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Information for CMA East Midlands

Welcome

The East Midlands branch covers Leicestershire, North into Nottinghamshire, West into Derbyshire and East into Lincolnshire.

Meetings are held 1st Monday at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH; 2nd Monday at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT; 3rd Monday of the month (main monthly branch meeting) at All Saints Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough LE11 4LF; and 4th Monday at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbys DE11 7NR.

See programme for details of other activities, please Email for a copy and to be added to our mailing list, e_mids@bike.org.uk. All welcome.

Contact Details

Contact Name: Penny Lowery

Evenings or leave a message

Upcoming Events

Breakfast Ride-out - to The Grange, Melton Mowbray

Event Date: 14/12/2019

Breakfast Run, The Grange, Asfordby Hill, LE14 3QU, not 3rd Saturday due to Christmas. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start, with a full tank. 

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 16/12/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org.  Christmas snacks & jumpers.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 23/12/2019

Branch social meeting at The Wheel Inn, 597 Burton Road, Swadlincote. DE11 0DH. Bar meals are available until 8pm.

Carol Nash Classic Bike Show - Newark

Event Date: 03/01/2020 - 05/01/2020

Carole Nash Classic Show, Newark Showground.  Set up stand Friday, show

open Saturday & Sunday.  Please contact Ian/Penny if you’re able to help.

Branch Social , Syston

Event Date: 06/01/2020

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 13/01/2020

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Breakfast Ride-out - Venue TBC

Event Date: 18/01/2020

Breakfast Run, Venue TBC.  Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start, with a full tank. 

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 20/01/2020

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org. 

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 27/01/2020

Branch social meeting at The Wheel Inn, 597 Burton Road, Swadlincote. DE11 0DH. Bar meals are available until 8pm.

Past Events

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 09/12/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social , Syston

Event Date: 02/12/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 25/11/2019

Branch social meeting at The Wheel Inn, 597 Burton Road, Swadlincote. DE11 0DH. Bar meals are available until 8pm.

Chuch run - tbc

Event Date: 24/11/2019

Churchrun - tbc (open to offers!)

Bottesford Charity Christmas Toy Run

Event Date: 24/11/2019

Nottingham Triumph Owners M.C.C. Bottesford Toy Run, leaving the Rutland Arms (new meeting place) 2 High Street, Bottesford. NG13 0AA. At 11.00am (Pub will be open from 9:00 for refreshments) Arrive Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham 11:30 then ride to Melton Mowbray & regroup at Tesco to continue to the Grove Primary School, Asfordby Road. For further details, ring John Bartlett. 01780 762531/07790 58308.

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 18/11/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org

Breakfast ride-out - Salt Box Cafe, Hatton

Event Date: 16/11/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Breakfast Run, Breakfast Run, Salt Box Cafe - Hatton – DE65 5PT  Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start with a full tank.


Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 11/11/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 04/11/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

CMA Ladies Meeting

Event Date: 01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019

Fri 1st – 3rd  CMA Ladies Conference, Hayes Centre, Derbyshire.  Details to follow.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 28/10/2019

Branch social meeting at The Wheel Inn, 597 Burton Road, Swadlincote. DE11 0DH. Bar meals are available until 8pm.

Chuch run - tbc

Event Date: 27/10/2019

Church run - tbc - 'offers' to Penny!

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 21/10/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org

Breakfast Ride-out - to The Gap Inn, Muston

Event Date: 19/10/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Breakfast Run, Breakfast Run, The Gap Inn - Muston – NG13 0FD  Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start with a full tank.

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 14/10/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 07/10/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Church Run - St Mary's Boulton, Derby

Event Date: 29/09/2019

Church Run to St Mary’s Boulton, Derby.  Service is 11.30am.  Please let Ian/Penny know if you’re attending.

Jesus Loves Leicestershire

Event Date: 28/09/2019

Jesus Loves Leicestershire.  11am – 4.30pm, Humberstone Gate, Leicester.  We having a CMA Stand please let Ian/Penny know if you can help

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 23/09/2019

Branch social meeting at The Wheel Inn, 597 Burton Road, Swadlincote. DE11 0DH. Bar meals are available until 8pm.

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Breakfast Ride-out - to Colsterworth Truckstop

Event Date: 21/09/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Breakfast Run, Breakfast Run, Colsterworth TruckStop – NG33 5JN.  Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start with a full tank.

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 16/09/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org

Hybrid MCC Rally, Colsterworth

Event Date: 13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019

Hybrid MCC, Rally. Colsterworth Sports and Social Club, Colsterworth. Lincolnshire. Holy Joes Café.

