JOIN US OVER THE WEEKEND 15 - 17 JUNE 2018

Don't miss a second! 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. From live music to acres of shopping, food, drink to the great fun Adventure Kids Club we have everything you need for a Great British Adventure for the whole family.

Keep watching as we add more to our line-up over the coming weeks!

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Bikes, Rides and Cycling

Everything you need for an amazing family weekend adventure! Our 3-day Festival is built around that joyous camaraderie held firm by the unity of the bike. There's something for everyone!

The Twilight Adventure Pub Ride

Twilight Ride entries are now closed (18/05/18)

Saddle up folks! We're off on a night time ride to the pub of course! Join us for last orders and a wonderful ride along the trail under the midsummer stars. Read more

The Inner Tube

All Weekend

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

The British Cycling Family Ride

Saturday 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! Read more

HIGHLIGHT! The Classic Ride

Sunday's pinnacle event! Don't Miss It!

Gather as the morning sun rises and let's wave off 4500 riders on pre-1987 road bikes dressed to the nine in glorious vintage apparel.

HIGHLIGHT! The Welcome Home Party

Sunday's legendary moment - one of our best bits

Join in the fun as our riders return from their adventure of either 30, 60 or 100 miles. The Brass Band will be playing all the classics as the riders cross the heroic finish line.

HIGHLIGHT! Best in Show: Best Bike!

Saturday 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

Welcome Home Party

Sunday Afternoon

Join in the fun as our riders return from their adventure of either 25, 55 or 100 miles. The Brass Band will be playing all the classics as the riders cross the heroic finish line.

The Classic Ride: 30 Miles

Sunday

A great choice for families and riders of all abilities. A few undulations will stretch your legs but the route has plenty of traffic-free sections making it a real joy on a Summer's day! Read more

The Classic Ride: 60 Miles

Sunday

A bit more adventurous and requires reasonable fitness. Several long climbs will give you a stern workout but the descents are glorious. Read more

The Classic Ride: 100 Miles

Sunday

A true challenge covering the very best of the Peak District National Park. The route will test the legs of all you men and women of steel out there! Read more

VICTORIA PENDLETON CBE

Friday

We are delighted to announce that Victoria Pendleton CBE, double Olympic Gold Medalist and 9x World Champion, will be joining us on Friday 15th June on the first day of the Festival. Read more

Leigh Day Bike Hotel

All Weekend

We have thousands of amazing bikes at Eroica Britannia over the weekend from beautiful antique pride and joys to your absolute favourite 'can't be without' classic Eroica Bike all gearing up ready for the Classic Ride on Sunday 17th June. Read more

LEIGH DAY REHAB LAB

All Weekend

Leigh Day Cycling is a team of lawyers dedicated to getting riders back in the saddle after injury by ensuring vital things are put in place at an early stage to get you back to fitness: a rehab assessment, indoor training equipment and Zwift membership. Read more

Paolo Bianchini

TBC

Paolo Bianchini - the man behind Ciacci, will join us at The Inner Tube to discuss his two great passions - Cycling and winemaking! Read more

Brian Robinson

Friday

Don't miss Brian Robinson in the Inner Tube on Friday Evening! Brian is an English former road bicycle racer of the 1950s and early 1960s. He was the first Briton to finish the Tour de France and the first to win a Tour stage. He won the 1961 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré stage race. His success as a professional cyclist in mainland Europe paved the way for other Britons such as Tom Simpson and Barry Hoban.

Live Music & Entertainment

For our demi-decade we're dancing all the way back to our roots to a rather special vintage soundtrack. Our fifth year theme is 'The Vintage Extravaganza' and sees us raise a hat to Eroica Britannia favourites, top vintage talent from around the UK at the top of the billing this year! Expect exceptionally fun times, giant get-togethers, vintage dance-offs, sing-a-longs and a whole lot 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.

The Timber Barn

NEW! All Day & Night!

Expect Eroica Britannia favourites, top talent including brass and swing bands, choirs and a whole lot more!

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!

Roaming Entertainers

All Weekend

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!

