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Sussex British Motorcycle Owners Club

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2018 EVENTS CALENDAR                                 


Mon 1st           VMCC New Years' day run. Copthorne social Club 11am run to the Queens Head,

                          Barns green, RH13 OPS for lunch meeting.

Sat 6-7th         The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide winter Classic. Newark Showground,

                           Nottingham. NG24 2NY

Sun 14th         The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

Sat 20th           Kempton Park Motorcycle Jumble.  Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames

                         TW16 5QA,

Sun 28th         Talmag Trophy Trial 2018.   Pre 66 solo & combo trial. Hungry Hill, Nr Aldershot,

                        GU11 1PZ, Start 9-30am,


3rd - 4th         The Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Show, The Royal Bath & West Showground

                        Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QN

11th                 Sunbeam MCC Gordon Jackson Trial, Bagshot Heath, Surrey


Fri 9th             SBMOC Quiz night.  Ticket in advance only event.  

Sat 10th           Kempton Park Motorcycle Jumble, Staines Road, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5QA

Sun 18th          Sunbeam MCC 78th 2018 Pioneer run, Epson Tattenham Corner. Start time 0800.

                        Arrive Madeira Drive, Brighton, from 1100

Sun 25th         South of England Classic (pre-1980) Bike Show & Bike Jumble, Ardingly, RH17 6TL 

                       You can book in on line for £1 and your entry pass will be posted to you. 

30th-2nd          Horsham Piazza Italia, Horsham Easter Festival

APRIL              It's That Time of Year again to Pay your Club Dues  

2nd                  Ashford Classic (pre-1990) Motorcycle Show & Bike Jumble, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0HB

1st                    Amberley Museum Vintage Car Show, Amberley, West Sussex.


7th                   Isle of Wight Vintage & Classic Bike Show.

15th                 Mayor of Havant's 14th Classic Vehicle Run charity fund raiser for Fitzroy Waterlooville and Home Start Havant.  

                        Email to 


Sun 22nd        Engineerium Run, ( SBMOC/ROTARY CLUB jointly organised event. Open to all )

Sat 21-22nd      The Carole Nash International Classic Motorcycle Show, Staffordshire County

                          Showground, ST18 0BD

Sat 28th           VMCC Spring auto-jumble, The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet,

                         Somerset. BA4 6QN.  Start 9.30am

Sun 29th          Brooklands 'Velocities' Motorcycle Day.  Test hill in action.


Sun 6th             Ixion Motorcycle Cavalcade, Bexhill, organized by the Sunbeam Motorcycle club

Sun 6th            Sammy Miller Museum auto-jumble. See Sammy Miller web site for more info of this and other 

                         SM events.

12-13th             Donnington Park Classic 4hr Endurance Legends Weekend.

                          for more details.

12-13th             Horsham English Festival.   (The English bike ride in is on Sunday 13th departing at 10.45

                         but pre registration on the day is required.)

13th                  Ride of the Ruperts  10.00am The Milk Churn Rudgwick RH12 3DH (search Ride of the Ruperts

                         for further details)

Sun 6th             Amberley Museum Vintage & Classic Motorcycle Show, Amberley, West Sussex


12th                   Brooklands 1940s Relived. Enactment groups, displays, period motor vehicles & vintage stalls.

                          Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN.   

Sat 19-20th       Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling auto-jumble. East of England Showground,

                          Peterborough, PE2 6HE  

13th                   Amberley Museum Commercial Vehicles Day.

19-20th             Amberley Museum ' home front' event.

Sat 19th            Kempton Park Southern Classic Motorcycle Show & Jumble.  Staines Road East,

                           Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5QA     

Sun 20th           Romney Marsh Classic Bike Jumble, Marsh Road, Hamstreet, Nr Ashford, Kent, TN26 2JD


Sat 2nd             Sammy Miller Japanese Bike Day

Sat 2nd.            SBMOC bike open day at Clymping Hall 10am to 4pm.  Free.  All welcome.  Any age, any sex, for both bikes and attendees. 

                         Refeshments, bikes, auto-jumble, club clothing and merchandise.

Sat 2nd.            SBMOC Hog Roast evening (but with veg option).  Pre-purchase ticket only event.   Entertainment.  

Sun 3rd             The London to Brighton Classic car run

Sat 9th              Ford Airfield Centenary Exhibition 1918-2018, Yapton & Ford Village Hall and King George V Playing Field.  Free entry.   Military

                         displays, stands and stall, catering, interactive presentations and talks.   SBMOC will be there with stand and display also.

9-10th                Horsham Historics Gatwick Aviation Museum Classic Show of Planes, Cranes and Automobiles (including motorbikes)

                          Vallance Byway, Lowerfield Heath Road, Charlwood, RH16 0BT. 

Sat 16th            Surrey Norton OC club BBQ.  The Stepping Stones Pub, Westhumble Street, Surrey, RH5 6BS.   From noon.  Free entry.  Everyone 


17th                   VMCC Banbury Run 

Sun 17th.          MCW Classics at The Gribble.  Motorcycle Workshop, Bolney, sponsored classic bikes and car display event.  The Gribble Inn, Gribble

                          Lane, Oving, Nr Chichester, Sussex, PO20 2BP.  From 12 noon.  


Sun 24th           Romney Marsh Classic Show & Bike jumble. Marsh Road, Hamstreet,

                            Nr Ashford, TN26 2JD.      

