October Motorcycle Events

Image Credit: Weymouth Beach Race

Biker & Bike’s October Motorcycle Events Calendar lists all of the premier motorcycle events in the UK (and quite a few smaller and local ones).

If a starting time isn’t shown, please use the link provided to the organiser’s website for more details. All prices are correct at the time of publication, but may be subject to change. Other prices, concessions and early bird discounts may be available.

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Motorcycle Events in October 2019

October’s biking calendar features the madness that is the Weymouth Beach Race plus two, yes that’s two GP circuit Bennetts BSB events at Donington and Brands.

 

4-5 October

Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Donington Park Circuit, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2RP

They say:
The penultimate round of the 2019 championship. Each Bennetts BSB event also features a busy timetable of regular support races, including the Dickies British Supersport Championship, Hel British Motostar Championship, Pirelli National Superstock 1000 and Pirelli National Superstock 600.

Prices: Weekend: Adults £37, Kids under 13 free. Raceday: Adults £28 (advance, Gate: £34), Kids under 13 free. Teens and OAP concessions available.

http://www.britishsuperbike.com/

 

Ride to the Wall parade
Ride to the Wall. Image: General Views (Flickr)

5 October

Ride to the Wall

Multiple start points. See website

They say:
Ride To The Wall is a unique motorcycling fundraising ride with a dedicated service of remembrance that provides an opportunity for all motorcyclists to ride as an organised group to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to pay their respects and recognise the sacrifice made by the 16,000+ service men and women whose names are engraved on The Wall of the Armed Forces Memorial.

Prices: Voluntary donation

http://www.ridetothewall.org.uk/

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6 October (date TBC)

Copdock Motorcycle Show 2017

Customs Tent, Trinity Park, Ipswich IP3 8UH

We say:
Lots of stunt action going on if last year is anything to go by (Dougie Lampkin, 2 Bros, Moto-Stunts International), plus a Wall of Death for good measure. There are numerous displays, autojumble traders, stalls and everything else you need for an end-of-season closer, including the odd biker celebrity.

Prices: Adults £10, Kids under 14 free

http://www.copdock-cmc.co.uk/Events-TheShow.htm

 

Motorcycle Events Calendar- Shuttleworth Race Day
Vintage ‘run what you brung’ at Shuttleworth Museum’s Race Day

6 October

Shuttleworth Race Day

Shuttleworth Museum, Old Warden Aerodrome, Hill Ln, Biggleswade SG18 9EP

They say:
Our season finale is a fast paced day celebrating Richard’s Shuttleworth’s passion for racing, veteran cars, and vintage aviation!

The smell of oil and the roar of engines will bring to Shuttleworth the excitement of mock air races and the Shuttleworth Sprint, along with vintage aircraft flying displays, live music, period paddock and exhibits, visiting car and motorcycle clubs, and fun activities to keep our younger visitors entertained.

The Shuttleworth Sprint is a ‘classic’ sprint course along a grass runway. It’s purely fun, non-competitive or timed and no racing licences are required, though some of the world’s finest veteran and vintage race cars and motorcycles will be taking part! Entry applications are welcome from pre-1939 vehicles. Visiting car and motorcycle clubs are welcome.

http://www.shuttleworth.org/events/raceday/

 

12 October (date TBC)

Ride of Respect Birmingham

Boring Old Fartz MCC Clubhouse, Birmingham & Solihull Rugby Club, Foreshaw Heath Lane, Portway, B94 5LH

We say:
Birmingham now has its own Ride of Respect, joining London and Manchester’s own Ring of Red respect rides. This ride, the first in the Midlands, is nearly a month earlier than the other rides but it shares the same aims – to mark the contribution our servicemen and servicewomen have made and to assist via charitable donations homeless former members of the UK’s armed services.

Suggested donation: £3 per bike/trike/combo

http://rideofrespectbrum.co.uk/

 

12-13 October (date TBC)

The 26th Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show

Staffordshire County Showgrounds, Weston Road, Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0BD

They say:
Celebrating the growing popularity of emerging and modern classics from the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show has grown in popularity year after year and now regularly welcomes more than 30,000 enthusiasts through its doors.
Taking place at the superb Staffordshire County Showground the event features over 900 traders, dealers and autojumble stands, offering a wealth of parts and spares for every project.
There’s a host of excellent club stands, exciting live action, the Bonhams autumn sale, classic off-road machines and special guest stars from iconic eras of motorcycling.

Prices: Not available

http://www.classicbikeshows.com/event/carole-nash-classic-motorcycle-mechanics-show/

 

14 October

Malvern Classic Motorcycle Show & Autojumble

Wye Halls and outside, Three Counties Showgrounds, Malvern

We say:
Not much to go on at the time of writing but expect Vintage and Classic displays, autojumble and trade stalls. This event is held alongside the Malvern Festival of Transport.

Prices: TBC

http://www.classicshows.org/

 

18-20 October

Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG

They say:
The final round of the Championship is on the Brands Hatch GP circuit. Each Bennets BSB event also features a busy timetable of regular support races, including the Dickies British Supersport Championship, Hel British Motostar Championship, Pirelli National Superstock 1000 and Pirelli National Superstock 600.

Advance Prices: Weekend: Adults £38, Kids 13-15 £22, Kids under 13 free. Raceday: Adults £28, Kids 13-15 £17, Kids under 13 free. Gate prices will be higher

http://www.britishsuperbike.com/

 

 

Motorcycle events calendar
Weymouth Beach Motocross Race

27 October

Weymouth Beach Race

Weymouth Beach, Dorset

They say:

Weymouth Beach Motocross Weekend is the original and the best beach motorsport event in Weymouth. We’ve been going 20 years and we pride ourselves in providing free entertainment to residents and visitors alike while raising money for local good causes.
We try and introduce new features and build the event up every year. So come along and enjoy the free show, spend a little money at the stalls on the Esplanade –selling everything from specialist motocross kit to hot food, cockles, bakery goods, sweets, fudge etc. We also have a range of children’s rides and attractions to keep the whole family busy.

Free for spectators.

https://www.amca.uk.com/beach-racing/weymouth-beach-race

 

27 October

South of England Classic Motorcycle Show

Ardingly, W. Sussex  RH17 6TL

We say:
Last year saw Jim Redman welcomed to a display of some of his iconic bikes, including the RC181 rep and Manx Nortons. No confirmation of the line-up as yet, but expect another recognisable name, plus an impressive display of Veteran, Vintage and Classic bikes, auto jumble, stalls and more.

Prices: Adults £6, Kids under 16 free

http://www.elkpromotions.co.uk/

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Unless there is a significant show element involved, we haven’t listed every autojumble and swap meet in the Motorcycle Events Calendar. Likewise, unless there is a hefty bike activities element, we haven’t included many club rallies or biker-only music festivals, unless they’ve got a great reputation. This is mainly a list of the larger or more specialist bike-focussed events, plus we’ve added in the major sports bike race events.

All prices are on-the-gate prices for a single day visit, unless otherwise stated. Other ticket prices may be available in advance, as well as concessionary prices. See event websites for more details.

If your event isn’t listed in the Motorcycle Events Calendar, let us know via the Contact Us page, using the ‘editorial’ email address and putting the words Event Listing in the subject line of your email.