Newcastle Cycling Campaign

2020 AGM – postponed

Shieldfield Art Works 1 Clarence Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

PLEASE NOTE THIS WAS POSTPONED TO THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020 - please click here for more information Our 2020 AGM will be held on Saturday 28 March 1:30-4:00pm PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE PLANNING TO GO AHEAD WITH THE MEETING BUT ARE REVIEWING THE SITUATION ON A REGULAR BASIS AND WILL LET EVERYBODY KNOW IF WE DECIDE TO POSTPONE IT DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK (Next update due 17 or 18 March 2020) Venue: Shieldfield Art Works (SAW), 1 Clarence Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1YH We’d love families to come and participate – There will be craft activities for[...]

Our 2020 Online AGM

After having to postpone our AGM due to be held in spring, we decided to go ahead with a “virtual” version to mark our tenth anniversary: Date                Thursday 1 October 2020 Time               19:00-21:00 Venue             Virtual Zoom Meeting – link and instructions to follow There is also a lot going on so we thought it would be timely to get together and hear from local community groups about campaigning and activism in and around Newcastle, with a focus on transport and the changes triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and their impact on our urban landscape.   More details about[...]

Kidical Mass Ride – September 2022

Kidical Mass, the global movement of family friendly cycle rides, comes to Newcastle on Saturday 24 September. Newcycling, SPACE groups and local parents are supporting the three rides, which leave at 2pm from St James and St Basil's in Fenham, Gosforth Central Park in Gosforth, and St Teresa’s Church in Heaton, and finishing at Exhibition Park for cake and coffee. All welcome, come and join us to spread the message that kids, young people and families need safer streets!    

Campaign Social Evening

The Cycle Hub Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Let's get together! NewCycling Social Evenings are back at the Cycle Hub in the Ouseburn. Come and join us from 7pm for a drink and some snacks. We will give a quick update on active travel plans in Newcastle and the campaign going forward. All welcome; whether you're a new member, one of our long standing supporters or a resident who would like to find out more about Cycling & Walking schemes and get involved in the campaign. First drink is on us! Please register here- Many thanks We are very much looking forward to seeing you The Campaign team

NewCycling AGM 2023

Magic Hat Cafe Higham Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

A special AGM this year where we will celebrate our formidable journey and form a new committee to keep going. Please come and join us! Date                Monday 27 March 2023 Time               18:30-21:30 Venue             Magic Hat Cafe in Newcastle City Centre AGENDA: 18:30              1. Welcome from the Chair 18:40              2. Minutes of last annual general meeting (October 2020): AGM2020_minutes (draft) 18:45              3. Annual reports: Signed Newcycling_AGM2023_financialreport_FINAL 19:00              4. New Management Committee 19:10              5. Campaign plan 2023-24: discussion (Group photos) 19:30              5. Food and drinks 21:00              6. Time to go home…. Please register here to let us know you're coming. Thanks! Cycle Stands available[...]

Social Ride

Newcastle Civic Centre St Mary's Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

The next ride will be happening on Friday 12th May, will start at the Civic Centre, take in the recently created Safer Heaton scheme, the long awaited and recently completed extension to Heaton Road’s protected cycle lane and the new installed Safer Jesmond area before heading to the Carriage, near Jesmond Metro station, for chat and discussion afterwards for those who want it. If you’d like to join the ride, meet on Ceremonial Way, outside the Civic Centre for 6:30pm on Friday 12th May. All are welcome.

Kidical Mass

Gosforth Central Park

As part of the global program of events there will be a Kidical Mass ride taking place in Newcastle on Saturday 13th May. The short family friendly ride will be leaving Gosforth Central Park at 2pm and end at Exhibition Park, where  there is a café and plenty of space and play equipment for the younger people. Everybody is welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

July Social Ride

Newcastle Civic Centre St Mary's Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

After successful rides about Heaton, Jesmond and Gosforth Campaign Chair and Social Ride organiser Lindsay is busy exploring safe and quite routes around the city for July’s ride. The next ride will be happening on Friday the 14th July, will start at the Civic Centre at 6:30pm. If you’d like to join the ride, meet on Ceremonial Way, outside the Civic Centre for 6:30pm. All are welcome, and the ride will be at a very gentle pace with nobody left behind. For the latest updates follow Newcastle Cycle Social on Twitter at

Summer Campaign Meetup

Trent House 1-2 Leazes Lane, Newcastle, United Kingdom

For our summer social event this year Sally Watson, former Cycle Campaign chair, will be give a presentation on the best of this year’s Cycle County Active County conference, which is taking place in Oxfordshire in early July. The annual conference (previously known as Cycle City when held in Newcastle in 2015) is supported by the Department for Transport as its annual active travel summit and billed as Europe’s largest annual gathering of cycling and walking professionals. Sally will be sharing some of the highlights of this year’s conference and talking about the latest thinking from Active Travel England and[...]

Tour de Great Park

Great Park Community Centre Roseden Way, Newcastle upon Tyne

As part of the Great Park Community Summer Fayre, we'll be leading a family cycle ride around NGP. Starting and finishing at the Community Centre, the five-mile route has been designed to showcase the great range of dedicated cycle routes available around NGP. Apart from a short on-road section along Netherwitton Way, the route utilises segregated cycle paths and quiet lanes with no through traffic. Cyclists over the age of 8 can join (supervised by a parent or guardian). There'll be lots of other activities on at the Community Centre on Sunday too - we look forward to seeing you[...]