This listing is correct as of 8 June 2023

To have your rally or event on this list, into RadCom and read out on GB2RS News, email full details AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE to radcom@rsgb.org.uk 


27 May – Barry Amateur Radio Society Rally

Sully Sports and Social Club, South Road, Sully, CF64 5SP. Open from 9.30 am (traders 7.30 am). Free Parking on site.

For more information contact Steve 07368 140795


28 May – Durham & District ARS Radio Rally

Bowburn community centre, Bowburn, Co. Durham DH6 5AT

Doors open from 10.10am to 2.30pm with disabled visitors gaining access at 10am. Admittance is £2. There will be a Bring & Buy Sale, trade stands, special interest groups and an RSGB bookstall. Catering and licensed bar on site.

Michael Wright , G7TWX, 07826 924 192, dadars@gmx.com


4 June – Spalding Radio Rally

Holbeach Utd Youth FC, Pennyhill Rd, Holbeach, Lincs, PE127PR

Doors open at 10am. Disabled access from 9.30am. Admittance £3

The organisers look forward to welcoming you all again this year for the usual excellent rally, lots of local attractions to make the journey worthwhile for all the family… car Boot area, catering, flea market, trade stands.

For more information Contact Graham, G8NWC on 07754 619 701, email rally2023@sdars.org.uk or visit https://sdars.org.uk/spaldingrally/


10 Jun – Rochdale & District Amateur Radio Summer Rally

The Rochdale & District Amateur Radio Summer Rally will take place on Saturday 10 June 2023 at St Vincent de Paul’s Hall, Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR.  Doors open at 10am with entry still only £3.  Refreshments available, plenty of free parking.  For further information or to book a stall, please contact either Roz Worrall via rozallin@gmail.com or Dave Carden via dave@cardens.me.uk


11 Jun – Mendips Rally

Farrington Gurney Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Farrington Gurney, Somerset BS39 6TY.

Tables in the Hall and Car Boot on the field. Entrance £2. Doors Open at 9.30am, traders from 7.30am.

For bookings and enquiries please contact Luke on 07870 168 197 or email mendipsrally@hotmail.com


11 Jun – Junction 28 Radio Rally

Alfreton Leisure Centre Bowls Hall, Church St. Alfreton, DE55 7BD, 1 mile from M1. Open 10.15am. Admission £4.  Cash Only. Tables £12 in advance. Everything is indoors with bar/refreshments in the hall and full café onsite.

Traders already include Lamco-Vine, Canny Computers, Mirfield Electronics, M0CVO Antennas with large and small suppliers providing new and used equipment.

As usual RSGB, local and national/specialist clubs are attending, plus this year the Worked All Britain Awards Group will be holding its AGM and Awards Presentation.

See www.snadarc.com for map/routes with photos of previous events and trader booking form or contact secretary@snadarc.com


17 Jun Bangor and District Amateur Radio Society Rally

Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church Hall. Doors open at 11.30am and admission is £4. For directions, or to book a table, contact MI0OBR via andrewislive.com


18 Jun – East Suffolk Wireless Revival (Ipswich Radio Rally)
Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, Kirton IP10 0PW (just off the A14).
Doors open at 9.30am and the entry fee for visitors is £3. The venue has free car parking. Trade tables are from £10. There will be trade stands, a car boot sale, a Bring & Buy, special interests groups, GB4SWR HF station and an RSGB bookstall. Catering is available on site. Contact Kevin G8MXV, 07710 046 846. www.eswr.org.uk


25 Jun Newbury Radio Rally

Newbury Showground, next to junction 13 of the M4 motorway in Berkshire, RG18 9QZ. This is the 34th year of The Newbury Radio Rally and is the ideal event for anyone interested in radio communications, computing and electronics. There will be a display area with an amateur radio station, exhibits, special interest groups, clubs and societies. Open to sellers at 8am and visitors at 9am. Massive free parking. Entry is £3 for visitors, £15 for a sellers pitch. Advance bookings (with discount) can be made via www.nadars.org.uk/rally.asp  On-site catering and disabled facilities will be available. Contact: email: NewburyRally@nadars.org.uk , or web: www.nadars.org.uk


2 Jul –  Barford Norfolk Radio Rally

Barford Village Hall & Green, Barford, Norwich, NR9 4AB

Opens 9am (traders from 8am). Featuring trade stands, car boot sales, bring and buy, raffle, repeater groups, catering and free car parking.

