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The South of England
Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble
10am Sunday 2nd April 2017 at Ardingly, W Sussex, RH17 6TL

Ashford Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble
10am Easter Monday 17th April 2017 at Ashford Market
Ashford, Kent TN24 0HB

MCN Festival of Motorcycling with Autojumble
13th & 14th May 2017
At The East of England Showground, Peterborough PE2 6HE

Romney Marsh Classic Bikejumble - 10am Sunday 21st May 2017
at Hamstreet, Near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD

Romney Marsh Classic Show & Bikejumble
10am Sunday 25th June 2017

at Hamstreet, Near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD
Summer Classic Bike Show & Bikejumble
10am Sunday 16th July 2017
at Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL

Romney Marsh Classic Bikejumble
10am Sunday 17th September 2017

at Hamstreet, Near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD
The South of England
Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble
10am Sunday 29th October 2017 at Ardingly, W Sussex, RH17 6TL


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Autocycle New Hudson Triumph Terrier Tiger Cub spares book New Service: Free classified adverts for you to dispose of your unwanted motorcycle items. All adverts are accepted at the discretion of ELK Promotions. To advertise on this website just send us an email : Email smallads@elk-promotions.co.uk
Adverts will be updated monthly, here's some ads to get us started:
  • For Sale: New Hudson Autocycle 1954, no docs, with 1963 tax disc. A good project lightweight, pictured left. £325 ono. Collection / Delivery to be arranged. Click here to email the seller Email julie@elk-promotions.co.uk
  • For Sale: Original Triumph Tiger CUb & Terrier Spares list 1956. Replacement Parts Catalogue No3, 62 pages, well illustrated and in good condition. £14 plus postage. Click here to email the seller Email julie@elk-promotions.co.uk
  • For Sale: Men's Richa Leather Motorcycle Jacket Chest size 40, quality jacket with zip-out winter lining, pictured right. £15 plus postage. Click here to email the seller Email julie@elk-promotions.co.uk
  • For Sale: As new Smiths Speedo Drive to suit BSA Bantam 18" wheel, pictured right. £25 plus postage. Click here to email the seller Email julie@elk-promotions.co.uk
    Note: All transactions are solely between the buyer & seller.
  • Speedo Drive Jacket

    MCN Booking Form
  • MCN Festival of Motorcycling at Peterborough Arena with Autojumble: 13/14 May 2017. Book an Autojumble Stall at the MCN Festival of Motorcycling at Peterborough this May.
  • Autojumble Features: Massive outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes & accessories for sale. Jumblers! Book an 8-metre by 8-metre stall now for just £50 for the whole weekend, or just £40 if you provide your own Public Liability Insurance - book now to guarantee your space: download a form here or contact us for more details.
  • Venue: Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6HE
  • Features: Loads to see and do: Classic Race Parade, Club Stands, Test rides, Stunt action, Retail Zone, Camping, Evening Entertainment, Massive autojumble. Visit www.mcnfestival.com for the full line-up.
  • Autojumble Organised by ELK Promotions, on behalf of MCN.
  • For More visitor details and advance ticket deals visit www.mcnfestival.com
  • MCN Booking Form

    Dresda Triton Dresda
  • Booking forms available for our Ardingly, Ashford and Romney Marsh Shows and 'Jumbles, click here!
  • Guest of Honour Announced for 2nd April at the South of England Show: Dave Degens of Dresda Triton www.dresda.co.uk will be there so if you want to talk Triton or racing or put in an order for a replica made to your requirements Dave’s your man. Dave Degens is the man who made the Triton famous, twice winning the prestigious 1965 Barcelona 24 hour race at Montjuic Park aboard machines he built. Dave will be hosting a Bike Clinic on the 2nd April, and will be on hand to answer your questions on all ages and makes of bike, not just Tritons. Don't miss the opportunity to run your problems past one of the UK's leading tuning specialists!
  • Ardingly 2nd April: Fire-Up Paddock. Listen to iconic Tritons and Manx Nortons start up and run - come and watch at 11am and 1.30pm.
  • New for 2017! Ride-In Shows at The Romney Marsh 'jumbles on Sunday 21st May and Sunday 17th September. Two £25 spot-cash prizes are on offer for the Best Classic (pre-1990) and the Best Post-Classic. Prizes to be awarded at 1pm. Just turn-up, pay your normal entry fee and park in the designated Ride-In area.
  • The Romney Marsh summer show continues as usual 25th June 2017 with free entry for pre-booked exhibitors on pre-1990 bikes. Look-out for live music and locally brewed Real Ale from Romney Marsh Brewery, find them in the marquee www.romneymarshbrewery.com
  • Now in our 25th Year, our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts.
  • Romney Marsh Show Dresda

