Biker Events in September 2016

Published: September 7, 2016

Here is a guide to some of the motorbike rallies, meets, shows, autojumbles and rock nights during September that have been organised by bikers for bikers.


Motorbikes: Made & Remembered Exhibition

Event: Motorbikes: Made & Remembered Exhibition

When? 30th July – 18th September

Where? Bilston Craft Gallery, Mount Pleasant, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 7LU

What’s on?

Bilston Craft Gallery is to showcase a range of motorcycles made in Wolverhampton. The exhibition Motorbikes: Made & Remembered, will show at the Mount Pleasant Gallery until Sunday 18th September. Through the latter part of the 19th century and early 20th century, Wolverhampton and Bilston had a dozen companies producing the iconic motorbikes.

‘Made & Remembered’ has chosen to select six companies with motorcycles dating from 1913 to 1972.

Admission: free event.

Parking is limited at the gallery, however there is on-street parking available.


South Midlands Autojumble

Event: South Midlands Autojumble

When? Saturday 10th September

Where? Ross-on-Wye Livestock Centre, Ross-on-Wye, South Midlands, HR9 7QQ

What’s on?

This is a well-established autojumble which caters to cars, motorcycles, and general automobiles. Refreshments will be available on site. Parking is free. And if in need, there is an outlet shopping centre nearby for some extra retail therapy.

Doors open: 9am

Admission: £4


EAA 2016

Event: Air Ambulance Motorcycle Run and Harwich Family Festival

When? Sunday 11th September

Where? Harwich Green, Harwich Town CO12 3NJ

What’s on?

This motorcycle run is in support of the Essex Air Ambulance and the organisers are hoping to attract more than 5000 motorcyclists to the event.

The run’s route is 60 miles long. It starts at Ford Dunton Technical Centre, Essex and ends at the Harwich Family Festival in Harwich. The run leaves the centre at 11am but while waiting to set off, riders can enjoy a breakfast while watching Boldog, motorcycle stunt team, performing on the test track.

The Harwich Family Festival will feature live music, trade stands, merchandise stalls, charity auction, Essex Air Ambulance landing, catering units, children’s inflatables and much more.

On the day prices are £10 (single rider) or £15 (rider plus pillion). Entrance to the Harwich Family Festival is free.

Devitt are proud sponsors of the Essex Air Ambulance Motorcycle Run, we’ll be there…will you?


wac bike meet

Event: WAC’s HQ Monthly Bike Meet

When? Tuesday 13th September

Where? The WAC’s HQ, The Tower, Perdiswell Park, Droitwich Road, Worcester, WR3 7SN

What’s on?

This monthly motorcycle meet is organised by the Worcester Auto Club aka WAC Motorcycle Club. It is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from April to October. Hot food will be available.

Doors open: 7:30pm – 11:30pm


Kempton Bike Jumble

Event: Kempton Bike Jumble

When? Saturday 17th September

Where? Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road, East Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 5AQ

What’s on?

This motorcycle jumble has a number of stalls and trade stands plus a motorcycle mart where, for a small fee, owners can exhibit their machines and restoration projects for sale. Refreshments will be available on the site and parking is free.

Doors open: 9:30am

Admission: Adults £6, childrem/OAP £5


Romney March Classic Motorcycle Show and BikeJumble

Event: Romney Marsh BikeJumble

When? Sunday 18th September

Where? Marsh Road, Hamstreet, near Ashford, Kent, TN26 2JD

What’s on?

This is a large BikeJumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing and accessories for sale. The stalls will be both outdoor and undercover. There will be a seating area in a large marquee.

Parking will be free; refreshments will be available. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.

Doors open: 10am -2:30pm

Admission: Adults £4, Seniors (65 plus) £3, children under 16 free


Phoenix Fairs

Event: Historic Huddersfield Autojumble

When? Sunday 18th September

Where? Old Market Building, Brook Street, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, HD1 1RG

What’s on?

This autojumble will take place in an old Victorian fish market. Refreshments will be available on the site. Street parking only.

