Calendar

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Falkland Islands Liberation Day Wreath Laying Ceremony Chorley
Jun 14 @ 10:30 – 11:30

Falkland Islands Liberation Day. Wreath Laying Ceremony.
Thursday 14th June 2019
10.30 for a 11.00 two minute silence.
The War Memorial.
Astley Park.
CHORLEY.
Lancashire
PR7 1JX

Parking is at the local Car Parks.
This is a laid back and personal family friendly event.
After the service we usually retire to the local Weatherspoon’s.

Jun
22
Sat
2019
N.Ireland Armed Forces Day, Lisburn
Jun 22 @ 09:00 – 17:00

N. Ireland Armed Forces Day will be held in Lisburn this year.
Details are minimal at this stage update will follow

Jun
30
Sun
2019
AFD SOUTHPORT, MERSEYSIDE.
Jun 30 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Come to Southport and show your support.

All attending on motorcycles not wanting to ride in the precession are asked to park out side the Heart foundation shop, PR8 1AA, 116 little Lord St adjacent to Christ Church.

The parade will leave Chapel St 1030 led by the Band of the King’s Division, going down Hoghton St, Hill St Lord St past the Cenotaph to the Town Hall and Gardens where there will be vintage military vehicles and WW1 Sopwith Camel Biplane. The Band of the King’s Division will play to entertain as will as Vintage live music. There will be a fly-past of a DAKOTA.

ALSO. I and now confirm that from 1230 to 1700 there will by a RBLR Stand in the SHIP and ANCHER in Cable St, between the Cenotaph and the Carousel. Steve and Charlene will be supplying a buffet. All Welcome.
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N. Lewis
Jul
6
Sat
2019
Military Vehicle Display, Greypoint Fort, Bangor
Jul 6 all-day

Military Vehicle Display
RBL Riders Branch Stand

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Bishopscourt, classic Bike Show
Aug 2 @ 08:00 – Aug 4 @ 19:30

Bishopscourt Classic Bike Show
RBL Riders Branch Display
The Schedule is:
Friday 2nd August
8:00 – Access to the circuit opens for Trade, Static Displays and Riders.
16:00 – Trade Stands and Static Display set-up to be complete and Festival Opens to the public.
Static Classic bike displays (indoor and out), live bands and DJ, bars and catering, overnight camping.

Saturday 3rd August
7:00 – Access to the circuit opens for Trade, Static Displays and Riders.
8:30 – Trade Stands and Static Display set-up to be complete.
9:00 – Festival Opens to the public.
10:00 – Parade Laps of classic bikes, Static Classic bike displays (indoor and out), Motorcycle Club static displays, bars and catering, Trade stands, Autojumble.
18:00 – 19:30 Trade Stands and Static Display set-up
18:00 – live bands and DJ, overnight camping.

Sunday 4th August
7:30 – Access to the circuit opens for Trade, Static Displays and Riders.
8:30 – Trade Stands and Static Display set-up to be complete.
9:00 – Festival Opens to the public.
10:00 – Parade Laps of classic bikes, Static Classic bike displays (indoor and out), Motorcycle Club static displays, bars and catering, Trade stands, Autojumble.
17:00 – Festival Closes to the public.
17:00 – Trade Stands and Static Display breakdown commences.
19:30 – Trade Stands and Static Display breakdown to be complete.

Aug
5
Mon
2019
Ulster Grand Prix 2019
Aug 5 @ 10:00 – Aug 10 @ 18:00

Ulster Grand Prix 2019
RBL Riders Branch Stand

Aug
18
Sun
2019
NI Regional Meeting 18 Aug 2019 Ballymoney RBL
Aug 18 @ 11:00 – 14:00

The next Regional Meeting will be held at Ballymoney RBL Townhead street, Ballymoney
Sunday 18th August, RV from 1100hrs, Lunch from 1230hrs, meeting will commence at 1330hrs.
Lunch will be Buffet style, price p/p tbc
If any member attending or not wishes me to raise any points, please let me know and I will add to the agenda.
See you there
Tony

Aug
23
Fri
2019
N. Ireland Regional Rally August 2019
Aug 23 @ 08:00 – Aug 25 @ 23:00

