2017 Exhibition

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What is the Motorcycle Social?
The motorcycle Social is a 2 day indoor exhibition, celebrating and showcasing the best of the ever growing new wave custom motorcycle scene.

Spanning across Canal Mill's brutalist industrial interior, the exhibition will be showing the best of British custom motorcycles. With beautifully built machines, music, art and photography all under one roof, the Motorcycle Social focuses on every facet of the custom scene.We have a wide range of build styles including; bobbers, choppers, cafe racers, trackers, classics and everything in between, with a mix of debuting builders showing for the first time as well as established names bringing never seen before machines. If you want to wind down and relax you can browse the cool apparel, latest protective gear, exhaust systems, bolt on accessories or head to the dedicated outdoor food court comprising of; deep south barbe cue and smoked meats, vegan and vegetarian Indian street food, coffees, cakes plus a fully licensed bar. To accompany the locally produced craft ales from Northen Monk, Magic Rock, Ilkley Brewery, there is live music throughout the Saturday evening. Motorcycle Social will have disabled access, is family and dog friendly. Kids 14 and under have free entry when accompanied with a ticketed adult. 

Read more about the show HERE

Who was there?: For the updated list of exhibitors and the floor plan please check the flyer above or click HERE. 

Helmets and Jackets?: We have a helmet and jacket deposit, so if you're riding over, you can hand them in so you don't have to carry them around all day.

Parking: There is motorcycle parking in front of the venue on Brandon Street, but you'll need to get there early to ensure you get a space. If you travelling to the event from outside of Leeds and are staying in a hotel, we have some recommendations below for the closest hotels to the venue. All are within a 5 minute walk of Canal Mills. A dynamic map can be found on our "Information for Guests" page which will pinpoint you to the exhibition so you can explore the local area from there. 

Hotels: The nearest hotel is 3 minutes walk away from Canal Mills and is the Premier Inn, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS3 1LW. It has parking to the rear and is a 10 minute walk to the train station and the city centre. Tel: 0871 527 8582 or click HERE for online booking. 

There is also the Holiday Inn Express, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS3 1LY - 0871 902 1616 click HERE for online booking. 

Ibis Leeds Centre, 23 Marlborough St, Leeds LS1 4PB - 0113 396 9000 or click HERE for online booking. which are both within a 5 minute walk of the venue. 
Both the Holiday Inn and Ibis are opposite the Premier Inn hotel on Kirkstall Road.

Can I Help?: We are asking all guests, exhibitors and traders to help with sharing the posters and information about the event, we have created an online image bank for you to use so you can share avatars or flyers on your social network accounts to help drive the awareness and ticket sales for the event. The folder can be accessed HERE If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. Email: info@motorcyclesocial.co.uk

Floor Plan: