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21 March 2020 Coronavirus Announcement:
**Postponement Plus a New Date**
Ardingly: Sunday 17th January 2021

We regret to announce that due to the current situation
The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble on Sunday 29 March
& The Ashford Classic Bike Show and Jumble on Easter Monday 13 April
are postponed. We have an additonal date for Ardingly: Sunday 17th January 2021 and are working with the showground on another additonal date in the autumn. If you are booked in you'll be contacted by email or phone.
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STOP PRESS : 21 March 2020 Coronavirus Announcement: Ardingly and Ashford Postponed Plus a New Date: Ardingly: Sunday 17th January 2021.

21 March 2020 Coronavirus Announcement **Postponement Plus a New Date**. We regret to announce that due to the current situation The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble on Sunday 29 March & The Ashford Classic Bike Show and Jumble on Easter Monday 13 April are postponed. We have an additonal date for Ardingly: Sunday 17th January 2021 and are working with the showground on another additonal date at Ardingly this autumn. Ticket and trade bookings will be honoured for the new dates - more details will follow as they become available.
If you are booked in you'll be contacted by email or phone, please bear with us. Please Check back here for further updates, meanwhile stay safe & well.
Julie & Rick

18 March 2020 Coronavirus Announcement: We regret to announce that due to the current situation The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble at Ardingly on Sunday 29 March and The Ashford Classic Bike Show and Jumble on Easter Monday 13 April are postponed.
The decision to postpone the two events is taken with disappointment, but, in the light of the Government announcement, we have no choice. Avoiding spread of virus is the paramount concern and we do not want to expose any of the many people who are involved in the events to the risk of spread.
Our first priority in the coming days is to cancel the arrangements that had been put in place for both events. This will be an exceptionally busy time for us.
We are working on re-scheduling both events, and ticket and trade bookings will be honoured for the new dates - more details will follow as they become available.
If you are booked in you'll be contacted by email or phone, please bear with us.
We’re lucky enough to have a fantastic old bike scene in this country, but many classic motorcycle events will be badly affected this Spring. Remember to support our traders, many have mail-order facilities, which are open for business - lookout for further announcements.
Please Check back here for further updates.
Julie & Rick

