Diary Dates

Make a date for these upcoming events in your classic calendar…

MAY 2019

4 YOUR OLD BIKE MART WITH YOU TODAY
4 Welsh National Rally 25th anniversary: starting at Welshpool Livestock Market, Buttington Cross, SY21 8SR. www.clivemcc.co.uk email: mark@clivemcc.co.uk
4-6 Llandudno Transport Festival (May Day Bank Holiday Weekend): Bodafon Fields, Llandudno,Conwy County, North Wales, LL30 1BW. Great Orme and Conwy road runs, large seafront showground, held in conjunction with the Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza. www.llantransfest.co.uk
5 GPMCC Charity Bike Show. Freebird Freehouse, 96 Liverpool Road, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 2AX. 
www.greedypigsmcc.co.uk.
5 Acorns MCC Classic Scramble: for both solo and sidecars and shall be British Championship Round 2, M6 jct 15, ST5 4DR. Contact Roger Simkin 07971 950921, 01785 213277. Email: rog.ers@btinternet.com
5 VMCC (Essex Section) Battlesbridge Antiques Shop, SS11 7RT. Tel. Mark Wilson 01702 512010.
5 VMCC (Dorset section) Bluebe ll Run: Recreation Ground, Castle Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine, DT11 0RL.Tel. 01258 860864. http://dorsetvmcc.co.uk/events/
5 Sunbeam MCC 9th Ixion Cavalcade: Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex. Email Ian Cockshull: ixion@sunbeam-mcc.co.uk
5 Bowood Spring Classic Car & Motorcycle Show: Bowood House, Calne, Wilts, SN11 0LZ. Tel. 01484 667776. Email info@classicshows.org www.classicshows.org
5 Sammy Miller Museum, Despatch Riders Rally: 
www.sammymiller.co.uk
5 LE Velo Lancs & S Lakes, Bull Beck Picnic Site, nr Caton. Tel. 01772 782516.
5 Yamaha Day: Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. london.acecafe.com
5-6 Notts Classic Car & Motorcycle Show: Thoresby Park, Ollerton, Notts, NG22 9EP. Tel. 01484 667776. 
www.classicshows.org 
Email info@classicshows.org.
6 MAY ISSUE OF REAL CLASSIC
6 Men of Kent VMCC’s Kent and Sussex Velocette Owners’ Club Annual Meet: Hamstreet Hall TN26 2NW. Email: veloseckent@gmail.com
6 Fleet Lions’ 36th Annual Classic Mayday Bike Rally: 10am at The Key Car Park, Elvetham Heath, Fleet, GU51 1HA. wwwfleetlions.org.uk or Mrs Lisa Rust 07808 126526.
10-12 You’ve Been Nabbed 28: The Royal Cheshire Showground, Flittogate Lane, Tabley, Knutsford, WA16 0HJ. www.nabd.org.uk. Tel. 0844 415 4849. Email office@nabd.org.uk.
11 Rogue Jesters MCC Razornight: Jollees Cabaret Venue, 279 London Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, ST4 5AG. Tel. 07941 333247. Email: rjdavis.sot@gmail.com.
12 Classic Bike Meet: Heage Windmill, Belper, Derbys DE56 2BS, 11am-4pm.
12 Leicestershire and Northampton Branch of the Norton Owners Club open day: the club cordially invites all Norton owners to the open day at The Wharf Inn, 2 Wharf Barns, Welford, Northampton NN6 6JQ. Contact Colin Cheney on 09760 181310.
12 Classic Motorcycle Show: Dover Transport Museum, Willingdon Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent CT16 2JX. Tel. 01304 822409. Email: info
@dovertransportmuseum.org.uk www.dovertransportmuseum.org.uk
12 Battlesbridge Spring Autojumble: for updates and full details visit www.battlesbridge.com/events, email shows@battlesbridge.com or call 01268 769000.
12 Sussex Car and Motorcycle Jumble, 10am-2pm at Worthing Rugby Club, Roundstone Lane, Angmering, W Sussex BN16 4AX. Tel. 07774 655951 or 07760 793912.
12 Sidecar, Trike and Three Wheeler Day. Jacks Hill Café, A5 Watling Street, Towcester, Northants, NN12 8ET. Tel. John Taylor (Hedingham Sidecar Owners Club) 
01788 578743.
12 Spring Autojumble. Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Essex. SS117RF. Tel. 
01268 769000. www.battlesbridge.com/events.
