This Was The 2017 saturday Line-Up

HIGHLIGHT! Headliners: ABC

21.00

Legendary platinum selling 80's icons ABC will be taking to the Main Stage as top billing headliners on Saturday Night. ABC will be performing smash hits from The Lexicon of Love and The Lexicon of Love II. Read more

HIGHLIGHT! Best In Show 2017

The ultimate spectator sport or join in for some fun!

A firm Festival favourite. The best bikes and the epitome of style and sartorial elegance! This year watch out for a mighty haul of prizes and a new home for The Parade Ring at Friden Grange! Read more

HIGHLIGHT! Maserati presents

Famous cycling names and big stars - don't miss out!

Maserati is delighted to invite Eroica Britannia guests to a series of exclusive cycling Q&As with David Millar and Ned Boulting. Read more

HIGHLIGHT! The Islabikes Family Ride

Our Biggest Family Ride to Date!

A free, self-guided ride leaving from the Festival site and taking in the Peak District's very own Strade Bianchi. This is a very special ride for all little heroes and their parents! Read more

HIGHLIGHT! MADAME BOLLINGER'S BIKE

Champagne and a marvellously iconic bike

Now, here's a treat for all you lovers of Champagne and those of you who seek out the story behind extra special bikes. This is a story right out of the pages of history and straight onto the lands surrounding Friden Grange at Eroica Britannia! Could this be the star of the show? Read more

HIGHLIGHT! The Inner Tube

Celebrities and famous faces take to the stage!

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. Read more

HIGHLIGHT! The Velotrax Eliminator

Practice and fun times in the day, racing for prizes at night!

Want more cycling action? You got it! Jason Bradbury takes racing to another level each night of Eroica Britannia Read more

Late Night Cocktail & Gin Bars

All Day & Night!

Purveyors of beautifully crafted, wonderfully tasty, expertly made cocktails designed to hit the spot! May your days be lightened and your midsummer evenings more jolly with a glass or four of something special!

Eat Well At Graze

All Day & Night!

A collection of the finest Street Food that the UK has to offer. Eclectic in its mix with shared core values: great food, served fast, at reasonable prices. Read more

NEW! Maserati Presents

Day & Night

Maserati is delighted to invite Eroica Britannia guests to a series of exclusive cycling Q&As with David Millar and Ned Boulting. Read more

NEW! The Hendrick's Gin Bar

All Day & Night!

Want AMAZING Gin cocktails? Hendrick’s Gin will be joining Eroica Britannia for the 4th year running to celebrate World Cucumber Day! Read more

Live Music & Entertainment

All Day & Night!

We've lined up a weekend of amazing open air festival music and live entertainment which will be playing all day until the stars come out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Eroica Britannia HQ

All Day & Night!

The beating heart of the Festival, Rider registration, The Eroica Britannia Outfitting and General Stores for merchandise. The famous HQ cocktail bar, DJ's and much more!

NEW! Jimmy's RideClub Arena

All Day & Night!

Iced Coffee, Jimmy’s White Russians and come and marvel at some amazing 'wheels'! Read more

NEW! The Velotrax Eliminator

All Day & Night!

Want more cycling action? You got it! Jason Bradbury takes racing to another level each night of Eroica Britannia Read more

The Main Stage

All Day & Night!

Expect awe inspiring headline music, Eroica Britannia favourites, top local and regional talent including brass and swing bands, choirs and a whole lot more!

NEW! Britannia Arms Tavern

All Day & Night!

An 'all new' hangout for 2017! A British boozer complete with a quintessentially British pub. Open Till Late!

Dress Up / Dress Down! Come as you are!

All Day & Night!

Dress up, dress down, come as you are! Everyone is welcome! We're pleased to see you in whatever you're wearing - but if you're coming to snap up the prizes in Best in Show - we recommend making the effort and getting dressed up!

The Settlement

All Day & Night!

One of our favourite Festival areas complete with campfires, craft and the idea of 'getting back to basics'. This is for anyone who loves pure authenticity and heritage moments.

Shopping! Best of Britannia

All Day

Best of Britannia is an uplifting and inspirational retail and events platform for the growing number of people looking to purchase high quality products, made right here in Britain by people who take great pride in making things beautifully Read more

Adventure Kids Club

All Day

Spend 3 magical days in our secret woodland for den building, crafts and campfires. The Kids Adventure Club is all the fun you'll ever need to keep your under 12yrs jumping for joy over the weekend!

NEW! Attempt a World Record With Velosure

All Day

Velosure needs YOU for a Guinness World Records Attempt! Read more

NEW! The Jägermeister Brunch

Set Times

Dale Evans will be creating a delicious Jäger inspired German feast! Read more

Let's Go Shopping

All Day

Shopping is a huge part of our Festival culture. With acres and acres of amazing premium and vintage shopping experiences - there's something for everyone Read more

Buxton Water: Pump and Pedal

All Day

Get active or sit back and chill out! Read more

All the Fun of the Fair

All Day

Thrilling vintage family Fairground Rides. Ride the Steam Gallopers and slide the Helter Skelter, dodge on the Dodgems and much much more!

The Biggest Bike Jumble

All Day

We are proud to present for 2017 the biggest UK outdoor bike jumble! A sight to behold starring some of the most fascinating bike jumblers in the UK. A real treasure trove for collectors or casual browsing.

NEW! Thomas Trilby

All Day

Eyes to the skies! Thomas Trilby is known for his various stilt walking characters and circus skills! Read more

The Woodland Library

All Day

Step away from all the excitement and lose yourself in the adventure of a childhood classic in our magical Woodland Library tucked away in the woods, perfect for kids to chill, take in the day and perhaps plan their next adventure.

