The Bikes are Back in Town

Bikefest Rugby Published: Monday, 26th March 2018

Rugby Bikefest is returning to the town centre on Sunday 20 May.

The festival organised by Rugby First and Rugby Borough Council, in conjunction with local motorcycling groups, businesses, and organisations, will take place in the town centre between 10am and 4pm.

The free family friendly bike festival includes a ‘ride-in’, bike stalls, displays, children’s entertainment, live music and food.  

A highlight of the day for visitors and riders alike is the ‘ride-in’, where hundreds of bikes parade through the town centre making a lot of noise and create a fantastic spectacle. If you own a bike and would like to join the ‘ride-in’ all you need to do is register your details on the website below.

There are still several opportunities to get involved with the Bikefest – not all of them involving a bike! Organisers are looking for bike associated stall-holders, those interested in displaying their bike and roving entertainers. Get in touch if you are interested or want to find out more.

Aftab Gaffar, Rugby First Managing Director said:

“The Bikefest is one of Rugby’s biggest and most popular events attracting thousands of people into the town centre. Each year it continues to grow and visitors come from the local area but also travel from London, Nottingham, Gloucester, Birmingham and further afield for the event providing a great opportunity to showcase our town centre.”

Cllr Heather Timms, Rugby Borough Council portfolio holder for growth and investment, said:

“Rugby Bikefest kick starts the summer events programme in the town centre and always attracts hundreds of visitors. This year’s Bikefest looks set to be the biggest and best yet, giving The Rugby Town a fantastic opportunity to showcase all it has to offer to visitors from across the country.”

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