Following huge demand, National Motorcycle Museum LIVE returns in October 2021 as a two day event! As always, this is the time when everyone can visit us free* of charge and enjoy a host of exciting free attractions including ‘HENRY COLE AND FRIENDS’ live on stage.

*Car parking charges apply.


Museum Live 2021 Timetable: To assist visitors, everyone arriving on site will be given a timetable with a full list & timings of all the weekend’s exciting, free, events.


Free Museum Entry: Everyone is invited to visit the museum collection free-of-charge!


Indoor 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, Triumph Motorcycles, Sealey Tools and Norton Motorcycles.

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.



We are very excited to welcome back TV star HENRY COLE to our LIVE stage.

“HENRY COLE & FRIENDS” will feature popular personalities from Henry’s TV shows including HENRY COLE himself and Allen Millyard. Not only that, but we are also excited to welcome John McGuinness (Saturday) and Peter Hickman (Sunday) who will be joining Henry and the crew on stage.


Held in the museum’s magnificent Britannia suite, TT legend & TV presenter rider Steve Plater will host these brilliant FREE TO ENTER stage shows which will be taking place on both Saturday AND Sunday of the event


Henry Cole, John McGuinness (Sat) and Peter Hickman (Sun) will be holding special book/memorabilia/autograph signing sessions during the course of the weekend.


Other motorcycling personalities from the past and present will also be in attendance, check the dedicated event page for the complete event timetable @

OGRI Originals Exhibition:

We are delighted to welcome back the work of famous “OGRI” cartoonist Paul Sample with an exhibition of his original full page cartoon strips which will form a special display at this year’s event.

These are the final batch of pen and ink originals which were rediscovered in 2017. All the original drawings on display can be purchased at the event in a never to be repeated opportunity to own a piece of iconic biking history.


Royal Enfield Motorcycle Test Rides:

Royal Enfield Motorcycles will be in attendance offering the chance to test ride their latest machines over the course of the weekend. Don’t forget your licence!


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 feature which will take place on stage in the museum’s Britannia Suite.

Bikes old and new will include some of the museum’s famous racing inventory as well as ex-MotoGP bikes courtesy of the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling & Phil Morris Racing.

Back again for 2021, genius special builder ALLEN MILLYARD will be firing up a number of his stunning motorcycle creations.


Food Court & Bar:

Fantastic catering provided by the museum’s chefs will be available in our Premier Suite food court & bar area.

Our famous breakfast BBQ will also be available from 8.30am onwards.


‘Bob Marley Reprised’ Evening Concert:
Saturday 30th October 2021 – 7pm till Midnight.
Mitchell Brunings, lead of the sell-out musical ‘One Love’ & ‘Marley Reprised’ shows returns with his live band to perform a special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance of ‘Marley Reprised’.
Why not make a weekend of it and enjoy a unique opportunity to experience Bob Marley’s greatest hits, bringing the reggae star back to life with Mitchell’s authentic, almost identical voice.

To purchase concert tickets direct from the promoter contact 07900 811343 or visit



Car parking for the event is just £10.00 per car with motorcycle parking absolutely free. Given the event’s huge popularity, the museum encourages car sharing which makes this nominal parking charge even better value!


For further Museum Live 2021 updates/full timetable see



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