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15th - 21st September

Sunday 15th September

9.00am – 11.00am
Family Triathlon
Starting from Swimming Pool & focused on the Ham – Organised by Leisure East Devon

10:30am – 3pm

Fun Day – Ham, Sidmouth

3pm
Tour of Britain welcome – Ham, Sidmouth
Carnival procession & best dressed bike (set up from 12pm)

Monday 16th September

6.30pm
Ride around the perimeter of Sidmouth (bring lights)

Tuesday 17thth September

3pm
Cafe Scientiique: riding your bike … Art or Science?
With Dr Andrew middlebrooke, arranged with Sidmouth
Science Festival – Costa Cofee, Sidmouth (upstairs)

6:30pm-8:30pm
Entertainment with Sidmouth mummers, Sidmouth Steppers and other acts – Market Place, Sidmouth

Wednesday 18th September

4.30pm–8pm
Cycling Sports Assessment and Demonstration by University of Exeter, arranged with Sidmouth Science Festival – Market Place, Sidmouth

Evening
Tour of Britain sports and cycling pub quiz – Rising Sun, Sidford

Thursday 19th September

6pm-8pm
Sid Valley Cycling Club tour of britain Criterium through Sidmouth – races include under-12s, under-14s, under-16s and seniors

7:30pm-10:15pm
Tour of Britain Concert with the one and only Mungo Jerry, also featuring bay Fm 106.4 DJs (tickets available from Sidmouth Information Centre) Ham, Sidmouth

8:30pm-10:45pm
Entertainment featuring Mama Stones House band – Dukes, Sidmouth

Criterium Races –Sidmouth Town Centre
A criterium is a bike race held on a short course (usually less than 1km) on closed roads. For information about the criterium race, please contact Ron Clint 01395 578296

6.00pm
Under 12′s
6.30pm
Under 14′s & under 16′s
7.00pm
Under 14′s & under 16′s

8.30pm
Mungo Jerry concert, The Ham

10.30pm
Fireworks display – Eastern end of Esplanade, Sidmouth

Friday 20th September

From 6am
Patio breakfast and BBQ – Dukes and Kingswood and Devoran Hotel, Sidmouth

From 8am
Andrei burton, bike stunt artist along with other information stands – Esplanade, Sidmouth

8.00am – 9.15am
Tour of Britain Promotional zone – The Esplanade
Business stands, events and displays

9.00am onwards – The Esplanade
The professional riders will be warming up, assembling and then signing up along The Esplanade

Approx 11.00am
Tour of Britain race starts – The Esplanade
Watch the professionals’ start their day of action packed racing as they leave Sidmouth on the Esplanade opposite Dukes and travelling up through Fore Street, High Street, Vicarage Road, Temple Street, Sidford Road and continuing along the A375 through Sidbury to Honiton.

Haytors’s Big Cycling Event

To celebrate Haytor being chosen to host the finish of Stage 6 we invite you to the Dartmoor Big Cycling Event.

Friday 20th September

10.00am – 3.30pm
Tour of Britain Promotional zone – Lower Car Park, Haytor
Business stands, events and displays

10.00am – 3.30pm
Community Event Area – Lower Car Park, Haytor
X-Bike taster sessions (a unique all over body work out), Travel Devon Information vehicle, the Teignbridge ‘Waste and Recycling Roadshow’ featuring Elfic the Juggler , local food and drink suppliers, Devon Air Ambulance fund raising stall.

10.30am – 12.00pm
Schools hill climb event on finishing straight
Organised by the Dartmoor School Sports Partnership with local school children from the Teignbridge area. James Bevis, Paralympic Bronze Medallist, will present the medals on the official podium.

11.00am – 11.30am
Pro BMX stunt show by Mobile Bicycle Event – Lower Car Park, Haytor
Spectacular BMX stunts and tricks preformed by professional BMX riders Kye Forte, Leo Forte, Darren Tottman and Kona Hellier.

12.15pm – 12.45pm
Pro BMX stunt show by Mobile Bicycle Event – Lower Car Park, Haytor

1.30pm – 2.00pm
Pro BMX stunt show by Mobile Bicycle Event – Lower Car Park, Haytor

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Tour of Britain finish & jersey presentations
Watch the professional cyclists end their day of action as they climb up to the finishing line and receive the coveted competition jerseys.

Other Events in Devon

Friday 20th September

9.00am
Tavistock Wheelers
A ride leaving Bedford Square, Tavistock to the Ring of Bells North Bovey for brunch followed by a short ride to the finish at Haytor. A group from Lanhydrock Wheelers will be joining us.

Sunday 22nd September

8.00am

A club ride leaving Bedford Square, Tavistock.