The Britannia Times
The Ultimate Father's Day Weekend!Published on 3rd. May 2018
Looking for ways to treat your Dad this Father's Day? We've the perfect family weekend for you! Remember Kids under 12 years go free!
Gift a place on ‘The World’s Most Handsome Bike Ride’, Treat him to some retro Eroica Britannia outfitting from our General Stores and brush the tent down to set up camp for an amazing Great British Adventure like no other!
From a Spitfire Festival flyover, thousands of the best retro bikes in the UK, Classic Autos at Jimmy’s RideClub and tales of adventure and heroic deeds at the Inner Tube, we have something for everyone... And that’s just for starters!
The Top 12 Edit For The Ultimate Father's Day Weekend!
1. THE ULTIMATE PUB
Fear not - we’re all about the traditional British pub... The mightiest of thirst will be sated at The Britannia Arms - with beers and ales from Thornbridge Brewery.
2. EYE’S TO THE SKY!
As the British sunshine beams down over our festival celebrations, Sunday skies will be adorned with a WWII Spitfire, heroically gliding through our vast and glorious skies, declaring The Royal Air Force's Centenary!
3. RETURN OF JIMMY’S RIDECLUB
Jimmy's RideClub Arena returns with an amazing array of vintage vehicles! Bring your own sweet ride along or just marvel at the hot wheeling spectacular!
4. BEST BIKE IN SHOW
The stars of the show take the stand- The Bicycle! Enter your pride and joy in Best Bike in Show or just ogle at the beauty as we pay tribute to the hours of effort spent building, restoring and polishing a pre-1987 bike into a steed fit for The Great British Adventure.
5. WAXED TO PERFECTION
No Intro needed! But is one of the most sought after titles at Eroica Britannia. After all – no outfit is complete without the perfect Moustache, hey chaps?
6. TREASURE TROVES OF STEEL
Hidden gems wait to be discovered by eagle-eyed enthusiast at the UK’s biggest outdoor bike jumble! Classic Jersey’s and Cotton Caps galore!
7. CLASSIC RIDE
Make no mistake, The Classic Ride is a challenge. Choose your route carefully, Authentic outfitting and steel wheels at the ready. Being a hero requires you to marvel in the pain of the up, relish the joy of the flat and delight in the thrill of the down.
8. TWILIGHT PUB PILGRIMAGE
Look up to the twilight skies, dress up, illuminate your ride… We’re off to the pub! Great British Traditions, especially on a Friday night don't get much bigger, or better than this.
9. CLASSIC OUTFITTING
From 1960’s merino race jersey’s to a Harris tweed 3 piece, we have a myriad of authentic outfitting across our shopping Boutiques.
10. TALES OF FREEDOM & ADVENTURE
Discussions, lectures, have your say. The Inner Tube is a 3-day programme dedicated to the magnificent bike, inspirational riders, tales of freedom, adventure and heroic deeds.
11. BASE CAMP
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!
12. STOKE UP THE COALS!
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Treat your Dad to the ultimate Father's Day gift and the perfect family weekend!
Remember Kids under 12 years go free!