*SOLD OUT* DTRA Nationals Pre-Round 6 Party - ‘Death Rides a Horse’ Deus Film Screening, Tynemouth
Updated: Jul 29, 2019
*THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO BOUGHT TICKETS AND SORRY IF YOU MISSED OUT - WE'LL SEE YOU AT REDCAR*
Ahead of Round 6 of our Nationals championship at Redcar Bears Speedway, Middlesbrough, we’d like to invite all of our riders and friends to join us for a pre-race get-together in the beautiful coastal village of Tynemouth. DTRA photographer Tom Bing and his wife, Sally McGee have organised a screening event for the latest Deus film, ‘Death Rides a Horse’, at a historic local venue, and we’d love to see as many of you there as possible.
This is going to be a great night, kicking off with an optional ride-out to Tynemouth from Newcastle before we all gather to enjoy free beer, a great film and the best company. There will be some of the most spectacular race bikes on display too - the ideal way to start the weekend of Round 6, the penultimate meeting in our Nationals calendar.
What’s on at the Death Rides a Horse screening
The event will be held from 7.30pm on Friday 16th August (the night before Round 6 begins) at the awesome Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House Museum, which is situated on headland overlooking the Tyne river and North Sea, and packed with historic lifesaving, naval and shipwreck artefacts and objects. The TVLB is still active, providing a crucial search and rescue service in Tynemouth that relies on sponsorships and donations - so we’re pleased to say that a donation from money from ticket sales for this event will be going to the TVLB.
It’s the perfect venue for the screening of the film, which follows a group of friends as they ride and surf their way through Baja, Mexico - many of you will know that Tynemouth itself has a rich surfing culture and provides a base for Sally’s women’s surf school, Yonder. The tickets for this event are being sold through her site - you’ll find the link below.
Local brewery, Anarchy Brew Co are kindly providing free beer for all who attend, and after the screening a DJ will take over. Once things wrap up, we’ll be heading into Tynemouth where there are lots of cool independent bars - or if the weather is good to us, we might even head down to the beach.
Bring your road bikes for a ride-out from Newcastle
Before the screening, we’ll be gathering at Union clothing in Newcastle city centre from 6pm for a scenic ride-out to Tynemouth. It’s optional to take part, so make sure you bring your road-legal bikes alongside your race bikes for the weekend if you want to join us.
Union is a cool independent men’s clothing shop on High Bridge that’s definitely worth a browse beforehand. Alongside lots of Deus gear, they sell Dickies, Carhartt, Red Wings, Stance and much more...and they’re really great people too, who will be offering an exclusive discount on the night to those participating in the ride out.
Where to buy tickets for the Death Rides a Horse screening
Tickets for the screening event are £5 each and are being sold through the Yonder store.
As we’ve mentioned, a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the TVLB. There are only 70 tickets available, so don’t wait around if you want to come along.
Where to find the TVLB Watch House Museum
The museum is situated on Spanish Battery, a peaceful residential area cut off from the rest of Tynemouth. We’d recommend parking in the large public car park that’s opposite the museum, but Tynemouth village has plenty of parking too - including for camper vans, if you plan to park up overnight.
Redcar Bears Speedway is about an hour’s drive from Tynemouth, and sign on for Saturday’s racing won’t be taking place until 2pm, so you’ve plenty of time to make your way down to the track the following day. (For those who aren’t local, don’t forget to bring some change for the Tyne Tunnel toll if it’s on your route - £1.80 each way!)
Huge thanks to Tom and Sally for organising this event, and Deus, Anarchy brew Co and Union clothing for providing their support. We’re looking forward to seeing you all there for another great night in the DTRA calendar.