Laura Oakes

Sunday

Laura has been crowned Best Female Vocalist at the BCMAs two years running proving she’s ruling her pop tinged country genre. Read more

Steven Page

Saturday

Steve Page is musician with a love for old time Americana music and proper bikes. He plays Clawhammer style banjo whenever he can and always rides a steel frame bike. Read more

Don Barrell Gents

Friday Evening

Hitting the Main Stage on Ride Day! Don Barrell Gents have their own acoustic style delivered with passion and soul. Combining both Folk and Jazz. Read more

The Sette of Odde Volumes

Sunday

The Sette Of Odde Volumes are a three-piece band from The Peak District. Specialising in laid back songs from the swing era, they will be treating our ears to some popular classics performed in their own inimitable style. Read more

Bakewell Choir

Saturday

Following their successful appearance at Eroica 2016 and 2017, the 70-strong Bakewell & District Community Choir are back! They are proud to be associated with the festival and this year are planning on dressing in vintage and have some cracking songs from the era! Choir leader Lester, is a keen cyclist and takes part in The Ride along with a few other members of the choir. Read more

A-Train Swing

Saturday

From New Orleans Jazz, through Harlem Speakeasies to Big Band Swing, A-Train Swing invites you to join them in reliving that bygone era through music, dance and fashion. Vintage DJ, Windy, with dance partner and friends, will take you back to the Golden Age of Swing via the dance styles of the time; Charleston, Lindy Hop, Swing Jive, Balboa and Collegiate Shag! Read more

Cappellino

Sunday

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

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

Saturday

Playing at Eroica Britannia is our favourite job of the year and we always draw in a crowd that is always willing to join in and have fun which is what we are all about. Many of our band members also stay over for the weekend because it is an amazing festival and we are honoured to be asked back year after year! Read more

The Great British Sing-Along

Saturday Evening

A highlight of 2017, the pub sing-along is back! Join Mister Keith as he leads the festival in a late night retro singalong. Favourites, classics and traditional tunes will converge in a mashup sure to find the festival in fine voice! Hold your beer high and toast EROICA as an impromptu choir! Be early, it’s standing room only! It was voted one of the most 'great fun' happenings of Eroica Britannia 2017!

Sundown Cinema

All Weekend Evenings

Get Cosy and settle down for all of the classics!

The British Broadcast

All Day and Night

Your daily broadcast of music from the likes of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Herb Alpert, big band music, ragtime, jazz from the 1920's onwards! Geoff Ticehurst will be spinning vinyl in HQ everyday! Read more

The Woodland Stage

All Weekend

The Woodland Stage is our secret hideaway for pop up performances from roaming entertainers

Papa Soul

Friday Evening

Taking on classics from the Soul and Funk vaults and twisting them into their own unique yet authentic creations, Papa Soul are a band who are always in the moment and always ‘in the pocket’, with stunning harmonies, a tight brass section and a big collective heart Read more

Mister Keith

Friday Evening in The Timber Barn

A tweeded troubadour and purveyor of delicately energetic pop for music-loving cyclists everywhere join him to sing dance and swing and ask him why the Prince of Wales has just booked him! Retro and vintage tunes and only one rule - lift your glass (& your voice) to toast the day - and the night. Splendid! Read more

The Great British Barn Dance

Saturday Evening

Hosted by the acclaimed makers of dance "Cut A Shine"! We will be gathering at The Timber Barn for the biggest vintage barn dance of all time! Eroica Britannia style of course! Read more

Alex Flather-Brown

Friday Afternoon

Getting The Timber Barn warmed up - catch Alex spinning some vintage style with a mix of Soul, Funk Disco and Hip Hop... Read more

Cecil

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

With her unique off-pop style being described as somewhere between Kate Bush and Lana Del Rey with a twist, Cecil promises to be a one to watch in 2018. You might have seen her at Jamie Oliver's Big Feastival, BBC's Carfest for Children In Need, Godiva Festival, The Royal Henley Regatta, o2 Academy, London and even Ronnie Scott's. Read more

Harp & A Monkey

Friday Evening

Songs about cuckolded molecatchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, care in the community and Victorian 'houses of ill repute', we can only be talking about the folk experimentalists Harp and a Monkey. With a choice of instruments as eclectic as their subject matter, this really is a folk band with a difference! Read more

