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.

January 2016

 

24th January 2016

Hedingham Owners Annual Winter day meet.  

At the ‘Silver Ball' transport café (postcode SG8 8BD).  Located in the village of Reed near Royston, Hertfordshire on the northbound side of the A10.  4.5 miles from Royston, approx 5miles from the A505 intersection.  All welcome to attend from 10.30 onwards.  Look forward to seeing you all there. 

For more info contact Dave Greenwood Tel: 016285 28866, Email davidjgreenwood@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

29th- 31st January 2016

Rallymans Rally

To be held somewhere in Airedale- Bar onsite, catering, toilets & showers, easy access & usual entertainment. Some Accomodation also available. Pre- Book- £12 per person- cheques payable to Dean Valley MCC.

Please Send with a Stamped addressed envelope to:-

Marita Tempest (Club Sec- Dean Valley MCC)

7, Mansion House Gardens,

Melton Mowbray,

Leicestershire

LE13 1LE. (Tel 01664 481340 evenings)

 

Febuary 2016
 
March 2016

 

11th / 13th March 2016

Tri Anglia Wheels events 2016.

Tri-Anglia Wheels Sidecar Club The “Sidecarland'ers” Camping Weekend.

 

Venue; Kings Lynn Caravan and Camping, Parkside House, New Road, King's Lynn, North Runcton, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE33 0QR. tel 01553 840004

Site Info; Fully heated & ventilated toilet and shower block, Hairdryers, Dishwashing sinks (Inside and outside), Full separate disabled facilities 

Local Info: There is a choice of local pubs and restaurants, a good Oriental restaurant / takeaway and fish and chip shop (within a mile of the site), plus the UKs biggest beer shop / warehouse at Setchey

The shed for socializing, heated in the evening, urn, toaster, along with free tea & coffee and a warm welcome. The famous Tri-Anglia Wheels Grand Prix, free entry for those attending, raffle. Come rain, snow, sleet or hail, no problem as this is a well-drained site set up for all year round use, but hopefully we will get good weather.

Cost £8.50 (One tent one person) per night £11 .50 (One tent 2 adults / children) per night

Camping available from midday on Thursday.

Note; Caravans / Campervans are not allowed on the rally field, if you intend to arrive with a Caravan / Campervan please book direct with the site on the one of the touring pitches. Camping Pods available, again book direct with the site. When booking mention you are with the Sidecar Rally.

Contact Lesley 01353 662186 lesleyaves@aol.com

 

25th-28th. March

South Yorkshire Sidecar Club

Easter Egg Rally 2016. 

Once again, we are at Burghwallis, at the splendid “Squirrel Wood” scout camp.

The campsite is set in over 70 acres of woodland, not far from 

Barnsdale Bar on the A.1.

This year, as last year, a dedicated part of the site will be for camper vans/caravans.  This will be of a hard standing, and much closer to the clubroom amenities. This should suit everyone.

Direction signs will be in place from Barnsdale Bar on the A1  and on the A19         just North of Doncaster

All the usual amenities are there. Toilets,  showers, large meeting room with central heating.  plus  numerous barbecue plots.

Camping fees for this year have been slightly revised. They will now be, 

£6.00 per person , per night

children under 16 years of age will be free, 

on condition that they are none smokers & none alcohol drinkers

           The kitchen will once again be in full use, morning and evening.

Any queries, contact   Liz Hague on  01226 790725    or

                                    John Askham on  0114  2490295

p.s.  Come Thursday and avoid the traffic. Meeting room open.

 

April 2016

 

1st- 3rd April

Slimbridge 2016

Tudor Caravan Park, Slimbridge, Glos.

 

Hosted by:- Alan & Liz Robertson 

on behalf of the Hedingham Sidecar Owners Club. With invitations to:-

The BMW Club, The Federation of Sidecar Clubs,

R.A.T. Glos, The Christian Motorcyclists Association.

Camping Fees :- £9.50 / Unit / Night

For further information phone  07815 101 925

Or e-mail at :- hsoc-slimbridge@blueyonder.co.uk

Good family run site with shower facilities etc.

