The 24th Stormin' the Castle, takes place at Witton Castle, Country Park, Co Durham from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st August 2014. The event is a custom bike show, with live music and camping.
Friday: Toseland, The Russ Tippins Electric Band, Blackjack, and The Understudies.
Saturday: The Temperance Movement, Oliver Dawson’s Saxon, Broken Angel, Lost Rockers.
Friday: Prognosis, The Q Jumpers, The Revolver Club.
Saturday: Little Stevie & The Business, Spirit Levellers, Bessie & The Zinc Buckets, Groovetrain, Austin Vince, The Revolver Club.
Tickets are priced at £30 (£40 on the gate) for adults, a child ticket (aged 5 - 15 years) is priced at £5, and a car permit is priced at £40.Saturday Tickets are priced at £20. Thursday night tickets are priced at an additional £5 (Bikes/Trikes Only, No Cars)
The festival offers live bands on 2 stages, the Custom Bike Show, 4 Bars onsite, Fairground rides, Traders village, food court and camping.
Custom Bike Show
Although Stomin’ the Castle is not a festival so to speak, it is one of the North East's biggest Bike Rally & Custom Bike Shows. The Custom Bike Show is one of the largest in England and has some interesting and novel entries, which has become accustomed for the Stormin’. It is sponsored by the legendary Back Street Heroes (BSH) magazine, so you can be guaranteed of mantel piece worthy trophy if you win. The first 100 entries receive a limited edition t-shirt, sponsored by Johnson of Leeds (Army surplus suppliers form Leeds).
The Show usually has three judges; recently at least two of them have been builders themselves, however they have not entered bikes. The rally is completely run by volunteers and all profits go to the Motorcycle Action Group.
More details will be here when available.
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