The Federation of Sidecar

Clubs

support the following events
Many individual members and member clubs organise well attended gatherings throughout the year.


Please contact the organising person directly if you would like to attend.

 
June 2018

 

2nd June 2018

Federation of Sidecar Clubs Day Meet

At Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH .

Aim for 11.00 am. Meet at the Museum.

There is a café which you can use without entry fee. Provided there are 15 of us wanting to go round the museum we will get a discounted price of £12.50.

Galleries include: British and World Motorcycles, The Forshaw Speedway Collection, and British Scooters 1919 -1970 (Well, somebody has to love them, I suppose.)

There’s one gallery devoted to red sports cars. And there’s a Brough combination (so no need for Alf Tindall to come!) I’ve been round a couple of times and I’d say you’re hard to please if you don’t find something of interest there!

 

 

THURSDAY 7th June  until MONDAY 11th  June

Fenland Sidecar Club Summer Camp

 

Venue The Three Fishes Scout Site 

Gaul Road  March  Cambs PE15 9RH

Just off A141 look out for signs  Cost £12 per unit for the 4 nights or one night ,   grab a bargain have the 4 nights

Bonfire at night free tea and coffee March Carnival Saturday

Bands in the park Sunday

Motorhomes Welcome but no hook up and must pre book

Contact Dave Baker on 0798 5041324  or email davebaker650@gmail.com

 

15th- 17th June 2018

Viking Summer Rally

Venue: Arosa Caravan and Camping Site www.arosacamping.co.uk

Ratten Row, Seamer, Scarbourgh, North Yorkshire YO12 4QB

Camping On Rally Field. Good toilets and showers. Launderette, washing up area. Club House, serving food from £6.00

 

Price £8.00 Per night per unit. Electricity also available. Additional camping also availble.

Contact: Don 0773650310 donaldleng@btinternet.com

 

 

16th – 17th June  

Bath festival of motoring  PRE BOOK ONLY

Culm vale & Wessex Riders (FoSC) will have a sidecar stand at this show. 

Free Camping available from Friday.

Book under  “Exibitors – Individual – part of motorcycle club” (Wessex Riders )

Any more details give me a ring – Dave 01884266494 or email me Dave50sidecar@aol.com

 

 

22nd, 23rd and 24th June 2018

Culm Vale Sidecar Club’s Forest Glade Camping Weekend.

Venue;     Forest Glade Caravan and Camping Site, 

                        Sheldon, Cullompton, Devon. EX15 2DT

Facilities;   Flat Field, Toilets and Showers, Laundry and Dishwashing facilities,  

Shop and Take away (pre ordered), Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Games room and Forest Walks.

There will be a run out, BBQ with a free drink of cider, raffle and awards on Saturday. Camping is available before and after. Cost T.B.A.

For more information or directions contact;    Keith tel 01884841165 email kandj06@live.co.uk

 

 

29th June - 01nd July 2018

The Hobgoblin Sidecar Club

invites you to the

Engine and Pushchair Rally 9

 

Cheswardine Parish Hall, Podmore Road, Cheswardine, Shropshire TF9 2RS 

Village hall for our exclusive use, loads of indoor space if it rains. 2 real ale pubs within 5 minute walk. Competitions, games for kids, awards, good cheap food, vegetarian options. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome

Free tea and real coffee all weekend

£9.00 per unit per night.

Day visitors welcome – no charge

This is a family rally – you don’t have to have kids, but if you do bring them along or you can borrow some for the weekend! 

Contact Dave / Carolyn on 0151 336 6212

Mathew / Lynda 01942 714839  Email dclevene@live.co.uk

No cars on field other than for loading / unloading

 

July 2018

 

6th- 8th July

London Sidecar Club

Venue: Muggeridge Farm

Showground Field

5 Maltings Road

Battlesbridge

Essex

SS11 7RF

 

There will be a marquee with a bar and there are several cafes and pubs in the Immediate area for sustenance.

Cost £10 per person Per night. Day Vistors £5

See Website for more Info

www.londonsidecarclub.com

 

 

 

July 12th-15th 2018

Suffolk Sidecar Club 2018

Camping Weekend will be at Trinity Park Nr Ipswich .

 

Price TBA. More Details to follow

 

THE DALESMAN RALLY 2018

To be held the 13th to 15th July 2018 - somewhere in Wensleydale.

