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Notts and Derby events 2024

1st Wednesday of the month at 12.00 noon. Classic Bike meet Duke William pub, Matlock
Informal Classic Bike meeting at the Duke William pub, Church Street, Matlock, Derbyshire.

Classic Motorcycle Day – Crich Tramway Museum – July 7th 2024. Please note that entry to this year’s event will be by pre registration via the Internet only. Registration is easily done via this website; www.tramway.co.uk/motorcycle-event-booking-form/ This event is always popular so please get your registration in early to avoid disappointment. If you cannot access […

Topbox Sale – 15th September 2024 Topbox Sale – This event really works, I bought a Topbox just to prove it ! 15th September 2024 – The very best sort of Jumble sale, one that you actually stand a chance of getting something useful from. Spares, literature, clothing motorcycling ephemera, what more could the discerning buyer/vendor want?Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth, Derbys […]

Miscellaneous Rideouts and Impromptu Mtgs – Dates to Be confirmed. Please contact Section rep if interested to see what is upcoming or in the pipeline.

Saturday meetings 2024

MZ Northumbria Section

Proposals for section meetings second Saturday of the month 2024

10th February,Poppy Coffee Pot, A 6076 between Stanley and Sunniside.

13th April, Bywell Coffee Barn, B6309 between Stocksfield and A69

11th May, Rocky Road Café, Bellingham, Northumberland

8th June, Rocking horse Café and gallery, Midstead farm Rock, Northumberland

10th August, Travellers Rest pub on B6306 between Slaley and Dilston about 1 mile north past turn off for slaley

7th Sept, Eshott Airfield café just off A1 a few miles south of Felton, Northumberland

9th Nov, Diamond Pub, Ponteland. On main road near river Pont

7th Dec, Christmas meal Robin Hood Pub?

Meetings in cafes normally start at about 11am. Meetings in pubs start at noon.
Please contact section rep to confirm meetings are going ahead.

Wednesday meetings 2024

MZ Northumbria Section

Proposals for section meetings last Wednesday of the month 2024

31st January, Gem Café, Coxhoe.
If closed Green Lane Garden Centre, Trimdon

28th February, Kings Arms Pub, Seaton Sluice. Just off A193

27th March, Tea in the Paddock, A196 near Guidepost B Between Ashington and Bedlington on left going west.

24th April, Eshott Aerodrome Café, just south of Felton

29th May, The Nook Café
On A689 between Alston and Brampton

26th June, Hemmel café, Allenheads, Northumberland

31st July, Aviator Café, Fishburn Aerodrome
On A177 between Coxhoe and Sedgefield

28th August, Lavender Tearoom, Etal, Northumberland

25th Sept, Bradley burn café weardale
On A689 between A68 roundabout and woolsingham

30th Oct

27th Nov, Beamish Mary, No Place, Co. Durham

Meetings in cafes normally start at about 11am. Meetings in pubs start at noon.
Please contact section rep to confirm meetings are going ahead.

Notts and Derbys Events – April – September 2023

April 16th – Section mtg at EVR
May 9th – Rideout to Froghall Wharf (Hettys Café)
May 19/20/21 – Section Camp at Miners Standard, Wunster
May 21st – Section mtg at EVR
June 16th – Rideout with Staffs and Midlands Sections to Triumph Factory, Hinckley, Leics
June 18th – Section mtg at EVR
July 2nd – Crich Tramway Village Classic Motorcycle Day
July 16th – Section mtg at EVR
August (date TBC) – Visit to Pleasley Colliery Mining Museum
August 20th – Section mtg at EVR
Sept 3rd – Rideout to Bomber Command Museum, Lincoln
Sept 17th – Section mtg at EVR – Topbox Sale

Bill Dobson funeral

Bill Dobson sadly passed away on 17th February. His funeral is to be held on Tuesday 7th March at Whitley bay crematorium at 3pm. He was very well travelled on his blue supa 5 and will be sadly missed. Further information please contact me via email or home phone number details in club magazine
Tony Searle
Northumbria section rep

2023 Wednesday Meetings

NORTHUMBRIA SECTION WEDNESDAY MEETING LAST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH 2023
Meetings in cafes start about 11 and in pubs about 12 noon

January 25th Gem café Coxhoe Co. Durham

February 22nd Kings Arms pub, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland from A193 turn east south of Seaton Sluice Bridge

March 29th Green lane Garden centre Green lane at Trimdon green near A181 and Cassop CO.Durham

April 26th Tea in the paddock café guidepost between Ashington and Bedlington in Northumberland On A196 going west on left hand side.

May 31st Bradley Burn Café and Farm shop in Weardale on A689 between Woolsigham and A68

June 28th Eshott café at Eshott Airfield just south of Felton on A1 in Northumberland On east side of A1 near woodland burial site and very close to turn off on west side of A1 for Weldon bridge and Bywell please note no signs for airfield and café on A1

July 26th Hemmell café Allenheads in Northumberland

August 30th lavender tea room Etal Northumberland north east of Crookham on A697 then take B6354

September 27th Hemmell café Allenheads in Northumberland

October 25th Bywell Coffee Barn, South Acomb Farm Business Park, Bywell, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7AQ.
On B6309 between A69 and River Tyne about one and a half mile south of A69 heading south towards Stocksfield.

