A Guinness World Record smashing motorcycle stunt show and Ride to the Music LIVE music festival.
Celebrating Bexhill as the birthplace of not only British Motor Racing but also of British Motorcycle racing and modern motorcycle journalism.
Bexhill MotoFest brings together Guinness World Record smashing Hollywood stunt performer Mark Van Driel and his 2 Bros Racing stunt team and some of the best cover and tribute bands in the southeast, headlined by the legendary ROCKITMEN.
Thousands of motorbikes will cavalcade into town and there will be over 50 trade stands, market stalls and food vendors to keep everyone smiling on a massive, family friendly summer’s afternoon.
10.15 -10.30 : the annual MotoFest 100 bike Goldwing and Harley Cavalcade arrives on the Terrace.
10.30 BLACK RIVER – the mighty Black River welcome the MotoFest 100 bike cavalcade with their Born to Be Wild stonking set of hard rock classics.
12 noon : The Mayor of Bexhill welcomes visitors and opens the event.
12.15pm : the legendary FREAK FLAG bring Bexhill MotoFest their unique take on Hendrix, Cream and other 60s /70s rock grooves – the Bexhill 60s revolution continues.
2pm: GRIPPER LEE 3 – a full hour of rocking and blues from one of the dirtiest and low-down bands in the region.
15:30pm ROCKITMEN – The best Rock covers party band in the Southeast will once again be rocking the house.
FREE to attend in the DLWP car park and terrace area
FREE motorcycle display parking on Devonshire Road
Please note that Booking Fees apply on the following transactions:
Online: £1.50 per ticket + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office.
Print at home tickets: These can be emailed to you on the account you have registered with DLWP free of charge (booking fees apply)
Telephone: £3.50 per transaction + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
There will be a cheaper booking fee for events under £10 (booking fee = £1.00) and under £5 (booking fee = 50p).
Free events booked online are not subject to a booking fee.
There is no booking fee for tickets purchased over the counter.
Please note that we are only able to post tickets within the UK. If you live overseas please select box office collection or print at home tickets. Tickets purchased for post will be send 10 – 14 days before the show date.
Full terms and conditions can be found here :
- By Rail
Direct trains go from London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford to Bexhill.
There are also trains from London Charing Cross, changing at St. Leonards Warrior Square and from London Bridge or Charing Cross going to Battle. Battle is only a short taxi journey away (15 mins approx).
Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for up-to-date train travel information.
Town Taxis: 01424 211 511
Parkhurst Taxis: 01424 733 456
- By Car
If driving from the London area:
Take the M25, then A21 to Hastings. Turn off at John‘s Cross and follow the signs to Bexhill.
Take the A22 to Eastbourne, go across the Bishop roundabout to the A271 and follow the signs to Bexhill and the seafront. The De La Warr Pavilion is on the Marina.
From the Brighton area:
Follow the A27 out of Brighton until you arrive in Bexhill On Sea.
Please be aware the Rother District car park outside the De La Warr Pavilion operates paid parking until 8pm. After this time parking is free. There is also lmiited free car parking along the seafront.
Within the limits of this Grade One listed building, the De La Warr Pavilion strives to be fully accessible with a range of facilities to support your visit.
Assistance Dogs are permitted into the building.
Please contact the Box Office on 01424 229 111 to arrange a visit.
Facilities for disabled visitors
- Ramped access at the front of the building
- A low counter at the Box Office and Information Desk
- Disabled toilets on two floors
- A lift to all floors
- Accessible galleries on both floors
- An accessible Café
- Spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium for seated events
- Ramped access in the auditorium for events during the day
- Ramped access into the Studio
- Two travel wheelchairs are available for use at the De La Warr Pavilion. To reserve, please call our box office and information desk on (01424) 229111 or ask a member of staff on arrival. The chairs are provided on a first come, first served basis and are intended for use inside the Pavilion. Please contact us for more information.
Facilities for blind or visually-impaired
- Large print season brochures
Facilities for the hard-of-hearing
- An T-Switch induction loop in some areas of the auditorium (please indicate when booking as this facility is not available on the balcony)
- British Sign Language interpretation tours of the building and exhibitions are available on request.