12 BMW Bike Day: Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. london.acecafe.com
12 Classic Motorcycle Show, Cafeplus, 6 High St, Baldock SG7 6AX. Tel. 07963 609143.
12 Motorcycle Show 2019 at Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6AT. Tel. 01449 711111 
www.stonhambarns.co.uk
12 Inspire Ride, International Bomber Command Charity Ride-In: Lincoln. www.inspirelincoln.org.uk
12 Sammy Miller Museum, 
Spring Autojumble: 
www.sammymiller.co.uk
12 The British Two-Stroke Club (Leicester Section) The Windmill Run: Wymondham, Leics. Tel. Eric Hathaway 01162 750532.
12-18 North West 200: NW200 Paddock, Portrush Road, Portstewart, Northern Ireland, BT55 7PT. 
www.northwest200.org. 
Tel. 02870 344723. Email: info@northwest200.org.
13-16 Sunbeam MCC Shropshire Mid Week Ride (members only): Ironbridge. Tel. Judith Coote 01926 497475. Email jacoote58@gmail.com
15 VMCC (Essex Section) Evening Run: Danbury Park & Ride (Sandon). Tel. Lesley Willmore 07971 266167.
15 JUNE ISSUE OF CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE MECHANICS
16 CLASSIC DIRT BIKE ISSUE 51
16 LE Velo Lancs & S Lakes, Barley Visitor Centre. Tel. 01772 782516.
17-18 British Two-Stroke Club Lincolnshire Branch Auction: 
Sans Souci, Coningsby, Moorside. Bob & Maureen Sleigh. Tel. Andy Jones 07940 447570; Jay Smedley 07502 222754.
17-18 Victory Rally: Huntly Arms Hotel, Charlestown Road, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5HS. 
www.victoryrally.co.uk 
Tel. 07562 422472. Email: victoryrally@btinternet.com.
17-19 The REALLY Rally: Elveden Village Hall, Elveden, nr Thetford, Norfolk, IP27 3TJ. Tel. 07588 743334. Email reallyrally001@gmail.com.
18 Southern Classic Motorcycle Show & Motorcycle Jumble: Kempton Park, Staines Road East, 
Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, TW16 5AQ. www.kemptonparkautojumble.co.uk
18 Scorton Auto & Bike Jumble: Scorton, North Yorkshire Events Centre, DL10 6EJ. Tel. Bert 
07909 904705.
18 Salutation MCC Charity One Nighter: Birch Coppice Social Welfare Club, Watling Street, Dordon, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 1SY. www.salutationmcc.com. Tel. 07772 482544. Email: nigellast@hotmail.co.uk.
19 Drive it Day Breakfast Meet: Battlesbridge Motorcycle 
Museum, Essex SS11 7RF. All classic vehicles welcome. Tel. 01268 769000. 
www.battlesbridge.com/events
19 Breakfast Meet at Battlesbridge Motorcycle Museum, Essex 
SS11 7RF. All classic vehicles welcome. Tel. 01268 769000. 
www.battlesbridge.com/events
19 Rugby BikeFest: Market Place and High Street, Rugby town centre, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3PT. www.rugbytowncentre.co.uk. 
Tel: 01788 890789. 
Email: info@ucltd.co.uk.
19 Herts Auto Show: Stanborough Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6DQ. www.hertsautoshow.co.uk. Tel. 01707 376020. Email: neil@hertsautoshow.co.uk.
19 Two-Stroke ‘Blue Haze’ Day: Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. london.acecafe.com
19 Clifford Arms Classic Show. Email: barry.owen573@ntlworld.com
19 Romney Marsh Bikejumble: 
Marsh Road, Hamstreet, near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD. 
www.elk-promotions.co.uk
19 Sammy Miller Museum: Triumph meet. www.sammymiller.co.uk
19 VMCC (Dorset section) Giants 
Run: Henstridge Golf and Leisure, Marsh Lane, Henstridge, Somerset, BA8 0TG. Tel. 01258 860864. http://dorsetvmcc.co.uk/events/
24-26 Breach of the Peace Rally: Fort Purbrook, The Hill Road, nr Portsmouth, PO6 1BJ. www.sanzaru.co.uk. Tel. 07901 767887. Email info@sanzaru.co.uk.
24-26 Trikefest: Littleport Leisure Centre, Camel Road, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1PU. www.trikesrus.co.uk Tel. 07815 784798 or 07931 724718. Email harleyjean@hotmail.co.uk.