November 29th Beamish Mary pub at no place Near Beamish open air museum in Co Durham
Including section AGM

December Christmas meal Robin hood Pub on Military Road Wallhouses B6318 Northumberland Wednesday 13th meal booked for 12 noon

2023 Saturday Meetings

NORTHUMBRIA SECTION MEETING SECOND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
Meetings in cafes start from about 11 and pubs about 12 noon

Saturday 8th April Cross keys Pub Bishop Middleham just off A177 just north of Sedgefield co. Durham

Saturday 13th May Rocky road café Bellingham Northumberland

Saturday 10th June the Nook café near Alston Cumbria on A689 between Alston and Brampton

Saturday 12th August The Aviator café Fishburn Airodrome just off A177 between Coxhoe and Bishop Middleham Co. Durham

Saturday 9th September Bradley burn farm shop and café in Weardale on A689 between Woolsingham and the A68

Sat 11th November Eshott Airfield Cafe
On east side of A1 just south of Felton in Northumberland.
Next to woodland burial site, about 2 miles south of Felton.

Camping Weekend, Miners Standard, Winster, 19th – 21st May

19th – 21st May 2023 – Notts and Derbys Section Camping Weekend
The Venue will be the Miners Standard pub, Winster, Derbyshire. Costs yet to be finalised by the venue but unlikely to be significantly more than last year’s costs at £6.00 tent/night. Arrival from 12.00 noon on day of arrival, departure p.m. on 21st. Rideout through scenic Derbyshire on Saturday or alternate ramble for those who fancy it. Pub meals available, also limited accommodation available at the pub. Attendees to pay camping fees directly to the pub. Contact Gary Watson, Notts and Derbys Section rep on 0115 956 9421; 07745 106764 before 8.00 p.m. please or gandjmwatson@gmail.com .

Crich Tramway Village – Classic Motorcycle day – 2nd July 2023

Classic Motorcycle Day – Crich Tramway Museum – July 2nd 2023. Please note that entry to this year’s event will be by pre registration via the Internet only. Registration is easily done via this website;

www.tramway.co.uk/motorcycle-event-booking-form/

This event is always popular so please get your registration in early to avoid disappointment. If you cannot access the Internet and still want to attend the event please contact Gary Watson, Notts and Derbys section rep and I’ll try to help. Contact details elsewhere on the website or in the club magazine.

Topbox Sale – 17th September 2023

Topbox Sale – This event really works, I bought a Topbox just to prove it ! 17th September 2023 – The very best sort of Jumble sale, one that you actually stand a chance of getting something useful from. Spares, literature, clothing motorcycling ephemera, what more could the discerning buyer/vendor want?Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth, Derbys (normal meeting venue) set up from 11.30.

2022 Wednesday Meetings

MZ MEETINGS FOR LAST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH 2022

JAN 26TH GEM CAFÉ COXHOE CO DURHAM

FEB 23RD KINGS ARMS SEATON SLUICE NORTHUMBERLAND OFF A193

MARCH 30TH AVIATOR CAFÉ AIRFIELD NEAR FISHBURN ON A177 BETWEEN COXHOE AND BISHOP MIDDLEHAM

APRIL 27TH HERITAGE CENTRE NEWBIGGIN BY THE SEA NORTHUMBERLAND AT CHURCH POINT

MAY 25TH BRADLEY BURN FARM SHOP CO DURHAM ON A689 IN WEARDALE BETWEEN A68 AND WOOLSINGHAM

JUNE 29TH FISHING BOAT INN BOULMER NORTHUMBERLAND

JULY 27TH HEMMELL CAFE AT ALLENHEADS NORTHUMBERLAND, 11AM

AUGUST 31ST LAVENDER TEA ROOM NORTHUMBERLAND SIGNPOSTED FROM A697 THEN ONTO B6394 THEN ETAL
IS ON LEFT

SEP 28TH HEMMELL CAFÉ ALLENHEADS NORTHUMBERLAND

OCT 26TH COOK HOUSE AND PUB QE2 COUNTRY PARK NEXT TO WOODHORN MUSEUM NORTHUMBERLAND JUST
OFF A189 BETWEEN ASHINGTON AND NEWBIGGIN BY THE SEA

NOV 30TH BEAMISH MARY NO PLACE CO.DURHAM

DEC 7TH ROBIN HOOD INN, MILITARY ROAD, EAST WALL HOUSES. OPTIONAL CHRISTMAS MEAL – DETAILS TO FOLLOW NEARER THE TIME.

2022 Saturday Meetings

MEETINGS FOR 2022
SECOND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

APRIL 9TH Dyke Neuke pub 5 mile west of Morpeth Northumberland on B6343

MAY 14TH The Nook café on A689 between Alston and Slaggyford Cumbria

JUNE 11TH The Garden centre Green Lane Trimdon Grange Co. Durham

AUGUST 13TH Rocky Road Café Bellingham Northumberland

SEPTEMBER 10TH Park head café on c2c cycle route just off B6278 between Stanhope and
turn off for Blanchland

Kanunidave

Sorry To do this again but the Kent Sunday Meeting will be a week Earlier at the Hollyville Cafe on 19 September 10 am to midday. If good weather we can have a ride out to somewhere near by. And for those Itching for a ride i will be at the Willesborough Windmill for Norman Day on the 26 September 10 to midday, Address Just of Junction 10 m20 Down Hythe Road. TN240QG..

Saturday 25 I will be at Headcorn Airfield for the Buzzing Club camp.