23 motorcycle events to enjoy this summer
Summer 2017 is packed with motorbike events up and down the country that will keep you busy during your holidays and weekends. From ride-outs and autojumbles to spectacular stunt shows and classic displays, there is something for every rider in the UK during the coming months.
RIDE TO WORK WEEK
A celebration of all things motorcycling. It’s proven that motorcyclists make the happiest commuters, so make the most of the good weather and ride to work.
HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER AT 60
A celebration of all things Sportster.
British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 0BJ
ST IVES FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLES
Market Hill, PE27 St Ives, Cambridgeshire
June 29-July 2
GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Cars, bikes, aviation, stunts, celebrities and more!
Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester PO18 0PX
NATIONAL ROAD RALLY
The annual scatter rally organised by the ACU and the BMF. Journey between control points across the UK.
BROOKLANDS MUSEUM MOTORCYCLE DAY
Displaying and demonstrating the museum’s classic bikes, plus an array of newer models including Triumph, Norton and Royal Enfield.
GRAVESEND MCC MUSIC AND BIKE SHOW
12:00-18:00, £3 entry
Three bands, DJ, trophies and stalls.
For more information or to book a stall, call Wakey on 07507 490611.
The Railway Inn, Sole Street, Meopham, Gravesend, DA13 OXY
CAROLE NASH WATERFORD MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
Live music, ride-outs and tradestands.
“Alternative motoring festival” with racing, music, camping and retail.
RIDE 4 LIFE FESTIVAL
Raising funds for the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity.
Clifton Rugby Club, Bristol BS10 7TT
BRECHIN HARLEY-DAVIDSON IN THE CITY
Brechin’s very own festival celebrating everything Harley-Davidson.
NATIONAL BIKESAFE SHOW
Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire, NN17 5AF
THETFORD AND DISTRICT MOTORCYCLE CLUB BIKE SHOW
10:00 start. Entrance fee £3pp. In support of Norfolk Accident Rescue Services and other charities. Stall holders welcome, fee is a donation at end of day. Camping (£10pp) on Saturday 15 with live music and bar.
Thetford Rugby Club, Mundford Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LZ
WORLD'S LARGEST ALL-FEMALE BIKER MEET
Includes a raffle raising funds for charity. Please arrive between 09:00-14:00 in order to be counted for the record.
Lynn's Raven Café, Prees Heath,Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 2AF
Details on Facebook.
WHITHERNSEA MUSIC AND MOTORBIKE FESTIVAL
Live music, stunt show, fairground and more. The BMF display stand will also be there so don’t forget to say hello!
Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
DONINGTON CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
Races, parades and displays.
LLANGOLLEN MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
John McGuinness, exhibitors, stunts, music and more.
Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen, North Wales, LL20 8SW
BMF DAMBUSTER RALLY
Live music, a commemorative ale, ride-out and visits around the museum. Join us at the second BMF Dambuster Rally (reduced ticket price for BMF members).
Thorpe Camp Visitors Centre, Coningsby Road, Tattershall Thorpe, Coningsby, Lincolnshire, LN4 4PL
Find out more here.
MANCHESTER ROCK & BIKE FEST
Live music and custom bike show with camping.
INTERNATIONAL PAN GATHERING
Open to all Pan-European riders across Europe and beyond. Ride-outs, evening entertainment, a commemorative polo shirt, raffle, gift bag and more.
The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate, Yorkshire
THUNDER IN THE GLENS
Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore
DAWN TO DUSK
The UK’s biggest enduro race.
Walters Arena, Brecon Beacons, Glynneath
AN EVENING WITH COLIN EDWARDS
Hosted by Niall Mackenzie. Profits will go to the ARCHIE Foundation.
The Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen