Free cycling festivals for the whole family

Jul 19, 2022

Live and Move have partnered with Active Devon this summer to create a fun-packed season of totally free cycling festivals for the whole family to enjoy.

There will be an entire summer filled with these free events, all centred around the theme of cycling. But regardless of whether your bike is rusting away in the shed or you’re a keen 100 mile a week-er, this festival will most certainly have something for everybody. 

The first event kicks off next Thursday 28 July at Exeter Arena from 10.30-1pm. This is the first of six events which will take place in Exeter and Cranbrook during the summer holidays. Everybody who comes along will receive one of our special goody bags (subject to availability).

But that’s not all: from making your own smoothie using pedal power to arts and crafts and circus skills, there’s plenty going on to keep all generations happy. You could bring your bike for a free bike maintenance check with Dr Bike and feel more confident in the saddle thanks to free cycling confidence sessions (you’ll need to pre-book these slots in advance). 

The rest of the events are as follows:

Cowick Barton Playing Fields: Thursday 4 August, 1pm – 3:30pm 

Wonford Playing Fields: Tuesday 9 August, 10:30am – 1pm 

Hamlin Lane Playing Fields: Friday 12 August, 10:30am – 1pm

Exwick – Playing Fields: Wednesday 17 August, 1pm – 3:30pm

Cranbrook Burrough Fields Road Playing Field: Thursday 25 August 1pm – 3.30pm

There really is so much going on at our cycling festivals (including free tea and coffee!) and we absolutely cannot wait to see you all there.

Further information about these fabulous events can be found at:

Pre-Book a Dr Bike Maintenance Session

If you want to make sure that your bike is safe to ride, then what about a free Bike Maintenance Session with Dr Bike. Operated by one of the friendly Ride On mechanics they will complete a 30-minute safety check and can perform a few basic adjustments where necessary.

To pre-book a session, please click on the chosen location below. This will take you to the booking page.

Pre-Book a Cycle Confidence Session

If you want to learn how to ride a bike or get confident riding on the roads, and you live or work in Devon, then you could book onto a free one hour Cycle Confidence Session, delivered by qualified cycle instructors.

To pre-book a session, please click on the chosen location below. This will take you to the booking page.

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