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2018 Classic Motorcycle Events in the South-East

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The South of England
Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble
10am Sunday 28th October 2018
Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL

Forthcoming 2019 Dates:
Ardingly, W Sussex RH17 6TL: Sundays 31 March, 14th July & 27th October 2019
Ashford, KENT TN24 0HB: Easter Monday, 22nd April 2019.


STOP PRESS : Next Event: South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & 'Jumble: Sunday, 28th October, South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL

Show Booking Form South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & 'Jumble: Sunday, 28th October, South of England Showground, Ardingly, W Sussex RH17 6TL
  • 80 Years of AMC: Together with Special Guest Colin Seeley and former AMC employees we've got a great show lined up with help from The AJS & Matchless Owners Club. Colin Seeley had a long association with AMC, culminating in his purchase of the race shop when they closed.
  • Brian Crichton, former Editor of Classic Bike magazine will be hosting The Wonders of Woolwich Question and Answer session with Colin Seeley and former AMC employees in The Stockmans Building.
  • Bikes already booked in to the show include the Matchless Seeley G50 pictured left, a replica Ex-Roger Titchmarsh Seeley-Framed Matchless G50, a 1971 Seeley 850cc Norton Commando Mk3, pictured with Colin Seeley right. Other Seeley-framed machines include two ex-Barry Sheene motorcycles: a monocoque Suzuki TR500 and a tubular-framed Suzuki TR500, possibly the most successful bike Bazza ever rode as featured in June Classic Bike magazine.
  • Autojumble: Indoor stall space is filling-up fast, so get booked in now! Download a booking form here, or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL Poppy Fund, find them next to the bikepark.
  • Five indoor halls of motorcycles & bikejumble: Large indoor all motorcycle show for pre-1980 motorcycles with Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
    Eight miles from the M23 motorway junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Press Release: Download more event details here.
  • Colin Seeley Barry Sheene Suzuki

    https://vintagetovoltage.wordpress.com/ Show https://www.vintagetyres.com/ Vintage to Voltage: London to Paris by 1926 Triumph Q and 2017 Zero DSR
  • A Trial on Trails between Two Cities. London to Paris by 92-year Triumph and the new Zero electric motorcycle, on green lanes, for three good causes:
    • Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust provides an emergency service to patients who have suffered trauma or medical emergencies.
    • DDMT, the Lt Dougie Dalzell MC Memorial Trust (Registered Charity Number 1140415) supports all active and retired servicemen and women and their families through a variety of grants and the provision of facilities, equipment and services for training and education.
    • The Joan Seeley Trust The Joan Seeley Memorial Trust, based in Kent, provides pain relief and medical equipment for hospitals and hospices throughout the UK.
  • Frustratingly, I had to abandon the ride due to injuring my back whilst kick-starting my '26 Triumph while preparing for the ride.
  • Carla and the rest of the team sucessfully completed the ride, and you can read all about it on www.vintagetovoltage.wordpress.com
  • Despite my not being able to take part in the ride, I hope you can still support the charities. Meanwhile, I'm busy planning to do the vintage side of the trip, thanks, Julie. Julie and Carla
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  • Romney Marsh Classic Bikejumble with Spares Auction and Ride-In Show: Sunday, 16th September, Hamstreet, Kent TN26 2JD
  • Looking for a new project or some spares to complete your ongoing rebuild? We’ve got a great all-motorcycle autojumble coming up in September, with tons of new and used spares, complete bikes and projects. New tools, clothing and accessories are also available, and if you’re looking to sell a bike then enter it in the BikeMart – there’s no charge, just pay your entry fee and put your bike on display.
  • The popular spares auction starts at 12 noon, with sale lots accepted on the morning between 10am and 11am. There’s no fee to enter lots, on the sale of a lot 10% fee applies to vendors and buyers. (5% over £100) All sales are cash only on the day. Expected lots include a quantity of motorcycle wheels, tools, a quantity of British bike autojumble, enamel signs, petrol cans, stacking crates, misc autojumble... Download an entry form with full details here.
  • Want to show off your Pride & Joy? Enter it in the Ride-In Show. Two £25 spot-cash prizes are on offer for the Best Classic (pre-1980) and the Best Post-Classic. Prizes will be awarded at 1pm, just ride in, pay your normal entry fee and park in the designated Ride-In Show area.
  • Cheap garage clear-out stalls are available – just £10 for a 6metre by 5metre pitch, which includes admission for two so there’s no hidden extras. Why not team up with a mate and have a clear-out? Must be pre-booked, download a booking form here, or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL Poppy Fund, find them next to the bikepark.
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30. Public Admission at 10am: £5 adults; £4 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 go free
  • 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.
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Download more event details here.
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  • We had a great day last month at the Ardingly Summer Classic Bike Show, and the Show Results are available online here: Download The Show Results here.
  • We were celebrating 50 Years of the BSA Bantam, and The BSA Bantam Club took the well-deserved Best Club stand award.
  • Fantastic display of Triples celebrating 50 Years of the BSA Rocket III and Triumph Trident - thanks go to Spike and Dorking & District MCC
  • We're back at Ardingly for our South of England Classic Bike Show on Sunday 28th October, with Special Guest Colin Seeley helping us to celebrate 80 Years of AMC: Look out for some great AJS and Matchless motorcycles!
  • Meanwhile here's some photos from Ardingly.. more to follow.

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  • Summer Classic Bike Show & Bikejumble : Sunday, 15th July, Ardingly RH17 6TL
  • Show Programme Available online: Download The Show Programme here, with details of the bikes on Show.
  • Vintage to Voltage: a Trial on Trails between Two Cities. London to Paris by 92-year Triumph and the new Zero electric motorcycle, on green lanes, for three good causes: Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust, DDMT and The Joan Seeley Trust. Both bikes have a similar range of around 80 miles a day, and are being ridden by Show Organiser Julie Diplock and the innovative Carla McKenzie on her Zero. For more details, or to donate visit https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/giving/. Find them in the Stockman's Hall, next to the Trail Riders Fellowship - Sussex Branch.
  • Bill Snelling’s famous Isle of Man FoTTofinders photograph exhibition comes on tour to the mainland at Ardingly this Sunday. Donations to the TT and MGP marshals and supporters Club. Find it in the Stockmans Hall, where seating is available all day, the ideal place to take a break and eat your sandwiches!
  • BikeMart: Got a bike to sell? Or looking for something fo rthe Summer? Visit our Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • Round the Outside for the RAF Benevolent Fund.To mark 100 Years of The RAF a team of riders will be circumnavigating the coast of the UK in September. Sponsored by Royal Enfield India, they’ll be doing the run on Bullets. Sponsor them on their RAF Centenary Ride around the cost of the UK! www.raf100.net
  • BHP Performance will be selling TEC Bike Parts in the Robins Hall: cafe race parts for your Hinckley Triumph, pictured is a Triumph Thruxton loaded with goodies.
  • Find The Chain Man in the Robins Hall. Jason has recently taken over as the Chain Man from Andy, give him your support! Contact Jason to pre-order your chain here: www.the-chain-man.co.uk
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL next to the bikepark.
  • Large indoor and outdoor all-motorcycle Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30. Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 go free
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
    Eight miles from the M23 motorway junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro! Download the event press release here.
  • Show RAF Round the Outside stall Show

    Show Summer Classic Bike Show & Bikejumble : Sunday, 15th July, Ardingly RH17 6TL
  • 70 Years of the BSA Bantam. We’re celebrating 70 years of the BSA Bantam at The Summer Classic Bike Show & Jumble on Sunday 15th July. The Bantam is one of the most popular British motorcycles ever made, beloved by learners and commuters, trials riders and racers alike.
  • Star of the Show is Peggy, the Overland to Egypt Bantam. Peggy is a 1952 BSA D1 Bantam that took owner Gordon May over 5000 miles from Manchester, UK, to Cairo, Egypt and back. You can buy your signed copy of ‘Overland to Egypt’, Gordon’s book about the adventure, direct from the author at the show.
  • Why not book your bike into the Show? Still time to book your bike into this excellent Show and get free entry for yourself and your pillion. Download a booking form or book online; give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • BikeMart: Got a bike to sell? Or looking for something for the Summer? Visit our Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • Some stall space available: Get booked in now, trade, jumble and garage clear-out stalls available, download a booking form here, or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • Dover Transport Museum are raffling two bikes to raise funds for their collection. First prize is a 1947 BSA 250cc C11 and the second prize up for grabs is a 1953 Francis-Barnett 197cc Falcon. See the bikes and buy a ticket for just £1 at Romney Marsh.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL next to the bikepark.
  • Large indoor and outdoor all-motorcycle Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30. Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 go free
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
    Eight miles from the M23 motorway junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro! Download the event press release here.
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    Show Romney Marsh Classic Show & Bikejumble : Sunday, 24th June
  • Show Programme: Download The Show Programme here, with details of the bikes on Show.
  • BikeMart: Got a bike to sell? Or looking for something fo rthe Summer? Visit our Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • The Chain Man will be there this Sunday. Jason has recently taken over as the Chain Man from Andy, give him your support! Contact Jason to pre-order your chain here: www.the-chain-man.co.uk
  • Look out for Rick Parkington, Classic Bike Technical Editor on his stall this Sunday, visit Rick's blog here: www.rickparkington.co.uk
  • Dover Transport Museum are raffling two bikes to raise funds for their collection. First prize is a 1947 BSA 250cc C11 and the second prize up for grabs is a 1953 Francis-Barnett 197cc Falcon. See the bikes and buy a ticket for just £1 at Romney Marsh.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL next to the bikepark.
  • Large indoor and outdoor all-motorcycle Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
  • Beer tent from www.thebeermap.co.uk and live music from local Rockers Tim Phillips & 1066 Rockitmen www.1066rockitmen.com
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30. Public Admission at 10am: £5 adults; £4 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 go free
  • 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.
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro! Download more event details here.
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    Show Romney Marsh Classic Show & Bikejumble : Sunday, 24th June
  • Round the Outside for the RAF Benevolent Fund.To mark 100 Years of The RAF a team of riders will be circumnavigating the coast of the UK in September. Sponsored by Royal Enfield India, they’ll be doing the run on Bullets. Sponsor them on their RAF Centenary Ride around the cost of the UK! www.raf100.net
  • Stall space available outside or in our huge marquee. Need more space in your workshop? Why not book a garage clear-out stall? It's just £10 per pitch, which admits two, so team up with a mate! Outside jumble stalls start from just £15 for 6 metres by 5 metres, Download a booking form or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • DynABike, the Mobile Motorbike Dynamometer comes to Romney Marsh! Now's your chance to have your Pride & Joy Dynotested - first come, first served. Richard tells us 'Any bike you like. Gentle rolling road test with air/fuel analysis will confirm correct fuelling '; Julie says 'first one to get their Vincent on the rollers goes for free!'. Find them outside in the BikePark, or visit www.dynabike.co.uk
  • Dover Transport Museum are raffling two bikes to raise funds for their collection. First prize is a 1947 BSA 250cc C11 and the second prize up for grabs is a 1953 Francis-Barnett 197cc Falcon. See the bikes and buy a ticket for just £1 at Romney Marsh.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL next to the bikepark.
  • Large indoor and outdoor all-motorcycle Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale. Free display-to-sell Bikemart for complete machines, Contact us for more information.
  • Beer tent from www.thebeermap.co.uk and live music from local Rockers Tim Phillips & 1066 Rockitmen www.1066rockitmen.com
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30. Public Admission at 10am: £5 adults; £4 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 go free
  • 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.
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro! Download more event details here.
  • Show RAF Round the Outside stall Show

    DynABike
  • Romney Marsh Classic Bikejumble with Ride-In Show: Sunday 20th May. 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 ride in, pay your normal entry fee and park in the designated Ride-In area.
  • DynABike, the Mobile Motorbike Dynamometer comes to Romney Marsh! Now's your chance to have your Pride & Joy Dynotested for just £14 - first come, first served. Richard from DynABike has agreed to deduct your admission fee from his Show rate. Richard tells us 'Any bike you like. Gentle rolling road test with air/fuel analysis will confirm correct fuelling '; Julie says 'first one to get their Vincent on the rollers goes for free!'. Find them outside in the BikePark, or visit www.dynabike.co.uk
  • Dover Transport Museum are raffling two bikes to raise funds for their collection. First prize is a 1947 BSA 250cc C11 and the second prize up for grabs is a 1953 Francis-Barnett 197cc Falcon. See the bikes and buy a ticket for just £1 at Romney Marsh.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL next to the bikepark.
  • Large indoor and outdoor all-motorcycle Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale. Free display-to-sell Bikemart for complete machine.
  • Stall space available in our huge marquee - need more space in your workshop? Why not book a garage clear-out stall? Download a booking form or give us a ring on 01797 344277 .
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30.
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • 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.
  • Public Admission at 10am: £5 adults; £4 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
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    Spencer Conway DynABike
  • Ashford Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble : Easter Monday 2nd April
  • Special Guests Spencer Conway and Cathy Nel, www.spencer-conway.com recently back from their epic circumnavigation of South America.
  • DynABike, the Mobile Motorbike Dynamometer comes to Ashford! Now's your chance to have your Pride & Joy Dynotested for just £19 - first come, fisrt served. Richard tells us 'Any bike you like. Gentle rolling road test with air/fuel analysis will confirm correct fuelling'; Julie says 'first one to get their Vincent on the rollers goes for free!'. Find them outside in the BikePark, or visit www.dynabike.co.uk
  • Bill Snelling’s famous Isle of Man FoTTofinders photograph exhibition comes on tour to the mainland at Ashford this Easter Monday. Find it in the Amos Hall. Donations to the TT and MGP marshals and supporters Club.
  • Download The Show Programme here, with details of the bikes on Show.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL next to The Stockpot restaurant.
    Large indoor and outdoor Bikejumble with new and used spares, bikes, clothing & accessories for sale.
  • Opens : 10am, last admission 13:30
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • 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.
  • 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!)
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Show Programme Royal Enfield For Sale in the Bikemart

    Prizes
  • Our First Event of 2018 : South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble : Sunday 25th March
  • Bill Snelling’s famous Isle of Man FoTTofinders photograph exhibition comes on tour to the mainland at Ardingly this Sunday. Find it in the Stockmans Building, where Brooklands Museum will be holding a talk there at 11:30am. Donations to the TT and MGP marshals and supporters Club.
  • Norton Extravaganza Celebrating over 100 Years of Norton. Brooklands Museum will be bringing some of their rare and unusual Nortons, together with Norton Owner's Club Surrey Branch, and the Fire-Up Paddock will be in action!
    Five indoor halls of motorcycles & bikejumble: Large indoor all motorcycle show for pre-1980 motorcycles with Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch 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 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.
  • Opens : 10am - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
    Eight miles from the M23 motorway junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Don't forget - it's Clock Change weekend: Clocks go forward one hour as we move into BST!
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Norton Prizes

    Prizes
  • Our first event of the year is The South of England Classic Bike Show & Jumble on Sunday 25th March 2018
  • Cash in The Shed: If you need to clear some space in your garage or workshop, garage clear-out stalls are available at Ardingly or Ashford for just £10, with a few indoor spaces still available – must be pre-booked, download a booking form or give us a ring on 01797 344277 .
  • Norton Extravaganza Celebrating over 100 Years of Norton. Brooklands Museum will be bringing some of their rare and unusual Nortons, together with Norton Owner's Club Surrey Branch, and the Fire-Up Paddock will be in action!
    Five indoor halls of motorcycles & bikejumble: Large indoor all motorcycle show for pre-1980 motorcycles with Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
    Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch 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.
  • Download the Show Programme here. (1.1MB .pdf), with details of all the bikes entered in the Show!
  • Jumblers & Traders: Still a few indoor plots available in the big 'Jumble Hall, jumble stalls are just £25 for an 8m by 6m pitch with full drive-in access – must be pre-booked, download a booking form or give us a ring on 01797 34477 . Outside stall space is also available.
  • 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.
  • Opens : 10am - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
    Eight miles from the M23 motorway junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Don't forget - it's Clock Change weekend: Clocks go forward one hour as we move into BST!
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Prizes Booking Form

    Norton
  • Our first event of the year is The South of England Classic Bike Show & Jumble on Sunday 25th March 2018
  • Norton Extravaganza Celebrating over 100 Years of Norton. Brooklands Museum will be bringing some of their rare and unusual Nortons, together with Norton Owner's Club Surrey Branch, and the Fire-Up Paddock will be in action - watch this space for more details!
    Five indoor halls of motorcycles & bikejumble: Large indoor all motorcycle show for pre-1980 motorcycles with Club Stands and hundreds of machines on display.
    Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch 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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • Opens : 10am - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
  • Location Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place. Nearest train stations are Haywards Heath and East Grinstead: visit www.traveline.info
    Entrance to the Showground is via the North Gate, opposite the Gardener's Arms pub.
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Norton Norton

