Museum LIVE 18


Following the continued growth of Museum LIVE over the past five years, Saturday 26/10/19 will see the museum host our 6th annual free open day when everyone will be invited to visit the museum collection free of charge. Now one of the largest events in the biking calendar, there will also be a host of other free attractions including our amazing “stars on stage” feature.

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 autojumble held within the warm & dry surroundings of the National Motorcycle Museum. For details of how to book a 6ft pitch for just £55.00 (ex VAT) contact Dan Powell on (01675) 444112 or e-mail

The event will also feature trade stands & displays from many well-known names including H&H Classic Auctions, Central Wheel Components Ltd, Footman James Insurance Brokers, Triumph, Norton, Bonhams Auctioneers and many more.

The museum shop will also 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.

Stars on Stage Feature:

TT legend, TV presenter & Norton factory test rider STEVE PLATER will host two special FREE TO ENTER “stars on stage” features at 11.00am & 2.00pm.

Held on the stage in the museum’s magnificent Britannia suite, these free 1 hour chat shows feature a whole host of motorcycle racing stars and personalities from the past & present.

Our mega star names will be announced in the coming weeks. Watch this space!

All our guest stars will also be making personal appearances to sign your favorite memorabilia in addition to some special book/commemorative poster signing sessions.

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.

Not only that, but event regular and genius special builder Alan Millyard will again be bringing along a number of his stunning creations.

Food Court, Bar & Live Band:

Fantastic catering provided by the museum’s chefs will be available in our food court & bar area location. This area will also be the venue for our live band providing musical entertainment over lunchtime.

The museum restaurant will also be open as normal serving a wide variety of hot meals and snacks from breakfast time onwards.

Plus The Draw For The Best Classic Motorcycle Raffle Prize In The World:

Our summer 2019 raffle to win an amazing classic motorcycle will be drawn by one of our celebrity guests live on stage during the afternoon of the event on 26/10/19.


Car parking for the event is just £5.00 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 details and updates on Museum Live 2019 see

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