Paul Marland-Griffiths

Saturday

Part of our Vintage Extravaganza - Paul will be singing big band songs from the 30's 40's 50's by Sinatra, Dean Martin, NatKing Cole, Matt Monroe, Paul Anka, Bobby Darin. Paul says "I love Eroica Britannia! It is the highlight of my year. Myself and my family have won Best Dressed Family and I have won Best Dressed Gent. I am currently growing 'tache to try and win that next year!" Read more

Blue Street Brass

Saturday

Bringing a mix of high energy brass and driving drums. We are made up of young stars and those of an older vintage - there’s something for everyone and everyone will have fun! Read more

Cranberry Flick

Sunday

A 7 piece vintage style band - playing Swing, Jive and Rhythm and Blues. Their performance features vintage style music stands and props, costume changes and brass musicians stepping up to the front for solos, a show not to be missed! They love all things vintage and with their bass and trombone player being keen cyclists - they can’t wait to entertain you. Read more

Beth Rowley

Sunday

Brit Award Nominee for Best Female Solo Artist she also has a a UK top 10 album under her belt! Beth has also appeared on stage with some giants of the music world including recent tours with Jools Holland and his R&B Orchestra and Burt Bacharach - BBC Electric Proms. Beth’s vocals are simply stunning and she will be gracing the stage with her 4 piece band. Read more

Aviators

Sunday

Acoustic Guitar based chilled lazy Sunday afternoon band. Influences from The Beatles to Radiohead and many more! All keen cyclists they combine the love of forward motion with vintage musical sounds to create what we now call ‘Aviators’. Chill out and enjoy the ride! Read more

The Amazing Sax Quartet

Saturday

The wonderful talents of the Peak District ensemble will play a mixture of brass and woodwind, bringing the community spirit to our glorious territories with classical, jazz and pop hits. Read more

THE GREAT BRITISH BARN DANCE A-Z!

Saturday Evening

For our demi-decade - our fifth birthday celebrations - we're dancing all the way back to our roots to a tremendously fresh vintage soundtrack at a super special location for our Saturday night spectacular - The Timber Barn with The Great British Barn Dance! Read more

Eat & Drink Well

It's all about living the good life! We have a ravishing line up of some of the best foodie names on the Festival circuit! And as for the bars - we have the best beers, local ales and finest cocktails in the land... Watch this space for more!

Eat Well At Graze

All Day and 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

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!

The Britannia Arms Tavern

All Day & Night!

Our British boozer returns! It's the quintessentially British pub!

The Great British Breakfast

Sunday Morning

Friends! Family! It is time! Come and wave your loved ones off over a Great Big British Breakfast! Our street food traders will be cooking up all of your favourites!

Cocktail & Gin Bars

All Weekend

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!

The English Indian

All Weekend

Get your nostalgia fix here! A wonderful celebration of Britain's original street food. Chips & Curry sauce. Celebrating the traditional flavours of the classic Chippy, with fragrant spices of India.

Becky's Bhajis

All Weekend

Served from a charming Caterpod trailer, their delicious bhajis, and other Indian snacks, are all freshly prepared and cooked to order. Locally sourced, top quality ingredients give a wonderfully light and crispy texture. The perfect festival snackette!

Persian Kitchen

All Weekend

Paying homage to the scents that drift through the Bazaars of the Persian backstreets for generations and the flavoursome meals they lead you to. Persian Kitchen deliver wholesome, tasty dishes, priding themselves on using the best quality local produce whilst adding their own twist to traditional favourites from the Middle East.

Cod Do Batter

All Weekend

A traditional fish and chip van on-the-go. You’ll spot them serving from their 1979 Renault Estafette Van come retro chipshop! A delicious lightly battered selections of fish, calamari, king prawns and chips is sure to satisfy!

Brock and Morten

All Weekend

Brock and Morten, award winning makers and purveyors of cold pressed rapeseed oil will open up their beautifully restored rice horse trailer, serving colourful fresh salad boxes and health foods from around Derbyshire!

Broomwagon Cafe

All Weekend

Here for all your coffee needs! Locally sourced Barista Coffee and Home Baked Cakes. Expect to see all your favourites; flat whites, lattes, speciality teas and luxury hot chocolate all prepared by a cheery team of award winning Baristas!

