
   
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Makar Sankranti kite festival and Workshop, Abbey Park, Leicester

 
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21 & 22 15th Annual Nelson Summer Kite Festival, Neale Park, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
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22 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
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22 STACK UK Precision Skills Coaching day. Lansdowne Playing Fields Bath
        
FEBRUARY 2006
 
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  4 & 5 Indoor Kiteflying demos and competitions, Complexe Sportif, Belleville-sur-mer, Dieppe, France
 
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5 MKF fly-in, Evesham Country Park, Evesham
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12

MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

 
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12 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
 
 
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14 - 19 11th Pasir Gudang International Kite Festival, Malaysia
 
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19 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds
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19 Midlands Winter Sport Kite League, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Park, nr Birmingham - DATE CHANGED
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26 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
        
MARCH 2006
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3 - 5 23rd Annual Kitemakers Conference, Conference Centre, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington, USA
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5 KCOS fly-in, West Sands, St. Andrews, Scotland
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MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

 
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12 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
 
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19 MKF fly-in, Hatton Country World, Hatton, near Warwick, Warwickshire
 
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19 NKG fly-in, New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside - VENUE CHANGED
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19 KCOS fly-in, Carmiurs Park, opposite Falkirk Golf Club, Stirling Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
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25

MKF School Co-ordinator's Open Day and Fly-in, Oakfield Park, Hospital Lane, Blaby, Leicestershire

 
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26 STACK UK 'Better flying' coaching day, Midlands area - location to be confirmed
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26 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
 
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31 - 2/4 BKSA Kitesurfing Championships, Round 1, Watergate Bay, Cornwall
        
APRIL 2006
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MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

   
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2 Wellington Country Park Kite Day, Basingstoke, Hampshire
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  2 KCOS fly-in, the large field to the rear of the Magnum Centre, Irvine, Scotland
 
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8 & 9 23rd Rimini Kite Festival, Rimini, Italy
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9 12th Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire
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9 9th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16
 
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8 - 17 20th International Berck sur mer Kite Festival, Berck sur Mer, Normandy, France
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16 NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, West Yorkshire
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16 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
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16 KCOS fly-in, West Sands, St. Andrews, Scotland
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16 & 17 Easter Egg-stravagnaza including NEKF kiteflying, Castle Howard, York, North Yorkshire
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19 - 23 Plein Vent Kite Festival 2006, Houlgate, near Caen, Normandy, France
 
 
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22 - 1/5 Cervia International Kite Festival, Cervia, Italy
 
 
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23

Campsall Park kite day, Campsall Park, near Doncaster - CANCELLED

      23 St George's Kite Day, Belvoir Castle, nr Grantham, Lincolnshire
 
 
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24 - 28 Qingdao International kite festival, Qingdao, China
 
 
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29 - 4th Guiyang International Kite Festival, Guiyang, China
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30 (&1st) 9th Beverley Kite Festival, The Racecourse, Beverley, near York, East Yorkshire
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30 (&1st) Weymouth International Beach Kite Festival, Weymouth Beach, Dorset
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30 KCOS fly-in, Carmiurs Park, opposite Falkirk Golf Club, Stirling Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
        
MAY 2006
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1 9th Beverley Kite Festival, The Racecourse, Beverley, near York, East Yorkshire
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1 Weymouth International Beach Kite Festival, Weymouth Beach, Dorset
 
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6 & 7 Peter Lynn Power Kites & Friends Demo Day @ Dunstable Kites, Unit 1 Barleyfields, Sparrow Hall Farm, Edlesborough, Bedfordshire
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6 & 7 Rufford Abbey Spring Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
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6 & 7 Swindon International Kite Festival, Science Museum, Wroughton, near Swindon, Wiltshire
 
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6 & 7 12ème Festival International Convivial de Cerf-Volant d'Hardelot-Plage, France
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Stourport Kite Event and MKF fly-in, The Riverside Park, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire

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13 & 14 9th Cleethorpes International Kite Festival, Lower Promenade, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
 
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13 & 14

20th Ostend International Kite Festival, Groot Stand, Ostend, Belgium

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14

MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

 
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14 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford
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14 KCOS fly-in, the large field to the rear of the Magnum Centre, Irvine, Scotland
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20 & 21 9th Suffolk International Kite Festival, Rougham Airfield, Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk
 