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 09/09/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 02/09/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 26/08/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 19/08/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org


Breakfast Ride-out - to Long Itchen Diner

Event Date: 17/08/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Breakfast Run, Breakfast Run, Long Itch Diner - Long Itchington, Southam – CV47 9QZ  Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start with a full tank.

Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 12/08/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 05/08/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

European Motorcyclists for Christ (EMC) Rally and UK National Rally,

Event Date: 01/08/2019

European Motorcyclists for Christ (EMC) Rally and UK National Rally, Thursday 1st-Sunday  4th   August.    Lenchwood, Ab Lench, Evesham, WR11 4UP (use approach from A44 not Sat Nav directions to limit impact on locals). Set up Wednesday night, take down Sunday/Monday - If you can help please contact Les Jones  .  See https://www.bike.org.uk/

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Leathered in Lincoln Rally - Billinghay, Lincs

Event Date: 26/07/2019 - 28/07/2019

Leathered In Lincoln, Halfway Heros MCC Rally. The Coach and Horses,  Tattershall Road, Billinghay, LN4 4DD. Please contact Ian or Penny.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 26/07/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 22/07/2019

Branch social meeting at TBC The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Breakfast Run, Touchdown Cafe - Wellsbourne

Event Date: 20/07/2019

Breakfast Run, Breakfast Run, Touchdown Cafe - Wellesbourne Airfield - CV35 9EU. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start, with a full tank. 

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 15/07/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org.

Rock and Bike Fest - Alfreton

Event Date: 11/07/2019 - 14/07/2019

Rock & Bike Fest, Carnfield Hall, South Normanton, Derbyshire, DE55 2BE. Thursday 11- Sunday 14th July.  Set up Wednesday 10th evening.  24 hour Holy Joe’s Café – all help welcome.  Please see Ian or Penny.

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 08/07/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Ashby Scooter and Music Fest

Event Date: 06/07/2019

Ashby Scooter & Music Fest – for more details see Colin 


Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 01/07/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

National Youthbike Competition (and Holy Joe's)

Event Date: 28/06/2019

National Youthbike Competition. Thorpe Camp, LN4 4PL, on the B1192 between Woodhall Spa and Coningsby. Provision of Holy Joe's cafe

Branch Social - Swadlincote

Event Date: 24/06/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 17/06/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org.

Breakfast Ride-out - to Limes Cafe, Bilsthorpe, Notts

Event Date: 15/06/2019

Breakfast Run, The Limes Café, Bilsthorpe - NG22 8TH. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start, with a full tank. 

St Mary’s, Community Fare, Alvaston, Derby

Event Date: 15/06/2019

Invitation to attend St Mary’s, Community Fare Boulton Lane, Alvaston, Derby, DE24 0GE.  More details see Ian.


Stand at Danery Synod, Loughborough

Event Date: 12/06/2019

Stand at Deanery Synod, All Saints Church, Loughborough ‘Everyday Witness’. See Colin for more details.

Branch Socal - Nottingham

Event Date: 10/06/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Syston

Event Date: 03/06/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Swadlincote

Event Date: 27/05/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Church Run

Event Date: 26/05/2019

Church Run - Details to follow

Branch meeting - Loughborough

Event Date: 20/05/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org

Love Loughborough Event

Event Date: 19/05/2019

Love Loughborough – CMA stand.  If you can help, please contact Colin.

Breakfast Ride - Lodge Trust Country Park

Event Date: 18/05/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Lodge Trust Country Park – Market Overton – LE15 7PL. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start.


Branch Social - Nottingham

Event Date: 13/05/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Syston

Event Date: 06/05/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

CMA National AGM - Liverpool

Event Date: 27/04/2019

National AGM in Liverpool - The AGM is part of the Spring Fellowship weekend at  Hope Community Church, 11 Aintree Lane, Aintree Village, Liverpool, L10 2JJ.  AGM commences at 1.30 pm Saturday afternoon.(Please arrive in good time to register)

CMA UK Spring Fellowship Weekend and National AGM

Event Date: 26/04/2019 - 27/04/2019

Spring Fellowship Weekend, Friday 26th - Sunday 28th April, and National Annual General Meeting (commencing 1.30pm on Saturday 27th April 2019) for Christian Motorcyclists Association UK. The Venue is the Hope Community Church, 11 Aintree Lane, Aintree Village, Liverpool.  L10 2JJ - Web Page http://hccaintree.co.uk/

Registration form for the weekend has been issued - Contact Ian or Les if you haven't had a copy.  

Branch Social - Swadlincote

Event Date: 22/04/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Annual General Meeting - Loughborough

Event Date: 15/04/2019

Branch Annual General Meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall.

Leicester Egg Run Charity Ride

Event Date: 14/04/2019

Leicester Egg Run – The Nook Car Park, Anstey – Palm Sunday Church Service at 10:30am, Anstey Methodist Church.  Meet from 11.00 in The Nook Car Park if not at the service. The Run starts at 12 Noon f, finishing at the Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville.


