ABR Festival 2024 schedule and line-up

On 27-30 June, we’ll swing open the gates of the magnificent Ragley Hall Estate in Warwickshire and welcome thousands of riders to the UK’s biggest motorcycle festival.

Across three action-packed days (four if you were lucky enough to get a VIP ticket), you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the legendary feel-good atmosphere of the ABR Festival, where strangers become friends and lifelong memories are made.

Whether you’ve got your tickets already or you’re thinking of joining us (best be quick, as tickets will sell out soon—get yours today here), below you’ll find a full rundown of everything that’s going on at the ABR Festival this year. While every effort will be taken to keep these timings as they are below, they may be subject to change in the run-up to the festival.

What’s on?

Gates Open 09:00

Get Riding:
9:00 – 18:00: Manufacturer Test Rides
9:00 – 18:00: Off-Road Skills Schools
12:00 – 16:00: Bridgestone Trail
12:00 – 16:00: TRF Trail
12:00 – 16:00: Green lane rideouts

Live Music on the BikerHeadz Stage
15:30 – 17:00: Definitely Mightbe (Oasis)
17:30 – 19:00: Orange River Remedy
19:30 – 21:00: The Police Force (The Police)
21:30 – 23:00: Dr Feelgood

Main Speaker Stage
13:00 – 13:50: Vanessa Ruck aka The Girl On A Bike
14:00 – 14:50: Adam Riemann
15:00 – 15:50: Old Vs New with Austin Vince, Dave Darcy, Elspeth Beard, Lavi and Ollie, and Bridget McCutchen

Throughout the day:
09:00 – 18:00: Exhibitor Village
09:00 – 18:00: Motorcycle Service Area
10:00 – 17:00: Adventure motorcycling photography exhibition
10:00 – 17:00: Bike Display
11:00 – 17:00: Free Massages
09:00 – 23:00 Over 50 on-site caterers
12:00 – 00:00: Spada Bars open
09:00 – 23:00: The Magic Teapot

Gates Open 09:00

Get Riding:
9:00 – 18:00: Manufacturer Test Rides
9:00 – 18:00: Off-Road Skills Schools
9:00 – 18:00: Bridgestone Trail
9:00 – 16:45: TRF Trail
9:00 – 18:00: Green lane rideouts

Live Music on the BikerHeadz Stage
13:00 – 14:30: ZZ Topp’d
15:00 – 16:30: Cream of Clapton
17:00 – 18:30: CODA (Led Zeppelin)
19:00 – 20:30: Quo’d
21:00 – 23:00: Let There B/DC

Live Music on the Bridgestone Stage
19:00 – 19:30: Voices Unlimited, the 100-person strong contemporary vocal group
20:00 – 21:30: Brazilian carnival music from Viramundo
22:00 – 00:00: Classic Ibiza DJ set from Krystal Roxx

The Main Speaker Stage
08:00 – 09:00: Trail Briefing Sessions with Desert Rose
10:00 – 10:50: Danell Lynn
11:00 – 11:50: Graham Hoskins
12:00 – 12:50: Dave Darcy
13:00 – 13:50: Austin Vince
14:00 – 14:50: Chris Birch
15:00 – 15:50: Vanessa Ruck aka The Girl On A Bike
16:00 – 16:50: Kinga Tanajewska aka On Her Bike
17:00 – 17:50: Ted Simon

The Bridgestone Stage
10:10 – 10:50: Adam Riemann
11:00 – 11:30: Chasing Crystal
11:50 – 12:30: Lavi and Ollie
12:45 – 13:20: Claire Elsdon
13:30 – 14:10: Chris Northover
14:20 – 15:00: Elspeth Beard
15:10 – 15:50: The Missenden Flyer
16:00 – 16:40: Sam Manicom
16:50 – 17:30: Candida Louis
17:40 – 18:20: Nick Sanders