    Show Results and Photos : South of England Classic Show & BikeJumble : Sunday 23rd October at Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL

    Jim Redman Honda Jim Redman Honda
  • Beautiful weather, superb bikes and a great turn-out of stalls all lead to a great event at Ardingly! The Fire-Up Paddock for the Jim Redman themed bikes was great, see pictures of Jim enjoying himself. Congratulations to all our Show winners, especially AJS & Matchless Owners club who won the Best Club Stand prize - a superb turn-out of well-presented machines ridden to the event. Thanks go to all exhibitors, download the Show Results here.
  • Checkout the fantastic Show photos from Keith Fryer www.phoenixphoto.co.uk , and from Sharon Benton www.sharonbentonphotography.co.uk.
  • See the photos on our FaceBook page www.facebook.com/ArdinglyClassicBikeShows No log-in necessary, do like and share!
  • With nearly 7000 square metres of Show and autojumble in our five halls, there were over 100 stalls of good honest all-motorcycle 'jumble, lots of garage clearout stalls and traders.
  • Now in our 10th Year, our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts. Visit our FaceBook page for updates. <
  • We're back at Ardingly on 2nd April 2017, for The South of England Classic Show & Bikejumble. Make a date in your diary.
  • Norton

    See Archive page for news & pictures from our previous events.


    ELK Promotions Classic Events 2017

    Chas Mortimer & Prizewinner at Ashford Classic Bike Show 2008 1926 Triumph Model Q at Hamstreet 600cc Norton Nomad at Ardingly Showgoers at Ashford Classic Bike Show Jumbling at Ashford Classic Bike Show
    Scenes from Ardingly, Ashford & Romney Marsh Classic Bike Shows

    All our events are motorcycle only, and feature tons of new and second-hand bikes, spares, clothing and accessories for sale in the Bikejumble. Cheap pre-booked garage clearance stalls are available for non-traders to have a clear-out plus the free-display-to-sell Bikemart, for members of the public to sell complete, running machines.
    The Show events feature Club stands and private exhibitors, with the Ashford & Ardingly venues offering indoor Show & Autojumble space. At our Romney Marsh events we have undercover stalls and indoor seating area in our huge marquee at Hamstreet.
    Also venues have onsite catering, toilet facilities (including disabled) and free parking. Well-behaved dogs welcome.
    For further details about stalls, admission, B&B lists or exhibiting a motorcycle please download a booking form below or contact us.

    The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: Sunday 2nd April 2017
    Date: 10am Sunday 2nd April. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
    Venue: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL (Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place.)
    Entrance to the Showground is via the North Gate, opposite the Gardener's Arms pub.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £6 adults; £5 65+plus; kids under 16 free.
    Features: Guest of Honour is Dave Degens, the legendary Triton builder and twice Barcelona 24-Hour winner www.dresda.co.uk . Meet Dave at his Bike Clinic in The Queens Jubilee Show Hall, where he will be available for question and answers. We plan to have a Fire-Up Paddock - watch this space!
    Five indoor halls of motorcycles & bikejumble: Large indoor all motorcycle show for pre-1980 motorcycles with Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
    The Royal British Legion will be providing a Helmet Park in aid of the RBL in The Stockman’s Building.
    Large indoor and outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    Free parking, great range of catering (previous events featured local free-range Hog roast, fantastic Italian smokerie, a bakers stall, toasty sandwiches and Real Coffee in addition to standard burgers). Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.
    If you'd like to enter your pre-1980 classic into the Show, and can do so before 1st March, then you'll be sent a pass which will let you in for absolutely NOTHING. See below to download a free entry form.

    Ashford Classic Motorcycle Show and Bikejumble: Easter Monday, 17th April 2017
    Date: 10am Easter Monday, 17th April 2017. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
    Venue: Ashford Livestock Market, Orbital Park, Ashford, KENT, TN24 0HB. Find us on the A2070 one mile South of junction 10 of the M20, Kent. Ashford is close to the cross-channel links and is easy to reach from the M20 motorway. We are 2 miles walk from Ashford International railway station.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £5 adults; £4 for and 65 and over; kids under 16 free.
    Features: Large indoor motorcycle-only Show for pre-1990 machines with Club stands. Large indoor and outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    In response to popular demand, all pre-1990 motorcycles are eligible to enter the show; if you'd like to enter your pre-1990 classic into the Show, and can do so before April 1st, then you'll be sent a pass which will let you in for absolutely NOTHING. See below to download a free entry form.
    The market has great facilities, with an on-site restaurant offering reasonably priced hot and cold food and an outside local hog roast. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome (not in the restaurant!)

