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Tour of Britain | Wednesday 7th September 2022 | Starting at 11:30am | Redcar Esplanade

Redcar
Bicycle Ballet – Strictly Cycling
7th September
Strictly Cycling takes over the streets, with contemporary clowns creating epic human/bike sculptures, looking for places to park, learning the rules of the road and battling one another in slow motion races.
11.00am – Redcar High Street
12.00 noon – Race line up
2.00pm – Zetland Park (schools viewing only)
Apollo Grove Inc
7th September
Apollo Arts funky eight-piece street band will be showcasing some fabulous music.
Prepare to dust off your dancing shoes for these walkabout, toe-tapping performances.
Redcar High Street and Esplanade
Bikes Mean Business Exhibition
3rd September until 30th September.
To celebrate the Tour of Britain and its visit to the borough on the 7th September, Kirkleatham Museum is working with artist Bethan Laker and Route One Coffee House – who are avid supporters of adults with learning disabilities and whose day service promotes independence – to produce an exhibition encompassing the world of cycling.
Admission is free and the Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 4:30pm. Please note that last entry is 4:00pm.
Sportive For all those feeling inspired after watching the professionals ride, there will be a Sportive taking place on Saturday 10th September.
Managed by Velo29 Events, there will be three distance options – something to suit all cycling abilities. From the 26mile short route with one “challenge” climb, the medium route with some major hills and the longest route which tackles the notorious Carlton Bank, these routes are well designed and take in beautiful country roads with breathtaking views.
Prices range from £27.50 – £37.50. For more information, please visit – https://velo29events.com/sportives/white-horse-sportive/
Marske
Flying Wheel Nuts
7th September
10.45 – 11.30, 12.00 – 12.45 – Marske High Street
A fast and furious, ultra-modern circus! Bright, refreshing, vibrant performances playing a game of chase-the-leader, these chaps go zipping through the crowds on their unicycles, juggling as they go. Creating a huge kerfuffle is their aim and their energy is contagious.
Knitted Artworks – Community Stepping StonesWatch out for some fabulous cycle-themed knitted art pieces popping up in Marske to celebrate the Tour of Britain, made by Community Stepping Stones, a non-profit organisation, dedicated to using an arts-infused curriculum to inspire, educate and mentor our youth.
Sand in your Eye
6th – 12th September
Sand in your Eye have been creating sand drawings for art projects, PR and events for over 10 years on beaches across the UK and beyond.
A bike-themed piece of sand art will be created by this award-winning, friendly bunch of folk from an array of backgrounds, that like to collaborate, innovate and create!
Marske Stray
Saltburn
An Evening with Dan Martin
6th September
8pm – 9pm at Saltburn Theatre (Free, Ticketed)
Tour of Britain’s visit to the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland will begin with what promises to be a night of laughter and unforgettable cycling tales aplenty.
Top former professional Dan Martin will be back at the Tour of Britain this year as an official ambassador to Britain’s biggest professional cycle race.
Martin is one of only 103 cyclists to have won stages in all three men’s Grand Tours – the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, and Vuelta a Espana – during his career. He rode the Tour of Britain on six occasions, twice finishing in the top 10 overall, including seventh in last year’s race.
A firm favourite with British fans, Martin won two of cycling’s five ‘monument’ races – Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Il Lombardia – during his 15-year career in the peloton.
Whippet Up
7th & 10th September
Saltburn by the Sea – Marine Parade 10am – 1pm
Using their amazing talents, Whippet Up will create a short trail along Marine Parade in Saltburn that will include three art installations
Taking inspiration from vintage cycling posters, pop your head through some free-standing Aunt Sallys and get that super ‘selfie.’
A cycling scene using a vintage style bicycle, props, signs, decorations and dressing up clothes will be on display, and we invite you to come along and create your own cycling cameos. Whippet Up has also created a performer’s tricycle as part of ‘For The People, By The People,’ where you can enjoy their cycle themed songs and performances.
Brotton
Badger Hill Academy Tour of Britain Flags
7th September
Following on from workshops with artist Suzie Devey, the children from Badger Hill Academy will line the streets with their bespoke flags on race day adorning the streets of Brotton.
St Peters’ School Tour of Britain Banners
7th September
Following on from workshops with artist Mags Hayder, the children from St Peter’s School will line the streets with their banners on race day.
Tour of Britain Land Art
7th September
Keep your eyes peeled for spectacular land art created by East Cleveland Arts popping up in Brotton.
Skelton
Flying Wheel Nut
7th September
10.30 – 11.15, 11.40 – 12.25 – Marske High Street
A fast and furious, ultra-modern circus! Bright, refreshing, vibrant performances playing a game of chase-the-leader, these chaps go zipping through the crowds on their unicycles, juggling as they go. Creating a huge kerfuffle is their aim and their energy is contagious.
Carlin How
Whitecliffe Academy Tour of Britain Flags
7th September
Following on from workshops with artist Shirley Wells, the children from Whitecliffe Academy will line the streets with their bespoke flags on race day adorning the streets of Carlin Howe.
Loftus
Two Tin Cans
7th September
10.30 – 4pm – Loftus High Street
A pop-up phone box creating bespoke artwork themed on cycling, for people to make original prints and take them home as a reminder of a great day out!
Felix Brent the English Gent
7th September
11.20 – 12.10 and 12.40pm – 1.25pm
England’s finest Penny Farthing stunt cyclist! Part magician, part juggler, complete genius (or so he likes to think). A truly wonderful character and Guinness World Record holder, Felix has a real touch of magic about him. Charming, talented and very funny, Felix has a Victorian quip for almost every occasion. Carrying a suitcase sound system playing period music, he has some baffling tricks up his sleeve. Once his juggling and magic has drawn a crowd, prepare to see his Penny Farthing stunt show, performed whenever the opportunity arises and lasting roughly 10 minutes. 

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