30th October 2021


Dates: 30th October 2021

Location: The National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ


After the cancellation of the 2020 event, Saturday 30th October 2021 will see the return of the National Motorcycle Museum hosting their 7th annual free open day. Visitors are welcome to visit the museum free of charge.

As one of the largest events in the biking calendar, the museum will also be providing a host of other free attractions including Henry Cole and Friends live on stage hosted by Steve Plater!

Other activities include an indoor autojumble and trade area, meet the experts, food court and bar and the museum’s draw for the best classic motorcycle raffle prize in the world.

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

Indoor Autojumble & Trade Area: The event will feature a large indoor autojumble and trade area held within the warm & dry surroundings of the museum. For details of how to book a 2m pitch for just £100.00 (ex VAT) with electric hook-up (if required) charged at £25.00, contact Dan Powell by email: danp@nationalconferencecentre.co.uk

The event will also feature trade stands & displays from many well-known names from the wonderful world of motorcycling!

The museum shop will be open throughout the event selling a huge range of classic motorcycling books, clothing & memorabilia.

Meet The Experts: In attendance will be some of the museum’s specialist suppliers & craftsmen, (including their restoration team) as well as other classic motorcycling experts who will be available to chat and answer questions.

Henry Cole And Friends Live On Stage: TT legend & TV presenter Steve Plater will host two special free to enter Henry Cole and Friends stage shows at 11.00am & 2.00pm.

Held on the stage in the museum’s magnificent Britannia suite, these now-legendary free 1-hour chat shows will feature TVs Henry Cole and Sam Lovegrove, as well as a whole host of motorcycling personalities from the past & present.

All of the museum’s guest stars will also be making personal appearances to sign your favourite memorabilia in addition to some special book/memorabilia signing sessions.

LIVE “Start Up” Feature Presented By The Brackley Festival of Motorcycling: See and hear some of the most famous race machines in the world started up on their LIVE Start-Up Stage, situated in the Britannia Suite. Bikes old and new on display 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.

Food Court & Bar: Fantastic catering provided by the museum’s chefs will be available in the Premier Suite food court & bar area. The museum restaurant will also be open as normal serving a wide variety of hot meals and snacks from breakfast time onwards.

The Draw For The Best Classic Motorcycle Raffle Prize In The World: The National Motorcycle Museum’s summer 2021 raffle to win an amazing classic motorcycle will be drawn by Henry Cole live on stage during the afternoon of the event on 30/10/21.


Entry: Free of charge for everyone.

Parking: Car parking for the event is just £10.00 per car with motorcycle parking absolutely free.

For further details and updates on Museum Live 2021 see www.thenmm.co.uk

Hi, great to hear you enjoy our weekly newsletter. More information on the National Motorcycle Museum Live 2021 can be found here: https://www.nationalmotorcyclemuseum.co.uk/event-directory/museum-live/.

Footman James, 22/02/2021

Good to receive your e-mail, all being well, me and my sons would like to visit the museum on 30th October, do we have to register to confirm attendance + do we have to book for the car park to avoid over crowding? This Being a “FREE EVENT” !!

“Al”, 20/02/2021