    NEW! MCN Festival of Motorcycling: 13th - 14th May 2017.
    Date: 13th - 14th May 2017
    Venue: Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6HE
    Features: Loads to see and do: Classic Race Parade, Club Stands, Test rides, Stunt action, Retail Zone, Camping, Evening Entertainment, Massive autojumble. Full line-up to follow!
    Autojumble Organised by ELK Promotions, on behalf of MCN.
    Autojumble Features: Massive outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes & accessories for sale. Jumblers! Book an 8-metre by 8-metre stall for just £50 for the whole weekend, which includes Public Liability Insurance or £40 if you have PLI - book now to guarantee your space, corner plots are going fast! download a form here orcontact us for details.
    For More visitor details and advance ticket deals visit www.mcnfestival.com

    Romney Marsh Classic Motorcycle Bikejumble: 10am Sunday 21st May 2017.
    Date: 10am Sunday 21st May 2017
    Venue: Marsh Road, Hamstreet, Near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD (A2070 6 miles from J10 of the M20). Hamstreet is close to the cross-channel links and is easy to reach from the M20 motorway. We are 15 minutes walk from Ham Street railway station.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £4 adults; £3 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free.
    Features:
    New for 2017: Ride-In Show. Two £25 spot-cash prizes are on offer for the Best Classic (pre-1990) and the Best Post-Classic. Prizes to be awarded at 1pm. Just turn-up, pay your normal entry fee and park in the designated Ride-In area.
    Large all-motorcycle autojumble: Undercover stalls and indoor seating area in our huge marquee! Large indoor and outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    Free parking, refreshments available, previous events featured local hog roast, toasty sandwiches and real coffee in addition to chips & burgers. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.

    Romney Marsh Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: 10am Sunday 25th June 2017.
    Date: 10am Sunday 25th June 2017
    Venue: Marsh Road, Hamstreet, Near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD (A2070 6 miles from J10 of the M20). Hamstreet is close to the cross-channel links and is easy to reach from the M20 motorway. We are 15 minutes walk from Ham Street railway station.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £4 adults; £3 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free.
    Features: Undercover stalls and indoor seating area in our huge marquee!
    Large motorcycle-only Show for pre-1990 machines with Club stands and parades of show bikes. In response to popular demand, pre-1990 motorcycles are eligible to enter the show.
    If you'd like to enter your pre-1990 classic into the Show, and can do so before 13th June, then you'll be sent a pass which will let you in for absolutely NOTHING. See
    below to download a free entry form.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    Beer tent selling Real Ale and live music from local Rockers Tim Phillips & 1066 Rockitmen.
    Free parking, refreshments available, previous events featured local hog roast, toasty sandwiches and real coffee in addition to chips & burgers. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.

    Summer Classic Bike Show & Bikejumble: 10am Sunday 16th July 2017.
    Date: 10am Sunday 16th July 2017. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
    Venue: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL (Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place.)
    Entrance to the Showground is via the North Gate, opposite the Gardener's Arms pub.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £6 adults; £5 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free.
    Features:Large indoor all motorcycle show for all classics! With Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
    Large indoor and outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale. Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors. Cheap garage clear-out stalls available – just £10, must be pre-booked.
    The Royal British Legion will be providing a Helmet Park in aid of the RBL.
    Free parking, great range of catering (previous events featured local free-range Hog roast, fantastic Italian smokerie, a bakers stall, toasty sandwiches and Real Coffee in addition to standard burgers). Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors,
    enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    If you'd like to enter your classic into the Show, and can do so before July 1st, then you'll be sent a pass which will let you in for absolutely NOTHING. The July Summer Classic Bike Show has no age restriction on motorcycles, but machines manufactured after 1995 are expected to be of interest, please enclose a photo / details if you are unsure. See below to download a free entry form.

