West Norfolk village hosts annual Fenman classic bike rally on Bank Holiday Monday

Wimbotsham event has already raised more than �90,000 for local charities.

Hundreds of classic motorbikes will be rumbling their way into a Norfolk village on Bank Holiday Monday.

The annual Fenman Classic Bike Show at Wimbotsham, near Downham Market, sees thousands of visitors arrive each year for a close look bikes of all shapes and sizes.

The event, which began in 1989, is a regular fixture in the village calendar and has raised around �90,000 over the years for local charities.

Classic names, including BSA, Norton and Triumph, take part in the annual show and hundreds more bikes arrive carrying visitors - and make a show of their own.

Bikes can enter between 9am and noon (pre-1975) and the show area and auto jumble is officially open to visitors from 11am.

Last year the show had more than 180 bikes and around 3,500 people arrived to take part in the event.

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The rally started life when a group of friends were having a beer in the village pub and realised there was no event in the area for classic bike enthusiasts.

Now it is one of the most popular events for bikers and this year is the 24th show.

Bike entry and admission is �3.

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