Northern Ireland Regional Rally
23rd – 25th August 2019

Blue Circle Boat Club
100 Shore Road, Magheramorne,
Larne, BT40 3HT
Cost – £20 per person
Safe / Secure Parking available for the Bikes.
Ample, Suitable Camping area.
Hard standing available for Caravans / Mobile Homes.
Showers & Toilets on site.
24Hr Tea & Coffee.
Live Band.
On site Bar facilities.
Raffle
Catering by Blue Circle Boat Club.
Organised Ride-out on Saturday (Weather Permitting)
Entry to field by Bike is permitted to drop your kit off, Bike must then be moved from field to safe parking area.
D Coy Military Vehicle Display.
First Aid & Fire Safety on site.
This is a RBL Riders Branch Event, RBL RB Members & Guest Only.
Payment for ticket will be through Paypal to Riders.Ireland@rbl.community, Please use ‘Family & Friends’ method of payment.(Please include Name & E-Mail in the payment message) On receipt of the payment made notification, I will E-Mail you a Ticket with an individual number relevant to the purchaser.
Any funds remaining after the event will be donated to the Poppy Appeal.
Any questions about the event Please ring Tony Pronger on 07884 310906 or e-mail Tonypronger@virginmedia.com

Aug
31
Sat
2019
Airwaves, Portrush
Aug 31 all-day

Airwaves at Portrush
RBL Riders Branch Display

Sep
13
Fri
2019
Veterans Parade, N’Ards. 13 / 09 / 19
Sep 13 @ 18:00 – 21:00

I would suggest an RV at Conway Square @ 1800hrs park the Bikes, walk to parade start at RBL N’Ards. Court Sq.
1 or 2 members to remain with the Bikes.

You are cordially invited to participate in this year’s Veterans’ event to recognise the invaluable contribution of men and women from the Borough who have served their country at home and abroad. The event will take place on Friday 13 September 2019.
We are delighted that The Veterans’ Parade will be led by the Band of the Royal Irish Regiment, leaving the Royal British Legion, Court Square, Newtownards at 7.00 pm to arrive at Conway Square at approximately 7.15 pm where the Band will Beat Retreat.
It is envisaged that the Parade will follow the following route:-
Court Square-Court Street-Old Cross Street-High Street-Conway Square
The return Parade will follow a route from Conway Square-Mill Street-Gibson’s Lane-Regent Street-Frances Street-Castle Place-Castle Street-Court Square.
At Conway Square, the Parade will be received by the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Down, the Mayor of Ards and North Down, Aldermen and Councillors of Ards and North Down Borough Council, along with other distinguished guests. It is anticipated that the public will come out in large numbers to support local veterans and enjoy the spectacle.
You are also invited to bring your association standards to the event.
Those on Parade are thereafter invited to the Newtownards British Legion Halls for refreshments.
Yours faithfully
Jeanette
Jeanette Wilson
Democratic Services Manager
Ards and North Down Borough Council.

Oct
12
Sat
2019
RBL Riders Branch Poppy Ball 2019
Oct 12 @ 18:00 – 23:45

A night of music, laughter and dance.

Tickets are priced at £35 per person to include 4 course dinner and a variety of entertainment.

Tickets are being offered to RBLR (NI) Members and their guests and can be purchased via PayPal or cash to Ian or Arls Neill.

Guidance for PayPal payments

1. Go to send and request
2. Select send money and insert arl963@hotmail.com
3. Select send to friends and family ( no fee with this option)
4. Go to Add a note and insert POPPY BALL
5. Send.

Dress Code – Formal.
Members may wear white shirt, tie, black or grey trousers Legion Riders vests and medals.

Accommodation is available at the hotel and members are advised to ring the hotel to receive discounted rate – 02825891663.