Excellent adjacent pub providing Good food & children's room.

Saturday activities :- scenic run from site at 11.30 am. 

Skittles in pub from 7.00 pm. Please donate a raffle prize for the evening draw Bed & Breakfast available at Tudor Arms Pub.

Please contact directly to arrange :- 

 01453 890 306 or e-mail;- enquiries@thetudorarms.co.uk

Camping available before and after the event, please contact Alan or Liz to arrange.

 

 

15th-18th April 2016

Team Grim Spring 2016 sidecar camping weekend

Venue:  The Woodbridge Inn,  North Newnton, Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 6JZ

Directions:  

The Campsite is beside the Woodbridge Inn and accessed through the carpark, which is situated on a small 

roundabout approx 1 mile north of Upavon on the A345, and 2 miles south west of Pewsey on the A345. 

Check out their website www.woodbridgeinnpewsey.co.uk

Facilities:  Country pub, small restaurant, campsite with Toilet and shower block.

Additional Info:  Please check out their website for full details especially if you plan to arrive in a van or camper and please note that we will not be doing a BBQ as there are facilities on site. Dogs are allowed on site but must be kept under control as are children with the same requirement, especially as there is a river running around two sides of the campsite.

Cost   £6.00/ night for single adult, £10.00/ night for 2 adults in same tent, from the 15th April.  Accompanied kids in

the parental tent are free.  Campers and Caravans will be £15.00/ night, these are discounted prices and this rate is only available for the duration of the rally.

Contact: Bill Northcote e-mail : bill@teamgrim.co.uk

 

 

24th April 2016

Federation Of Sidecar Clubs Day Meet

The venue is the Great Central Railway - Nottingham Steam trains are running on that date as well as a miniature railway. Also on site is a bus museum and a cafe/restaurant which serves both cooked meals and snacks. The venue is alongside Rushcliffe Country Park for those who would prefer a good walk.
Venue address is :- Mere Way,    

                         Ruddington.    

                         Nottinghamshire.

                             NG11 6JS

Contact: Bob Parsons on 0145 550520 or email: bob.mary.parsons@ntlworld.com

 

 

29th April- 2nd May

West Midlands Sidecar Club

May Bank Holiday Rally

Extra nights by prior appointment only:

Location: Island Meadow Caravan Park,

Aston Cantlow,

Henley in Arden,

Warwickshire

B95 6JP

Phone: 01789 488273

Website: www.islandmeadowcaravanpark.co.uk/

Price £10 Per Unit Per night. Caravans and camper vans needs to be pre-book with site. The park offers all the normal amenities including disabled factilites, heated toilets and shower blocks and a well stocked shop.

we need to have an idea of how many units we are catering for.

If you intend joining us please Nick: westmidlandsscc@virginmedia.com

more details: chriswtennant@gmail.com

 

May 2016

 

8th May 2016

Hedingham Sidecar Owners Club Day Meet

Redditch Needle Museum. B98 8HY

www.forgemill.org.uk

Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch is an unusual and fascinating place to visit. This historic site illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid illustration of how needles were once made and how Redditch once produced 90% of the world's needles.

Contact John Taylor for More info. 01788575743 E-mail venture1200@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

14th May 2016

Martello Sidecars – 30th year Gathering*

Social Meeting to mark the 30 odd years since manufacture.

- 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 14th May 2016 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 display, we will be issuing a free disc of the ‘Martello sidecar story' to all Martello owners with their sidecars on display and having a run out to visit the original workshop location where your sidecar was built (inc a stop over afterwards at the WW1 Folkestone Harbour Railway Stn).

In addition, we are in the process of arranging appearances by ‘Moby Dick' (Cliff Days sidecar) – the new ‘son' of Moby Dick - the original Martello glamour girl - the 30oz special (the last Martello) and Adrian who helped build each sidecar at Martello Plastics.

For further info please email Steve Lancaster on steven_lancaster@yahoo.com 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. 

 

 

14th- 15th May 2016

 

The MCN Festival

Held At Peterborough Show Ground

The Fed will be hosting a stand and we have been offered a limited number of free passes to the event. These passes will be available to Fed members who are willing to exhibit their outfit on the stand. they will also includes a free entry to the Friday/ Saturday evening entertainment.

