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PAST EVENTS 2009

This is a list of past kite events that were listed on www.kitecalendar.co.uk during 2009.
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.

        
THE CURRENT 2014 KITE CALENDAR IS HERE
 
        
JANUARY 2009
 
location map
GOKF website
email contact
1

GOKF fly-in, Grafham Water Visitor Centre, Marlow Park, Grafham, near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 0BH

 
location map
website
email
4 MKF New Year fly-in, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, Sutton Cheney, nr. Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, Leicestershire
 
location map of event
GOKF website
email
11

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

 
location map
website for more info
email contact
12 - 14 19th Gujarat International Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
25 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
Location map of Shipley Country Park
website Email Alan 31 Chinese New Year MKF fly-in and children's kite making workshops, Shipley Country Park, Slack Lane, Heanor, Derbyshire
        
FEBRUARY 2009
 
location map
website for more info
6 - 8 NZKA Annual Kite Festival, Crown Park, Taupo, New Zealand
 
location map of event
GOKF website
email
8

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

 
website for more info
14 & 15 Singapore Kite Day, Punggol, Singapore
 
location map
NKG website
email
15 NKG fly-in, New Brighton Dips, Wirral, Merseyside
 
map
NKG website
email
15 NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
 
website for more info
16 - 22 14th Pasir Gudang International Kite Festival, Johor, Malaysia
 
location map
website for more info
20 - 22 11th Festi-vent sur Glace, Saint-Placide, QC, Canada
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
22 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map
NKG website
email
22 NKG Kite Day in support of the British Heart Foundation, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
 
location map
website
email contact
22 Sale Moor Kite Festival, Moor Nook Park, Norris Road, Sale, Manchester - CANCELLED
        
MARCH 2009
 
location map of event
GOKF website
email
8

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

 
map
website
email contact
15 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
22 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
Kitermakers Conference website
email Kitemakers Conference
26 - 29 27th Annual Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference, Fort Worden State Park Conference Center, Port Townsend, Washington, USA
 
Location map of Hyde Hall
Website for Hyde Hall March Kite Weekend
28 & 29 Kite Weekend, RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Hyde Hall Road Rettendon Common, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8ET
        
APRIL 2009
 
map
website
email contact
5 15th Calke Abbey Kite Day, Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Derbyshire
 
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GOKF website
email contact
12 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map for Blown Away kite festival
website for Blown Away
contact email for Blown Away kite festival
18 & 19 Blown Away Kite, Buggy and Blo-cart Festival, The Beach, Western super Mare, Somerset
 
 
website
email
18 - 26 23th International Berck sur mer Kite Festival, Berck sur Mer, Normandy, France
 
location map
NKG website
email
19 NKG fly-in, near the Coast Guard Station, Burbo Bank Road North, Crosby, near Liverpool, Merseyside
 
19 - 26 26th Weifang Kite Festival, Weifang, Shandong, China
   
website for more info on WWKAP week
email address for more info on WWKAPW
24 - 5/5

2009 World Wide Kite Aerial Photography Week

 
location map
website for more info
25 & 26 NEKF kite display, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
26 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
MAY 2009
 
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The Kite Society website
email contact
3 & 4 Weymouth International Kite Festival, Weymouth Beach, Dorset
 
location map
website
email address
3 & 4 East Yorkshire Kite festival, Driffield Showground, Driffield, near York, East Yorkshire
 
location map
website for more info
contact email address
3 & 4

2nd Layer Marney Tower Kite Festival, Layer Marney Tower, near Colchester, Essex. CO5 9US

 
map
website
email contact
9 Streatham Common Kite fly-in, Streatham Common, South London SW16
 
Location Map
Website for Swindon Kite Festival
email contact for Swindon Kite Festival
9 & 10 Swindon International Kite Festival, Brinkworth House, Brinkworth, nr.Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 5DF
   
Didak Kites website
  9 & 10 Oostende Annual Kitefestival, Ooestende, Belgium
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
10 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map
website for more info
contact email address
16 & 17 12th Suffolk International Kite Festival, Rougham Airfield, near Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk
 
location map
website for more info
contact email address
16 & 17 Rufford Abbey Spring Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
 
map
NKG website
email
17 NKG fly-in, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
24 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map
Website for Exmouth Kite Festival
contact email address
29 - 31 3rd Exmouth Rotary International Kite Festival, The Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth, East Devon
 
location map for Bedford Kite Festival
Website for Bedford Kite Festival email address for Bedford Kite Festival 30 & 31

7th Bedford International Kite Festival,  Russell Park, The Embankment, Bedford

 
location map for Harewood House
Website for more info
email link for more information
30 & 31

3rd Harewood House Kite Festival, Harewood House, Harewood, near Leeds, North Yorkshire

