The First East Kirkby Club Camp

Ozzy’s little snack

pictures by Martyn, Michael and John

We was think what to do on the Bank Holliday weekend as there was no event in the sidecar calendar, but a very hastily arranged club by club members John and Tracy solved the problem and with a few e-mails and calls it was all systems go for us to camp on a site next to the Lincolnshire Aviation Museum at East Kirkby. Many thanks go to club members John and Tracy and here is Michael’s report on the event. First a big thank you to John & Tracy for arranging this Tri-Anglia Wheels Sidecar Club camp out, at such short notice for the May Day holiday at East Kirby.

I arrived on the Friday in the COLD RAIN, it seems we going into our second winter! However a very warm welcome from J & T, even had a ELECTRICHEATER in our cozy “Wolds Sidecar Pow Wow Tent” for friday evening with a generous helping of fish/chips and mushy peas, plus a few tasters, just magic!

Saturday was another surprise the 5th Annual Aviation Heritage Wolds Run, quite gathering for this good cause at Also had a chat with the Cossall people, now returned from NZ.


Mid afternoon l rode my Mystic/sidecar into Spilsby for forgotten items! and then a little detour and walk around the castle ruins at with its long history.


Saturday evening was spent at the Red Lion Inn in East Kirkby, quite a find, and ideal for “Tri-Anglia” members regarding good meals at the right price, plus a few prize jokes from the Landlord Tom.

What to do on the Sunday, why not a “Mini-Nurburgring” so 4 x outfits took a trip to with the racing, also a ‘testing ground” for wind chill & hypothermia on the high Wolds, but being true Brits we STOOD OUR GROUND! Wandering around the paddock area l notice a few “Airheads” in the racing outfits which now give out 100bhp at the rear wheel!

Sunday evening was again a visit the Red Lion, this time for a Sunday roast/pudding & even Martyn seems to have his own “bar stool” near the bar for extra nibbles.

Bye for now. Michael.

Lesley and Martyn’s ride home, good job there wasn’t anymore rain or they would have a bit of a detour