    Romney Marsh Classic Motorcycle Bikejumble: 10am Sunday 17th September 2017.
    Date: 10am Sunday 17th September 2017
    Venue: Marsh Road, Hamstreet, Near Ashford, Kent TN26 2JD (A2070 6 miles from J10 of the M20). Hamstreet is close to the cross-channel links and is easy to reach from the M20 motorway. We are 15 minutes walk from Ham Street railway station.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £4 adults; £3 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free.
    Features:
    New for 2017: Ride-In Show. Two £25 spot-cash prizes are on offer for the Best Classic (pre-1990) and the Best Post-Classic. Prizes to be awarded at 1pm. Just turn-up, pay your normal entry fee and park in the designated Ride-In area. Auction of Motorcycles, Spares and Automobilia takes place at 1pm on Sunday 17th September. Lots accepted on the morning between 10am and noon and the auction starts at 1pm. There is no fee to enter lots, but a 10% fee applies to vendors and buyers. (5% over £100) All sales cash only.
    Large all-motorcycle autojumble: Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    Undercover stalls and indoor seating area in our huge marquee!
    Free parking, refreshments available, previous events featured local hog roast, toasty sandwiches and real coffee in addition to chips & burgers. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.

    The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: Sunday 29th October 2017.
    Date: 10am Sunday 29th October 2017. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
    Venue: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL (Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place.)
    Entrance to the Showground is via the North Gate, opposite the Gardener's Arms pub.
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £6 adults; £5 65-and-over; kids under 16 free.
    Features: Five indoor halls of motorcycles & bikejumble: Large indoor all-motorcycle show for pre-1980 motorcycles with Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
    The Royal British Legion will be providing a Helmet Park in aid of the RBL in The Stockman’s Building.
    Large indoor and outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale. Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors. Cheap garage clear-out stalls available – just £10, must be pre-booked.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10, must be pre-booked, see below to download a booking form.
    Great range of catering (previous events featured a Hog roast, fantastic Italian smokerie, a bakers stall, toasty sandwiches and Real Coffee in addition to standard burgers). Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.
    Free parking, including disabled parking facilities and priority disabled access scheme so you don’t have to queue!
    If you'd like to enter your pre-1980 classic into the Show, and can do so before 1st October, then you'll be sent a pass which will let you in for absolutely NOTHING. See below to download a free entry form.

    Please note: all attractions are subject to availabilty.


    Download Stall Booking Forms for our 2017 events here.

    Ardingly: Abergavenny Building Ardingly: Stockmans Building Hamstreet: Marquee Ashford: Auction Hall Jumbling at Ashford Classic Bike Show
    Ardingly: The Abergavenny Building, full drive-in access, The Stockman's Building, adjacent to the Show Hall; Romney Marsh: Book a stall in our huge marquee, drive-in access;
    Ashford Market: The Auction Hall, full drive-in access.

    Stall Booking Forms - Download a form here or send us an SAE to have one posted direct to you.

  • Traders - Click here to download the 2017 trader's stall booking form for all events (200 KB .pdf file)
  • Jumblers - Click here to download the 2017 jumbler's stall booking form for all events (200 KB .pdf file)
  • Garage Clearout Stalls - Having a Clear-out? Pre-booked garage clear-out stalls available for only £10. This is only for the sale of motorcycle-related items by private sellers. Click here to download the 2017 garage-clearout stall booking form for all events (100 KB .pdf file)

    MCN Festival of Motorcycling at Peterborough 13 & 14 May 2017


    Jumblers! Book an 8-metre by 8-metre stall for just £50 for the whole weekend, or £40 if you can supply your own Public Liability Insurance. Each stall includes 1 vehicle pass, 2 wristbands and full access to the evening entertainments.
  • 2017 jumbler's stall booking form - to be completed by all.
  • 2017 jumbler's Risk Assesment Form - to be completed by all.
  • Public Liability Insurance Declaration Form - to be completed with your PLI details if you are supplying your own PLI
    For more details contacts us now by email or ring 01797 344277
    For visitor info and advance tickets visit www.mcnfestival.com
  • Exhibitor Booking Forms and Online Booking

    Book-in online, download a form here or send us an SAE to have one posted direct to you, choose from one of the three options below.

    Show your Classic Bike:

    Complete your bike details including reg-no
    and pay £1 per Show to have your free pass posted directly to you.
    Please ensure you include your bike registration, year
    and details for your Display Card and the Show Programme!

    Choose your Show. Pass will be sent to your payment address.
    Bike Info: Make,model,year,reg
    Bike Details for display card:
    download a form here Or send a Stamped Addressed Envelope to
  • ELK Promotions
  • PO Box 85
  • New Romney
  • Kent TN28 9BE
    And we will post you an entry form.
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  • Want to download a printable version with details of all 2016 Dates? Click here. (137 KB .pdf file)
  • Download accommodation details for all our events here. (100 KB .pdf file).

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