Dave Day Saturday 8th June 2024

Event Details

Celebrate the life of Hairy Biker, Dave Myers in his home town of Barrow in Furness on Saturday 8th June 2024.

Barrow will become the destination of a remembrance procession made up of thousands of motorcycles who will be departing London in the morning, being joined by countless more along the route, before arriving in Barrow town centre late afternoon.  Celebrations will centre around Barrow Town Hall, with a service of remembrance and free family entertainment.

Route into Barrow

Spectator Information

The route of the motorcycle procession will be via the A590 from the M6, turning left onto Park Road at entry into Barrow and proceeding to the town centre via Abbey Road. Large crowds are expected to line the streets to support the procession. If you are planning on visiting the town for this, please ensure that you remain on the pavement at all times. Traffic delays are expected, with road closures in place around the Town Hall.

How to attend the event

  • Motorcycles (arriving as part of the organised procession)
    Free parking facilities will be provided in and around the town centre.  Upon arrival, you will be directed into a parking area by onsite marshals.  A free park and ride service is being offered for the parking areas not located directly adjacent to the main event space.  While on site security will be present, all bikes are parked at the owners risk.
  • Cars
    There are multiple town centre car parks operated by Westmorland and Furness Council within Barrow town centre.  Details of these can be found here: Barrow Car Parks (Please note that charges may apply)
  • Bus
    A public bus service in Barrow is Operated by Stagecoach.  Due to road closures to support the event, the nearest bus stops to the Town Hall will be at Ramsden Square.  Timetables can be found at https://www.stagecoachbus.com/
  • Train
    Northern Rail will providing additional capacity on their services to support Dave Day.  Barrow station is located only a short walk away from the Town Hall.  Tickets can be booked in advance at https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/

Event Information

The main stage and centre point of the event will be located on the Town Square, directly outside the Town Hall and the Forum Theatre, with performances scheduled to commence at 4pm.

A food court will be located in the Courtyard at the rear of the Town Hall with a wide variety of local vendors, several who have worked with Dave on various projects.  There is also a huge variety of local eating and drinking establishments throughout Barrow town centre and the surrounding area.

Toilet facilities will be provided at the rear of the Town Hall and at the Forum Theatre.

Event Schedule

More information coming soon……

Supporting the event

Volunteer at Dave Day
We are seeking voluteers to help support this event and ensure Dave Day is a huge success.  If you feel you could lend a hand to support us, please register using this link:

Click Here to Volunteer

Make a Donation to Charity
The Myers family have chosen 2 fantastic charities to benefit from Dave Day; NSPCC Childline and The Institute for Cancer Research.  To donate, visit the official Just Giving page:

Click Here to Donate

Buy Merchandise
Official merchandise for Dave Day can be purchased from the Dave Day Shop.  £3 from the sale of every item will be donated to NSPCC Childline and The Institute for Cancer Research:

Click Here to Buy Official Merchandise

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Event Partners

Dave Day is being run as a not for profit event, with all the above organisations donating their time and resources for free.  Any proceeds being made from the event will be donated to the Myers families chosen charities.  If you think your company can support us in any way, please contact manager@barrowbid.co.uk