On site Food, Bar, Showers, Toilets.

Only £12.00 per person.

No Dogs Allowed.

Please send cheques (with s.a.e.) payable to Dean Valley MCC to Club Sec -

Marita Tempest

Oak View House

16 Bloomsbury Gardens,

Berry Hill,

Mansfield

Nottinghamshire

NG18 4XY

 

26th / 29th July 2018

Tri-Anglia Wheels “The Sidecar Soiree”

Venue; Top End Farm, Colmworth Road, Little Staughton, Bedfordshire. MK44 2BY

Facilities and Info: A family owned and run eleven acre site situated on the north Beds / Cambs boarder. Heated toilet & shower block offers spacious shower cubicles, hair dryer & shaver points and a disabled wet room. The kitchen has 2 large sinks. A large well stocked shop & off licence, village store on site, gas exchange, large children’s play area & skate-board ramp, wifi, mobile phone top ups, information hut, fish & chip van onsite Saturday evening, takeaway delivery service (Indian, Chinese, pizza), battery charging. The Crown (1 mile) a friendly family pub with great home cooked food.

Rally Info; Large club tent /marquee, urn, toaster, along with free tea & coffee and a warm welcome. Raffle, Quizzes / competitions for adults and Children. Saturday evening will be the famous Tri-Anglia Wheels “Grand Prix racing tournament” free entry with a bottle of Whisky for the Winner, and for the children there will be a Kids Grand Prix racing tournament free entry with children's prizes. Plus the World Tank Racing Championships.

Cost: £8 per tent per night (Single Adult) £11 per tent per night (2 adults and children). Camping available before and after the rally at rally prices please contact for info.

Contact; Lesley Aves on 01353 662186 lesleyaves@aol.com

August 2018

 

Thursday 2nd August to Sunday 5th August 2018

Hallaton Rally held by Tres Rota sidecar club

Our 2018 rally will be held in memory of our very special (if rather vocal) official meet and greet officer Heidi, our beautiful german shepherd, who was reunited with Terry in October 2017. She’s been at every rally since she was a few months old and loved every second of each weekend. She is greatly missed.

Facilities and info: A nice large flat well drained site with scenic views. Ladies and gents toilets, showers (refurbished in 2015), Club room with tables and chairs (also refurbished). Fantastic pub within 500 yards that serves meals. BOOKING FOR MEALS STRONGLY ADVISED. Free tea and coffee all weekend. Day visitors welcome. Food on Friday night in the club room and our local chip van on Saturday evening. Donations for the raffle on Saturday night gratefully received.

Cost: £7 per unit per night or £20 for 3 nights. Cars/campers/caravans are welcome on the site but only by prior arrangement please. For further information contact Pat or Lydia on 01858 555333

 

 

Aug 3rd - 5th 2018

PHOENIX CAMPING WEEKEND

Tanpits Cider Farm West Monkton Taunton Somerset TA2 8BZ www.tanpitsfarmcampsite.co.uk good toilets with free showers and wash up facilities nearest pub with good food 5mins Run out on Saturday £10 per unit per night ( unit = 2+people in tent, campervan,caravan ) £9 single occupancy extra nights at camping rate available either side of camping weekend can be arranged with owner

For more details or general enquires contact Chris Rodd Tel 07443568969 or email crodd8@gmail.com

 


 

Thursday 23rd to the morning of Tuesday 28th August

The Federation of Sidecar Clubs Diamond Jubilee Rally

at

Driffield Showground, Kellythorpe, Driffield, Yorkshire. YO25 9DN

Champagne Reception and Saturday Dinner plus:

all the usual suspects: Boules Competition, Quizzes, Driving Competition, Highway Code Test, Maintenance Test, Silly Games for (supposed) adults, badges, stickers, trophies, prizes and above all the comradeship of fellow sidecarrists.

Run Out to the Flower of May, Scarborough Fair

Tea and coffee on tap. (Please bring your own mugs. On environmental grounds we no longer provide disposable crockery or cutlery at Fed events). Dogs (kept under control, on a lead and cleaned up after) welcome. Enter and exit by our own gate (number3).

Facilities include: Mobile & indoor toilets, 8 mobile shower cubicles, two adjoining halls. There is a petrol station next door. 

