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Below are listed any official events organised by or on behalf of the BM Riders Club. If you have an event that you'd like to arrange, however small, please give it some serious though and do it so that we can all enjoy it with you - in this first year of the Club it is YOUR events that will bring it all together so please consider putting the effort in - it can be rewarding to see others enjoying your labours.

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Unless otherwise stated, if you have any queries on an event that you're planning on attending, contact the National Event Co-ordinator or one of the committee

More events will be added through the year and your help really is needed to enable us to do that - if you'd like to arrange an event for the Club then please contact one of the team.

January 2018

1st (Monday) BH

A casual meet at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, www.nationalmotorcyclemuseum.co.uk Meet at around 11am and visit the museum if you like or just chill in the cafe and chat.

 

February

 

 

March

20th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Beadlam farm shop cafe Beadlam nr helmsley

April

17th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Pateley Bridge - Teapot Cafe(next to cattle market)

22nd (Sunday)

A meet for lunch at the Sammy Miller museum in the deep south of England in the spring, close to good rides out, good chat and lunch. Several of us have been there in previous years, 'twas great, and we hope for the same again. It is a chance for southern club members to meet up with those from other regions. Sammy Miller is a motorcycling legend, 11 times British Champion, winner of over 1400 events and still winning competitions more than 50 years after his first victory. The Museum houses one of the finest collections of fully restored motorcycles in the world, including factory racers and exotic prototypes, with the collection constantly evolving as new bikes are acquired. This is a living museum with almost every motorcycle in the museum in full running order. Sammy regularly demonstrates the bikes at Museum, event days, so we may be lucky to hear some running.
Location:

sammymiller.co.uk/ The Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum is located 15 miles west of Southampton, 10 miles east of Bournemouth, in the deep south of England. Look out for the Brown Heritage signs in the New Forest. Sammy Miller Museum Bashley Cross Roads,New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 5SZ
Map: is at the bottom of this Page sammymiller.co.uk/contact-us.php
By Road: Cardiff 130 miles, Edinburgh 450 miles , London 100 miles, Manchester 250 miles


NEW FOREST PONY OWNERS’ PLEA TO DRIVERS: New Forest commoners and organisations are appealing to all drivers to slow down as the clocks go back, to prevent the usual huge rise in animal deaths and injuries in the longer nights.  Nearly 100 free-roaming animals were killed or injured in the New Forest last year.
Facilities: Tea Rooms: Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm (Last hot food orders - 2:30pm)

The museum is divided into halls, the Road Bike Hall contains a vast collection of factory prototypes, the Norton Collection has, er, Nortons, in the Trial Bike Hall you can view some of the many bikes that Sammy Miller rode in his career as the most successful trials rider of all time! The Vincent Flat Tank Gallery has a display of iconic Vincent motorcycles and the Racing Hall has probably the most exotic collection of running race bikes in the world.

Cost: Adults - £8.50 Children - £3 Free admission to Tea Rooms, Shops, Animals & Car Park

Plan: Arrive Sunday for lunch at noon leave Sunday after lunch and a chat.

29th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Ceres. 12.00 - 1.pm. No other info available

May

 

3rd (Thursday)

Lunch Meet. Winfields at Haslingden, South Lancs. which is a large outdoor shop selling tents and clothes. Meet NOON for Lunch/Coffee and a chat then you can ride out to lunch, Bikers breakfast and 30ish bikes on show in the café. Address is: Hazel Mill, Blackburn Road, Haslingden, Lancashire. BB4 5DD

6th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Danby, the Moors Centre

15th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Jacksons Farm Shop, Cracoe, Nr Skipton (Joint meet with North West Folks)

27th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet Aroma Coffee House 86-88 High Street Biggar ML12 6DH. 12.00 - 1pm

June

3rd (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Penny Garth Cafe in Hawes

7th (Thursday)

Lunch Meet. Winfields at Haslingden, South Lancs. which is a large outdoor shop selling tents and clothes. Meet NOON for Lunch/Coffee and a chat then you can ride out to lunch, Bikers breakfast and 30ish bikes on show in the café. Address is: Hazel Mill, Blackburn Road, Haslingden, Lancashire. BB4 5DD

9th (Saturday)