Bumperpull Coffee Co.

All Weekend

Coco The Bumperpull will help you live your very best life at Eroica Britannia 2018 from their one of a kind nomadic liquor lounge. An excellent addition to our wonderful traderlist and set to be a jewel in the Eroica Crown!

Delivita

All Weekend

A modern Yorkshire classic with a rich Italian family heritage, Delivita bring handcrafted, Woodfired pizzas to Eroica Britannia for another terrific year! Combining the best of their British and Italian heritages, in one tasty dough-throwing swoop.

Greek Street Food

All Weekend

Keep eyes out for ‘Zorba’, the Greek street food van bringing us wholesome, hearty traditional greek cuisine served from their retro wheels in the spirit of all things vintage!

The Little Diner

All Weekend

Specialising in great tasting organic Burgers and Hotdogs made with soul nourishing local ingredients. Their famous Aberdeen angus burgers come from the finest 100% organic, grass fed, free range herds. We’re looking forward to visiting the Little Diner and tucking into one of their splendid burgers!

Piggie Smalls Hotdog Co.

All Weekend

Beautifully made and presented hotdogs, served from their vintage gold airstream trailer bring an all American taste to the Peaks! Their Franks are specially made, using natural skins and smoked over English oak chips. God bless America!

The Saddle Rack

All Weekend

The Saddle Rack is a firm favourite of the 2 wheeler tourist, regularly popping up on cycling trails through the hills and dales. Providing great pitstop picnicking for a weekend of frolicking fun! Freshly made paninis, sandwiches, cakes and hot drinks from their styled up retro trailers!

Streatza

All Weekend

Bringing authentic flavours of Italy to Eroica Britannia for a 4th tremendous year, Streatza pizzailio's follow the traditions of neapolitan pizza from Naples. Their sour dough is naturally fermented for 48 hours and is made with just 4 ingredients - Caputo Flour, Yeast, Salt and water. Gluten free and vegan options are made to order and are super duper tasty!

The Vegan Food Pod

All Weekend

Born from a passion of patisserie and creating heavenly plant-based treats, The Vegan Food Pod are purveyors of fresh, delicious, nutritious, flavourful dishes to be enjoyed by everyone, not just die-hard vegans!

Los Churros Amigos

All Weekend

A true taste of happiness! Delicious, fresh churros made in front of your very eyes! Served with melted Belgian chocolate sauce and a choice of flavoured sugars are sure to hit that sweet spot. From Glastonbury to Wembley, and on to the Alps and even India, Los Churros Amigos authentic taste has reached far corners of the globe!

Nether Edge Pizza Co

All Weekend

Nether Edge Pizza Company are a festival favourite. Serving up the best Pizza for miles around. Their on-the-go wood-fired ovens heat up to a staggering 500 degrees, taking just 90 second to cook one of their magnificent pizzas.

The Mixing Jug

All Weekend

Set to be a Britannia crowd pleaser! Keeping the festival fruity and alert with body boosting colourful smoothies, award winning coffee & speciality teas!

Harissa & lemon

All Weekend

Harissa & lemon combine traditional aromatic spices of the Souk and many other North African flavours with traditional cooking techniques to bring you unmissable Modern Moroccan Street food.

Let's Go Mexicana

All Weekend

Let's Go Mexicana serve good honest Mexican street food, cooked fresh on the day using high welfare locally sourced ingredients. Famous for their delicious burritos!

Let's Go Wild Boar

All Weekend

Let's Go Wild Boar will be serving up outstanding locally sourced Wild Boar burgers! They’ve enlisted local artists to create a fantastic stall frontage especially for Eroica Britannia, we can’t wait to see!

Urban Falafel

All Weekend

Freshly made to order falafel wraps, and salad boxes using the finest ingredients to provide wholesome delicious food that is vegan, and gluten free! Be sure to try their amazing selection of home made pickles, spreads, and salads added to you choice of wrap, or box.

Steak Out

All Weekend

For the love of steak! The very best 28 day matured Yorkshire steak sandwiches, served on toasted buttery brioche rolls. Simplicity at it’s finest!

What the Duck!

