Add colour to your event
5 Times British Champions
We are pleased to publish this, the first in a new series of videos that we hope to produce helping those at the early stages of flying to keep their kites in the sky and their interest developing.
Take a peek at this HUGE pink Octopus
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With matching tails!
Click HERE For Slide Show
Hello from Allan and Marilyn Pothecary - founders of 5 times British Champions, Kite Display Team, Close Encounters.
Have kites, will travel!
Why not book us and add some colour and excitement to your event or how about a coaching day for groups, teams or individuals?
We perform kite flying demonstrations set to music and commentary at festivals, country shows, schools and corporate events all over Britain and in countries as diverse as the USA, Spain, Greece, Lithuania and the Canary Isles - We’ll go anywhere!
Thinking of buying a kite? - Ask us for an unbiased opinion.
We have lots of kites provided by our sponsors for you to try before you buy.
There are others, of course, but our favourite retailer is Kiteworld - in business since 1989 and still going strong. Click the logo to visit them.
How cool is this combination?
Everyone wanted their photo taken with these kites.
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Another member of our growing inflatable collection
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Try this for size
A 10? meter long
from HQ Invento
Who is that lurking in the bushes?!!
Don’t worry - it’s our official cameraman Roger!
Seen here in team colours, he is the man responsible for many of the better stills and videos on this site!
Kite Festivals and Events
Brighton (On but no advert yet)
Not to be missed - unfortunately we’ll be flying kites 2000 miles away that weekend.
Close Encounters Kite Display Team
Any helpers on the day? - WELCOME!
For the sat nav! Cotswold’s Way, Calvert Green, MK18 2FJ
Youth Parish council cannot be held liable for any injury or damage you are invited at your own risk
The Sports Field, School Lane, Little Downham, Nr Ely CB6 2ST
Kite Trader - Windrush Kites
Kite height Ceiling - 1000 ft applied for - check on the day
Teston Kite Event 2013
August 10th and 11th
Why not have a day out with the family and come to the above, kite events held at Teston Country Park, Teston Bridge, on A26 from Maidstone to Wateringbury.
Bring a picnic. This is not an event when demonstrations take place, but a relaxing days out where people whose leisure pursuit is Kite Flying come along to fly kites
Camping available for kite flyers £10 per pitch from Friday to Monday
Adequate car parking available all day at reasonable cost.
No entrance fee