24-26 ASI Motor Show at Varano de Melegari Track, Parma, Italy. Organised by Automotoclub, Scorico, Italy. Info tel. +39 331.4795403. info@asifed.it – 
www.asifed.it
24-27 The FIA/FIM Main Event: Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7XA. www.santapod.com 
Tel. 01234 782828.
25 Best Of British Bike Day: The Red Lion, Cassington, Oxfordshire OX29 4DN. For more information contact alanbmrco@gmail.com
25 VMCC (Dorset section) 
Breakfast Meet: Henstridge Golf and Leisure, Marsh Lane, Henstridge, Somerset, BA8 0TG. Tel. 01258 860864. http://dorsetvmcc.co.uk/events/
25 Sunbeam MCC Conyboro Autojumble: Chiddingly, East Sussex. Tel. Rob Pond 01306 628297; 07907 694751. Email: robpond123@yahoo.co.uk
25 LE Velo Northampton, 
The Sun Inn, Kislingbury, 
NN7 4BB. Tel. 01604 499858.
25-27 Chipping Steam Fair 2019: Green Lane Showground, Chipping, Lancashire, PR3 2TQ. www.chippingsteamfair.com
25-27 5th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show Langley Lane, Clanfield, Oxon. OX18 2RZ 
E-mail info@lechladecollectorsclub.co.uk
26 Erskine Motorbike Meet: starting from Park Mains High School, PA8 6EY. www.erskinemotorbikemeet.co.uk Tel. 07568 435353. Email: info@erskinemotorbikemeet.co.uk.
26 RBLRB Day in aid of the Poppy Appeal: Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. london.acecafe.com
26 Sunbeam MCC Conyboro Run: Chiddingly, East Sussex. Tel. Rob Pond 01306 628297; 07907 694751. Email: robpond123@yahoo.co.uk
26 BTSC 90th Birthday Event: Ranmore, meet at Dorking Halls car park, Surrey. Tel. 01483 272765.
26 LE Velo Lancs & S Lakes, Clapham. Tel. 01772 782516.
26 Sowerby Bridge Classic Bike & Scooter Show: Shire Cruisers Wharf, HX6 2AG. Tel. 
Dave Roberts 01422 836044 or 07710 126145 for information 
and entries.
26 Shed clearance sale of motorcycles, parts and accessories. Worcester Auto Club HQ, The Tower, Perdiswell Park, Worcester WR3 7SN. Email Rob Smith robsa10@btinternet.com
26-27 Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show: Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY. Tel. 01484 667776. www.classicshows.org
26 Worcester Auto Club’s shed clearance sale of motorcycles, parts and accessories at their HQ, The Tower, Perdiswell Park, Worcs WR3 7SN. For info contact Rob Smith: robsa10@btinternet.com
27 Suffolk Auto Jumble: Church Farm, Kettleburgh, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 9JX. Tel. Derek Holt 01728 724858.
27 Margate Meltdown Run: Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. london.acecafe.com
27 34th Yorkshire Classic Vehicle Show & Classic Landrover Display: Ripley Castle, Ripley, Harrogate, HG3 3EA. www.markwoodwardclassicevents.com. Tel. 01697 451882. Email info@markwoodwardclassicevents.com.
28 British Two-Stroke Club Lincolnshire Branch Club Night: Sausthorpe Village Hall, PE23 4JN. Tel. Andy Jones 07940 447570; Jay Smedley 07502 222754.
29 JUNE ISSUE OF 
CLASSIC BIKE GUIDE
29 VMCC (Essex Section) Midweek Run: Tesco Car Park, Maldon. Tel. Dave Iszard 07543 901340.
30-02 Unwanted MCC’s Annual Bike, Trike & Custom Show: The Rockbar, Shobnall Sports & Social Club, Shobnall Road, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2BB. www.unwantedmcc.co.uk Tel. 07988 521 400 or 07761 931226. Email: unwantedmcc@aol.com.
31-02 BACKFIRE Race the Waves 2019: South Marine Drive, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO15 3JH. www.backfire-ltd.com Tel. 07718 420630. Email: paul.backfire@outlook.com
31 Velocette Owners Club: talk by John Carter on his racing experiences. Aston Village Hall, Aston, Stone ST15 0BJ (on the A34 Stone to Stafford Road). Contact Roy Gimbert 01785 662594.