        
JUNE 2009
 
location map
website for more info
contact email
3 - 7

Houlgate Plein Vent, Kite Festival, Houlgate, near Le Havre, France

 
map
Website for Margam Park kite festival
contact email for Margam Park
5 - 7 Margam Park Kite Festival, Margam Park, near Bridgend, South Wales
 
map
event website
email Dave Holt
6 & 7

7th Wirral International kite festival," The Dips", New Brighton, The Wirral, Cheshire

 
location map
website
email contact for Basingstoke Kite Festival
6 & 7 Basingstoke Kite Festival, Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire
 
map
website
email contact
6 & 7 Beacon Park Kite Festival, Beacon Hill County Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancashire
 
location map
website for more info
  7

Ashdon Kite Festival, Ashdon, nr Saffron Walden, Essex

 
location map of event
website for more information
email contact
7

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

 
map
website
  18 - 21 25th Fano International Kite Fliers meeting, Fano Beach, Denmark
 
location map
website for more information
email contact for Southampton Kite Festival
20 & 21 14th Southampton Kite Festival, Lordshill Recreation Grounds, Five Acre Field, Redbridge Lane, Southampton, Hampshire
 
location map
website for more information
email contact
21 NKG fly-in, Fleetwood Beach, Fleetwood, Lancashire
 
location map
website for more information
email contact
27 & 28 "A Lark In The Park", Market Bosworth Country Park, Park Road, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire CV13 0LP
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
28 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
JULY 2009
 
locaiton map
website for more info
email contact
4 & 5 Sunderland International Friendship and Kite Festival, Northern Area Playing Fields, Usworth, Washington, Tyne and Wear
 
location map
website
email
5 13th Rushcliffe Kite Festival, Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire NG11 6JS
 
map
website
email contact
11 & 12 31st Annual Brighton Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton, West Sussex
 
location map
email contact
11 & 12

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

 
map
GOKF website
email contact
12 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
Location map for Ainsdale fly-in
website for more information
email contact
12 NKG fly-in, Ainsdale, near Southport, Merseyside
 
location map
website for more information
email contact
18 & 19 Leominster Kite Festival, Berrington Hall (National Trust), north of Leominster, Herefordshire
 
location map
website for more info
contact email address
18 & 19

Eastbourne Land, Air and Water Extreme, Eastern Seafront, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 
location map of Morecambe Kite Festival
 
email address for Morecambe Kite Festival
19

Morecambe 'Catch the Wind' Kite Festival, The Beach, Morecambe, Lancashire

 
location map of event
website for more info
contact email address
19

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

 
location of event
website for more info
email contact
25 & 26

3rd MKF "Family Fun Weekend" and 30th Anniversary Party, Carnfield Hall, South Normanton, near. Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 2BE

 
location of event
 
email address for Silloth Kite Festival
25 & 26 Silloth on Solway Kite Festival, The Green, Silloth on Solway, Cumbria
 
location map
Website for more information email contact for GVKF kite kamp 25 & 26

2nd GVKF Kite Kamp, Newlands Park, Bishop’s Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucester

 
map
GOKF website
email contact
26 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
AUGUST 2009
 
location map
website for Sheffield Kite Fliers
email address
1 Sheffield Kite Festival, Parson Cross Park, Off Buchanan Road, Parson Cross, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S5 8AL
 
location map of Woodvale Rally
Woodvale Rally website
  1 & 2 Kite Displays at Woodvale Rally, RAF Woodvale, Formby, near Southport, Merseyside L37 7AD
 
link to KCoS website
2 KCoS mass fly-in, the big field right in front of the beach, Ayr, Scotland
 
map
website for Royston Kite Festival
email address for Royston Kite Festival
2

18th Royston Kite Festival, Therfield Heath, Royston, Hertfordshire

     
email contact
8 Sale Moor Kite Festival, Moor Nook Park, Sale Moor, Manchester
 
location map
 
email address for Malcolm Goodman
8 & 9

Whitley Bay Kite Festival, The Links, Whitley Bay, Northumberland

 
Location map of Hyde Hall
Website for Hyde Hall August Kite Weekend
  8 & 9 Kite Weekend, RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Hyde Hall Road, Rettendon Common, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8ET
 
map
website for more information
email contact
8 & 9 Teston Bridge family kite weekend, Teston Bridge picnic site, Teston Lane, Teston, Maidstone, Kent ME18 5BX
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
9 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map
 
email address for Malcolm Goodman
15 & 16

1st June Webster Kite Festival, Moorcock Pub, Eggleston, Teesdale, Co Durham

 
location map
website for more information
email contact
15 & 16 26th Shrewsbury Kite Festival, Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
 
location map
event website
contact email address
15 & 16 2nd International Dover Kite Festival, Astor Playing Fields, Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent - CANCELLED
 
map
website
email
15 & 16 NKG fly-in, Bolton le-Sands, near Morecambe, Lancashire
 
location map of event
link to KCoS website
16 KCoS fly-in, North sands, St Andrews, Scotland
 
map
website
email
22 & 23 Rufford Abbey Summer Kite Weekend, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
23 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map
The Kite Society website
email contact
29 - 31 Portsmouth International Kite Festival, Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
        
