Following the massive success of Museum LIVE over the past five years, Saturday 26/10/19 will see the museum host our 6th annual open day when all members of the public can visit free* of charge. There will also be a host of other free attractions including, new for 2019, HENRY COLE’S SHED AND BURIED LIVE on stage presented in association with QUEST, the new home of Shed and Buried.
*Car parking charges apply.
Museum Live 2019 Timetable: To assist visitors, everyone arriving on site will be given a free timetable with a full list & timings of all the day’s exciting, free, events.
Free Museum Entry: Everyone is invited to visit the museum collection free-of-charge!
Indoor Autojumble & Trade Area: The event will feature a large indoor trade area held within the warm & dry surroundings of both the National Motorcycle Museum and our conference facilities.
The event will also feature trade stands & displays from many well-known names including Central Wheel Components Ltd, H&H Classic Auctions, Footman James, Triumph, Bonhams Auctioneers and Sealey Tools.
The museum shop will be open throughout the event selling a huge range of classic motorcycling books, clothing & memorabilia.
Meet The Experts presented in association with Central Wheel Components Ltd: In attendance will be some of the museum’s specialist suppliers & craftsmen (including our own restoration team) as well as other classic motorcycling personalities who will be available to chat and answer questions. Don’t miss the LIVE wheel building demos by Central Wheel Components Ltd.
SHED AND BURIED LIVE ON STAGE presented in association with QUEST, the new home of Shed and Buried:
For the first time in the UK, and in association with QUEST channel, we are very excited to announce HENRY COLE’S SHED AND BURIED LIVE on stage!
This brand new live stage version of the popular TV show will feature all of the popular personalities including HENRY COLE and SAM LOVEGROVE. Not only that, but there will also be a couple of surprise star guest appearances revealing the secrets of their own sheds-watch this space!
Held on the stage in the museum’s magnificent Britannia suite, TT legend & TV presenter rider STEVE PLATER will host these two brilliant new FREE TO ENTER stage shows at 11.00am & 2.00pm.
Other motorcycling personalities from the past and present will also be in attendance including road race legends CHARLIE WILLIAMS and JOHN “MOONEYES” COOPER.
Henry Cole, Charlie Williams and John Cooper will be holding special book signing sessions at the event when they will all be autographing their recently published books.
OGRI Originals Exhibition:
We are delighted to welcome the work of famous “OGRI” cartoonist Paul Sample with 24 of his original full page cartoon strips which will form a special display at this year’s event.
These large pen and ink originals have never before been on public view and are a preview of an exhibition planned for next year featuring over a hundred previously lost strips rediscovered in 2017.
LIVE “Start Up” Feature Presented by the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling:
See & HEAR some of the most famous race machines in the world started up in our LIVE start-up zone, situated in our external fountain courtyard area. Bikes old and new will include some of the museum’s famous racing inventory as well as ex-Moto GP bikes courtesy of the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling & Phil Morris Racing.
Back again for 2019, genius special builder ALLEN MILLYARD will be firing up no less than three of his stunning V-twin creations, including his recently completed Velocette V-Twin!
Food Court & Bar:
Fantastic catering provided by the museum’s chefs will be available in our Premier Suite food court & bar area. This area will also be the venue for our live band providing musical entertainment over lunchtime.
Our famous breakfast BBQ will be available, plus the museum restaurant will also be open as normal serving a wide variety of hot meals and snacks from 8.30am onwards.
Plus The Draw For The Best Classic Motorcycle Raffle Prize In The World:
Our summer 2019 raffle to win a brand new/old stock 1977 Triumph Trident T160 will be drawn by Henry Cole live on stage during the afternoon of the event on 26/10/19.
You can enter to win this amazing prize with raffle tickets available to purchase on-line from www.thenmm.co.uk or by calling the Museum on 01675 444123.
Car parking for the event is just £10.00 per car with motorcycle parking absolutely free. Given the events huge popularity, the museum encourages car sharing which makes this nominal parking charge even better value!
For further Museum Live 2019 updates/timetable see www.thenmm.co.uk