Breakfast Ride-out - Yonderman Cafe

Event Date: 13/04/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Yonderman Cafe - SK17 8RW  . Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start.

Branch Social - Nottingham

Event Date: 08/04/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Leicester Egg Run - Route Practice

Event Date: 06/04/2019

See Tony or Colin for details

Branch Social - Syston

Event Date: 01/04/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Swadlincote

Event Date: 25/03/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Meeting - Loughborough

Event Date: 18/03/2019

Branch Meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org

Breakfast Ride-out - to Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester

Event Date: 16/03/2019

Breakfast ride-out to Jacks Hill Cafe - A5 Watling St, Towcester - NN12 8ET.  Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start. Start with a full tank.

Branch Social - Nottingham

Event Date: 11/03/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Syston

Event Date: 04/03/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Swadlincote

Event Date: 25/02/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Meeting - Loughborough

Event Date: 18/02/2019

Branch Meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org

Breakfast Run - Pillings Lock, Quorn

Event Date: 16/02/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Breakfast Run, Pillings Lock, Loughborough. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start with a full tank.

Branch Social - Nottingham

Event Date: 11/02/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social - Syston

Event Date: 04/02/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Swadlincote

Event Date: 28/01/2019

Branch social meeting at The Railway Inn, Midway Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7NR. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Chuch run - tbc

Event Date: 27/01/2019

Church Run - location and time tbc

Branch Christmas Meal - venue tbc

Event Date: 26/01/2019

Branch Christmas Meal – The Willowtree, Nottingham. 7.30pm.  Menus and deposit to Penny by Tuesday 18th December.  Contact Penny if you need the menu.



Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 21/01/2019

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org.

Breakfast Ride-out - The Harvester, Loughborough

Event Date: 19/01/2019

Breakfast ride-out, to Breakfast Run, Harvester - The Wheatsheaf – Loughborough – LE11 4EX. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start, with a full tank.

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 14/01/2019

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

CMA UK Special General Meeting – 12th January 2019

Event Date: 12/01/2019

A Special General Meeting (SGM) of CMA UK will be held on Saturday 12th January 2019, at Kingshurst Evangelical Church, KEC Church Centre, located on the corner of Cooks Lane and Forth Drive, Birmingham, B37 6NP.

Anyone in CMA UK membership on the date of the meeting can attend.

The meeting will start promptly at 2pm, although please arrive earlier to ensure you have time to register before the meeting starts. Registration will be open from noon, and anyone in CMA UK membership is welcome to attend the meeting. It is expected that the meeting will finish before the end of the afternoon.

This notice will be updated prior to the meeting if adverse weather conditions are forecast which mean it would be inadvisable to travel.

Christmas Meal

Event Date: 11/01/2019

Christmas Meal.  Time and place to follow - Suggestions for venues needed.

Branch Social - Syston

Event Date: 07/01/2019

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Victoria Bikers' Pub's Brass Monkey Run

Event Date: 06/01/2019

The Victoria Bikers Pub's Brass Monkey Run  -  date and details TBC



Carol Nash Classic Bike Show - Newark

Event Date: 05/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

The Carole Nash, Classic Bike Show, 2018 Winter Classic. Newark Showground, Nottinghamshire. NG24 2NY.

Branch Meeting- Loughborough

Event Date: 17/12/2018

Branch meeting at Thorpe Acre Church, Thorpe Acre Road, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4LF. 7:30pm for 7:45pm. Meeting in the Church Hall. www.astad.org.  Christmas Jumpers & buffet.

Coffin Scratchers MCC Toy Run

Event Date: 16/12/2018

Coffin Scratchers MCC Toy Run – Meet at Victoria Bikers Pub, Whitwick Road, Coalville, LE67 3FA. Meeting at 10.30am, leaving 11.15am. New unwrapped toys/gifts for children aged 0-16years.

Breakfast Run - The Grange, Asfordby

Event Date: 15/12/2018

Breakfast Run, The Grange, Asfordby Hill - LE14 3QU. Start from Donington Park Service Area J23A-M1, 8:30am for 9:00am start, with a full tank.  ‘By any means’ – if bad weather, all other modes of transport are welcome - if on more than 2 wheels, meet at The Grange!

Branch Social meeting - Nottingham

Event Date: 10/12/2018

Branch social meeting at The White Hart, 29 Gregory St, Nottingham NG7 2LT. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

Branch Social meeting - Syston

Event Date: 03/12/2018

Branch social meeting at The Gate Hangs Well, Lewin Bridge, Fosse Way, Syston, LE7 1NH. From 7:30pm. Bar meals are available.

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