23 motorcycle events to enjoy this summer

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Published on 21 June 2017 by Robert Drane

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.


Visit our events page to find out everything that's happening throughout the year


 

June

 

ride to work week 2017 small logoJune 19-25
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.
ridetoworkweek.co.uk

 

June 24
HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER AT 60
A celebration of all things Sportster.
British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 0BJ
sportster60th@gmail.com

 

June 25
ST IVES FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLES
Market Hill, PE27 St Ives, Cambridgeshire
sifom.org

 

June 29-July 2
GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Cars, bikes, aviation, stunts, celebrities and more!
Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester PO18 0PX
goodwood.com

 

BMF show crowd fisheye 

July

 

July 1-2
NATIONAL ROAD RALLY
The annual scatter rally organised by the ACU and the BMF. Journey between control points across the UK.
nationalroadrally.co.uk

 

July 2
BROOKLANDS MUSEUM MOTORCYCLE DAY 
Displaying and demonstrating the museum’s classic bikes, plus an array of newer models including Triumph, Norton and Royal Enfield.
brooklandsmuseum.com

 

July 8
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
gravesendmcc.com

 

July 8
CAROLE NASH WATERFORD MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
Live music, ride-outs and tradestands.
Waterford, Ireland
carolenash.com

 

July 8-9
DIRTQUAKE
“Alternative motoring festival” with racing, music, camping and retail.
dirtquake.tv

 

July 9
RIDE 4 LIFE FESTIVAL
Raising funds for the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity.
Clifton Rugby Club, Bristol BS10 7TT
ride4gwaac.com

 

July 14-15
BRECHIN HARLEY-DAVIDSON IN THE CITY
Brechin’s very own festival celebrating everything Harley-Davidson.
hditc.co.uk

 


Check our events page and calendar for more events taking place this year.


 

July 16
NATIONAL BIKESAFE SHOW
Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire, NN17 5AF
bikesafe.co.uk

 

July 16
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
thetfordbikeclub@yahoo.co.uk.

 

July 16
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.

 

stunts at merlins and motorbikes 2016

 

August

 

August 3-6
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
withernseafestivals.co.uk

 

August 4-6
DONINGTON CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
Races, parades and displays.
donington-park.co.uk

 

August 5-6
LLANGOLLEN MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
John McGuinness, exhibitors, stunts, music and more.
Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen, North Wales, LL20 8SW
llanbikefest.co.uk

 

August 11-13
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.

 

August 18-20
MANCHESTER ROCK & BIKE FEST
Live music and custom bike show with camping.
manchesterrockandbikefest.co.uk

 

August 24-26
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
gathering.pan-clan.org

 

August 25-28
THUNDER IN THE GLENS
Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore
dunedinhog.com

 

August 26-27
DAWN TO DUSK
The UK’s biggest enduro race.
Walters Arena, Brecon Beacons, Glynneath
dawntoduskenduro.co.uk

 

August 28
AN EVENING WITH COLIN EDWARDS
Hosted by Niall Mackenzie. Profits will go to the ARCHIE Foundation.
The Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen
motorcyclelegendevents.com

 

Be sure to check our events page and calendar for more events taking place this year. Enjoy the summer!

 

dirt bikes at BMF show