Bikers have been invading Hastings every May Day since 1979 – this year we will be celebrating for THREE DAYS


May 5th 6th & 7th


May 6th


May 7th 2018

#maydayrun40 BREAKOUT ZONE - The Stade open space, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings Old Town, TN34 3DW

Saturday 5th , Sunday 6th, Monday 7th May 2018 - 0900 – 1900

In celebration of 40 years of the legendary Mayday Run bike1066 and Swinton Insurance have created a BREAKOUT ZONE right in the heart of Hastings’ Old Town seafront on the Stade open space. A unique space where bikers and families can just come and enjoy some great biking entertainment, great food and a great day by the seaside. It will be loud and noisy but great fun.

The BREAKOUT ZONE includes: Ken Fox Wall of Death – Isle of Man TT simulator – BIG SCREEN BSB Racing – Street Custom Exhibition from ROOSTERS Classics and Customs – Great food, a bar and an EXCLUSIVE mix of a few specially selected exhibitors including: Swinton Insurance - come sort your insurance needs

Motorcycle as Art exhibition.

  • Roosters cc have curated a small exhibition of some of the best real street customs from around the region.
  • Joey Dunlop –  two bikes from the John Harris race bike collection – showcased in support of the Joey Dunlop Foundation.
  • Michelle Szpak -  one of the country’s leading motorcycle portrait artistes will be displaying her latest work and taking commissions.
  • Zoe Cano  - global biking adventure woman and photographer who will be displaying her new custom bike and signing copies of her work. 
  • EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH:  The launch of MotoTattoo – an innovative patented new helmet tattooing system – see it in the BREAKOUT ZONE first

Other exhibitors:

  • EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH: Geared Up Motorcycles  - BREAKOUT ZONE launching a new local online motorcycle kit supplier bringing the best brands at value for money prices 
  • Metal man Jewellery – some of the finest hand crafted jewellery from the USA to the UK – distinctive and innovative
  • Roosters CC – selling their range of merchandise, taking commissions on customs and displaying their great entry level bikes and some unique customs.
  • Cyko Cleaning Products – it’s hard work keeping your bike clean but Cyko products make it a whole lot easier  - free samples and whole lot more in the BREAKOUT ZONE.
  • Slipstream Tuning – See the BSB racing on the BIG SCREEN meet one of the UK’s top race tuning teams 


KEN FOX Wall of Death

For the first time ever in Hastings a chance to meet and see in action the legendary Ken Fox who trained GUY MARTIN for his Wall of Death world speed record breaking attempt.

Big Screen outdoor biking cinema experience will also be running an exciting programme of Biker movies, TV  programmes, live social media feeds and other great stuff throughout the weekend. Check facebook for LIVE PRGRAMMING UPDATES.

This is a must see for all the family whether bikers or not – a once in life time opportunity to see one of the most spectacular motorcycle stunt shows on earth!! In partnership with Swinton Insurance.


ROOSTERS Classics and Customs Street Custom Exhibition 9am – 1900 May 5/6/7 2018 #maydayrun40 BREAKOUT ZONE – The Stade open Space, Hastings Old Town TN34 3DW

Motorcycle as Art - a collection of some of the best and most exciting shop n shed built bikes from around the region curated by Roosters Classics and Customs of Paddock Wood
Contact them if you feel you have something special that captures the spirit of the Mayday Run. In partnership with Swinton Insurance


MICHEAL DUNLOP Isle of Man TT Simulator 9am – 1900 #maydayrun40 BREAKOUT ZONE – The Stade open Space, Hastings Old Town TN34 3DW

Ride the Isle of Man TT with the Lap record holder Michael Dunlop – experience the thrills of the toughest road race circuit in the World in fantastic 3d and super-sound with the state of the art motion control simulator ride. In partnership with SWINTON Insurance.


BIG SCREEN LIVE BSB RACING: 9am – 1900 #maydayrun40 BREAKOUT ZONE – The Stade open Space, Hastings Old Town TN34 3DW

Swinton Insurance present GIANT 12m² VIDEO Screen giving LIVE coverage of the weekend’s BSB action from Oulton Park + an exciting mixed programme of great biker entertainment. Come along and chill while you watch. Check out all the BSB info here:



Guy Martin’s Wall of Death introduced by Ken Fox - the man who trained Guy to break the World Wall of Death speed record. 6pm Saturday 6th May 2018 – #maydayrun40 BREAKOUT ZONE

See the movie – experience the thrill – the real Wall of Death will be running throughout the screening..



Saturday 5th May  - 1100 – 1400  The Stade Open Space:  Morris Men and Motorcycles  - for the first time ever the two great events in Hastings  - bike1066 Welcome to the Mayday Run and Jack in the Green – the traditional folk festival welcome to the Spring - have come together to jointly celebrate. The Morris Sides (teams) will experience the Wall of Death and the bikers can enjoy the music and dancing of the Morris Sides -  MORRIS is an old ENGLISH tradition that we fully support and encourage as a way of protecting and developing ENGLISH folk culture – come an enjoy.


Saturday 5th May – 1800 – 1900  GUY MARTIN WALL OF DEATH – an exclusive screening of the documentary of how Guy Martin created a Wall of Death Speed record – introduced by Ken Fox – the man who trained guy for the record attempt – a unique experience – Watch the documentary while the real Wall of Death is active there with you.