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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 2017

3rd June 2017

Martello Sidecars –the 2nd Annual Gathering*

Social Meeting to promote the ownership and continued use of Martello sidecars.

- in association with the ‘The West Hythe Aschmann Cologne’

All past, present & prospective owners and friends of  Martello Sidecars are invited to a free social gathering* on Saturday  3rd June 2017 from  10:00hrs at the campsite,  The Rose and Crown Public House, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6AS, (7 miles south on B2068 Stone Street Rd). Tel  01227 709265. 

Besides the unique collection of  Martello sidecars on show and the opportunity to 'chat' all things Martello with like minded fellows, we will be issuing a free disc of the ‘Martello sidecar story’ to all new Martello owners with their sidecars on display. 

For further info please email Steve Lancaster on or call 07583860591

Overnight camping available on-site for a minimal fee of £5 per tent per night – please book  and pay direct via the Rose and Crown, good food and excellent service provided with basic campsite facilities.

* Please note that this is not intended to be in the first instance an organised rally as such, but a social event in support of Martello owners, hopefully to gauge the ‘support, demand, type and content’ for future functions. 



7th- 11th June 2017

Fenland Sidecar Club Summer Camp



Venue: The Three Fishes Scout Site

Gaul Road,



PE15 9RH

Just Off A141 Look out for signs

Cost £12 per unit for b4 nights or one night, grab a gargain have 4 nights.

Bonfire at night free tea and coffee

March Carnival Saturday

Motorhomes welcome but no hook up must pre book

Contact Dave Baker On 07985041324 or e-mail:




8th June 2017

Isle Of Man TT Sidecarist gathering

Meeting at Tynwold Inn, Tynwold, St Johns IOM

For all sidecarists visiting the island on race week TT

From 6pm onwards in the evening, food and drink will be available from our host at the Tinney Robin.

I Hope to Meet you there

Contact for more info Norrie Milton 0772070579 E-mail


 16th-18th June 2017

viking summer rally

Arosa Caravan and Camping site

Camping on the rally field, good toilets and showers, launderette and washing up area,  club house serving food from £6.

price £8 per night per unit    electric also available. There is additional  camping before and after the event.

Run out on Saturday and raffle Sunday morning. 

Arosa Caravan and Camping site
Ratten Row
North Yorkshire
YO12 4QB

contact ian  07813129462

  don 07736650310


17th – 18th June   2017

Bath festival of motoring - Bath festival of motoring  PRE BOOK ONLY

Wessex Riders will have a sidecar stand at this show. Camping available from Friday.

Cost is FREE but you must Pre book with the show organizers,   go to-

Book under  Entries - Clubs (Wessex Riders M/C club) Any more details give me a ring – Dave 01884266494 or email






23rd - 25th June 2017

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



30th June - 02nd July 2017

The Hobgoblin Sidecar Club invites you to the


Engine and Pushchair Rally 8
Cheswardine Parish Hall, Podmore Road, Cheswardine, Shropshire TF9 2RS


New Site for 2017!
Village hall for our exclusive use. Large flat field. 2 good pubs within 5 minute walk.

Competitions, games for kids, free tea and coffee all weekend, hotdogs & bratwursts on Friday evening / Hobgoblin Stew on Saturday evening  / breakfast bacon rolls. Vegetarian options.

£9.00 per unit per night.

We’re planning on this being another real family rally, so bring your kids or borrow some!
Contact Dave / Carolyn on 0151 336 6212
Mathew / Lynda 01942 714839



July 2017


7th- 9th July 2017

London Sidecar Club Annual Rally

Muggeridge Farm,

5 Maltings Road,



SS11 7RF.

The farm is next door to Battlesbridge Antiques Centre and Motorcycle Museum.

Saturday night entertainment, Saturday run out, marquee.

Several cafe's and pubs in the locality for sustenance.

See for further details


13th- 16th July 2017

Suffolk Sidecar Club Camping Weekend

Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road,




Price £9 per unit per night

Contact Rose Mayhew on 01473 719274 (mob 07732973058) or Lynda Ewer on 07467042654


14th- 16th July

45th Dalesman Rally

To be held in the Yorkshire Dales.

Real Ales, On site Catering, Disco.

300 Limit.

Bikes Trikes & Outfits Only.

£12.00 Per person for the weekend

Please send cheques payable to Dean Valley MCC with SAE.



Marita Tempest (club Sec)

Dean Valley MCC

Oak View House

16 Bloomsbury Gardens,

Berry Hill,



NG18 4XY




27th-30th July 2017

Hallaton Rally, Tres Rota Sidecar Club

Facilites and info: A nice large flate well drained site with scenic views.

Ladies and gents toilets, showers, club room with tables and chairs (refurbished in 2015)

pub within 500 yards that also serves meals. Free tea & coffee all weekend.

Chip van Saturday, day visitors welcome. Cost £6 per unit per night.

Thursday camping available from midday at £6 per unit

due to limited space, cars by arrangment please.

contact: 01858 555274


28th- 30th July 2017

Phoenix Sidecar Club Rally

Cancelled This Year

We are sorry Due to a campsite issues


August 2017

10th- 13th August 2017

Tri-Anglia Wheels

“The Sidecar Soiree” 2017

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, food prep area and a freezer for your ice blocks. Well stocked shop & off licence, gas exchange, large children’s play area & skateboard ramp, wifi, mobile phone top ups, information hut, fish & chip van (most sat evenings summer only), Fresh wood oven cook pizza ( most Fri evenings summer only) takeaway delivery service (Indian, Chinese, pizza),battery charging.

