Events

A calendar of upcoming road safety events taking place across London


June 2018


13-15 June 2018
City Cycling Festival
Organised by London Cycling Campaign & City of London Corporation • London
This three-day festival will celebrate 200 years of cycling in the Capital. It includes events and exhibits displaying the best of London’s cycling culture, as well as guided rides between three sites in the City of London covering the past, present and future of cycling. More

13 June 2018
‘Considerate Cycling – Why do so many people in the City have a problem with people on bicycles and what can we do about it?’
Organised by the City of London Corporation • Guildhall
Held as part of the City Cycling Festival (13-15 June), this panel discussion will provide attendees with the opportunity to quiz experts from cycling and walking organisations, as well as, journalists who report on issues affecting cycling within the City of London. More

17 June 2018
Saddle and Sole – Festival of Walking and Cycling 
Organised by Haringey, Hackney and Islington Councils • Finsbury Park
This family fun festival features a host of walking and cycling activities, information and advice. Stalls on offer include free cycle racing, cycle training, fun try out bikes, fun walks, as well as family fun activities including a bouncy castle. There will also be a bike market, scooter sales, scooter training and free bike servicing. More

17 June 2018
Westminster Cycling Festival
Organised by Westminster Council • Marble Arch
A mini-velodrome is among the main attractions of a one-day event taking place to celebrate cycling in Westminster. The Westminster Cycling Festival (10.30am and 5pm) also features a display of bicycle accessories such as helmets, tools, bells, panniers and baskets. More

18-24 June 2018
Ride to Work Week
Organised by the Motorcycle Industry Association • Nationwide
Ride to Work week is for those working in the motorcycle industry to draw attention to the many advantages of riding a motorcycle or scooter to work. It is also for employers who want to encourage and reward staff who take up less space in the car park and come to work on time! And of course it’s for riders who want to share how great commuting via motorcycle or scooter is. More

30 June 2018
Biker Down London (2 sessions – 9am & 2pm)
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Dagenham Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. More


July 2018


29 July 2018
Biker Down London (2 sessions – 9am & 2pm)
Organised by London Fire Brigade • West Norwood Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. More


September 2018


12 September 2018
Tackling Potholes and Improving Road Infrastructure: Maintaining the Local Highways Network
Organised by Public Policy Exchange • Central London
This event will offer an invaluable opportunity for local authorities, road/highway maintenance teams, road user groups and other key stakeholders to develop strategies for minimising potholes and reducing disparity in improvement schemes between major and local road networks. More

19 September 2018
Older Road User Conference
Organised by Road Safety GB, New View Consultants & RAC Foundation • RAC Club, Pall Mall
This new one-day conference will set out to identify safety issues relating to older road users, showcase current interventions and initiatives and identify gaps in current provision. The conference is primarily intended for road safety and public health practitioners, police and fire and rescue officers, academics, central government employees and highways engineers. More

28 September 2018
Elected member training session
Organised by LRSC • Guildhall, City of London
The LRSC is holding a training session for newly-appointed elected members, designed to provide insight and understanding of the challenges faced in reducing the casualty toll on Capital’s roads. The training will be split into two sections – Ian Edwards from eDriving Solutions will provide an introduction to the e-learning modules that the LRSC has produced for elected members; while Bruce Walton of Road Safety Analysis will look at the MAST programme of casualty data analysis. More

29 September 2018
Biker Down London (2 sessions – 9am & 2pm)
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Heston Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. More


October 2018


28 October 2018
Biker Down London (2 sessions – 9am & 2pm)
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Dagenham Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. More


November 2018


24 November 2018
Biker Down London (2 sessions – 9am & 2pm)
Organised by London Fire Brigade • West Norwood Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. More