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  • Show News **POSTPONED** Dave Degens: The Triton Years at The South of England Show Sunday 29th March 2020**POSTPONED**
  • Show Programme available to download here: Don't forget to support our traders online!
  • We're getting ready for Dave Degen's visit to Ardingly on Sunday 29th March. Recognised as one of the UK’s leading tuning specialists, Degens started his racing career back in the 1960s. He built Tritons for the café racer tribe and then successfully tried his hand at endurance racing in the late 60s and early 70s, winning the Barcelona 24 Hour Race in both 1965 and 1970 as a privateer against the big manufacturers. The bike which took top honours at Barcelona in 1970 was a unit Triumph engine in Degens’ own Dresda chassis.
    Dave Degens builds his bikes using what he calls ‘sound, sensible engineering’ to entice 80bhp from a Triumph twin engine. He can also tune for solid durability or economy. If you don’t need 80 bhp then Dave can give you 100mpg instead.
  • Want to show off your Pride & Joy? Free entry forms are available now, either download a free entry form and return with an SAE so we can post your free pass, or you can book online and pay £1.50 postage. Entries close 1st MArch.
  • Even with five halls, indoor autojumble space is filling up fast. Pitches in the Abergavenny ‘Jumble Hall are 8-metres by 6-metres and 6-metres by 6-metres in the Robins Hall. An inside ‘jumble stall with full drive-in access is just £30, and your vehicle pass admits two people so there’s no hidden extras. If an indoor stall isn’t your thing then 6-metre by 6-metre outdoor ‘jumble stalls are available for just £20 pre-paid or £25 on the day.
  • Cash in the Shed? Not a regular 'jumbler? If you need to clear some space in your garage or workshop why not book a workshop clear-out stall? A 6metre by 6metre outside stall on grass is just £10, which admits your vehicle AND two people.
  • Download stall booking forms here or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • 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. Last admission 1:30
  • Checkout our FaceBook page for more photos from our previous events at Ardingly: www.facebook.com/ArdinglyClassicBikeShows
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
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  • Traders & Jumblers: Book a Stall Now at our 2020 Events. Indoor and outdoor space is available now
  • Cash in the Shed? If you need to clear some space in your garage or workshop why not book a workshop clear-out stall? Outside and inside stalls are just £10 pre-booked, which admits your vehicle AND two people. Download a booking form for details of options available.
  • Download stall booking forms here or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • Want to show off your Pride & Joy? Free entry forms are available now, either download a free entry form and return with an SAE so we can post your free pass, or you can book online and pay £1.50 postage.
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
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    Show Results Show South of Classic Bike Show & Autojumble at Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL : Sunday, 27th October 2019
  • We had a great day at our last show of 2019 at Ardingly on 27th October and you can download the Show Results here.
  • The Norton and AMC Prototype & Experimental Designs display was fantastic - we were really honoured to have such unusual machines at Ardingly. On display were examples of AMC motorcycles that were designed for post-war production that never happened.Major components of each machine were manufactured and tested; some were even completed as road bikes but soon after, all were abandoned. Machines on show included
    • Ultra rare 1948 Jack Moore Norton 500cc Twin Cylinder design which was due to go into production, at Bracebridge, in 1948 but was shelved due to the arrival of Bert Hopwood and his Dominator engine design.
    • Rare 1967 750cc AJS 33CSRs that was painted red originally.
    • 1960/69 650cc Unified Twin fitted in a featherbed frame. The unit-construction unified twin engine was produced as a prototype from 1958-61. The project was cancelled in 1964 when AMC moved Norton to Plumstead.
    • 1960 650cc Unified Twin fitted in an AMC duplex frame. The engine was rebuilt by ex-Factory development engineer Richard Negus.
    • 1959/60 Matchless Pluto Oil-in-Frame prototype. The Pluto is an experimental oil-in-frame design by AMC and was named after of PLUTO, the famous oil pipeline under the English Channel to supply fuel to allied-occupied France during WWII. The frame was constructed in the Plumstead works experimental shop around 1960, and internal factory memos suggest that there was a manufacturing cost-saving when using the OIF design. It's fitted with a late G12CSR 650cc twin-cylinder engine and gearbox. First time at this Show for this prototype machine that never went into production.
    Also on show were engine and gearbox components of Norton’s unique shaft-drive twin prototype. A superb display.
  • Checkout our FaceBook page for more photos from our previous events at Ardingly: www.facebook.com/ArdinglyClassicBikeShows
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    Show Show South of Classic Bike Show & Autojumble at Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL : Sunday, 27th October
  • We're celebrating 70 Years of the Royal Enfield Bullet, one of the most enduring classic bikes ever made. We'll have help from Bulleteers:
  • Meet Jacqui Furneaux, who spent seven years aboard her 500cc Enfield Bullet travelling from India to Bristol via 20 countries, including Australasia and America. Jacqui will be travelling to us on her trusty Enfield, which is her only transport. She’s a very inspiring speaker, and we’re looking forward to her talk and presentation in the Stockman’s Hall at 11:30am. www.jacquifurneaux.com
  • Gordon May is just back from his epic trip from Norway to South Africa www.nordkapptocapetown.com. Meet Gordon May and his 1953 Royal Enfield 500cc Bullet that took him overland from Manchester to the Enfield factory in India.
  • Ex-works ISDT rider Johnny Giles: At 90, Johnny's still in the workshop and he’s bringing his current project, a moto-cross Cheney-framed special with a Daytona Triumph bottom half, with a Norton crank and a Norton Electra top-half! The wheels and hubs are Cheney and it drives through a Quaife three-speed gearbox.
  • Norton and AMC Prototype & Experimental Designs on Show: AMC and Norton aficionados will have a rare opportunity to view an extraordinary collection of unique Norton and AMC Prototype & Experimental Designs. On display will be examples of motorcycles that were designed for post-war production that never happened. Major components of each machine were manufactured and tested; some were even completed as road bikes but soon after, all were sent off for scrap. The display stand will include one of the ultra rare Jack Moore Norton 500cc Twin Cylinder designs which was due to go into production, at Bracebridge, in 1948 but was shelved due to the arrival of Bert Hopwood and his Dominator engine design. To be on show together with the engine and gearbox components of Norton’s unique shaft-drive twin prototype.
  • Coming by bike? Lookout for the The Royal British Legion Riders' Branch Helmet Park in aid of the RBL Poppy Fund, find them in the Stockmans Building.
  • 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. Last admission 1:30
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Checkout our FaceBook page for more photos from our previous events at Ardingly: www.facebook.com/ArdinglyClassicBikeShows
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    Booking Form Show
  • Tons Booked in for our last event of the year! Download the press release here
  • Download the Show Programme here , with details of the bikes entered in the Show. Our oldest machine in the programme is a 1903 Werner. It's the first time at this show for this Edwardian machine, fitted with a Paris-Vienna 344cc racing engine. Find it together with this 1904 3.5HP Olympia Tandem Forecar on the Sunbeam MCC Club stand.
  • Planning an adventure? Look out for Gordon May's stall in the Show Hall. Gordon is a proper adventurer, and is just back from his latest epic jurney from Nordkapp, Norway to Cape Town, SA. His longest ride to date, Gordon successfully completed it aboard a 1952 Royal Enfield twin, pictured on our programme cover. For more info visit www.nordkapptocapetown.com.
    Gordon sells a range of accessories including seat gel-pads, goggles, clocks and mirrors as well as his adventure books. Buy direct from the Author, checkout his websites here: www.royalenfieldbooks.com and www.motorcyclegelpad.co.uk.
  • Find Martyn Bratby in the Robins Autojumble Hall. If you need some carb spares or springs, or a new solid-copper head-gasket all made by Martyn or your carb refurbished then lookout for the talented Martyn Bratby in the Robins Autojumble Hall. Meanwhile, here's a picture of Martyn with his prize-winning Indian! Martyn's proper old-skool; he's not on the internet so the South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble 27 October is your chance to catch up with him in Sussex! Carb spares and rebuilds, Brake shoe re-lining, valve springs, kickstart springs, solid copper head-gaskets, Sunbean S7/S8 parts, most made by Martyn Bratby plus much else! Find him in the Robins autojumble hall.
  • 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
  • Public Admission at 10am: £6 adults; £5 for 65-and-Over; kids under 16 free. Last admission 1:30
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Checkout our FaceBook page for more photos from our previous events at Ardingly: www.facebook.com/ArdinglyClassicBikeShows
  • Gordon May olympia-forecar