SEPTEMBER 2009
 
location map
website for more info
email contact
6

Kites over Capstone, Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3JG

 
location map
Bristol Kite Festival website
email link
12 & 13 23rd Bristol International Kite Festival, The Plateau, Ashton Court, Begger Bush Lane, Bristol, Somerset
 
The Kite Society website
email contact
12 & 13 Concern International KiteFest, Garda and Camogie Sports Grounds, Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland
2nd website for info
website for more info
email contact
12 & 13 31st Annual MOTS Kite Festival, Veterans Park, Milwaukee Lakefront, WI, USA
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
13 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
stack website   STACK website email contact for event 18 - 20

EuroCup 09, STACK European sports kite championships, Weston super Mare, Somerset

 

map

website
email
19 & 20 Chester Kite Festival, in assoc. with NKG, The Roodee Racecourse, Chester, Cheshire
2nd website for info
location map
The Kite Society website
email contact
19 & 20 Margate International Kite Festival, Main Sands, Margate, Kent
 
map
website
email
20 6th Kedleston Hall Kite Day, Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire DE22 5JH
website for more info   website for more info   20 Kite Day, Wick Country Park, The Wick Off Tresco Way, Wickford. Essex
other website   Website for more info contact email 26 & 27

Scheveningen International Kite festival, The Beach, Scheveningen, The Netherlands

   
event website
email contact for Hardelot Kite Festival 26 & 27 15th Hardelot International Kite Festival, Hardelot Plage, Hardelot, France
 
location of event
website
email contact
27

Wakefield Kite Festival, Heath Common, Wakefield, Yorkshire

 
map
GOKF website
email contact
27 GOKF fly-in and BBQ, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map of event
link to KCoS website
27 KCoS fly-in, North sands, St Andrews, Scotland
        
OCTOBER 2009
 
location map
website for more info
email contact
3 & 4 Bolton Abbey Kite Festival, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6EX
location map
Website for more info
email contact
4 'Flight in the Park,' Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DW
 
location map
website
email contact
4 ex-KITE-ment, Apedale Country Park, Alsagers Bank, Apedale, nr Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
    website for more info email address for more info 10

North Hants Buggy Club and Loddon Valley Kite Flyers Light up the sky evening, the buggy field, near Basingstoke, Hampshire

    website contact email address 10 & 11

15th Cape Town International Kite Festival, Zandvlei Picnic Area, off The Row / Axminster Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

   
website
     
11 OSOW = ONE SKY ONE WORLD - Kite flying for Peace all over the World:
    website for more info email address for more info 11

North Hants Buggy Club and Loddon Valley Kite Flyers OSOW , the buggy field, near Basingstoke, Hampshire

 
location map
 
11 Shropshire Kite Group OSOW, Roden Nurseries and Garden Centre, Roden Lane, Roden, between Shrewsbury and Newport, Shropshire
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
11 GOKF OSOW, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
 
location map
NKG website
email
11 NKG OSOW, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
 
map
NKG website
email
11 NKG OSOW, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract, Yorkshire
 
map
MKF website
email contact
11 MKF OSOW, Rufford Abbey, Rufford Country Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF
 
location map
Northern Kite Group website
email
17 NKG Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
 
map
website
email
18 19th Annual MKF kite display at Family Fun and Kite Day, Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR
 
location map
website for more information
email contact
24 MKF Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Market Bosworth Country Park, Park Road, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire CV13 0LP
    link to KCoS website   25 KCoS fly-in, the big field right in front of the beach, Ayr, Scotland
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
25 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        
NOVEMBER 2009
location map of event
link to KCoS website
8 KCoS fly-in, North sands, St Andrews, Scotland
location map
website for more info
email for more info
8

SPKA Buggy Race Day, West Sands, St. Andrews, Scotland

 
map
website
email contact
15 NKG fly-in, Beacon Hill County Park, Up Holland, nr Skelmersdale, Lancashire
map
website
email contact
15 NKG fly-in, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
22 GOKF Light up the Sky for BBC Children In Need Appeal, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
location map
website for more info email for more info 29 St. Andrews Kite Festival 2009, West Sands St. Andrews, Scotland
        
DECEMBER 2009
    link to KCoS website   6 KCoS fly-in, the big field right in front of the beach, Ayr, Scotland
location map
website for more info email for more info 6 SPKA Buggy Race Day, West Sands, St. Andrews, Scotland
location map of event
GOKF website
email
13

GOKF fly-in, Priory Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire

 
location map
NKG website
email
13 NKG Xmas fly-in, overlooking the Mersey, Otterspool, South Liverpool, Merseyside
 
map
NKG website
email
13 NKG Xmas fly-in, Stainland Recreation Ground, Stainland, near Huddersfield and Halifax, Yorkshire
 
map
GOKF website
email contact
27 GOKF fly-in, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
        

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