Get on your bike and join the festival fun

04 May 2018

This June and July a host of fun – mostly free - cycling activities and events is coming to Stevenage with the 2018 Cycling Festival.

There is something for everyone to enjoy and take part in, whether you’re a cyclophobic, an absolute beginner or a regular cyclist, whatever your age and ability.

The festival is brought to your by a dedicated team of volunteers and professionals from Herts Cycling, Cycling UK (Stevenage branch), British Cycling Breeze and Ride Social Champions, Decathlon, Stevenage Cycle Hub, Outspoken Cycles and Stevenage Borough Council.

It starts on Saturday 2 June with the launch of the Stevenage Cycle Hub at the Boat House at Fairlands Valley Park. Come down between 10am and 12 noon and have a go at a range of cycle-related activities.

The Festival will also celebrate Bike Week – 9 to 17 June – with different events including a range of free, led rides, in and around Stevenage. And most of them are free to join and open to anyone to take part in.

On Thursday 28 June a School Cycling Festival is planned, giving youngsters the chance to try a range of cycling activities and fun games provided by Outspoken Events.

Other highlights of the Festival include a fun skills course for children (aged 5-14) at Pin Green play centre on Saturday 7 July, including Pedal Power Smoothie Making, and adult cycle training on Monday 2 July.

The Festival Finale is a Family Fun Day at Hampson Park on Saturday 8 July.

There are lots and lots more events taking place throughout June and July. To keep up to date with what’s planned download the Stevenage Cycling Festival timetable or visit:
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