Bournemouth Wheels Festival: what's on and when on Saturday

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Wheels Festival: what's on and when on Saturday Bournemouth Wheels Festival: what's on and when on Saturday

Want to know what you can see and when on the first day of the Bournemouth Wheels Festival? Here's a run down of what's happening on Saturday.

Timings are subject to change depending on the weather forecast.

Check out our live coverage of the first day here

Don't forget you can buy a souvenir programme for £7, which contains detailed information about all the attractions, as well as featuring discounts on grandstand seating and Monster Truck rides. It is available from the TIC and around the festival site.

Zone 1 – East Undercliff towards Boscombe Pier

Classic car pageant between 10am and 6pm

Dakar desert driving shows from midday onwards plus military vehicles will also be on display

Zone 2 – Beach arena 2, between Bournemouth and Boscombe

Monster truck shows regularly between 12pm and 6pm.

Zone 3 – Beach arena 1, immediately east of the pier

The FMX arena will see experts performing crazy stunts and jumps. Regular shows between 1pm and 7pm

Displays on the prom

Funfair and sideshows

Zone 4 – Pier Approach, gardens, BIC

Supercars and racing cars on display in Purbeck Hall at the BIC between 12-6pm

Cycle village

Family zone

Wheelchair sports

Team Extreme arena - Thrills with the BMX riders and skaters from Team Extreme with shows between 2pm and 8pm

Pre-war and vintage car display, Pavilion Theatre car park - Display celebrating the early years of motoring with pre-war and vintage cars between 10am and 3pm

Fireworks at the pier at 10pm

Zone 5 – west of Bournemouth Pier

First ever daredevil motorcycle jump over Bournemouth’s historic pier at around 7pm

Singer Adam Barron performing on the Seafront Stage located near Bournemouth Pier from 8pm

Zone 6 – East Overcliff demo course

Witness racing cars, supercars and bikes in action on the Wheels Festival demonstration course.

Open from 10am-6.30pm, there will be action all day with parades and shows on the clifftop overlooking the beach.

F1 cars include Michael Schumacher’s 1992 Bennetton, a 1989 Camel Lotus 101, which was driven by world champion Nelson Piquet and Satoru Nakajima and a 1984 Toleman once driven by Ayrton Senna.

Some of the cars which have taken part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race will also be zooming in, including a Ferrari Daytona, Ferrari TRC500 and Ford GT 40.

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2:47pm Fri 23 May 14

GAHmusic says...

Curse you weather.
Curse you weather. GAHmusic
  • Score: 16

5:29pm Sat 24 May 14

Jannine100 says...

The Team Extreme event looked like it was probably really good. But the ramps should have been rotated 90 degrees so the audience could see without the view obscured by Aruba, palm trees, portacabins and the flyover
The Team Extreme event looked like it was probably really good. But the ramps should have been rotated 90 degrees so the audience could see without the view obscured by Aruba, palm trees, portacabins and the flyover Jannine100
  • Score: 1

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