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PAST EVENTS 2008

This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2008.
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 2008
location map
GOKF website
email contact
1 GOKF fly-in, Exhibition Centre, Grafham Water North, near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
location map
clubwebsite
email contact
1 PAKBC New Year fly-in & BBQ, Pontefract Park, Park Side, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4RD
location map
email
6 MKF New Year fly-in, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, Sutton Cheney, nr. Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, Leicestershire CV13 0AD - * NEW VENUE *
location map
website
email contact
6 Apedalers fly-in, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
location map of event
website
6 KCOS Fly-in, North Beach, St, Andrews, East Coast of Scotland
map
GOKF website
email contact
13 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
map
website
email contact
13

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

 location
 
email contact
12 - 15 18th International Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
location map of event
website
 
20 KCOS Fly-in, the park opposite Falkirk Golf Club (Carmuirs), Stirling Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
location map
website for more info
email contact
27 STACK South Wales Winter League and Better Flying Day, Cowbridge Common, Cowbridge, west of Cardiff, South Wales
map
GOKF website
email contact
27 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
FEBRUARY 2008
location map
website
email contact
3 Apedalers fly-in, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
location map of event
website
3 KCOS Fly-in, the Seafront, Ayr, West Coast of Scotland
map
website
email contact
10

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

map
email contact
10

MKF STACK Winter League competition flying, Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, West Midlands

location map of event
GOKF website
email
10

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

location map of event
website
17 KCOS Fly-in, North Beach, St, Andrews, East Coast of Scotland
map
website
email contact
17 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire
map
website for more info
email contact
24

MKF fly-in, Evesham Country Park, nr Evesham bypass, A46/Stratford Rd junction, Evesham, Worcestershire

map
GOKF website
email contact
24 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
MARCH 2008
location map of event
website
 
2 KCOS Fly-in, the park opposite Falkirk Golf Club (Carmuirs), Stirling Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
location map
website
email contact
2 Apedalers fly-in, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
location map of event
GOKF website
email
9

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

map
email contact
9

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

map of location
website
contact email address
14

NKG kite fly-in in the dark, Harewood House, near Leeds, North Yorkshire - provisional

map of location
website
contact email address
16 NKG fly-in, Harewood House nr Leeds, North Yorkshire
location map of event
website
16 KCOS Fly-in, the Seafront, Ayr, West Coast of Scotland
location map
website for more info
email contact
21 - 24

Up, Up and Away at Easter, Leeds Castle Kite Spectacular, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

map
GOKF website
email contact
23 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
website
email contact
29 & 30 eXtreme Kite Shop Kite Festival, Kerswell Green, between Clifton and Kempsey, near Malvern, Worcestershire
location map of event
website
30 KCOS Fly-in, North Beach, St, Andrews, East Coast of Scotland
        
APRIL 2008
location map
website for more info
contact email address
6 NEKF fly-in, Carlton Bank, Clevedon, North York Moors, North Yorkshire
location map
website for more info
email contact
6 Berriewood Kite Day, Berriewood Farm, Condover, south of Shrewsbury, Shropshire
map
website
email contact
6 14th Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire
location map
website
email contact
6 Apedalers fly-in, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
location map
website
email contact
5 - 13 22nd International Berck sur mer Kite Festival, Berck sur Mer, Normandy, France
location map
website for more info
contact email address
11 - 13 Curacao International Kite Festival, Watamula Park, Curacao, Caribbean
location map of event
GOKF website
email
13

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

map
website
email contact
13 11th Streatham Common Kite Day, Streatham Common, London SW16
map
email contact
13

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

location map of event
website
 
13 KCOS Fly-in, the park opposite Falkirk Golf Club (Carmuirs), Stirling Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
location map
website
email
16 - 20 12th Houlgate Plein Vent, Kite Festival 2008, Houlgate, near Caen, Brittany, France
location map
website for more information
email contact
20 Flight in the Park, Berrington Hall (NT), north of Leominster, Herefordshire
map
website
email
20 NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
location map
website
email contact
25 - 4/5 XXVIII Cervia International Kite Festival, on the Riviera dei Pini, Tagliata, 6 km south of Cervia, Italy
location map
website for more info
email contact
25 - 27 Atmosphere 08, Westward Ho!, near Bideford, Devon
location map
website
email contact
25 - 27

Vulandra International Kites Festival, Ferraro Parco, Bassini, Italy

map
website
email contact
27

MKF & HEKF 5th Hatton Country World Kite Day, Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, near Warwick, Warwickshire

map
GOKF website
email contact
27 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map of event
website
27 KCOS Fly-in, large field to the rear of the Magnum Centre, Irvine, Scotland
        