All Weekend

A great British head turner! What the Duck will have a wonderful menu of Duck wraps, salads and crispy seaweed from their 1960’s 'Mini Cooper Kitchen'! They have lovingly converted a classic red mini car in to a cooking station and grill. This British classic come quirky kitchen is set to draw in the Eroica Britannia crowds!

The Chicken Kitchen

All Weekend

Strictly gourmet! Flame grilled chicken burgers with fresh seasonal homemade toppings, loaded fries & spiced up chicken wings! A super tasty festival fix.

The Burger Kitchen

All Weekend

Freshly hand pressed gourmet burgers made with the very best local ingredients. Guaranteed to satisfy even the largest appetites over the festival weekend!

Wah Wahs BBQ and Don Churros

All Weekend

Simple, rustic Mexican inspired street food with a tasty yorkshire twist. You’ll be hooked on their incredible homemade salsas, sauces and slaws after one bite! Incorporating slow-cooked unusual cuts bring a new dimension to Mexican street feasting!

Slush Factory

All Weekend

A colourful variety of real fruit flavoured slush! Guaranteed to captured the kids imagination with their super fun reusable novelty twisted cups.

Buffle Wrap

All Weekend

Buffle Wrap are flying high in the Bubble waffle business! Originally from Hong Kong, bubble waffles are a colourful street food snack with an added a sweet twist. You’ll spot their quirky, colourful vintage caravan serving up sweet treats all weekend long!

The Crepe Escape

All Weekend

A kids camp favourite! The Crepe Escape offer a marvellous crepe-atoire of magically nostalgic flavours, ranging from the Willy Wonka (chocolate & marshmallows), The Rocky Road (crushed biscuits, salted caramel sauce, chocolate & marshmallows) to the traditional sweet shop Sour Face (lemon & sugar).

The Fruit Salad Bar

All Weekend

When you need a little breather from the weekend indulgence, head on over to The Fruit Salad Bar for some mighty Fresh Fruit, delicious Fruit Salads, Pure Juice and Whole Fruit Smoothies. Sure to recharge your batteries and fuel you through the weekend festivities!

Jimmy's Iced Coffee

All Weekend

Hold tight! Jimmy's Iced Coffee returns to Eroica Britannia for another terrific year, fuelling our festival weekend with ready-to-go iced coffee and their famous hot wheeling RideClub Arena! Read more

Experiences & Activities

Famed for some of the finest Festival shopping in the land! 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! Browse The British Bazaar, The Purchasable Exhibition of Treasures (AKA - The Bike Jumble) to name a few!

THE GREAT BRITISH BARN DANCE A-Z!

Saturday Evening

For our demi-decade - our fifth birthday celebrations - we're dancing all the way back to our roots to a tremendously fresh vintage soundtrack at a super special location for our Saturday night spectacular - The Timber Barn with The Great British Barn Dance! Read more

Eat Natural's Makery on the Move

All Weekend

Eat Natural is debuting a ‘pop up’ version of its Makery to create a truly interactive experience for visitors, called ‘Makery on the Move’ - call on over and get creative! Read more

THE CAMPING & CARAVANNING CLUB

All Weekend

The Camping and Caravanning Club returns to Eroica Britannia taking us on a camping journey through the ages! Read more

VICTORIA PENDLETON CBE

Friday

We are delighted to announce that Victoria Pendleton CBE, double Olympic Gold Medalist and 9x World Champion, will be joining us on Friday 15th June on the first day of the Festival. Read more

RideClub Arena - Call For Entries!

All Weekend

We’re thrilled to announce Jimmy’s RideClub Arena will return to Eroica Britannia for 2018! Read more

FESTIVAL FLYOVER! 100 YEARS IN THE SKY

Sunday

On Sunday 17th June, the glorious British sunshine will beam down over our festival celebrations as a WWII Spitfire heroically glides through our vast and glorious skies, declaring The Royal Air Force's Centenary - in Great British style. Read more

Shopping! Eroica Emporium

All Weekend

A treasure trove of vintage and heritage finds plus lots of great independent names! There really is something for everyone and to suit all budgets. Read more

HIGHLIGHT! The Vintage Extravaganza

Saturday

A pure celebration of all things vintage - we've some cracking vintage style talent on the stages - our advice? Get your outfit planned out and your dancing shoes on!