    Prizes
  • Our first event of the year is The South of England Classic Bike Show & Jumble on Sunday 25th March 2018
  • Jumblers: To ensure your indoor pitch book now, and there's 5% off all bookings made before 31/1/18.
    Download a booking form here with full details of the space available in all five indoor halls.
    Outside stall space is also available.
  • Showground Accommodation. For the 2018 March, July and October Ardingly events, budget on-site basic accommodation is available at the showground in the Rank Lodge on Saturday evening. The cost is £18 per person per night. You will be allocated your own room, lightweight bedding is provided, and there is a shared shower & WCs across the corridor. Evening food is available at The Gardeners Arms pub opposite the Showground entrance, breakfast is not provided. Must be booked & paid in advance, book with your stall. Contact us for more information or download accommodation details for all our events here. (100 KB .pdf file).
  • 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.
  • Opens : 10am - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free
  • Venue: The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
    Eight miles from the M23 motorway junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Booking Form

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


    ELK Promotions Classic Events 2018

    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

    Our events are all-motorcycle, 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.
    Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts since 1992. Real Not just Retro!
    For further details about stalls, admission, B&B lists or exhibiting your motorcycle please download a booking form below or contact us.

    The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: Sunday 25th March 2018
    Date: 10am Sunday 25th March. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
    Venue: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL
    Location Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place. Nearest train stations are Haywards Heath and East Grinstead: visit www.traveline.info
    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: Norton Extravaganza Celebrating over 100 Years of Norton. Brooklands Museum will be bringing some of their rare and unusual Nortons, together with Norton Owner's Club Surrey Branch, and the Fire-Up Paddock will be in action - 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, 2nd April 2018
    Date: 10am Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018. 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 2.3 miles from Ashford International railway station: visit www.traveline.info. There is a taxi rank at the Rail station - phone Arrow Taxis on 01233 666666
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £6 adults; £5 for senior citizens 65 and over; kids under 16 free.
    Features:Special Guests Adventure Motorcyclists Spencer Conway & Cathy Nel: recently arrived form their epic circumnativigation of South America www.spencer-conway.com watch-out for more details.
    Large indoor all-motorcycle 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 March 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!)

    Romney Marsh Classic Motorcycle Bikejumble: 10am Sunday 20th May 2018.
    Date: 10am Sunday 20th May 2018
    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: visit www.traveline.info
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £5 adults; £4 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free. (Last admission 13:30)
    Features:
    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 24th June 2018.
    Date: 10am Sunday 24th June 2018
    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: visit www.traveline.info
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £5 adults; £4 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free. (Last admission 13:30)
    Features: Undercover stalls and indoor seating area in our huge marquee!
    Large all-motorcycle 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 from www.thebeermap.co.uk and live music from local Rockers Tim Phillips & 1066 Rockitmen www.1066rockitmen.com
    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 15th July 2018.
    Date: 10am Sunday 15th July 2018. 10:00 - 14:30 (Last admission 13:30)
    Venue: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL
    Location Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place. Nearest train stations are Haywards Heath and East Grinstead, visit
    www.traveline.info
    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: Celebrating 70 Years of the BSA Bantam. From Learner bike to Racer to Adventurer Gordon May and Peggy the D1 Bantam that took him www.overlandtoegypt.co.uk they'll all be there, with help from www.bsabantamclub.com
    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 16th September 2018.
    Date: 10am Sunday 16th September 2018
    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: visit
    www.traveline.info
    Entry: Gates Open 10 am and admission is £5 adults; £4 for 65 and over; kids under 16 free.10:00 - 14:30 (Last admission 13:30)
    Features:
    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 noon on Sunday 16th September. Lots accepted on the morning from 10am and the auction starts at noon. 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 28th October 2018.
    Date: 10am Sunday 28th October 2018. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)
    Venue: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL
    Location Eight miles from M23 junction 10, sign-posted SOE / Wakehurst Place. Nearest train stations are Haywards Heath and East Grinstead, visit
    www.traveline.info
    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: Celebrating 80 Years of AMC with Special Guest Colin Seeley and former AMC Employees with help from www.jampot.com - 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. 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.


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    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.

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