Diary

4 - 23 June 2018 - Putnoe Library Exhibition [Local]

CCNB has a small exhibition in Putnoe Library promoting urban cycling as part of Bike Week.

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 June 2018 - International Kite Festival [Local]

The Bedford International Kite Festival returns to Russell Park on the 9 & 10 June 2018. As in previous festivals the event will showcase kites from the four corners of the globe including America, Canada, Japan, China, Germany, France, Holland and Belgium as well as flyers from across the UK. Go there by bicycle.

9 - 17 June 2018 - National Bike Week [Local/National]

See the Bike Week website for full details of this national event.

Thursday 21 June 2018 - CCNB's 'Longest Day' Bike Ride [Local]

This years 'Longest Day' bike ride jointly with Cycling UK is on Thursday 21 June 2018 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 7 July - Sunday 29 July 2018 - Tour de France [International]

With 2014's first three stages in England now a distant memory, the 2018 105th tour will start with from the Vendee de la Loire and be made up of 21 stages and cover a total distance of 3,329 kilometres.

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

Saturday/Sunday 14/15 July 2018 - Bedford River Festival [Local]

Staged on the picturesque Victorian Embankment, Promenade, the River Great Ouse and in Russell Park, the Festival is a unique combination of the carnival, the musical, and of course, the nautical.

Wednesday 15 August 2018 - Cycle to Work Day [National]

Bike To Work Day is a national event which aims to encourage people to use their bike to get to work, which saves energy, protects the environment, and helps you to keep fit.

Full information is available on the Cycle to Work Day website.

2 - 9 September 2018 - Tour of Britain [National]

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

Saturday 8 September 2018 - Bike 'n Hike [Local/National]

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

Full information is available on their website.

16 - 22 September 2018 - European Mobility Week [International/National]

Last year 2526 cities/towns participated in the week but only 6 from the UK.

Full information can be found on the Mobility Week website.

Saturday 22 September 2018 - In Town without My Car Day [International/National]

Full information can be found on the World Car Free Day website.

28 - 30 September 2018 - The Cycle Show [National]

This year's show is again at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham. Full information can be obtained from the Cycle Show website.

19 - 25 November 2018 - Road Safety Week [National]

Road Safety Week, set up by Brake in 1997, aims to raise awareness of road safety and improve safety on UK roads. It takes place in November each year and aims to give everyone an opportunity to promote road safety in their community, school or company.

To find out more and take part, go to the information-packed Road Safety Week website.

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