Any member interested should email their details (including details of their outfit) to the Federation Seceretary, Christine Sumner e-mail: christine_sumner@btinternet.com

 

15th May

Jack's Hill Cafe

Sidecar,Trike & 3 Wheeler Day

Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester 9am on, a joint event between HSOC, CMA & BMW Clubs.

(Jack's is just north of Towcester on the A5, N12 8ET) Awards for Best Outfit , Trike & 3 Wheeler.

Further info from John Taylor phone 01788578743 or e-mail venture1200@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

26th- 30th May 2016

Heid O' the Glen Sidecar Rally. Moniaive, Dumfrieshire

Our tenth rally in Scotland. Bright sunny weather is also booked for this year, so park your T shirts and sandles.

We all hope to see you in May.

Site: Craigdarroch Arms Hotel, Moniaive, Dumfrieshire.

Tel: 01848 200205. (Tim) Email: to.sullivan@gmail.com

Cost £15 Per unit, B & B available in hotel and in village at reasonable cost, contact Tim at the hotel. Showers are available in the hotel.

A warm welcome awaits in this picturesque village situated in the hills of Dumfrieshire. Rides Out sat and sun, Barbecue, Pizza Ovenm (weather permitting), fresh home cooking available all day till late. live music Saturday night.

Contact for more info, Norrie Milton 07720705579 Email: norman.milton@tescos.net

 

27th-30th May 2016

The ADAM camping Weekend

Caping: "Het bosland" Zelhem (www.hetbbosland.nl), Meeneweg 29, 7021 HP Zelhem

0031-314621059 of 0031-655732132

We offer: A good campsite, possibility for a bonfire, good sanitary facility's posibility to BBQ, the use of a fridge and a freezer. You take care of: your own drinks, your own food, your own meat, your god mood.

The fee is 8 Euros per person a night, children till 10 years of age free.

Your visit is at your own risk and the campsite will be open Friday 12.00pm. More information call or e-mail: P. Nicolai. Waddenenstraat 16, 1779 XB Den Oever 0031-628233831. zijspanclub-adam@ziggo.nl

 

June 2016

 

8th– 12th June

Fenland Sidecar Club Summer Camp

 

Venue The Three Fishes Scout Site 

Gaul Road  March Cambs PE15 9RH

Just off A141 look out for signs  Cost £12 per unit for the 4 nights or one night ,   grab a bargain have the 4 nights

Bonfire at night free tea and coffee March Carnival Saturday

Contact Dave Baker on 0798 5041324 or email baker.d12@sky.com

 

10th-12th June

The Viking Motorcycle & Sidecar Club

Anniversary Summer Weekend

This is a free rally for paid up Fed members to help us celebrate our 25th anniversary.

This will be for one unit of two Adults and three kids, Friday & Saturday Night, also includes a free tickets for hog roast on Saturday.

Non Fed Members at £8 a night per unit

also camping before and after the rally is £8 a night per unit

We will have a treasure hunt ride out on Saturday , Scarborough is also a great day out by the sea side. Raffle 10am Sunday morning

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

Contact: Ian 07813126462 irb62@aol.com

Don 07736650310 donaldleng@btinternet.com

Arosa Caravan and Camping site

Ratten Row

Seamer

Scarborough

North Yorkshire

YO12 4QB

arosacamping.co.uk

 

 

17th-19th June,

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; Andy tel: 01363776293 email a.petherick@btinternet.com                                      

or Keith tel 01884841165 email kandj06@live.co.uk

 

 

26th June

Meriden TOMCC.

