29th Ace Cafe Reunion Brighton & 85th Anniversary of originally having opened in 1938!


1st, 2nd, 3rd September 2023


Friday 1.9.23

Celebrating the 29th Reunion & 85th Anniversary of the cafe having originally opened in 1938, the weekend kicks off with the popular Friday Bike Night ride-in’s, and includes an evening with rockin’ DJ George Guntrip.

Saturday 2.9.23

The annual ‘Cafe Racer Ride Out’ departs the Ace at 10.30am, to attend a special Service and Blessing of the Bikes that, starting at noon , will be led by 59 Club Chair and motorcyclist Father Matthew Cashmore, at All Saints Church, Hanworth. All are welcome to attend.

On returning to the Ace, the ‘Best Ridden Cafe Racer’ (and Bravest Scooter!) competition and judging will take place, with some great prizes up for grabs, to include the 60th anniversary edition DVD of the re-mastered film ‘The Leather Boys’, copies of the books ‘Ace Cafe Then & Now’ and ‘Cafe Racers of the 1960’s’, subscriptions to Classic Bike Guide and Vintage Rock magazines, tickets to attend Kempton Autojumble, Black & White hair gel and a pair of Lewis Leathers boots!

The days rock n’ roll soundtrack is brought to you by Rusti Steel & The Startones, Little Dave & The Sun Sessions, The Honkabillies, plus DJs Bill, Jimmy and George Guntrip.

Sunday 3.9.23 – Brighton

The ‘Brighton Burn Up’ departs the Ace at 10.30am, waved off, as in the years to date by the Mayor of Brent to celebrate the legendary ‘Ace Day’ on Brighton´s famous Madeira Drive. There will be prizes for the Best Cafe Racer and Best Scooter.

Together with stands and displays along the seafront, the Ace stage will host a welcome by the Mayor of Brighton and a short blessing by Father Matthew Cashmore, with DJs Bill & Jimmy Guntrip, spinning the wax, and live music from The Meekats

See you at the Ace, and in Brighton

Rev up and Ride with the Rockers

Strictly no deckchairs!