MAY 2008
location map
website
email contact
4

Reach for the Sky, Kite Flying at Stafford Castle, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire

location map
website
email contact
4 Apedalers fly-in, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
location map
website
email contact
4 & 5 Beverley Spring Kite Festival, Longcroft School, Burton Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire - NEW VENUE
map
website
email contact
4 & 5 Weymouth International Kite Festival, Weymouth Beach, Dorset.
location map
website for more info
contact email address
4 & 5

1st Layer Marney Tower Kite Festival, Layer Marney Tower, nearr Colchester, Essex. CO5 9US

location map
website for more info
contact email address 4 & 5 NEKF Display, Seaton Carew, Co.Durham
location map

email

5

Alcester & Worcester Kitefliers Grand fly-in, The Worcester Countryside Centre, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, Worcestershire

location map
website for more info
contact email address
10 & 11 Swindon International Kite Festival, Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, Wiltshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
10 & 11 Rufford Abbey Spring Kite Weekend (and MKF fly-in), Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
10 & 11 eXtreme Kite Shop Kite Festival, Kerswell Green, between Clifton and Kempsey, near Malvern, Worcestershire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
11 NEKF fly-in, Souter Lighthouse, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
location map of event
website for more info
11 KCOS Fly-in, North Beach, St, Andrews, East Coast of Scotland
location map
website for more info
contact email address
11

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

location map
website for more info
contact email address
11

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

location map
website for more info
contact email address
17 & 18 11th Suffolk International Kite Festival, Rougham Airfield, near Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk
location map
website for more info
contact email address
17 & 18

2nd Harewood House Kite Festival and NKG fly-in, Harewood House, near Leeds, North Yorkshire

map
website
email address
24 - 26 Tewkesbury Kite Fun Weekend, Tewkesbury School Playing Fields, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
map
GOKF website
email contact
25 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map of event
website
 
25 KCOS Fly-in, the park opposite Falkirk Golf Club (Carmuirs), Stirling Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Scotland
website for more info
contact email
27 - 3/6

Turbulance Angels Big PInk Trip, Ras Sudr, Egypt

location map
website for more info
contact email address
31 & 1/6 2nd Exmouth Rotary Kite Festival, The Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth, East Devon
location map
website for more info
contact email address
31 Kite making and flying at Ogden Water, Halifax, West Yorkshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
31 NEKF Display, Cramlington, Tyne & Wear CANCELLED
location map
website for more info
contact email address
31 6th Bedford International Kite Festival, Russell Park, Bedford
        
JUNE 2008
location map
website for more info
contact email address
1 6th Bedford International Kite Festival, Russell Park, Bedford (provisional)
location map
website for more info
contact email address
1 2nd Exmouth Rotary Kite Festival, The Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth, East Devon
location map
website for more info
  1

Ashdon Kite Festival, Ashdon, nr Saffron Walden, Essex

location map
website for more info
contact email address
1 NEKF fly-in, Herrington Country Park, Tyne & Wear
map
website
email contact
6 - 8 Margam Park Kite Festival, Margam Park, near Bridgend, South Wales
map
event website
contact email address
7 & 8

Kites over the Mersey, 6th Wirral International kite festival, "The Dips", New Brighton, Wirral, Cheshire

map
website
email contact
7 & 8 Beacon Park Kite Festival, Beacon Hill County Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancashire
location map
website
contact email address
7 & 8 Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire
map
GOKF website
email contact
8 Peterborough Kite Festival, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
map
 
email contact
8

Balsall Common Kite Day, Balsall Common Park, Lavender Hall Lane, Balsall Common, near Coventry, Warwickshire

location map
website for more information
email contact
14 & 15 Blackheath Kite Festival, Blackheath Common, London
location map
website for more information
email contact
14 & 15 Teston Bridge family kite weekend, Teston Bridge picnic site, Teston Lane, Teston, Maidstone, Kent
location map
website for more information
email contact
14 & 15

Just Add Wind 2008, Balado, Kinross, Scotland

location map
website for more information
email contact
15 NKG fly-in, Fleetwood Beach, Fleetwood, Lancashire
location map
website for more information
19 - 22 24th International Kitefliers Meeting, Fano, Denmark
location map
website for more info
email contact
21