We are helping to organise a local charity event which will take place on the last Sunday in June (26th) 2016. The Meriden branch of the Rotary club has historically been holding this event for a number of years and have asked for our help to expand the event, and involve more motorcycle groups. The event involves a motorcycle ride - in from Alcester through some lovely Warwickshire countryside into Meriden, where we park up in the field of one of the local pubs for some food, drinks and music. This year we had around 150 motorcyclists take part who all paid a donation to charity to take part, thelocal community is involved too and there are some stalls etc on the field.
  We met some of your guys at Slimbridge earlier this year when we attended our National AGM and were wondering if you would be interested in adding this event to your calendar for next year.
There is a basic camp site next door (lovely flat field and toilets) . We are negotiating a price for camping over the weekend of the Megaride and will forward details asap if you are interested. This year we raised aprox £2,000 for the Air Ambulance and the Princes Trust. The band this year was "The Firm" who went down very well on the afternoon.


July 2016

 

1st -3rd July 2016

The Hobgoblin Sidecar Club invites you to the

Engine and Pushchair Rally 7

The Goodwill Hall, Faddiley, near Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 8JE

 

Village hall for our exclusive use. Large flat field. Good pub within 2 minute walk.

Competition's, 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 

Email dclevene@live.co.uk

 

 

8th- 10th July 2016 

London Sidecar Club 66th International Rally

We have Moved to: Southend Rugby Club Sumpters Way, Southend on Sea. SS2 5RR

*NOTE* Entry to site is from 12 noon.

Function Hall, Bar, Showers, On-site catering, Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners, Band for Saturday night, Disco on Friday night, Silly games, Flat field, Snug bar for those wanting to chat,  Rally price's to follow.     

Contact is Ted Cheer 01634-864298

 

 

14th- 17th July 2016

Suffolk Sidecar Club Camping weekend

Venue: Trinity Park,

Felixstowe Road,

Ipswitch,

Sufolk.

IP3 8UH

Price: TBA

Contract: Rose Mayhew on 01473 719274

alternatively 07732973058 or Lynda Ewers on 07467 042654.

 

 

15th- 17th July 2016

Dalesman Rally

To be held somewhere in Wensleydale- Bar onsite, catering van available all weekend, toilets & showers, flat camping, usual entertainment.

Pre- Book only - £12 per person- cheques payable to Dean Valley MCC.

Please Send with a Stamped addressed envelope to:-

Marita Tempest (Club Sec- Dean Valley MCC)

7, Mansion House Gardens,

Melton Mowbray,

Leicestershire

LE13 1LE. (Tel 01664 481340- evenings)

 

 

28th- 31st July 2016

Hallaton Rally Held by Tres Rota Sidecar Club

Facilities and info: A nice large flat well drained site with scenic views.

Ladies and gents toilets, showers (refurbished in 2015), Club room with tables and chairs (also refurbished).

Good pub within 500 yards that also serves meals.

Free Tea and Coffee all weekend.

Day visitors welcome.

Chip van Saturday

Cost: £6 per unit per night.

Thursday camping available from midday at 6 per unit.

Due to Limited space, cars by prior arrangement only please

Contact 01858 555274

 

 
August 2016

 

4th / 7th Aug 2016

Tri-Anglia Wheels Sidecar Club “The Sidecar Soiree” 2016

 

 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 Saturday. The crown (1 mile) a friendly family pub with great home cooked food.

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: £8.50 per night (up to 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 lesleyaves@aol.com

 

26th-29th August

Federation Of Sidecar Club

Annual Rally 2016

 

At Market Harborough Rugby Club

Dogs are alloud at this years rally

 

More details to follow

 

 

September 2016

 

2nd- 4th September

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.

Contact; Andy tel: 01363776293 email a.petherick@btinternet.com 

or Keith tel 01884841165 email kandj06@live.co.uk 

 

 

8th- 12th September

The Jumbo Run GB

Registered Charity No. 506169

Jumbo GB needs as many sidecars 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, Solihull. B92 9LN

Venue for the 11th September is to The Black Country Living Museum

Camping is from Thursday until Monday

www.jumbogb.org.uk

 

Contacts are Adam Fenton email: sidecarorg.jumbogb.org.uk, Paul Thomas email: paul52athome@gmail.com

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

 

 

 

16th- 18th Sept 2016

 

Team Grim Autumn 2016 sidecar camping weekend

 

Venue:  The Woodbridge Inn,  North Newnton, Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 6JZ

Directions:The Campsite is beside the Woodbridge Inn and accessed through the carpark, which is situated on a small roundabout approx 1 mile north of Upavon on the A345, and 2 miles south west of Pewsey on the A345. 