Catering will be provided by Tommy’s Van: Evening meal on Saturday included in Rally Fee*

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Bar by local pub.

*Note: Tommy does not provide vegetarian fare, but will cook anything you want in a separate area.

 

 

 31st August, 1st and 2nd September 2018

Culm Vale Sidecar Club’s Watchet Camping Weekend.

Venue;     Warren Farm Caravan and Camping Site

                            Watchet, Somerset.

Facilities;   Toilets, Showers and Dish washing facilities. 

In Watchet there are shops, pubs, cafes, fish and chip shop and cash point.

On Saturday there will be a run out followed by a BBQ, raffle and awards. 

Directions;   Drive through Watchet and out on the Blue Anchor road, go past the Warren  Bay  Campsite and Warren Farm Campsite is the next site on the right.

Camping is available before and after. Cost T.B.A.

For more information   Keith tel 01884841165 email kandj06@live.co.uk

September 2018

 

15th-16th September 2018

Federation of Sidecar Clubs

1958 – 2018 Diamond Jubilee

Isle of Man Weekend

A fun weekend on the Island. Combined deal for ferry and hotel. 15th and 16th of September are the core dates, but you can come and go whenever you please. Museums, sights, a lap of the island, 3Wheeling film, food and drink.

Contact John Hind by using any means, method, medium or manner. You will then be sent an information pack on how to proceed.

 

6th-10th September 2018

Jumbo Run

The details of this years Jumbo Run are as follows:
Camping and the Run Starts at the Land Rover Sports & Social Club Billsmore Green, off Rowood Drive, Solihull. B92 9LN


Venue is Cadburys World on the 9th September


http://www.jumbogb.org.uk/PAGES/index.htm


Contact Adam Fenton email:-sidecarsorg@jumbogb.org

 

 

21st- 23rd September 2018

Viking York Rally

Moorend Farm Campsite

Acaster Malbis York, YO23 2UG.

A Great Campsite close to York with great facilities.

Pub is 5 minutes walk with Boat Ferry to York.

Cost £7 Per Unit per night with additional camping .

Contact: Don 0773650310 donaldleng@btinternet.com

 

29th-30th September 2018

The ‘Cotswold Airport Revival Festival’ returns by popular demand for a second year… and it will be twice as big!

On 29th and 30th September Cotswold Airport is throwing open its gates to the public once again for its incredible vintage and wartime extravaganza, the ‘Cotswold Airport Revival Festival’. Last year saw the inaugural launch of this hugely popular event, which started out as an informal fundraising Open Day for 500 people, and ended up as a major event with over 10,000 visitors! Due to the tremendous success of last year’s event, Cotswold Airport has teamed up with ‘Live Promotions Events Ltd’, a powerhouse of an organisation that has been putting on famous large-scale events including Truckfest, Pistons & Props and many big-name concerts such as Tom Jones, UB40 and Billy Ocean for over 50 years. The fusion of Cotswold Airport and Live Promotions will bring to the public one of the UK’s most unforgettable events, seeing visitors pouring in from all over the country. The festival is an annual event, that will happen every year during the last weekend in September.

The event this year will be a two-day event, and is set to be an absolutely unforgettable weekend with lots of exciting activities and attractions for all the family. Both days will be packed full of dramatic re-enactments and demonstrations; thrilling vintage air displays; exciting rides and experience flights; hundreds of vintage and military vehicles; full size and miniature steam engines; and plenty of entertainment including period live music.

Star features not to be missed include: · A huge display of vintage, military and emergency services vehicles and planes · Vintage plane flypasts and fly-in · A kids’ play zone with giant inflatable slide, toddler play zone, vintage pedal cars · Winston Churchill speeches throughout the weekend · A fabulous funfair · Wartime re-enactments · Simulator experiences · Steam traction engines · Pleasure flights in light aircraft and helicopters · Model aircraft static display · Boeing 747 pop-up WWI and RAF100 museum · Live period music · Airport fire crew crash demo of a rescue from a burning aircraft · Incredible rescue demonstration by a lifeboat hovercraft · Beer tent and food stalls · Shopping village · And much much more… 2018 is an especially important year for an event such as this. It marks the centenary of the end of WWI and also 100 years of the RAF. These two key anniversaries will be marked at this year’s Cotswold Airport Revival Festival with fundraising initiatives for the Royal British Legion and Flying for Freedom, two charities that support the armed forces and veterans. Cotswold Airport was formerly an RAF maintenance base, and later on was home to the red Arrows, and there remain many links today with its historic roots. The aerodrome celebrates two of its own anniversaries this year as well – 80 years of the aerodrome being situated on the site at Kemble; and 15 years of the current owner, Ronan Harvey, and ex-RAF engineer himself, owning the current airport.

