This list is for the official Northern Kite Group fly-ins and events as well as some up t’North festivals often visited by NKG folk.

For details of where to find the above venues click here

Any list published in advance is subject to change and events are liable to alteration or cancellation. It is strongly advised that you check with the NKG contacts, the alternative organising group, or on the NKG Facebook Group that the event is going ahead before travelling.

For details of other national and international events see Kite Calendar

2020 Update – Coronavirus Pandemic.

Please Note:

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic most of our events for 2020 have been cancelled or postponed. Please check before travelling to any event.

Sunday 12th January 2020
NKG Fly-in – Roundhay Park, Leeds

Sunday 19th January 2020
NKG Fly-in – New Brighton Dips

Sunday 16th February 2020
NKG – AGM – Oldham

Sunday 8th March 2020
NKG Fly-in – Crosby

Sunday 15th March 2020
NKG Fly-ins – Fleetwood Beach & Pontefract Racecourse

Sat 11th / Sun 12th April 2020
Newbiggin Kite Festival – Postponed

Saturday 18th April 2020 – Cancelled
NKG Fly-in – Otterspool  This is a Saturday, to coincide with the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation Children’s Day – Not part of this event but flying alongside as a normal fly-in.

Sunday 19th April 2020 – Cancelled
NKG Fly-in – Roundhay Park, Leeds.

Sat 2nd / Sun 3rd May 2020 – Cancelled
St Annes Kite Maynia? (Proposed Smile Factor 10 Event)

Sun 3rd May 2020
St Annes Fly-in – or Day 2 of above – Fly-in Cancelled

Sat 16th / Sun 17th May 2020
Bridlington Kite Festival – Cancelled

Sat 30th / Sun 31st May 2020
Westmorland CountryFest – Cancelled

Sunday 14th June 2020
Fleetwood Fly-in – Cancelled

Sunday 21st June 2020
Beacon Park Kite Day – Cancelled

Sat 27th / Sun 28th June 2020
Morecambe Catch The Wind Kite Festival – Cancelled

Sat 4th / Sun 5th July 2020
Barmouth Kite Festival – Cancelled

Sat 11th / Sun12th July 2020
Rossendale Kite Festival – Postponed till 2021

Sat 1st / Sun 2nd August 2020
Sunderland Kite Festival – Cancelled

Fri 7th / Sun 17th August
PERSEIDSthe 2nd Westmorland Meet and Fly Event.
Kite Flyers camping event on the Westmorland County Showground, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7NH
To contact the organisers email for more information

BH Monday 31st August 2020
RNLI Open Day at Hoylake – Cancelled

Fri 11th / Sat 12th / Sun 13th September 2020
St Annes Kite Festival – Cancelled

Sat 19th / Sun 20th September 2020
Barnoldswick Kite Festival – Cancelled

Sunday 27th September 2020
Wakefield Kite Festival (Heath Common, near Wakefield) – Cancelled

Sunday 4th October –  2020
Hoghton Tower – Cancelled

Sunday 11th October 2020
One Sky One World held at Pontefract Racecourse & Fleetwood – Cancelled

Sat 7th / Sun 8th November 2020
End of Season Bash at Whittingham & Goosnargh Sports & Social Club – Cancelled

Sunday 15th November 2020
NKG Fly-in – Worden Park – Cancelled

Sunday 13th December 2020
Otterspool Xmas Fly-in – Cancelled


Sunday 10th January 2021
NKG Fly-in – Roundhay Park, Leeds – Cancelled

Sunday 17th January 2021
NKG Fly-in – New Brighton Dips – Cancelled

Sunday 14th February 2021
NKG – AGM – Oldham

Sunday 14th March 2021
NKG Fly-in – Crosby

Sunday 21st March 2021
NKG Fly-ins – Fleetwood Beach & Pontefract Racecourse