Check out their website www.woodbridgeinnpewsey.co.uk

Facilities:  Country pub, small restaurant, campsite with Toilet and shower block.

Additional Info:  Please check out their website for full details especially if you plan to arrive in a van or camper ,

and please note that we will not be doing a BBQ as there are facilities on site. Dogs are allowed on site but

must be kept under control as are children with the same requirement, especially as there is a river running

around two sides of the campsite.

Cost   £6.00/ night for single adult, £10.00/ night for 2 adults in same tent, from the 16th Sept.  Accompanied kids in

the parental tent are free.  Campers and Caravans will be £15.00 / night, these are discounted prices and this rate

is only available for the duration of the rally.

Contact: Bill Northcote e-mail : bill@teamgrim.co.uk

 

 

16th -18th September 2016

Viking Motorcycle And Sidecar Club

A Great camp site close to York with facilites.

Pub 5 minutes walk away with ferry boat to York

Cost £7 Per Unit per night with camping before and after.

Ride out on Saturday will be on the Boat ride to York

 

Contact: Ian 07813126462 irb62@aol.com

Don 07736650310 donaldleng@btinternet.com

 

 

THE ISLE OF MAN 'SIDECAR 70'

The Federation of Sidecar Clubs is planning a special event for 2016, open to all sidecarrists and based on the Isle of Man.

The Concept

Helen Gibson - a name that will be familiar to sidecar racing fans – has had an illustrious career as a top sidecar racing passenger

In her 40s she took part in F2 sidecar races at Crail, Knockhill and East Fortune and her favourite course, the Southern 100, having previously been a meeting secretary, first-aider, circuit marshal, photographer, correspondent and much more.

Now approaching her 70th birthday (17 September 2016) and living on the Island, Helen realises she has never been a passenger in a road-going outfit. So the idea is to get 70 outfits over to the Isle of Man and take Helen out for a special birthday spin in a sidecar - on the TT course! Participants would pay a small entry fee and there would be some other fundraising activities - all proceeds going to local charity, the TT Riders Association.

As well as making Helen's day (hopefully!), this will be a great opportunity to visit the Isle of Man in the company of other sidecarrists. The Isle of Man after all holds a great mystique for all motorcyclists, even those not involved in racing.

The Logistics

So are you interested in taking your outfit over to the Island for this event around Saturday 17 September? It won't be a rigidly organised event – you will be free to travel when you wish via Heysham or Liverpool and you'll be free to choose between camping, B&B or hotels.

Helen is well-connected locally and has already got us an indication of some of the discounts available - for example:

4* hotel, crossing for car + 2 people 2 nights = £55 (crossing) +  £145-£169 (depends on hotel)

3 nights = £192-£226, extra night = £47-£57

3* B&B, crossing for car + 2 people 2 nights = £55 (crossing)  + £88 accommodation

These are just rough figures to indicate that this event need not cost a fortune to attend - and there will be camping options available as well.

That weekend also hosts the Isle of Man Rally, and the Isle of Man Food Festival, both great events, and it is planned Stan Dibben and a TT Sidecar star would do an evening event, so you won't be bored!

What Next?

For now we just want to know if there is sufficient interest to make this happen. Later on we will be looking for some commitment, so that we know whether we can reach our target of 70 outfits, and so that we can maximise  any discounts on ferry travel and accommodation.

If you are interested we would be grateful if you could complete the slip below and return it to Fed Chairman John Hind at foscchair@jhind.co.uk

Name_______________________________________________________

Email_______________________________________________________

No. of people likely in party_________________________________________________

No. of outfits likely in party_________________________________________________

Club name (if applicable)__________________________________________________

Which port are you likely to use? (Heysham or Liverpool)________________________

How many nights are you likely to stay?_______________________________________

Will you stay on a campsite or B&B or hotel?______________________________

 

October 2016

 

14 th-16 th October 2016

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.

Cost is not known until the weekend, but not expensive.

eddiecheer@aol.com