HIGHLIGHT! Shopping Preview

Let's go shopping! Discounts, offers and more!

We're going to be hosting a wonderful shopping preview which will be your chance to shop with tip top opening day discounts at over 150 wonderful shops. Don't miss out!

The Twilight Adventure Pub Ride

Twilight Ride entries are now closed (18/05/18)

Saddle up folks! We're off on a night time ride to the pub of course! Join us for last orders and a wonderful ride along the trail under the midsummer stars. Read more

All the Fun of the Fair

All Weekend

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

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!

Let's Go Shopping

All Weekend

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

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 Great British Breakfast

Sunday Morning

Friends! Family! It is time! Come and wave your loved ones off over a Great Big British Breakfast! Our street food traders will be cooking up all of your favourites!

The Biggest Bike Jumble

All Weekend

We are proud to present for 2018 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. Read more

Mini Beast Crafts

All Weekend

Drop in for some great fun creating, making and crafting fun to make up magical creations of your favourite mini beasts! We're down in the woods after all!

Stargazing Live

Saturday 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!

The Camping and Caravanning Club

All Weekend

The Camping and Caravanning Club returns to Eroica Britannia, bringing a pop-up campsite, including cooking demos, craft area for children and competition to win a car and caravan combination. Read more

Shopping! Best of Britannia

All Weekend

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

Leigh Day Bike Hotel

All Weekend

We have thousands of amazing bikes at Eroica Britannia over the weekend from beautiful antique pride and joys to your absolute favourite 'can't be without' classic Eroica Bike all gearing up ready for the Classic Ride on Sunday 17th June. Read more

LEIGH DAY REHAB LAB

All Weekend

Leigh Day Cycling is a team of lawyers dedicated to getting riders back in the saddle after injury by ensuring vital things are put in place at an early stage to get you back to fitness: a rehab assessment, indoor training equipment and Zwift membership. Read more

Paolo Bianchini

TBC

Paolo Bianchini - the man behind Ciacci, will join us at The Inner Tube to discuss his two great passions - Cycling and winemaking! Read more

Brian Robinson

Friday

Don't miss Brian Robinson in the Inner Tube on Friday Evening! Brian is an English former road bicycle racer of the 1950s and early 1960s. He was the first Briton to finish the Tour de France and the first to win a Tour stage. He won the 1961 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré stage race. His success as a professional cyclist in mainland Europe paved the way for other Britons such as Tom Simpson and Barry Hoban.

It's Maypole Dance time!

Sunday Afternoon

Join in with some marvellous maypole moves. Claire from Maypole Movers will lead you in this fantastically enjoyable Great British tradition – fabulous fun to create and brilliant to watch!

Festival Yoga Updated

All Weekend

After a night with nature under celestial Peak skies - rise, shine and shake off the festival slumber with our energising festival yoga session, it's totally free and everyone's welcome. Read more

Kids Yoga Adventure

All Weekend

After a magical night sleeping under the stars, our little campers can take part in a great Yoga adventure Read more

Best in Show

A firm Festival favourite. The best bikes and the epitome of style and sartorial elegance! Dress up, Dress down - expect much admiration and clapping! We're not called the The Most Handsome Festival in the UK for nothing!

HIGHLIGHT! Best in Show: Best Bike!

Saturday 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

Best in Show FINALS

Saturday Afternoon

Gather as we crown our winners of The 2018 Best in Show Read more

Best in Show: Best Cake

Saturday

The building blocks of British social natter and chatter - nothing more quintessentially just so than a slice of best Vicky Sponge Cake. We're looking for Best Cake in Show to be paraded (and eaten) in the Great British Cake Off! The only rules are that CAKE RULES! Read more

Best in Show: Best Dressed Dog!