Southwold breakfast and Dave silver lunchtime meet. Meet for breakfast in Southwold on the Pier, then ride 15 miles to David silver Honda museum in the far east of England, have good chat and see a collection of classic Japanese motorcycles. It is a chance for members from the Midlands and East Anglia to meet up with those from other regions.
Location: the Honda Collection and parts counter is located in Leiston, a town in eastern Suffolk. It is situated near Saxmundham and Aldeburgh, about 2 miles from the North Sea coast it is 21 miles northeast of Ipswich and 100 miles from London. www.davidsilverhondacollection.co.uk/ The David Silver Honda Collection, Unit 14, Masterlord Industrial Estate, Station Road, Leiston, Suffolk. IP16 4JD. Trip-advisor has an 100% excellent rating for the museum, but they were Probably motorcyclists.
Map: www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g503749-d10597069-Reviews-David_Silver_s_Honda_Motorcycle_Museum-Leiston_Suffolk_East_Anglia_England.html#MAPVIEW

By Road: Cardiff 260 miles, Edinburgh 425 miles, London 100 miles, Manchester 250 miles
Facilities: The David Silver Honda Collection is a motorcycle museum featuring over 150 classic Honda motorcycles produced between the 1950s [Cub F-type] and finishing with the 1991 CBR900RR Fireblade. The collection is based within a purpose built showroom and spans 2 floors on which you will see Honda models of all shapes and sizes. From singles to 6-cylinders, both 2 and 4-stroke, Honda produced a larger variety of engines and model designs than any other motorcycle producer. As well as the bikes there is a time line showing a year-by-year history of Honda motorcycles, as well as TV monitors showing videos of past Honda factory tours and other interesting films. They also have a bike showroom, just in case you are tempted. You may even find your first Honda! Car parking. Toilets (including disabled). Disabled access and chair lift to the first floor. Classic Japanese bikes for sale. Hot drinks machine

Cost: Adults - £10. Seniors, a fiver.

Plan: meet Saturday morning for breakfast, then ride to the museum for noon. Leave Saturday afternoon after lunch and a chat.

19th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Roots farm shop, East Rounton, Osmotherly (New Venue)

24th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet Rumblin Tum Cafe 3 Bath Place Moffat Dumfries & Galloway, DG10 9HJ 12.00 - 1pm

July

1st (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Pateley Bridge - Wildings Tea Room and Riverside Terrace.

5th (Thursday)

Lunch Meet. Winfields at Haslingden, South Lancs. which is a large outdoor shop selling tents and clothes. Meet NOON for Lunch/Coffee and a chat then you can ride out to lunch, Bikers breakfast and 30ish bikes on show in the café. Address is: Hazel Mill, Blackburn Road, Haslingden, Lancashire. BB4 5DD

17th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Seaways at Fridaythorpe

27th (Friday)

A meet for breakfast near the Tank museum in the Deep South of England, ride to it, have a good chat, Lunch and see the collection of classic Tanks. It is a chance for members from the South and South West to meet up with those from other regions

Location: The Tank Museum is located in South Dorset, and is clearly signposted from Dorchester, Blandford, Poole, Bere Regis & Wool. About 7 miles from the South coast. 20 miles west of Bournemouth 70 miles east of Exeter, close to the Isle of Portland, & the Jurassic Coast. www.tankmuseum.org/home The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG Trip-advisor has an 80% excellent rating for the museum

Map: http://www.tankmuseum.org/visit-us/find-us By Road: Cardiff 120 miles, Edinburgh 450 miles, London 120 miles, Manchester 250 miles, Weymouth 15 miles

Facilities: The Tank museum has exhibitions telling the story of armoured warfare from WW1 to the present day. There are six FOUR large halls (Battlegroup Afghanistan & Cold War Hall currently closed due to MAINTENANCE) where you will see vehicles that have seen action in all the major wars of the 20th Century and hear accounts from those who fought in them. The unique collection of over 300 vehicles is regarded as the best in the world and includes the world's first ever tank - Little Willie, the feared German Tiger tank and the modern Challenger 2. You can Ride in an M548 tracked vehicle, (Truck not TANK)! It seats 16 – so we can all jump on together, £3.50pp charge, last ride 4.15pm and it is not necessary to book. Restaurant/Cafe is open 7 days a week from 10am until 4.30pm. Sandwiches, snacks, drinks and cakes are available all day, hot food available from 11.30am until 3pm.