Entry £2.50 per person, under 16s free. Outdoor large pitches £8 (no need to book), indoor tables £10 each (booking essential)

Contact radio@dcpmicro.com: www.norfolkamateurradio.org


9 Jul Cornish Radio Amateur Club Rally

Penair School, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TN. Doors open at 10.30am for all public admission (£3). There will be traders, bring and buy and club stalls. Car parking and catering is available on site. Contact Ken, G0FIC on 01209 821073 for more information


16 Jul – McMichael Radio & Electronics Rally and Car Boot Sale

The McMichael Radio & Electronics Rally and Car Boot Sale is an established, popular and growing annual event for radio amateurs and electronics enthusiasts in the South. Whether you are looking for that special component, a new project, a retail bargain or to meet fellow enthusiasts, the McMichael Rally is the event to attend. Being held in mid-summer, the weather is usually warm and dry and the Reading Rugby Club venue offers a good Bar and Catering, including a BBQ (weather and demand allowing) and has ample free parking. Entrance Fees have been kept to last year’s rates of £3 per person and £10 per table for traders. Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue will be in attendance to provide a First Response service.

The McMichael Rally Committee is delighted to report that this year the Reading and District Amateur Radio Club (RaDARC) and Burnham Beeches Radio Club (BBRC) are being joined by Bracknell Amateur Radio Club (BARC) to organise and run the rally.
General Enquiries: rally@radarc.org, Traders: traders@radarc.org, Telephone: Colin Ashley 07706 512505, Website: www.mcmichaelrally.org.uk


23 Jul Finningley ARS Rally 2023

Belton Rd, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX. Near J2, M180. Doors open from 10am.

Car boot style rally. Food bar available. For more information visit: http://www.g0ghk.com


30 Jul – The New Black Country Radio Rally: CANCELLED

Bloxwich Active Living Centre, High Street, Bloxwich, Walsall, WS3 2DA

Doors will be open from 10am to 4pm. There is a large carpark available and catering on site. Entry is £3 each or £5 for two. See www.theradioclub.co.uk for details of traders and clubs attending.


30 Jul – Wiltshire Radio and Car Boot Sale
Start time 9am, finishing at 1pm. It will take place at Kington Langley Village Hall and Playing Field, Kington Langley, Wiltshire SN15 5NJ. Traders Welcome for £2 entry, indoor tables £10, car booters £10, vans £15. For further information please contact Chairman@Chippenhamradio.club


6 Aug – BATC Convention for Amateur TV 2023 (CAT 23) Part 1

CAT 23 will take place on Sunday 6 August as a meet-up, show and tell, test and fix-it, and bring and buy event from 10.30am to 4pm.  There will be full ATV and Microwave test facilities available for QO-100, 5.6GHz FM, Portsdown, MiniTiouner, Ryde, and power amplifiers and preamps.


6 Aug – King’s Lynn Amateur Radio Club 33nd Great Eastern Radio Rally

Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4EL.  NGR TF638203

Doors open at 9am.  Admission £2.50.  Traders from 7am, outdoor pitch £8, indoor £10 per table.  Car parking is free. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy.  Onsite Catering.

Further information and reservations email: rally.klarc@gmail.com

Website: www.klarc.org.uk


11 Aug – Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club 28th ANNUAL MINI-RALLY NIGHT

Community Centre, Main Hall, Port Seton, 6pm to 9pm. Bring along your own ‘junk’ and sell it yourself. Tables on a first-come-first-served basis. Entrance fee £2 for everyone. Disabled access and food Available. For more information email: bob.gm4uyz@talktalk.net


13 Aug – Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society Hamfest

Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, near Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA. 9am to 4pm. Admission £5 (includes parking). Talk-in on 145.550MHz. On site catering and bar. No dogs except guide dogs (landowner’s condition). Indoor and field pitches. Car-boot traders welcome from 7am. RSGB Bookstall. Talks.