Kite Day, Howden Park, Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland

location map
website for more information
email contact
21 & 22 "A Lark In The Park 2008", Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
location map
website for more information
email contact
21 & 22 25th Shrewsbury Kite Festival, the (new/old venue) Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
location map
website for more information
email contact
21 & 22 13th Southampton Kite Festival, Lordshill Recreation Grounds, Southampton, Hampshire
location map
website for more info
email contact
21 & 22 NEKF Display, Seahouses, Northumberland
location map
GOKF website
email contact
22 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
29 NEKF Display, Druridge Bay Country Park, Northumberland
LOCATION MAP
website for more info
email contact
29 Berriewood Kite Day, The Edge Powerkite Club, nr Much Wenlock, Shropshire - *VENUE CHANGED*
        
JULY 2008
locaiton map
website for more info
email contact
5 & 6 Sunderland International Friendship and Kite Festival, Northern Area Playing Fields, Usworth, Washington, Tyne and Wear
location
website
contact email address
11-13

Skegness Kite and Xfest, including BKSA Pro Tour, North Beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

map
website
email contact
12 & 13 Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex
location map
website
email contact
12 & 13

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

map
GOKF website
email contact
13 GOKF fly-in and Everest Challenge, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
13 NEKF fly-in, Souter Lighthouse, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
map
 
email
13

Morecambe 'Catch the Wind' Kite Festival and NKG fly-in, The Beach, Morecambe, Lancashire

location map
website for more information
email contact
19 & 20 Hereford Kite Festival, Berrington Hall (NT), north of Leominster, Herefordshire
location map of event
website for more info
contact email address
20

Dunstable Downs Kite Festival, Dunstable Downs, near Dunstable, Bedfordshire

location map
website for more info contact email address 20 NEKF Display, Souter Lighthouse, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
location map
website
email address
26 & 27 1st GVKF Kite Kamp, Newlands Park, Southam Lane, Bishop’s Cleeve, Cheltenham GL52 3PE
location map
website for more information
email contact
26 & 27

Dover 2008 Festival, Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent

location of event
website for more info
email contact
26 & 27

3rd MKF "Family Fun Weekend" Carnfield Hall, South Normanton, near. Alfreton, Derbyshire

location of event
 
email
26 & 27 Silloth on Solway Kite Festival, The Green, Silloth on Solway, Cumbria
location map
website
email contact
26 & 27 eXtreme Kite Shop Kite Festival, Kerswell Green, between Clifton and Kempsey, near Malvern, Worcestershire
map
GOKF website
email contact
27 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
AUGUST 2008
  website for more info contact email address 2 NEKF Display, Sedgfield Racecourse, Co. Durham - *CANCELLED*
map
website
email contact
3

17th Royston Kite Festival, Therfield Heath, Royston, Hertfordshire

location map
website
email
9 & 10

14th Coventry Kite Festival, Coombe Abbey Country Park, Brinklow Road, Binley, near Coventry, Warwickshire

map
website for more information
email contact
9 & 10 Teston Bridge family kite weekend, Teston Bridge picnic site, Teston Lane, Teston, Maidstone, Kent
map
website
email
9 & 10 NKG fly-in, Bolton le-Sands, near Morecambe, Lancashire
location map
website for more info contact email address 9 & 10 Whitley Bay Kite Festival, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear
location map of event
GOKF website
email
10

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

location map
website for more info
email contact
10 Berriewood Kite Day, Berriewood Farm, Condover, south of Shrewsbury, Shropshire
location map
website for more info
email contact
16 & 17

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

map

website

email contact
17 12th Hunstanton Kite Festival, Smithdon High School Fields, Hunstanton, Norfolk
location map
website
email contact
23 - 25 Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
23 - 25 NEKF Display, Castle Howard, North Yorkshire
location map
website
email contact
24 & 25 Beverley Autumn Kite Festival, Longcroft School, Burton Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire - *CANCELLED*
map
GOKF website
email contact
24 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
website
email contact
25 & 26

Team iQuad Rev Clinic, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire

map
website
email
30 & 31 Rufford Abbey Summer Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
location map
event website
email link
30 & 31 22nd Bristol International Kite Festival, The Plateau, Ashton Court, Begger Bush Lane, Bristol, Somerset
        
SEPTEMBER 2008
 
website
6 & 7 Beverley Autumn Kite Festival, Beverley Racecourse, Beverley, East Yorkshire - *CANCELLED*
location map
website for more info
  6 - 14 Dieppe International Kite Festival, The Seafront, Dieppe, Normandy, France
location map
event website
email contact
13