 

October 2018

7th October 2018

The Federation of Sidecar Clubs

will be holding a Day Meet at the Jet Age Museum on 7 October 2018

Meet at the Museum at any time from 10:30 am (we will be there all day!).

Entry to the Museum is free.

There is a café, but please note that it only serves drinks and cakes.

The Jet Age Museum Meteor Business Park, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL2 9QL

The jet engine was designed by British engineering genius Sir Frank Whittle (1907–1996). His son Ian is a patron of Jet Age Museum. Britain’s first jet plane, the Gloster E28/39, powered by Whittle’s revolutionary invention, first left the ground on 8 April 1941 at the Gloster factory-airfield between Gloucester and Cheltenham. Its official first flight was at RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire, on 15 May 1941. The original aeroplane can be seen in London’s Science Museum.

Jet Age Museum volunteers have built a full-size replica which is proudly on display. Other Gloster-built aircraft are currently on view, such as examples of Britain’s first jet fighter, the Meteor, and the Cold War-era Javelin and a fully-detailed reproduction 1925 Gamecock biplane. Ongoing restoration projects include rebuilding an RAF Gladiator biplane which crashed in Norway in 1940 and a late World War Two Gloster-built Hawker Typhoon.

Other aircraft, engines and exhibits, make interesting viewing in the display hall, while the the museum’s outstanding document and photographic archive, are now housed in a purpose built facility.

 

 

12th - 14th October 2018

London Sidecar Club Autumn Camp

Good old style camping in a 1000 year old forest. Cold water and flush toilets.

No Awards, No Raffle.

This site is NOT suitable for Caravans, RV's or persons with mobility problems.

Harmergreen Wood Campsite. Robbery Bottom Lane, Welwyn, Herts.AL6 0US

If you haven't been before, just email me your address and I'll send you a map.

Turn right once under viaduct (Robbery Bottom Lane) and follow gravel road to the top and continue up path then past the wooden stockade with huts and we will be 100 yards past that.

This postcode is new - if your sat nav cannot find it, use AL6 4NQ for Robbery Bottom Lane.

www.harmergreenwood.org.uk

The cost is £5 a person per night, Day Visitors £2

Contact Ted Cheer on 01634-864298 or eddiecheer@aol.com or over the weekend 07746584093

 

 

20th October 2018

Founders’ Day Meet

The Fox, Burwell, Cambs. 

More details to follow

 

November

 

16th / 18th Nov 2017

Federation of Sidecar Clubs AGM Camping Weekend

Colne Community Hall, East Street, Colne, PE28 3LZ Colne Community Hall is located the centre of Colne and only a 2min walk away from the Green Man pub. Traditional Pub with good beer and food www.greenmancolne.co.uk .

The hall has good washing and toilet facilities (recently updated) but be aware there are no showers. There is sheltered and secure camping for around 12 to 15 modest size tents. Sorry no campervans due to the access. If those with Campervans / Caravans which to attend there is a very good camping and caravan site approximately 4 miles away. Stroud Hill Park, Fen Road, Pidley, stroudhillpark@gmail.com 01487 741333.

Various local B and B’s within 3 or 4 miles, plus at Huntington approx. 8 to 10 miles from Colne you have Holiday Inn, Ramada and Marriot Hotels. Camping; Please contact and book your space, the sooner the better. Please do not turn up to camp without contacting us, this is simply because we have only a limited space for camping. Cost per unit £8.00 for one night £14 for both nights. Also please note no arrivals before 3 pm on Friday 16th Nov due to the hall being in use until 2:30pm. If you do arrive a little early the Green Man is open all day on a Friday.

Camping Contact; Lesley Aves lesleyaves@aol.com 01353 662186 Evening eating at the Pub;

If you wish to eat at the Green Man please contact Lesley so we can give them a heads up.

The AGM will take place in hall on the Saturday at 11am, Tea and Coffee available in the Hall

 

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