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The Britannia Times

Great British Traditions!

Published on 23rd. April 2018

Today is the feast of St George, the patron saint of England, so we're seizing the opportunity to celebrate our Eroica Britannia traditions and the very best in British - especially in these few short weeks before we welcome the Summer solstice and Eroica Britannia - The Great British Adventure!

The Great British Adventure

We’re putting down roots in The Peak District for a fifth year amongst 100 acres of wild vistas, big skies and romantic woodlands this year means friends, families and kids roam wild and free living a two wheeled quintessentially British 'lord and lady of the Grange' good life where freedom and a life more outdoors is the rule of the weekend.

Our three day family festival and the World famous Classic Ride stirs up feelings of freedom, passion and independence. An embodiment of community spirit, celebrating everything great about our magnificent land.

We stand at the forefront of discovering, supporting and showcasing the finest in new, independent and established British talent over our weekend Vintage extravaganza.

A Spectacular Spectacle

At Eroica Britannia our vintage bike game is STRONG. Where else in the UK could you see a 4500 strong cycling spectacle of the most handsome wheels pre-dating 1987?

Where do they all come from? Eroica Britannia says 'raid your garage and bring an old bike back to life!' A carbon fibre and lycra free zone.

We pay homage and celebrate the craftsmanship, dedication and skill it takes to build, restore and maintain these beautiful wheels.

To see our riders gliding through our glorious countryside is real feast for the eyes. Let’s not stop at the handsomeness of the bike itself, the look is not complete without an authentic jersey and perfectly positioned cotton cap.

Dressing Up!

A Great British tradition! One of the most instagramable moments outside of The Ride is Best in Show - have you entered our vintage spectacular of international fame? Top judges, top outfits, amazing prizes…It is definitely a case of seen and be seen!


With a marvellous musical line-up, with the very best in live performances across the festival weekend, from Brit nominee Beth Rowley to budding homegrown DJ Alex Flather-Brown. We celebrate talent from far and wide with an emphasis on originality and creative spirit!



The ritual of pitching up on a hazy summers evening is a long time love and tradition of the Great British Summer Time. From wrestling the poles and laying the groundsheet, to the feel of the canvas as the sun beams through your delightful den. It's like a nostalgia like no other. Pitch up and sleep soundly atop the springy green lands of the Peak District. The perfect way to get into the Festival spirit and nothing evokes the spirit of adventure quite like a cosy night with nature!


From our wonderful street food stalls, delivering authentic and incredible flavours, reflecting the fantastic variety of Great British modern feasting culture. From the ultimate nostalgia fix of Chips & Curry sauce from the English India to Delivita’s modern Yorkshire woodfired pizzas with a rich Italian family heritage.


The Best of British camp is a real jewel in the Eroica Britannia Crown. BOB is proud to champion the finest emerging British Brands and placing them alongside heritage brands that have been trading for decades. From the Scottish Highlands to the South Downs, from Norwich to Penzance, we are witnessing the re-birth of the well-made object – the high-quality artefact, produced here by people who have honed their skills over generations.

Craftsmen and women, artisans, designers and manufacturers have been curated and united at BOB, showing how proud we are of how brilliant we collectively are.

Our Great British Festival, is a fantastic boost to the surrounding industry local economy, encouraging local business’ to embrace and take advantage of new opportunities brought to the area by the Eroica Britannia - last year our economic impact on the locale was £2.5M.

Coming? See you there!

Join us for the Great British Family Adventure! Roam, wander, adventure, relax and enjoy our 5 star family festival weekend in 100 acres of beautiful woodlands and great expanses of lush green countryside!




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