The Himalayan Masterclass Stage
07:00 – 08:00: Morning Yoga
08:10 – 08:55: Breathwork with Elissa Davies
09:00 – 09:50: Fitness for bikers with Kelston Chorley
10:10 – 10:50: Long-distance riding tips with Philip Weston
11:00 – 11:40: Preparing for a Himalayan adventure with Adarsh Saxena
11:50 – 12:30: Epic moment to epic shots: Adventure Photography Essentials with Simon and Lisa Thomas
12:40 – 13:20: Everything you need to know about riding gear with Marco de Paoli
13:30 – 14:00: Wrench Ride
14:10 – 15:00: Joe Mercer
15:10 – 15:50: The Essential Steps to Being a Great Rider with Llewellyn Pavey
16:10 – 16:50: Tarp, not tent: Why you should reconsider your camping setup with Austin Vince
17:00 – 17:40: How to pick up your bike with Vanessa Ruck

The ABR Magazine Traveller’s Tales Stage
10:10 – 10:45: The father and daughter duo who rode around the world
10:55 – 11:30: Insider’s guide to riding in the Alps
11:40 – 12:20: Rally For Rangers
12:40 – 13:20: How to ride the USA Coast to Coast
13:30 – 14:05: Renedian Tours
14:15 – 15:00: Iron Butt Association
15:10 – 15:50: Adventure Country Tracks
16:00 – 16:40: TBC
16:50 – 17:30: Riding in the Wild West

GoPro Arena Display Rides
17:30: Jack Challoner on the Honda Africa Twin
17:45: Adam Riemann
18:00: Chris Birch on a KTM
18:15: Dylan and Rowan Jones on the Yamaha Tenere 700 Extreme
18:30: Jake Edey on the Royal Enfield Himalayan 450

Throughout the day:
06:00 – 10:00: Free morning tea and coffee at Mitas Pit Stops
09:00 – 18:00: Exhibitor Village
09:00 – 18:00: Motorcycle Service Area
10:00 – 17:00: Adventure motorcycling photography exhibition
10:00 – 17:00: Bike Display
10:00 – 17:00: Axe Throwing
10:00 – 16:00: Free Massages
12:00 – 00:00: Spada Bars open
07:00 – 23:00: Over 50 on-site caterers
06:00 – 23:00: The Magic Teapot
Austin Vince’s Film Festival – Schedule TBC

Gates Open 09:00

Get Riding:
9:00 – 18:00: Manufacturer Test Rides
9:00 – 18:00: Off-Road Skills Schools
9:00 – 18:00: Bridgestone Trail
9:00 – 16:45: TRF Trail
9:00 – 18:00: Green lane rideouts

Live Music on the BikerHeadz Stage
13:00 – 14:30: The Konks
15:00 – 16:30: Red Hot Chilli Peppers UK
17:00 – 18:30: The Smyths
19:00 – 20:30: U2 UK
21:00 – 23:00: The Decades Band

Live Music on the Bridgestone Stage
19:00 – 19:45: The Treorchy Male Voice Choir
20:15 – 21:45: Halo Strings
22:00 – 00:00: Classic Ibiza DJ set from Krystal Roxx

The Main Speaker Stage
08:00 – 09:00: Trail Briefing Sessions with Desert Rose
10:00 – 10:50: Runa Grydeland
11:00 – 11:50: Alex Snow
12:00 – 12:50: Elspeth Beard
13:00 – 13:50: Nick Sanders
14:00 – 14:50: TBC
15:00 – 15:50: Sam Manicom
16:10 – 17:00: Simon and Lisa Thomas
17:10 – 18:00: Adam Riemann

The Bridgestone Stage
10:10 – 10:50: Bridget McCutchen
11:00 – 11:40: TBC
11:50 – 12:30: Richy Vida
12:40 – 13:20: Tamsin Jones
13:30 – 14:10: TBC
14:20 – 15:00: ABR Festival founder Alun Davies and ABR magazine editor James Oxley
15:10 – 15:50: Chris Birch
16:00 – 16:40: TBC
17:20 – 18:00: Kinga Tanajewska aka On Her Bike

