National Motorcycle Museum

National Motorcycle Museum 30th Anniversary Photo Competition

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the National Motorcycle Museum is holding a series of celebrations including a photography competition, from 1 August 2014 until the anniversary year culminates with the “free” open day, on Saturday 1st November 2014.

The winning images will be those which most inspire admiration for the British Motorcycle & the British Motorcycle industry. At the free open day, Museum Director James Hewing plus a leading “classic” magazine editor and one of the star guests from the world of motorcycle racing will judge the photos and announce the winners. Shortlisted entries will be displayed at the Museum prior to final judging.

First prize will be a weekend break at a UK Best Western hotel. Runners-up will receive a free visit to the Museum for up to five people, including a personal VIP guided tour and lunch at the Museum Restaurant.

Each image must specify the make and model of British machine featured as well as the photographers name and location where the image was taken. Both professional and budding photographers are invited to contribute with copyright of all material submitted being granted to the National Motorcycle Museum.

Contributions are invited by e-mail to or by post from the following age groups & in the following categories-

Age Groups- Under 12 Year’s. 12-18 Years. Over 18 Years.

Categories-  Best or Most Unusual Location. Best or Most Unusual Subject Matter. Humorous.

                                                                          Pop Up Gallery

The National Motorcycle Museum is also running a pop-up art gallery; ‘A Celebration of the Motorcycle’ which opens on 1st July 2014. The gallery will feature a variety of works from different specialisms, including sculptures, paintings, photographs and alternative media art. The gallery will be held in the foyer at the museum, for visitors to view at no extra cost, until the 30th anniversary free open day on Saturday 1st November 2014.