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20 & 21 eXtremeKiteshop demo weekend, Hydro Extreme Worcester Road, Holt, Worcester
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21 NKG fly-in, Otterspool, near Liverpool, Lancs
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23 - 25 Rokkaku flying and fighting, Festival of Japan, Swinton Park, Masham, near Ripon, Yorkshire
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27 - 29 Tewkesbury Kite Fun Weekend, Tewkesbury School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire - CANCELLED
 
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27 - 2/6

Hebridean Sky Jam II, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

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27 - 29 FlexiWallopTwo 2006, Middle Wallop Airfield, nr Andover, Hampshire
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28 KCOS fly-in, West Sands, St. Andrews, Scotland
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28 Poole Kite Picnic at Baiter Harbourside Park, Poole, Dorset
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28 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs
        
JUNE 2006
 
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  2 - 5 Cerf Volant Mania 2006, Stella-Plage, Department 62, France
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3 & 4 Beacon Park Kite Festival, Beacon Hill County Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancashire
   
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3 & 4 Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Skegness Kite and X-fest including BKSA boardercross and slider tour, North Beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

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10 & 11 Margam Park Kite Festival, Margam Park, near Bridgend, South Wales
      10 & 11 Fylde Kite Festival, The Beach, Lytham st Anne's, near Blackpool, Lancs - CANCELLED
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10 & 11 Teston Bridge family kite weekend, Teston Bridge picnic site, nr Maidstone, Kent
   
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11 Festival of Flight, Queen Elizabeth Park Country Park, near Portmsouth, Hampshire
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15 - 18 22nd International Fano Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Fano, Denmark
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17 & 18 23rd Shrewsbury Kite & Boomerang Festival, College of Art & Technology, London Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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17 & 18 11th Southampton Kite Festival, Lordshill Recreation Ground, Redbridge Lane, Lordshill, Southampton, Hampshire
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24 Family Day, including children's kite making, Ingleborough Nature Reserve, Chapel le Dale, near Settle, North Yorkshire
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24 & 25 "A Lark In The Park 2006", Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
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24 & 25 3rd Wirral Kite Festival, the "Dips", next to New Brighton promenade, The Wirral, Cheshire
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25 GOKF Kite Festival, Nene Park, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
JULY 2006
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Braunstone Carnival, Braunstone Park, Gooding Avenue, Braunstone, Leicester

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1 & 2 Sunderland International Festival of Kites, Music and Dance, Northern Area Playing Fields, Stephenson, Washington, Tyne & Wear
 
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1 & 2 eXtremeKiteshop demo weekend, Hydro Extreme Worcester Road, Holt, Worcester
   
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3 - 10 7th Beirut International Kite Festival, Beirut
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8 & 9 Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex
      8 & 9 Barmouth Beach Kite Festival, on the beach opposite the new RNLI boathouse, Barmouth, Mid Wales
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15 & 16 Hereford Kite Festival, Kingstone High School, Hereford
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16 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
      16 Catch The Wind, Morecambe's 3rd Annual Kite Festival, The Promenade, Morecambe, Lancashire
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22 & 23

Extreme Eastbourne, the Seafront, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 
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22 & 23

NKG week-end fly in, Bolton le Sands, Lancashire

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22 & 23 Tewkesbury Kite Festival, Tewkesbury School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
 
 
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22 & 23 Richmond Kite Festival, Old Race Course, Richmond, Yorkshire
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23

1st Berriewood kite fly-in, Berriewood Farm, Condover, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire

 
 
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29 & 30 Silloth Kite Festival, The Green, Silloth, on the Solway, Cumbria
 
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29 & 30

1st MKF family fun weekend, Mill Hill School, Ripley, Derbyshire

 
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30 Dunstable Downs Annual Kite Festival, Dunstable Downs, near Dunstable, Bedfordshire
 
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30 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire
        
AUGUST 2006
 
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5 Kites over Kintyre 2, Kinloch Green, Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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6 15th Royston Kite Festival, Therfield Heath, Royston, Hertfordshire
      12 Pembrokeshire Sky Festival, Carew Airfield, nr Tenby, Wales
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12 & 13 13th Coventry Kite Festival, Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, Warwickshire
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12 & 13 Teston Bridge family kite weekend at Teston Bridge picnic site, nr Maidstone, Kent
 
 
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12 & 13 Whitley Bay Kite Festival, The Links, Whitley Bay, Northumberland
 
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  13 Barnoldswick Community Arts Group Kite Festival, Letcliffe Park in Barnoldswick, Lancashire
 
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13 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
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18 - 20 16th Annual Northampton Balloon Festival, The Racecourse, Northampton
 
