Diary

Friday 10 May 2019 - CCNB AGM [Local]

The AGM will be held at Friends Meeting House, 5 Lansdowne Road, Bedford, MK40 2BY at 7.30pm.

It will be preceded by a presentation . Non-members and visitors are welcomed.

Saturday/Sunday 11/12 May 2019 - National Mills Weekend [Local/National]

This year's National Mills Weekend is on Saturday/Sunday 12/13 May 2019

Mills which will be provisionally open in the Bedford area which can be easily reached by bicycle are Stevington Windmill (appointment only), Bromham Watermill, Stotfold Watermill and Jordan's Watermill.

All except Stevington Windmill have a cafe or tearoom attached.

Sunday 19 May 2019 - Have a go with Harpur [Local]

On Sunday 19 May 2019 the Harpur Trust will hold its second 'Have a go with Harpur' event in Bedford Park from 11am to 4pm. There will be a whole range of activities to try - all free - including a cycle course.

Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 June 2019 - Bedford International Kite Festival [Local]

The Bedford International Kite Festival returns to Russell Park on the 1 & 2 June 2019. As in previous festivals the event will showcase kites from the four corners of the globe.

This year there will also be the first Bedford Festival of Motoring which will include a special display of bicycles. Go to both events by bicycle.

Tuesday/Wednesday 4/5 June 2019 - Second World Cycling Forum [International]

Following on from the success of the first event held in Oporto, Portugal in 2017 the Second World Cycling Forum will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on Tuesday/Wednesday 4/5 June 019. The theme will be 'Putting the bicycle at the core of sustainable development'. The Forum will focuss on the consequences of climate change and the role that the bicycle industry can play in combating these changes.

Saturday 8 - Sunday 16 June 2019 - National Bike Week [Local/National]

'Everyday Cycling for Everybody'. See the Bike Week website for full details of this national event.

Wednesday 19 June 2019 - CCNB's 'Not Quite the Longest Day' Bike Ride [Local]

This years 'Not Quite the Longest Day' bike ride jointly with Cycling UK is on Wednesday 19 June 2019 and will start from the Priory Park Cafe at 6.30pm and as before proceed along Route 51 and the circular riverside route to Willington where we will take a short break before returning by the direct route.

Saturday 6 July - Sunday 28 July 2019 - Tour de France [International]

The 2019 106th tour will start with from Brussels in honour of the first Tour de France win of Eddy Merckx. The event is made up of 21 stages and covers a total distance of 3,460 kilometres.

See the Tour de France website for full details of this international event.

Saturday 14 September 2019 - Bike 'n Hike [Local/National]

The annual Beds & Herts Historic Churches Trust sponsored ride for Charity.

Full information is available on their website.

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