World Kite Flying Record Breaking Attempt, for CHICKS, Leeds Castle, Kent

location map
website for more info
contact email address
14 NEKF fly-in, Souter Lighthouse, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
location map
website
email
14 12th Rushcliffe Kite Festival, Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire
location map
website for more info
email contact
14 Berriewood Kite Day, Berriewood Farm, Condover, south of Shrewsbury, Shropshire
location of event
website
email contact
14

Wakefield Kite Festival, Heath Common, Wakefield, Yorkshire - *CANCELLED*

map
GOKF website
email contact
14 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
event website
contact email address
19 - 21 Sport Kites Championship of Europe 2008, Scheveningen Beach, The Netherlands

map

website
email
20 & 21 Chester Kite Festival, in assoc. with NKG, The Roodee Racecourse, Chester, Cheshire
location map
email contact
20 & 21 Essex International Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival, Montpeliers, Chelmsford, Essex - *CANCELLED*
location map
website
email contact
20 & 21 Big Sky International Kite Festival, Main Sands, Margate, Kent - *NEW VENUE *
event website
contact email address
20 & 21 Scheveningen International Kite Festival, The Beach, Scheveningen, The Netherlands
location map
website
contact email
20 & 21

Hull Kite & Balloon Festival, East Park, Holderness Road, Hull, East Yorkshire

map
website
email
21 5th Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire
map
GOKF website
email contact
23 GOKF fly-in & BBQ, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
website for more info
email contact
26 - 28 18th International Sprintkite festival of twin-line and traction kites, Cervia, Italy
email link
27 & 28 Kite Festival, Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire - * CANCELLED*
        
OCTOBER 2008
location map of event
website for more information
email contact for this event
2 - 5

Niagara International Kite Festival, Reservoir State Park, Niagara, USA

location map
website
email contact
4 Sale Moor Kite Festival, Moor Nook Park, Norris Road, Sale, Manchester - DATE CHANGED
location map
website
email contact
5 ex-KITE-ment, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
location map
website for more info
email contact
5 Bolton Abbey Kite Festival, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire
location map
website for more info
contact email address
5 NEKF fly-in, Druridge Bay Country Park, Northumberland
location map
events website
contact email address
11 & 12 Allendale Kite Festival, Churchlands, Catton, near Hexham, Northumberland
map
website
email
12 18th Annual MKF kite display at Family Fun Day, Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Edgbaston, Birmingham
 
website
     
12 OSOW = ONE SKY ONE WORLD - Kite flying for Peace all over the World:
location map
 
12 Shrewsbury OSOW, Roden Nurseries and Garden Centre, Roden Lane, Roden, between Shrewsbury and Newport, Shropshire
location map
NKG website
email
12

Northern Kite Group OSOW, near the Coast Guard Station, Burbo Bank Road North, Crosby, near Liverpool, Merseyside

map
NKG website
email
12 Northern Kite Group OSOW, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
location map of event
MKF website
contact email
12 Midlands Kite Fliers OSOW, War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, Warwickshire
map
MKF website
email contact
12 Midlands Kite Fliers OSOW, Rufford Abbey, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
map
GOKF website
email contact
12 Great Ouse Kiteflyers OSOW, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
Northern Kite Group website
email
18 NKG Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
  website for Cape Town Kite Festival email contact 25 & 26 Cape Town International Kite Festival, Zandvlei Picnic Area, off The Row / Axminster Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
map
GOKF website
email contact
26 GOKF fly-in & BBQ, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
NOVEMBER 2008
map of location
website for more info
contact email address
1

Autumn Glory Event, Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire

North Hants Buggy Club website
email contact
1

North Hants Buggy Club & Loddon Valley Kite Flyers Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, the buggy field near Basingstoke, Hants

location map
website
email
7 - 9

21st Fuerteventura International Kite Festival, La Playa del Burro, Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

location map
website
email
15 MKF Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
location map
website
email
16 MKF free flying day, Market Bosworth Country Park, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
location map
NKG website
email
16 NKG fly-in, New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside
map
GOKF website
email contact
23 GOKF Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
DECEMBER 2008
Location map
Winter Blowout website
6 & 7 Winter Blow Out, The Snowdon Inn, Cwm-y-Glo, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales
location map
NEKF website
contact email address
7 NEKF fly-in, Seaton Carew, Co. Durham
map
GOKF website
email contact
14 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
NKG website
email
14 NKG Xmas Fly in and Lunch, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
location map
STACK UK website
14 STACK UK Winter league competitive flying, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
map
NKG website
email
14 NKG Xmas Fly in and Lunch, Stainland Recreation Ground, Stainland, near Huddersfield and Halifax, Yorkshire
map
GOKF website
email contact
28 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        

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