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.

 
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.

 

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

 

December 2018
Happy Christmas
January 2019

 

Happy New Year Everybody

February 2019
 
March 2019
 
April 2019
 
May 2019

 

24th- 27th May 2019

Heid o the Glen Scottish Sidecar Rally

Dalavich , Argyll

We welcome all to this picturesque part of Scotland on the banks of Loch Awe in the Village of Dalavich in Argyll, Camping, Log Cabin, and toilet facilities plus laundry facilities.

Ride outs exploring this beautiful countryside. Restaurant and bar area, Buffet meals available on Saturday night.

Cost £ 15 per unit / pitch

Directions, from Erskine Bridge, Glasgow as follows, A82—Tarbet, A83—Inveraray, Lochgilphead, A816—Kilmartin, B840–Ford. Follow signs for Newyork, Dalavich up left hand side of Loch Awe

Postcode PH35 1HN

Details for Log Cabin Hire as follows; All cabins can be viewed on Tripadvisor or Homeaway sites Contact details; John Flemming @ 07990 552014, Ingen @ 07931 790919 Peter Thomas. 01866 844160 (self-catering apartments in village)

Early booking is advisable for this bank holiday weekend

Any further information required please contact myself Norrie on 07720 705579 or e mail n.milton57@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing you all there for a traditional Scottish welcome, kilts and bowler hats optional

 

June 2019
 
July 2019

 

25th - 28th July 2019

Hallaton Rally held by Tres Rota sidecar club

 

Facilities and info: A nice large flat well drained site with lovely scenic views. Ladies and gents toilets, showers and club room Fantastic pub within 500 yards that serves meals.

BOOKING FOR MEALS STRONGLY ADVISED IN ADVANCE.

Contact Pat or Lydia if you would like to book a table before you get to the rally site. Tea and coffee available all weekend for a donation. Day visitors welcome. Our local chip van will be coming on Saturday night.

Donations for the raffle gratefully received.

Cost: £8 per unit per night

Cars/campers/caravans are welcome on the site but only by prior arrangement please.

For further information contact Pat or Lydia on 01858 555333

 

 

25th - 28th July 2019

Tri-Anglia Wheels “The Sidecar Soiree”

***** New Venue *****

Venue; Yarwell Mill Country Park, Yarwell. Peterborough, PE8 6PS

Facilities and Info: A large country park with a Rally camping field within the site and is situated on the River Nene to the West of Peterborough. Heated individual toilet & shower rooms plus separate toilets. Spacious shower cubicles, hair dryer & shaver points and a disabled wet room and washing up area. Small onsite café and information room with seats at reception, no children's play area but bring ya bikes as plenty of tracks to ride and places to explore, parents please be aware there is a river running through the park, but it is not directly near the rally camping area. You can hire kayaks and paddle boards plus fishing is currently free provided you have a current rod licence.

Short walk along the footpath from the site leads you to the Nene Valley Steam Railway (Yarwell Mill Junction) this goes to Peterborough Station via Wansford Station where you will find the Turntable Café. Also close by is the Sibby, a traditional café and motorcyclist (biker) gathering point. The village of Wansford is about a 2 mile walk via footpath where you will find more pubs, Vindis Ducati Dealership, pharmacy, shop and Wansford Bridge, dates back to Saxon times and is a scheduled Ancient Monument.

3 Pubs within one mile walking distance, Queens Head and The Black Horse in Nassington, variety of real ales and good pub food (vegan and GF on menu). The Angel Inn, Yarwell a traditional 17th century free house pub, unpretentious pub food - served on a plate, not on a slate! Also in Nassington there is a Londis village shop / post office and a butchers.

Rally Info; Large club tent /marquee for socializing, urn, 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 famous World Tank Racing Championships.

Cost £9 per tent per night single person.

£11 per tent per night two people or more

Electric hook ups available on the rally field

please contact Lesley (not the site) to book. Contact; Lesley Aves on 01353 662186 lesleyaves@aol.com

 

August 2019

 

August Bank Holiday Weekend

Federation Of Sidecar Clubs 2019 Annual Rally

Rally details to Follow

 

5th-9th September 2018

The 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 for the 8th of September is still to be confirmed


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


Contact Adam Fenton email:-sidecarsorg@jumbogb.org

 

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