The Camping and Caravanning Club

All Day

Call into The Camping and Caravanning Club for huge fun for the whole family plus WIN a car and caravan! Read more

The Peak District National Park Authority

All Day

Fun for all the family, amazing prizes to be won, photo-booth action and meet Millie the Sheep! Come and meet the people behind Britain's original national park! Read more

The 'Inspired by The Peak District' Marquee

All Day

Call in for a warm welcome and come and meet the cream of local businesses at the special ‘Inspired by the Peak District’ marquee at Eroica Britannia. Read more

Velodrome

All Day

Performances combine live vocals, live theatrics ranging from sock puppets to track stands on bicycles wearing onesies and outlandish costume changes Read more

Roaming Entertainers

All Day

Each day we will have a visit from a very special guest! Keep your eyes peeled for our vintage Penny-farthing gang and our Bubbleologists who have on hand some amazing repertoire of bubble tricks and bring some wild hullabaloo to the area!

Fairies & Pixies Crafts

All Day

Drop in for some great fun creating, making and crafting fun to make up magical creations. Join us for wand making, tail making and all things magical and make-believe with our fairies and pixie crafts!

Face Painting

All Day

A Lion? A Tiger? A Woodland creature? Or even become part of the enchanted forest, be whatever or whoever you wish!

Best In Show 2017

All Day

A firm Festival favourite.The epitome of style and sartorial elegance! This year watch out for a mighty haul of prizes and a new home for The Parade Ring at Friden Grange!

Shopping! Vintage Emporium

All Day

A treasure trove of vintage and heritage find! There really is something for everyone and to suit all budgets. Read more

The Grand Opening Party

Morning

The Grand Opening Party Join us at the main stage as we officially launch Eroica Britannia 2017. A very special guest will be doing the honours, alongside our Community Choir.

The Islabikes Family Ride

Morning

A free, self-guided ride leaving from the Festival site and taking in the Peak District's very own Strade Bianchi. This is a very special ride for all little heroes and their parents!

Best in Show: Best Bike!

Morning

Best Bike is our most popular category for Best in Show, our experts take hours to examine, comment and admire some of the best bikes in the country and beyond. It's a real visual treat for spectators and competitors! Read more

NEW! Mr Alexander's Travelling Show

Morning & Afternoon

Mr Alexander’s unique 'Travelling Show Stage'. A man of many skills; including magic, juggling, unicycling, balance and illusion. Read more

NEW! A-Train Swing

Morning, Afternoon, Evening

A husband and wife duo invite us to join them all weekend to relive that gone-by era through music and fashion. Read more

Best in Show FINALS

Afternoon

Gather as we crown our winners at The 2017 Best in Show

Teddy Bears Picnic

Afternoon

Pack your lunch, blanket and of course your favourite teddy bear! We will have some special performances, some fun & games with your teddy bears, and of course a very special visit from Paddington Bear himself before heading off into the magic of the woods for a bear hunt

Bakewell and District Community Choir

Afternoon

A community choir who sing a wide variety of songs including traditional folk and world music. Read more

The Inner Tube

Afternoon

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. Read more

Live Music: Michael Cassidy

Afternoon

Michael is the inaugural winner of the Gerry Rafferty songwriting award with his song 'The men who stood beside me in the war' Read more

Kids Disco

Afternoon

Music, games, lots of excitement and even bubbles. The time where the kids can truly go wild and let their hair down!

NEW! Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

Afternoon

Their ethos is to make music whilst enjoying the camaraderie that being part of a team provides but most of all to have fun! Read more

Scott Lloyd

Afternoon

A 'BBC Introducing' featured artist with all the talent and drive for a bright future Read more

HEADLINER: ABC

Evening

Legendary platinum selling 80's icons ABC will be taking to the Main Stage as top billing headliners on Saturday Night. ABC will be performing smash hits from The Lexicon of Love and The Lexicon of Love II.

Mini Cine Club

Evening

Who doesn't love the adventure and magic of film? Join us for The Gruffalo, Paddington Bear, How To Train Your Dragon, The Goonies, The Neverending Story, BMX Bandits and James & the Giant Peach and much more!

The Handlebards

Evening

A four-strong troupe of cycling actors who carry all of the necessary set, props and costume to provide Shakespeare plays! Read more

The Sundown Cinema

Evening

Fancy a film? Cosy on up at sundown, grab a deckchair, gather friends and family and get ready for the screening of iconic films past and present.

Make A Wish Campfire

Evening

Gather around the campfire, wrapped up snug in rugs. Make a wish before bedtime and settle down to hear bedtime favourites to guarantee the sweetest of dreams and happiest of memories.

NEW! Cappellino

Evening

Roberto Lino Cappellina AKA “Cappellino” will be joining us on Saturday to provide some 'after hours indie pop' Read more

NEW! Mister Keith

Evening

A tweeded troubadour and purveyor of delicately energetic pop for music-loving cyclists everywhere Read more

Stargazing Live

Evening

As darkness falls over Friden Grange, lay back and loose yourself in the galaxy and the stars in the great outdoors with our star experts and telescopes. They say the stars shine brightest in the glorious Peak District!

Mister Keith: Sing-a-long

Evening

Join Mister Keith as he puts on a very special 'Vintage Sing-a-long.' Think singing, dancing and beer drinking fun!

The Eroica Britannia Afterparty

Evening

The Eroica House DJ’s are back for another stonking set of classic dancefloor fillers, the party is bigger and later for 2017 get your glad rags on don’t miss out!