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Our 2018 Zom-B-Mad Festival – 5th to 7th Oct

The clock’s ticking. We are pleased to announce our new event at the Lady’s Mile Holiday Park in Dawlish. Another full weekend of festivities and fun at Zom-B-Mad. See the separate page for details.


BMAD is, probably, the biggest biker, music and beer festival in the South West of England. Now in its 13th year and better than ever before. With plenty of bikes, bands and beers to keep everyone happy; and with food, traders and the wonderful beach – it’s likely to be the perfect weekend.

All the money raised at both the Wednesday Bike Nights and the Festival goes to our chosen charities. Your donations over the years have made and will continue to make a huge difference to our community.


We have put together an incredible line up for our main Festival in May with some of the top bands in the UK & Europe, including Hells Bells, Stop Stop, Departed, Dizzy Lizzy, 4th Street and plenty more . . There are two stages this year as well.

Beer & Cider

We are extending our range of refreshments this year to include a choice of 50 different ales and 20 ciders. This should satisfy all our thirsty visitors. Soft drinks will be available for all those who have to ride or drive. If you need somewhere to stay, see our Accommodation page.

Bike Nights

Paignton Bike Night takes place on Wednesday nights between June and the end of September on the sea front at Paignton. Gates open at 6pm.

Bike Night is intended to be a place to get together with like minded people and at the same time raise money for charity. Having said that, the event has become very popular with both locals and tourists who are just amazed to see so many bikes in one location and is now becoming an unofficial tourist attraction during the summer months.


Bike Show

The Best Bike at the Festival will win the Show prize of £1,000 – There are further cash prizes for other category winners.

The Bike Show will be open to the public from 11am to 1pm on the Sunday.



There’s another BMAD Event on 5th-7th October 2018 in Dawlish.

Similar to the BMAD Paignton Festival but with onsite accommodation.