GOGs & Chums Assorted Events in 2018

WHKF Skybums Workshop, Minchinhampton KF, Berck, JU22, Streatham,
Bridlington, Margam, Basingstoke, Houlgate, Teston Fly-In,
Berrington, JU23, Exmouth, Teston, Portsmouth, Rijsbergse Vliegerdagen,
Bognor, Dieppe, Lechlade, OSOW (Cliddesden)

Confirm details on Julie White's excellent Kite Calendar + Normal calendar for 2018 HERE

N.B.  RAFFLE  or  TOMBOLA  or  AUCTION  - donations are always welcome!

To avoid confusion (mostly mine), I have also briefly listed the  Main Events  below,
in date order, with links to their own GOG pages.

WHKF Skybums Workshop 3-4 Feb 2018
St Joseph's College, Swindon, SN3 3LR - doors open at 09:00am
Organiser: Don Baggett - contact him on Facebook
or by Email: donald.baggett(at)virginmedia.com
 BAG RAFFLE 

The workshop will be Paul's kite the "TWIST", the colours of which you can choose yourself, i will let you know when colour selections are required. The cost of the workshop will be £95, which as usual covers lunch on both days and free running tea/coffee, a £50 deposit is required, if you pay by BACS could you make it known it is for the workshop.
As per normal a restaurant will be sorted out for the Saturday evening meal which the price of is not included in the workshop price.
If you are interested could you please let me know ASAP and i can sort out numbers.
You can either PM me or E mail me. Don


Minchinhampton Kite Festival: 7-8 April 2018
Minchinhampton Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 9AQ

32nd International Berck-sur-Mer KF: 14-22 April 2018 Website


  +++ Jolly Up 22: 28-29 April 2018 +++  
In The Kite Field , between the M3 and Southlea, Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL + Guide
Gits Attending = Most of them!

20th Streatham Common Kite Day: 13 May 2018
Streatham Common, Lambeth, London SW16 3BT - Website
A23 Streatham High Road - parking by the café at the top of the hill.
(If you park on Streatham Common South, stay off the grass - or you'll get clamped or towed.)

We welcome all old friends and new ones if you can kindly pass the word around and would simply like
you to confirm if you can make it - We really hope you can - Looking forward to hearing from you!
N.B. If you do come, remember your camera so we can identify any idiots using manja!

Please reply to me at this Email - Many thanks - Bob Colover

3rd Bridlington Kite Festival: 19-20 May 2018
in assoc. with the Northern Kite Group, Sewerby Fields, Bridlington, North Yorkshire YO15 1ER
Gits Attending = Keith + ?

Margam International KF: 25-28 May 2018
Margam, Neath Port Talbot SA13 2TJ + Website
Gits Attending = TBA + 16,000,000 midges


  +++ 26th Basingstoke KF: 2-3 June 2018 +++  
Down Grange Sports Complex, Pack Lane, Basingstoke RG22 5SN
Gits Attending = Most of them!


  +++ Houlgate Plein Vent: 2-3 June 2018 +++   + Website

Gits Attending = Unlikely this year due to clash with Basingstoke


  +++ Teston KKF Fly-In: Sunday 10 June 2018 +++   PROVISIONAL
Flickr Album + Website + Teston Bridge Country Park ME18 5BX
Gits Attending = The Greater London Mob


  +++ Berrington Hall KF: 14-15 July 2018 +++  
Leominster & Hereford Kite Festival, Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DW
Gits Attending = Most of them!


  +++ Jolly Up 23: 4-5 August 2018 +++  
In The Kite Field , between the M3 and Southlea, Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL + Guide
Gits Attending = Most of them!


  Exmouth KF: 4-5 August 2018  

Imperial Recreation Ground (Rugby Club) EX8 1DG
Gits Attending = Unlikely this year due to clash with JU23


  +++ Teston Kiteability Weekend: 11-12 August 2018 +++  
Flickr Album + Website + Teston Bridge Country Park ME18 5BX
Gits Attending = Most of them!


27th Portsmouth Kite Festival: 11-12 August 2018- PROVISIONAL
Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gits Attending = Unlikely this year due to clash with Teston


Rijsbergse Vliegerdagen, Holland: 18-19 August 2018
Website + Map +


Satnav:- Country: Netherlands, Postcode: 4891, Street: Tiggeltsestraat

From Calais A16 then E40 toward Bruges, then E40 toward Ghent, then E17 toward Antwerp,
E19 (A1) toward Breda, take the exit to Zundert, turn right onto N263 follow the signs Rijsbergen,
past Restaurant Tafelen. After Tuincentrum Bosrand, turn left into Huisakkerstraat. Then turn right
by Cafe Buitenlust into Tiggeltsestraat, after 100 meters on the right is the entrance to the meadow.

Aerial view of site HERE - festival site in meadows east of crossroads by Café Buitenlust
Gits Attending = Keith & Alan, Andrew & Sandra, David & Dicky, Bob & Carole, Patrik & Marijke
2018 Register of Participants + 2017 Slide Show

4th Bognor Kite Festival 25-27 August 2018 + Website + Disabled Access
West Park, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 2RB

  +++ Dieppe KF: 8-16 September 2018 +++  
Theme: "Le monde du fantastique"/ "Fantastic World" - (The World of fantasy as in imagination)
Gits Attending = TBA


  +++ Lechlade WHKF Fun Fly: 22-23 September 2018 +++  
Gits Attending = The Greater London Mob



OSOW: Sunday 14 October 2018 - DAYTIME ONLY
In The Kite Field, between the M3 and Southlea, Cliddesden, Basingstke RG25 2JL
Conveniently next to one of our favourite pubs, The Jolly Farmer Facebook Page + Website




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