Bike Blenheim Palace

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CTC show off at the Bike Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and his family, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. This year, it was home to a festival of cycling, and what a display it was!
CTC Anna at Bike Blenheim Palace 2012

The field in front of the palace was lined with stalls showcasing bicycles of all varieties and accessories of many purposes. Animal Bike tour offered a feast for the eyes performing tricks, stunts and somersaults on their bikes throughout the Saturday and a vintage bike carnival toured through the grounds on the Sunday. A favourite London and Bristol-based cycling café Look Mum No Hands supplied bacon baguettes and sumptuous cakes amongst tables of cycle-related posters, prints, caps and collectables.

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15,000 celebrate all things cycling at Bike Blenheim Palace

Cycling fever following the successes of Team GB in the cycle events at London 2012 reached dizzy heights at Blenheim Palace this weekend when 15,000 people turned up to the annual Festival of Cycling.
Bike Blenheim Palace 2012

Bike Blenheim Palace 2012 organisers reported record numbers with an increase of 88% on last year, and success all round at the event that expanded to two days this year to encompass a unique variety of races, rides and retailers at the World Heritage Site in Oxfordshire on 18th – 19th August.

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Bike Blenheim Palace to host 'Festival of Cycling' plus a host of celebrities in their races

Team GB and Australia Paralympians will be competing at Bike Blenheim Palace this weekend. We'll be there! Will you?
Bike Blenheim Palace

After the amazing performance of Team GB in the cycle events at London 2012 it’s time to celebrate cycling in Great Britain! This weekend Blenheim Palace opens its World Heritage Site Park for the 5th time for Bike Blenheim Palace, the UK’s most unique and exciting ‘Festival of Cycling’ taking place over two days from 18th – 19th August.

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Gordon Seabright
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541
  • CTC Charitable Trust: A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.5125969. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1104324 and Scotland No SC038626

 

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