Admission: £2.50


Lincoln Autojumble

Event: Historic Huddersfield Autojumble

When? Saturday 24th September

Where? Near Caenby Corner, at the junction of the A15 and A631. Only 10 miles from the M180, DN21 5TJ

What’s on?

This is a large autojumble for cars, motorcycles, lorries, tractors, machinery and tools. The theme of this event is tractors. Display vehicles are invited to attend.

Doors open: 8am – 12:30pm

Admission: Free

Parking: £2 per car


The Footman James Sywell Classic Pistons and Props

Event: The Footman James Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props

When? Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th September

Where? Hall Farm, Sywell, Northampton NN6 0BN

What’s on?

This motoring festival will see old planes such as the Spitfire, the Lancaster, the Mustang, the Kittyhawk and the Hurricane taking to the skies in the Battle of Britain memorial flight; aerial acrobatics, historic racing cars and motorcycles in action on the ‘Racing Runway’ and the ‘Sprint Strip’.

Plus, there will be motor club displays, a fair in the ‘Vintage Village’, live music, dancing demonstrations and much more.

Doors open: 10am – 5:30pm

Admission: £22 for adults, £10 for children (5 – 15 years) and £54 for a family ticket (2 adults + 2 children).


Normous Newark Autojumble 2016

Event: Normous Newark Autojumble

When? Sunday 25th September

Where? Newark Showground, Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, NG24 2NY

What’s on?

This autojumble caters to both classic motorcycles and cars. The trade stalls are situated both inside and outside. There is also a large display of classic cars and motorcycles.

Parking is free

Doors open: 10am

Admission: £10 before 10am ‘early bird’ and £7 after 10am. Classic/Interesting vehicles driver/rider £5 or with a passenger/pillion £7.


Event: The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

When? Sunday 25th September

Where? Worldwide

What’s on?

For one day a year, thousands of Distinguished Gentleman (and genteel ladyfolk) in hundreds of cities worldwide press their cravats, starch their tweed and sit astride their classic-styled motorcycles to raise funds for prostate cancer research and awareness.

It’s a day all about spreading merriment while raising awareness of a really important issue that affects 1 in 8 blokes across the world. The fundraising supports research into men’s health by bringing together dapper riders of classic machines, café racers, bobbers, custom motorcycles, trackers and undefinable two-wheeled creations.

This ride is a celebration of the art of being dapper and the style of classic custom motorcycles. Think: monocles, trimmed moustaches, silk vests, crisp shirts and tailored suits. Do: bring your finest manners, neatest beards and a sense of fun and adventure. The styles of bikes should be reflective of classic motorcycle nature. Think 1970s and the decades before.

There is nothing to pay to ride, but sponsorship for taking part is encouraged to help raise funds for the charities involved.

In 2014, there were 20,000 smartly-dressed gentlefolk in 258 cities across 57 countries. In 2015, there were 50,000 smartly-dressed gentlefolk in over 500 cities across 90 countries. How many will straddle the saddle in the name of men’s health in 2016?


The North Manchester Custom and Classic Bike Show

Event: The North Manchester Custom and Classic Bike Show

When? Sunday 25th September

Where? The Ramsbottom Crocket Club, Acre Bottom, Ramsbottom, Rossendale, Lancashire, BL0 0BS

What’s on?

With live bands, disco, stalls, food, bar bike show, kids entertainment, the steam railway next door and a great day out for all. Categories in the show are Best classic and jap, Best Paint, Best streetfighter, Best chop, Best rat, Best trike, Best American and Best in Show.

The show is put on to promote biking, promote the Rossendale area and to raise as much money as possible for local charities.

Admission: £3


Poole Dream Machines

Event: Poole Dream Machines

When? Tuesday 27th September

Where? The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HJ

What’s on?

This is the final night of the 2016 season of the weekly bike meets on Poole Quay. Motorbikes ranging from rare customised classics to the latest models are on display. As well as the chance to show off their machines, the 2016 weekly winners are invited back on the final night of the season for the prestigious Bike of the Year title, voted for by the public. The winner will ride away with a cash prize.

Doors open: 6pm

Admission: £1 per bike


Can’t see your favourite ride out, autojumble, bike show or motorcycle event on our list? Why not let us know below and we’ll add it!

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