The Crown (1 mile) a friendly family pub with

great home cooked food.

St.Neots, Bedford & Huntingdon are all lovely old market towns situated on the river with plenty of sites to see and do in each. Grafham Water is great for bike rides either bring your own or

hire at their centre.

Rally Info; Large club tent /marquee for socializing, 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 “Top farm 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

Cost: £8.00 per tent per night (Single adult). 

Cost: £11.00 per tent per night (2 adults and children). 

Camping available before and after the rally at rally rates, please call and book with Lesley.


Contact; Lesley Aves on 01353 662186



Fri 25 - Mon 28 August 2017

 The Federation of Sidecar Clubs Annual Rally  

Will be held on August Bank Holiday Weekend  

at Market Harborough Rugby Club LE16 9HB  
(same site as last year) 

There will be*: Meals, a Bar with Real Ale, Driving Test, Highway Code Test,  
Maintenance Test, Quizzes, Disco, Raffle, Kids’ Games and Swimming-Pool Party,  
Silly Games for (supposed) Adults, Boule Competition, Run Out, Tech Talk, 
Badges, Stickers, Trophies and Prizes  
and, above all, the comradeship of fellow sidecarrists. 
Price: £7.50/unit/night £5 day-visit - same as last year!  
Tea and coffee on tap.  
Bring your own mugs! On environmental grounds, we no longer provide  
disposable crockery or cutlery at Fed events.
*subject to availability STOP PRESS: 2018 -  Driffield, E Yorks.


September 2017


1st- 3rd September 2017

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



7th- 11th September

The Jumbo Run GB

Registered Charity No. 506169

Jumbo GB needs as many sidecars & trikes to take part in this great event.

The details of this year's Jumbo Run are as follows:

Camping from Thursday at the Land Rover Sports & Social Club

Billsmore Green,

off Rowood Drive,


B92 9LN

Venue for the 11th September is to be confirmed

Camping is from Thursday until Monday

Sidecars/ trikes/ three wheels

Contacts are

Sidecar Organiser

Adam Fenton email:,

Solo Organiser

Dave Stevenson email:

Just Text Giving:
Help Jumbo GB give the children a day to remember
TEXT: JUMB14 then your amount to 70070 to donate



22-24 sept 2017

Viking York Rally

Moorend Farm campsite

A great campsite close to York

with good facilities.

Pub is 5 mins walk with boat ferry to York 

Cost £7 per unit per night with camping before and after

run out on sat will be boat to York 

Moorend farm

Acaster Malbis


YO23 2UQ

contact Ian  07813129462

Don 07736650310


22nd / 24th Sept 2017

BMW Club Sidecar Register ‘Southern rally’

‘The Three Magpies’, Seend, Wilts, SN12 6RN

For more information contact Keith


October 2017


13th-15th October 2017

London Sidecar Club Winter Camp

Harmer Green Scout Camp

Robbery Bottom Lane, Hertfordshire.

All you get is: a camping glade, a bonfire (Which you make) & flushing toilets with cold water.

No trophies, No awards, No raffle.

If this is not you stuff, stay at home in the warm.

If you've not been before contact Ted Cheer for directions. contact number at rally is 07746584093

Cost is £9.00p per person for weekends camping. 

£5 per person for 1 nights camping.  £2 per person day visit, £3 evening visit.


November 2017


17th- 19th November 2017

Hedingham Sidecar Owners Club Winter Warmer

The  Waterloo Inn, Biggin by Hartington, Buxton Derbyshire SK17 0DH


Situated in the peak District National Park this excellent family run pub with its own fully equipped camping facilities at the rear, good selection of real ales with top quality and value home cooked food, welcomes us for our Fourth Winter Warmer in this area.

Scenic Run out Saturday, 

Awards for Long Distance & Best Outfit,

HSOC Quiz set by the Deans

 Raffle (HSOC members please bring a prize). Our  hosts Steve & Debbie are keen to provide us with top quality food & drink so to help them plan please let us know if you intend to come ( not binding, no deposit) by 20th October (phone, Text or email)

You are welcome to bring your Camper or Caravan to this event, please contact us so we can reserve you a hard standing pitch with electricity.

Tent campers please note the site is partially sloping

Camper vans or Caravans welcome, please contact us so we can reserve you a hard standing pitch with electricity. Quality B&B, Self Catering & YHA accommodation nearby contact us for info.

Tent campers please note the site is partially sloping

Camping £12 per unit per night hard standing & electricity £17 per night

Contact Stuart & Sally Clarke If you need more info or to tell us you’re coming. On 01159228805 or Text on 07792601017 Email

Directions: GPS N 53˚ 7’ 56.9”   W 1˚ 46’ 30.0” Ashbourne: A515 –Buxton Look out for HSOC signs (do not take 1st turn for Biggin after Ashbourne) 9 miles N of Ashbourne turn Left (West) Biggin, Waterloo Inn is 1 mile 

Buxton A515 - Ashbourne after Newhaven Look out for HSOC signs Turn Right (West), Biggin Waterloo Inn is 1 mile