Hoggin The Bridge is back for another year, raising money for charities including Wales Air Ambulance and local charitable organisations. 2019 sees the 19th annual Hoggin The Bridge event take place across the 11th, 12th and 13th of October.
The event, dubbed as HogFest due to its Its line up of weekend entertainment is shaping up to be its biggest and best yet.
With live comedy on Friday night, live music Saturday and the epic ride across the Severn Bridge this event will certainly be one to remember.
Tickets are on sale on Wednesday 1st May, where you can purchase a weekend package deal, saving £10 as well as all other tickets available. Pre–order your T-shirts and pin badges online for collection during the event. Shop
The team behind Hoggin The Bridge are a group of volunteers dedicated to making the event fun and enjoyable for everyone, with the support of Caldicot Town Team.
The event starts on Friday 11th October with a live comedy evening in our Comedy Barn. Camping is on offer at The David Broome Event Centre as part of our weekend package deal. On Saturday 12th October you are perfectly located to go and explore the gorgeous Wye Valley or Forest of Dean on your bike, or visit the historic grounds of Caldicot Castle, just next door, before returning to site to see rock band Maddison perform their best hits along with supporting acts, those who have booked the weekend package are lucky enough to be able to roll back to their pitch at the end of the night.
On Sunday make your way over to Brightside Insurance Group to join thousands of fellow bikers, eager to start the ride. For the first time in Hoggin The Bridge history, Highways England will close the Severn Bridge to traffic to allow the thousands taking part to literally Hog The Bridge! Follow the ride through local villages and soak up the view and atmosphere of hundreds and hundreds of spectators along the route, clapping hands and handing out Jelly Babies! Meet back at the David Broome event centre and browse through our trader village, enjoy hot food, see the bikes entered into the bike show and relax on site before watching a fabulous performance by Jamie Squibb, Freestyle Motocross Stunt Show to finish this brilliant event, all in aid of Wales Air Ambulance and local and national charitable groups.
Committee member and Director of Caldicot Town Team Aaron Reeks commented on this year’s event “The team are working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure this is the best year ever for Hoggin The Bridge. With new acts and more entertainment we really hope there will be something for everyone this year. The news from Highways England about the bridge closure is absolutely fantastic, the views watching the bikes coming across the Severn Bridge will be breath taking! Looking forward to seeing everyone again this October.”