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19 & 20 High Force Kite Festival, High Force Waterfall, near Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co Durham
   
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19 & 20 Bournemouth Outdoor pursuits and kite festival, Littledown centre Bournemouth
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20

Kites over Capstone, Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent

 
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20

NKG fly-in, Heath Common, Wakefield, South Yorkshire - NEW VENUE

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20 Hunstanton Kite Festival, Smithdon High School Fields, Hunstanton, Norfolk
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26 - 28 Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Southsea, Hampshire
 
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27 GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire
        
SEPTEMBER 2006
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1 - 3 18th Romo International Kitefliers Meeting, Romo, Denmark
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2 Braunstone Park It Festival, Braunstone Park, Gooding Avenue, Leicester
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2 & 3 1st Summer Kite Festival, The Racecourse, Beverley, near York, East Yorkshire
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2 & 3 Bristol International Kite Festival, Ashton Court, Bristol, Somerset
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2nd Berriewood kite fly-in, Berriewood Farm, Condover, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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9 - 17 14th Festival International de Cerf-Volant de Dieppe, The Seafront, Dieppe, France
 
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9 & 10 Seahouses Festival, Seahouses, Northumberland
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9 & 10 Great Barugh village fete and kite-fly weekend, Great Barugh, near Malton, North Yorkshire
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9 & 10 Rufford Abbey Autumn Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
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MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

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10 Rockingham Castle Kite day, Rockingham Castle, near Corby, Northamptonshire
 
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11 - 17 Kite Jam, various locations in Llandudno and Anglesey, North Wales
 
 
 
16 Drumlanrig Kiting Festival, held in the grounds of Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfriesshire, Scotland - POSTPHONED

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16 & 17 Chester Kite Festival, in assoc. with NKG, The Roodee Racecourse, Chester
 
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16 - 17 Cape Town International Kite Festival, Zandvlei, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
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17 GOKF fly-in and BBQ, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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17 10th Rushcliffe Kite Festival, Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire
 
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22 - 24

Cervia Volante 2006, Frre beach G. Deledda Cervia Italy

 
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23 & 24 eXtremeKiteshop demo weekend, Hydro Extreme Worcester Road, Holt, Worcester
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24

'Flight in The Park', Berrington Hall, near Leominster, Herefordshire

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24 3rd Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire
 
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24

Wakefield Kite Festival, Heath Common, Wakefield, Yorkshire

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30 & 1/10 Bewl Water kite weekend, Bewl Water reservoir, nr Lamberhurst, Kent
        
OCTOBER 2006
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1 Bewl Water kite weekend, Bewl Water reservoir, nr Lamberhurst, Kent
 
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6-9

Niagara International Kite Festival, Niagara Falls, Canada & USA

    
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8 ONE SKY ONE WORLD - KITE FLYING ALL OVER THE WORLD - the UK Website is here
 
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8    -  GOKF OSOW, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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   -  MKF OSOW, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

 
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8    -  Poole Kite Fliers OSOW, Baiter Harbourside Park, Poole, Dorset
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8    -  NKG OSOW, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
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8    -  NKG OSOW, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
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    8    -  Shrewsbury OSOW at Roden Garden Centre, Roden, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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8    -  WHKF OSOW, Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
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North West Kite Fest, various locations, Fleetwood, Lancashire

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15 16th Annual MKF display at Family Fun Day, Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Edgbaston, Birmingham
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Kiteflying display by Sky Artists, North of England Organic Festival, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, Yorkshire

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22 GOKF fly-in, Priory Country Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire
        
NOVEMBER 2006
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10 - 12 Fuerteventura Kite Festival, La Playa del Burro beach, Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
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11 North Hants Buggy Club and Loddon Valley Kite Flyers evening fly-in for Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Basingstoke area, Hampshire
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MKF fly-in for Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

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18 MKF fly-in for Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
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18 NKG fly-in for Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Otterspool, Liverpool, Merseyside
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19 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, Yorkshire
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20 GOKF fly-in for Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
DECEMBER 2006
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MKF fly-in, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

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10 GOKF fly-in, Priory Country Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire
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17 NKG Xmas Fly in and Lunch, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool , South Liverpool, Merseyside
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17 NKG Xmas Fly in and Lunch, Stainland Recreation Ground, Stainland, near Huddersfield and Halifax,Yorkshire
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17 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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27 WHFK Christmas pudding kite-fly, Barbury Castle Country Park, near Swindon, Wiltshire
        

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