Cost: Adults - £14. Guided tours are available but this will be subject to bookings, contact the Events organiser cos this will need organising and paying for. Military Discounts: Complimentary admission to serving members of armed forces (MOD90 card needed) and to Royal Armoured Corps Regimental Association members (valid membership card needed). HM Forces veterans £12.00 (proof of service needed)

Plan: Meet Friday morning for breakfast, then ride to the museum for Lunch. Leave late afternoon after lunch and a chat.

28th (Saturday)

Nothe Fort meet. This is a meet in the deep south, think French lieutenants woman, Palm trees and fossils, it is a chance for southern members to meet up with those from other regions. Some people will plan to book into a chain hotel the night before, close to somewhere to eat and get a drink. Join them if you want, or just come along for the lunchtime meet. If you plan to stop over there make your own booking with the hotel and meet up in the evening before. Nothe Fort is one of Weymouth’s major attractions and a venue for a wide range of public events. You don’t have to be a military enthusiast to enjoy your visit. It’s a great day out for everyone with lots to see and explore, the fort is reputed to be haunted. Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved Forts of its kind. The advances in technology that affected the Fort are explained through many displays, exhibits and audio visual facilities located on the ramparts, gun decks and maze of underground passageways. Located at the entrance to Weymouth Harbour the Fort is a labyrinth of underground passageways and outdoor areas with stunning views of the Jurassic Coast. Constructed on three levels , which are easily accessed by means of a lift, the Fort is filled with displays, mammoth guns and cinema areas that chart the history of this large and magnificent Victorian structure which took 12 years to build.

Location:Weymouth is midway between Cardiff and London on the south coast beside the English Channel, 7 miles south of Dorchester and 5 miles north of the Isle of Portland, the fort is located at the entrance to the harbour. www.nothefort.org.uk/ Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset. DT4 8UF

Map: www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g190817-d619020-Reviews-Nothe_Fort-Weymouth_Dorset_England.html#MAPVIEW
By Road: Cardiff 120 miles, Edinburgh 475 miles, London 130 miles, Manchester 275 miles.
Facilities: Recently refurbished cafe with Hot/Cold Snacks, Cooked Breakfast: Home Made Soup: Cakes/Sandwiches/Panini & Salads.No Parking but Council operated car parks in Nothe Gardens a short walk from these car parks.

Cost: Adult £8 Senior Citizen £7. The web site says there is an Annual Pass for the same price as normal admission so you can visit the Fort as many times as you wish during the 12 month .

Plan: meet Saturday morning for breakfast at the fort cafe then go into the museum.

29th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Morrisons Supermarket, Mart Street Roundabout, Hawick, Scotland. TD9 9NQ  12.00 - 1.00pm

August

2nd (Thursday)

Lunch Meet. Winfields at Haslingden, South Lancs. which is a large outdoor shop selling tents and clothes. Meet NOON for Lunch/Coffee and a chat then you can ride out to lunch, Bikers breakfast and 30ish bikes on show in the café. Address is: Hazel Mill, Blackburn Road, Haslingden, Lancashire. BB4 5DD

5th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Sutton bank Visitors centre,

21st (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. The Country Park Inn at Hessle

26th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Ceres. 12.00 - 1.pm. No other info available

September

6th (Thursday)

Lunch Meet. Winfields at Haslingden, South Lancs. which is a large outdoor shop selling tents and clothes. Meet NOON for Lunch/Coffee and a chat then you can ride out to lunch, Bikers breakfast and 30ish bikes on show in the café. Address is: Hazel Mill, Blackburn Road, Haslingden, Lancashire. BB4 5DD

2nd (Sunday)

Lunch Meet. Berry's farm shop, West Witton (Nr Aysgarth)

8th - 14th (Saturday - Friday)

Week long event staying in converted and fully fitted railway carriages. Based at Ebberston Station, Allerston, North Yorkshire this event is £100 per person for the complete week. Full details and bookings form HERE.

18th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Brymore icecream Parlour Nr Masham,

30th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet Aroma Coffee House 86-88 High Street Biggar ML12 6DH. 12.00 - 1pm

October

28th (Sunday)

Lunch Meet Rumblin Tum Cafe 3 Bath Place Moffat Dumfries & Galloway, DG10 9HJ 12.00 - 1pm

16th (Tuesday)

Lunch Meet. Watermark Cafe Scarborough

November

December

 

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