Oct
26
Sat
2019
Poppy Collection Day Forestside Belfast
Oct 26 all-day

Poppy Collection Day Forestside Belfast

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Poppy Collection Day Tesco C’Reagh Rd. Belfast
Nov 2 all-day

Poppy Collection Day Tesco C’Reagh Rd. Belfast

Nov
9
Sat
2019
Poppy Collection Day Tesco Knockbreda Belfast
Nov 9 all-day

Poppy Collection Day Tesco Knockbreda Belfast

Nov
10
Sun
2019
Burnley Cemetery Rememberance Service hosted by the RBLR
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 11:30

This years Parade at the Cemetery Burnley this year, falls on the 10th November 2019.
This will take place at

Burnley Cemetery Rossendale Road Burnley Lancashire BB11 5DD

This is aimed at Bikers for Bikers and is run by the RBLR, although all are welcome to attend.
Gates open 10.00 bikes to be parked up by 10.40
Cars if you must. Are parked at the back of the Chapel of Rest.
10.45 Gates Closed for safety reasons no exceptions, any arriving after that will have to park further down the road.
10.50 quiet reflection.
10.55 Service starts.
11.15 Service ends.
Have a great day and I’ll see you all there.

Iddy

Nov
16
Sat
2019
RBL Riders Branch AGM 2019
Nov 16 all-day

2019 AGM of the RBL Riders Branch
All members welcome
Member’s from NI generally make a weekend of it, Arriving Friday and returning home Sunday

Feb
2
Sun
2020
M62 Coach Bombing Memorial Ride and Service
Feb 2 @ 11:00 – 12:00

46th Anniversary of the murder of 9 young Soldiers a Wife and her 2 children by cowards who planted a bomb in with luggage on a coach taking Soldiers and their families back to Catterick after weekend leave
May they never be forgotten
RIP

For those on the Wirral, parts of Cheshire and North Wales we meet at 7.45 Chester Services M56 then ride on to Birch Services M62 to leave there at 8.45 to arrive at Hartshead Moor services for around 09.15 in plenty of time to register bike with the services and join in the parade (if you want to) or to just listen and join in with the service of remembrance.

Others to make there own way to the service, to be there before 11.00

Mar
21
Sat
2020
Cumbria Ride In – Keswick
Mar 21 all-day
May
10
Sun
2020
Veteran’s Day Parade, N’Ards 10 May 2020
May 10 @ 15:00 – 17:00

Veterans Day Parade
Newtownards
Sunday 10th May 2020 1500hrs
Parade or Guard of Honour to be determined.
Parade steps off from the RBL Church Square on to Conway Square

Jun
6
Sat
2020
Cumbria Ride – Devils Bridge / Wensleyday
Jun 6 @ 12:00 – 17:00
Aug
21
Fri
2020
RBL Riders NI Regional Rally 2020
Aug 21 @ 09:00 – Aug 23 @ 14:00

RBL Riders Northern Ireland Regional Rally 2020
Blue Circle Boar Club, Magheramorne, Larne.
21st to 23rd August 2020
Camping / Glamping / Vanning or Hoteling, your choice.
Very good and large Camping area, Bar on Site, Boat club will provide catering, Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Meal or we can BBQ. TBC
Entertainment Friday Evening and Saturday, Details TBC.
There will hopefully be a Ride out on Saturday, weather and abilities permitting.
Cost will be £20 pp. payment to me by Paypal / BACS or Cash. Paypal email – Riders.Ireland@RBL.Community. PM me for BACS details.
Please note on Paypal Name(s) and Event

Oct
17
Sat
2020
RBLR NI Poppy Ball 2020
Oct 17 @ 19:00 – 20:00

From the Organisers, Arls & Ian Neill

Saturday 17th October 2020 1900hrs
Rosspark Hotel, 20 Doagh Road, BT42 3LZ Kells, Ballymena.

A night of friendship, fun, music and dance.
Guests are asked to arrive between 1900hrs and 1930 hrs.

Price per person is £35 and can be purchased via Paypal as follows

1. Go to send and request
2. Select send money and insert arl963@hotmail.com
3.Select send to friends and family ( no fee with this option)
4. Go to Add a note and insert your name and Poppy Ball
5. Send

I will record the names of paid guests and have an admissions sheet with me on 17th ..no tickets this year to keep costs to a minimum.
Invitations are extended to all RBLR Members and their guests
Accommodation is available at the hotel and members are advised to contact the hotel directly 02825891663 to avail of the discounted rate ..£100 per double room.

See you there
Tony