Saturday

Our Festival is super dog friendly! We love our dog friends and we know you do too! Last year Best Dressed Dog was ultra popular and we have some top prizes this year! Read more

Best in Show: Best Dressed Family

Saturday

There's nothing quite like seeing a whole family dressed to the nines having a whale of a time at a quintessentially British festival. We’re calling out for you to gather your troops and enter our Best Dressed Family competition to win fabulous prizes and Festival fame! Read more

Best in Show: Best Dressed Gal

Saturday

Come and wow the crowds with your best threads - let your imagination run wild and enter Best Dressed Festival Gal! Go ultra glam, fun, super sophisticated … The choice is yours! Read more

Best in Show: Best Dressed Rider

Saturday

Do you own a rare Jersey and want to show it off to the crowd OR have you been planning an incredible outfit for The Ride and JUST HAVE to preview it? It's the perfect chance to debut your 2018 most handsome ‘look’ to crowds of thousands! Read more

Best in Show: Best Moustache

Saturday

Needs no intro...But is one of the most sought after titles at Eroica Britannia. After all – no outfit is complete without the perfect Moustache hey chaps? Read more

Guess What! Patrick's Back!

Saturday Afternoon

Patrick Grant is a Director of Norton & Sons, E.Tautz, Hammond & Co, Cookson & Clegg and Community Clothing and with his latest accolade - being awarded the Honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, at The School of Textiles and Design at Heriot-Watt University and returns to Eroica Britannia as Head Judge and all-round style aficionado! Read more

Adventure Kids Club

The Adventure Kids Club, busily Blyton-esque in getting back to nature with a boisterous weekend of campfire craft, den building and stargazing. Our Adventure Kids Club is all the fun you'll ever need to keep your under 12yrs jumping for joy over the weekend!

Adventure Kids Club

All Weekend

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

Woodland Creatures Crafts

Afternoon

Drop in to our crafting haven to cut, stick and colour ‘til your heart's content! We’ll be creating, making and crafting some magical masterpieces.

The Woodland Library

All Weekend

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.

Mini Cine Club

All Weekend Evenings

Who doesn't love the adventure and magic of film? Every evening we’ll be screening a family friendly classic… Check out our mini screen line-up! Read more

The Wishing Line

All Weekend

The perfect adventure keepsake. Cut, stick, colour your memories and hang them on our wonderful woodland wishing line!

Face Painting

All Weekend

Superheroes, Woodland creatures, Farmyard animals, lions, tigers and bears! Be whatever or whoever you wish!

Boogie Fun Town!

All Weekend

Get on down to Boogie Fun Town! Where kids can truly go wild and let their hair down with boogie beats and party games! Our bubble disco bonanza kicks off every evening with a colourful pop!

Little Ceilidh

Sunday

Hosted by 'Cut a Shine' - stars of Saturday's Great British Barn Dance - this is the ultimate kids dance off! The perfect time to kick The Adventure Kids Club off to a thrilling start on Sunday!

The Hidden Den

All Weekend

We challenge our little adventurers to the ultimate den hunt! Through nooks and crannies of our woodland camp, can you find the hidden den?

The Giant Map

All Weekend

Plot your next expedition and share your past discoveries! Look out for the Giant Map hanging in The Clubhouse, the perfect opportunity for kids to mark with flags where they’ve travelled and share their tales of adventure!

Mini Snapper Photo Booth

Special Activity

Grab a prop and strike a pose in dress up corner!

Bedtime Story

All Weekend Evenings

Lets turn down to lights after a day of mischief and adventure. Time to get cosy for a magical bedtime story guaranteed to send us off to the land with the sweetest dreams.

The British Cycling Family Ride

Saturday 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! Read more

Star Gazing

Special Activity

Look up in wonder! We'll be star gazing our way into Eroica Britannia skies by night! Come and learn about the galaxy and the stars in the great outdoors with our star experts and telescopes.

Pop-Up Entertainment

All Weekend

Expect musical performances from our tremendous entertainers & some wild hullabaloo from our kooky Bubbleologists - popping-up across the festival weekend!

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Special Activity

For the little animal lovers amongst us! Come down and say hello to Thornberry's ponies, rabbits and friendly pooches. Great for the whole family!

It's Maypole Dance time!

Sunday Afternoon

Join in with some marvellous maypole moves. Claire from Maypole Movers will lead you in this fantastically enjoyable Great British tradition – fabulous fun to create and brilliant to watch!

Kids Yoga Adventure

All Weekend

After a magical night sleeping under the stars, our little campers can take part in a great Yoga adventure Read more

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