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14 May 2017

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Ace at NMM "Live" Open Day 29/09/2016

Saturday 05/11/16

Following the massive success of Museum LIVE over the past two years, Saturday 05/11/16 will see the museum host its 3rd annual free open day when everyone will be invited to visit and check out the museum collection free of charge. Along with the Ace Cafe London stand and display, there will also be a host of other free attractions including a special “stars on stage” feature which is presented in association with the museums wheel builders, Central Wheel Components Ltd 

Museum Live 2016 Timetable.
To assist visitors, everyone arriving on site will be given a free timetable with a full list & timings of all the day’s exciting, free, events.

Free Museum Entry: Everyone will be invited to visit the newly reconfigured museum collection, free-of-charge. If you think you’ve seen the museum before, think again!

Indoor Trade Area & Autojumble: The one day event features a large indoor autojumble held within the warm & dry surroundings of the National Motorcycle Museum’s conference facilities. For details of how to book a 6ft pitch for just £30.00 contact Steve or George on (0121) 704 2784 or e-mail  
Attending the event will trade stands & displays from many well-known names including Footman James insurance brokers and the  auctioneers Bonham’s

Meet The Experts: The museum’s specialist suppliers & craftsmen (including our own restoration team) will be available to chat and answer questions. An exciting new permanent display is to be unveiled, “the history of wheel building”, presented by wheel builders to the museum, Central Wheel Components Ltd.

Stars on Stage In Association With Central Wheel Components Ltd: Racing legends CARL FOGARTY MBE & JAMIE WHITHAM will host two special FREE TO ENTER “stars on stage” features at 11.00am & 2.00pm
Held on the stage in the museum’s magnificent Britannia suite, these free 1 hour chat shows will feature Carl & Jamie as well as other motorcycling personalities. Appearing courtesy of Phil Morris Racing two very special guests include TT superstar IAN HUTCHINSON & British Superbike front runner PETER HICKMAN. All guest stars will also be making personal appearances to sign your favorite memorabilia. 

NEW FOR 2016!
Museum Live “Start Up” Feature.
See & hear some of the most famous race machines in the world started up in our special LIVE START UP area. Bikes old and new will include the Hislop “White Charger” Rotary Norton, NVT Cosworth Challenge, Vincent “Super Nero” sprinter, the Phil Morris Racing owned 2012 ART GP12 Moto GP bike (ex-James Ellison), plus many others including genuine Moto GP Ducati’s and WSB machinery-not to be missed!

Museum Shop & Restaurant: The Museum shop and restaurant will be open throughout the event. A wide variety of catering will be on offer including breakfast, lunch, a range of hot meals & snacks plus a special BBQ.

Plus The Draw For The Best Classic Motorcycle Raffle Prize In The World:
Our summer 2016 raffle to win a 1990 Norton Rotary F1 worth over £22,000 will be drawn by one of our celebrity guests live on stage during the afternoon of the event on 05/11/16.
There’s still time to enter to win this amazing prize with raffle tickets available to purchase on-line from or by calling the Museum on 01675 444140   

For further details and updates on Museum Live 2016 see