    Booking Form Show
  • We're celebrating 70 Years of the Royal Enfield Bullet, one of the most enduring classic bikes ever made. We'll have help from Bulleteers:
    • Gordon May just back from his epic trip from Norway to South Africa www.nordkapptocapetown.com. Meet Gordon May and his 1953 Royal Enfield 500cc Bullet that took him overland from Manchester back to the Enfield factory in India.
    • Jacqui Furneaux spent seven years aboard her 500cc Enfield Bullet, travelling from India to Bristol via 20 countries, including Australasia and America. Jacqui will be travelling to us on her trusty Enfield, which is her only transport. She’s a very inspiring speaker, and we’re looking forward to her talk and presentation in the Stockman’s Hall. www.jacquifurneaux.com
    • Local Enfield dealers John W Groombridge Motorcycles will be bringing their latest range of new Royal Enfield bikes, with the swing-arm Bullet still in production after 70 years!
  • Even with five halls, indoor autojumble space is filling up fast. Pitches in the Abergavenny ‘Jumble Hall are 8-metres by 6-metres and 6-metres by 6-metres in the Robins Hall. An inside ‘jumble stall with full drive-in access is just £27.50, and your vehicle pass admits two people so there’s no hidden extras. If an indoor stall isn’t your thing then 6-metre by 6-metre outdoor ‘jumble stalls are available for just £20 pre-paid or £25 on the day.
  • Cash in the Shed? If you need to clear some space in your garage or workshop why not book a workshop clear-out stall? A 6metre by 6metre outside stall on grass is just £10, which admits your vehicle AND two people. 'Jumble stalls are just £20 for 6mX6m.
  • Download stall booking forms here or give us a ring on 01797 344277 or Email us for more information.
  • 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. Last admission 1:30
  • Our events are all-motorcycle and are family-run by enthusiasts for over 25 years. Real Not just Retro!
  • Checkout our FaceBook page for more photos from our previous events at Ardingly: www.facebook.com/ArdinglyClassicBikeShows
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    See Archive page for news & pictures from our previous events.