Sun 24th           Sammy Miller Museum 'Bike Life Classic Day'


Sun 1st             Brooklands Motorcycle Day, Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN


Sat 7-8th          Wiston Steam Rally, Wiston Park, West Sussex, BN44 3DZ 

Sat 7-8th          VMCC Festival of 1000 bikes.  Mallory Park

8th                    Drive through time Bognor, West Park, Aldwick, Bognor Regis

Sun 15th          South of England Summer Classic Bike Show & Bike Jumble, Ardingly, RH17 6TL  

Wed 18th.        SBMOC Fish n Chips evening run

Sat 21st            Kempton Park Motorcycle Jumble, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames. TW16 5QA

22nd                 VMCC Founders Day (1st ever meeting was actually on 28th April 1946)


29th                  Amberley Museum Classic Car Summer Show,

Sun 22nd         The Old Fossil Run, Waterlooville Motorcycle Club, Waterloo, Hants. Start and finish

                         usually at Horndean Tech College.   

29th                  Wick Village Fair & Vintage Car display

28-29th             Ringmer Steam & County Show, Upper Lodge Farm, The Broyle, Nr Lewis, East Sussex

                           BN8 5AP

Sun 29th          Bexhill MotoFest 2018 De Le Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1DP

29th                  Storrington 'Sadcase' Classic Vehicle Show.


3-6th                 International West Kent Rally, The Friers, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7BX.

3-5th                 Donington Classic Motorcycle Festival, Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP


Sun 12th           Popham Annual Motorcycle Mega Meet and Jumble & Vintage Aircraft Fly-in at 

                         Popham Airfield.

Sat 18th            Capel Classic Car & Bike Show, Recreation Ground, Capel, Nr Dorking. RH5 5LB

date tbc             Manhood Classic Car Summer Show supporting Selsey Lifeboat station.  Pre-booking required to

                           exhibit vehicles 

18-19th             Weald & Downland Vintage and Steam Show

Sun 19th           Sunbeam MCC Summer Pioneer Run.  Start and finish usually from Verralls, Handcross, Sussex    

Sat 25-26th       Dunsfold Wings and Wheels, Dunsfold Park, Surrey. GU6 8TB

31st - 1 Sept     Netley Marsh Carole Nash Euro-jumble.  SO40 7GY.


1st                      Frosts, Brighton National Speed Trials, Brighton Madeira Drive. 


1st - 2nd            Beaulieu International Auto-jumble.  Brockenhurst, Hants, SO42 7ZN

1st - 2nd            Balls Cross Macmillan Vintage Rally, Langhurst Hill Farm, Balls Cross, Petworth, GU28 9JW. 

Fri  7th               Ace Cafe Continental Run, Ride-in & Bike Night        

Sun 9th             Brighton Ace Cafe Burn-up, Brighton Maderia Drive

Sat 15th            Kempton Park Motorcycle Jumble, Staines Road east, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5QA


Sun 23rd           SBMOC 'Bulldog Run'.  Village Hall, Clymping , West Sussex.  Registration from 9-30 with run starting at 11.00.  Open to all.                      

                                 [Note: Bulldog Run will proceed as scheduled and publicised notwithstanding a late July announcement of a major cycling event (15,000 bikes with no

                                  engines) will also take place on the day starting and finishing from Goodwood and involving the closure of 100 miles or more of roads in and around

                                 Chichester, Levant, Goodwood, Funtingdon and up to Petworth for a good chunk of the day. 

16th                   Rural Life Centre, Classic Vehicle Gathering & auto-jumble. Tilford, Farnham.  GU10 2DL

16th                   Romney Marsh Classic Bike jumble, Marsh Road, Hamstreet, Nr Ashford. TN26 2JD

29th                   Amberley Museum Classic 1960's Scooter Day.   Motorcycles of the period also very welcome

                          provided we promise not to fight!


29-30th             Kingsfold Vintage Rally, Wattlehurst Farm, RH12 3SD,

30th                  World-wide Gentleman's Ride day. 


Sun 14th            Brightona, Maderia drive, Brighton. 

Sun 7th             Amberley Autumn Historic Transport Gathering. Amberley Museum, Amberley,  West Sussex.

                            BN18 9LT.

13-14th             Carole Nash Classic Mechanics Show, Stafford Showgrounds.

Sat 20th            Kempton Park Motorcycle Jumble, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5QA


Sat 27th            National Motorcycle Museum 'Live' Day     

Sun 28th           South of England Classic (pre-1980) Bike Show & Bike Jumble, Ardingly. RH17 6TL 10am start 



Sun 4th              London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

9-11th                National Exhibition Centre [NEC] Classic Motor Show, Birmingham.

Sun 11th            Remembrance Sunday run, Castle Inn, Bramber, Sussex.  Breakfast from 9am and then 11.00am

                          ride Shoreham Airport for remembrance service.  

Mon 12th.          SBMOC Annual General Meeting.  7.30pm.  Club House 

Sat 24th            SBMOC 'Rock n Roll' night.   Fuller details yet to be announced

17-25th              Motorcycle Live 2018 at the National Exhibtion Centre, Halls 2-4 , Birmingham B40 1NT


Sat 1st                Kempton Park Southern Classic Off Road Bike Show & auto-jumble. Staines Road East,

                           Sunbury on Thames,TW16 5QA    

2nd                     VMCC Toy Run from Bolney Garage

Wed 26th           VMCC Boxing day run, Starts at Copthorne Social club at 11-45am for to the Plough Inn,

                            Plumpton Green, Plumpton, East Sussex, BK7 3DF, for lunch meet.