The Himalayan Masterclass Stage
07:00 – 08:00: Morning Yoga
08:10 – 08:55: Breathwork with Elissa Davies
09:00 – 09:50: Fitness for bikers with Kelston Chorley
10:10 – 10:50: Wrench Ride, is less actually more?
11:00 – 11:40: Bike security with Data Tool
11:50 – 12:30: How to get into riding off-road with Phoenix Trails
12:40 – 13:20: Lavi and Ollie
13:30 – 14:10: The Thin Green Line with the TRF
14:20 – 15:00: Essential tips for riding with a pillion with Vanessa Ruck
15:10 – 15:50: How to plan a solo adventure with Ed Gill
16:00 – 16:40: How to prepare for an adventure in the Himalayas with Louis Rudd
16:50 – 17:30: How to make a great two-minute film of your adventures with Austin Vince
18:00 – 19:00: The ABR Festival Pub Quiz hosted by The Missenden Flyer and Richy Vida

The ABR Magazine Traveller’s Tales Stage
10:10 – 10:45: Ed Gill
10:55 – 11:30: How to ride the NC500 with Redee
11:40 – 12:15: Touring in Africa: It’s easier than you think with African Moto Adventure
12:25 – 13:00: Touring in France with Mad Hatters
13:10 – 13:45: Candida Louis
14:00 – 14:45: The Adventure Detective, Ken McGreevy
15:15 – 16:00: Ted Simon
16:10 – 16:45: Renedian
16:55 – 17:30: An Insider’s Guide to Riding in the Himalayas with Ride Expeditions

GoPro Arena Display Rides
17:30: Jack Challoner on a Honda Africa Twin
17:45: Chris Birch on a KTM
18:00: Dylan and Rowan Jones on the Yamaha Tenere 700 Extreme
18:15: Geoff Walker and Ben Milward on the V-Strom 650, V-Strom 800DE, and V-Strom 1050DE
18:30: Mick Extance on the Harley-Davidson Pan America Special

Belstaff Stage
11:00: Jane Daniels

Throughout the day:
06:00 – 10:00: Free morning tea and coffee at Mitas Pit Stops
09:00 – 18:00: Exhibitor Village
09:00 – 18:00: Motorcycle Service Area
10:00 – 17:00: Adventure motorcycling photography exhibition
10:00 – 17:00: Bike Display
10:00 – 17:00: Axe Throwing
10:00 – 16:00: Free Massages
12:00 – 00:00: Spada Bars open
07:00 – 23:00: Over 50 on-site caterers
06:00 – 23:00: The Magic Teapot
Austin Vince’s Film Festival – Schedule TBC

Festival Ends 17:00

Get Riding:
9:00 – 16:00: Manufacturer Test Rides
9:00 – 16:00: Off-Road Skills Schools
9:00 – 16:00: Bridgestone Trail
9:00 – 16:00: TRF Trail
9:00 – 16:00: Green lane rideouts

Belstaff Stage
11:00: Billy Bolt

Throughout the day:
06:00 – 10:00: Free morning tea and coffee at Mitas Pit Stops
07:00 – 08:00: Morning Yoga in the Himalayan Masterclass Tent
08:00 – 09:00: Trail Briefing Sessions with Desert Rose on the Main Speaker Stage
09:00 – 16:00: Exhibitor Village
09:00 – 16:00: Motorcycle Service Area
10:00 – 15:00: Adventure motorcycling photography exhibition
10:00 – 15:00: Bike Display
12:00 – 16:00: Spada Bars open
07:00 – 16:00: Over 50 on-site caterers
06:00 – 15:00: The Magic Teapot
Austin Vince’s Film Festival – Schedule TBC

Tickets Almost Sold out

Now’s your last chance to join us, along with thousands of other riders, for an adventure of a lifetime. Weekend tickets are over 90% sold out which mean’s there’s not much time left to secure your spot.

The ABR Festival 2024 (28-30 June) will be an adventure biking paradise with so much to see and do across the weekend. Tickets are still available for only £159, which gives you three days of incredible riding and entertainment, including two nights of camping, within the magnificent Ragley Hall Estate. Buy yours today by clicking the button below.

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