    ELK Promotions Classic Events 2020

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    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 workshop 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.

    **POSTPONED** The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: Sunday 29th March 2020 **POSTPONED**
    Date:**POSTPONED** 10am Sunday 29th March. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)**POSTPONED**
    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:
    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 workshop 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.

    **POSTPONED** Ashford Classic Motorcycle Show and Bikejumble: Easter Monday, 13th April 2020 **POSTPONED**
    Date: **POSTPONED** 10am Easter Monday, 13th April 2020. 10:00 - 14:30 (last admission 13:30)**POSTPONED**
    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: 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 workshop 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 April 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 17th May 2020.
    Date: 10am Sunday 17th May 2020
    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 workshop 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 21st June 2020.
    Date: 10am Sunday 21st June 2020
    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 1st 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 workshop 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.

    Summer Classic Bike Show & Bikejumble: 10am Sunday 12th July 2020.
    Date: 10am Sunday 12th July 2020. 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: 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 workshop 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 workshop 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 13th September 2020.
    Date: 10am Sunday 13th September 2020
    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. Large all-motorcycle autojumble: Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap workshop 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 29th October 2020.
    Date: 10am Sunday 29th October 2020. 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: 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 workshop clear-out stalls available – just £10, must be pre-booked.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap workshop 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.

    The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: Sunday 17th January 2021.
    Date: 10am Sunday 17th January 2021. 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
    Features: 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 workshop clear-out stalls available – , must be pre-booked.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap workshop 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.

    The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show & Bikejumble: Sunday 4th July 2021.
    Date: 10am Sunday 4th July 2021. 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
    Features: 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 workshop clear-out stalls available – , must be pre-booked.
    Free BikeMart display-to-sell area for private vendors, enquire for details. Cheap workshop 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.


    Download Stall Booking Forms for our 2020 events here.

    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.

    Stall Booking Forms - Download a form here or send us an SAE to have one posted direct to you.

  • Traders - Click here to download the 2020 trader's stall booking form (365 KB .pdf file) Complete and return - phone 01797 344277 to pay by card.
  • Jumblers - Click here to download the 2020 jumbler's stall booking form (246 KB .pdf file) Complete and return - phone 01797 344277 to pay by card.
  • Workshop Clearout Stalls - Having a Clear-out? Pre-booked workshop clear-out stalls available for only £10. This is only for the sale of motorcycle-related items by private sellers. Click here to download the 2020 workshop-clearout stall booking form for all events(240 KB .pdf file) Complete and return - phone 01797 344277 to pay by card.

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    2020 Exhibitor Booking Forms and Online Booking - Book Now for our 2020 Events!

    Book your bike into the Show online, or download a form here or send us an SAE to have one posted direct to you, choose from one of the three options below.
    download a form here

    Show your Classic Bike - Enter Online Here by PayPal:

    Complete your bike details including reg-no and pay £1.50 per Show to have your free pass posted directly to you. (Postage rates increased March 2020)
    Please ensure you include your bike registration, year
    and details for your Display Card and the Show Programme!

    Unless on a Club Stand, the cut-off dates for bikes in the Show are:
    ** Postponed *** South of England Classic show (29th March & 25th October) : pre-1980 ** Postponed ***
    ** Postponed *** Ashford Classic Motorcycle Show (Easter Monday 13th April) : pre-1990 ** Postponed ***
    Romney Marsh Ride-In Shows (17th May & 13th Sept) : no age restriction, just turn-up
    Romney Marsh Show (Sunday 21st June) : pre-1990
    Summer Classic Bike Show, Ardingly (Sunday 12th July) : No age restriction
    South of England Classic show (25th October) : pre-1980
    Please Note: Your free pass will be posted to you shortly before the event.
    Choose your Show. Pass will be sent to your payment address.
    Enter bike Make;Model;Year;Reg
    Enter Bike info for programme:
    Or send a Stamped Addressed Envelope to

  • ELK Promotions
  • PO Box 85
  • New Romney
  • Kent TN28 9BE

    And we will post you an entry form.
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