For more information contact: tbaker@tiscali.co.uk, visit, frars.co.uk or phone 07743 475 018.


20 Aug – Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society Rally 

Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warks. CV23 9PY. Open 10am. Car boot sale.
Details: Steve, G8LYB, 07956-855816, rally@rugbyats.co.uk, web: http://www.rugbyats.co.uk


20 Aug – Lincoln Short Wave Club Summer Rally

The Festival Hall, Caistor Road, Market Rasen, LN8 3HT

Doors Open 9.30am. Admission £2. Free Car parking. Refreshments available. Tables £10. To book contact Steve via m5zzz@outlook.com or 07777 699 069.


20 Aug – The Red Rose Summer Rally

The venue is St Josephs hall, Leigh WN7 2PJ. This is the same venue as the previous rally.

Features: free parking, Cafe, meeting space, traders, individual stands, club stands, RSGB, low cost bring & buy, raffle for new digital radio.

Full details can be found at the West Manchester Radio Club website at http://www.wmrc.co.uk


27 Aug – Torbay Annual Communications Fair    

Newton Abbot Racecourse, TQ12 3AF. Doors open at 10am. Indoor event with free parking. Bring & Buy & RSGB bookstall. Catering on site. Contact Pete,G4VTO on 01803864528, Mike G1TUU on 01803557941, email: rally@tars.org.uk


27 Aug – Milton Keynes Amateur Radio Society Rally

The rally will be held at a new venue this year – Heron’s Lodge Guide Activity Centre, Bradwell Road, Loughton Lodge, Milton Keynes, MK8 9AA (Opposite the National Badminton Centre) which has excellent modern facilities together with free onsite parking, catering and disabled facilities. Entrance fee £3. Free parking. Open to the public from 9am. For trader and exhibitor enquiries please email rally@mkars.org.uk. Outdoor pitches and indoor tables available.  For more information see www.mkars.org.uk


28 Aug – Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society (HARS) Annual Rally (Bank Holiday Monday)

Ernulf Academy St Neots PE19 2SH

Gates open for traders at 7am and for the public at 9am. Entrance Fee £3. Free car parking, RSGB Bookstall, Bring and Buy, Catering provided, indoor and outdoor stalls available.

Contact M0OLG Malcolm on events@hunts-hams.co.uk for details or phone 01480 214282


2 Sep – G-QRP Club and Telford & District ARS jointly organised Convention

Harper Adams University campus near Telford, Shropshire, TF10 8NB. Featuring the famous G-QRP ‘Buildathon’. Further details at: www.gqrp.com/convention.htm and www.telfordhamfest.org.uk Contact: Martyn, G3UKV on 01952 255416 or John, M0JZH on 07824 737716.


3 Sep – CANCELLED: Andover Radio Club Spring & Autumn Boot Sale at Wildhern


3 Sep – Annual Telford HamFest  and continued G-QRP Convention

Harper Adams University campus near Telford, Shropshire, TF10 8NB, continuing the G-QRP Convention and Buildathon the previous day. More information and email details may be found on the Telford HamFest website: www.telfordhamfest.org.uk  and www.gqrp.com/convention.htm or by contacting Martyn, G3UKV on 01952 255416, or John, M0JZH 07824 737716.


10 Sep – Caister Lifeboat Radio Rally

Raffle, onsite cafe, gift shop, museum. Free entry, open 9am-2pm (8am for sellers). Inside tables £10 each, outside £5 each. Location: Caister Lifeboat station, Caister on Sea, NR30 5DJ. Entrance via carpark on Beach Rd. Contact, Zane M1BFI, Email. m1bfi@outlook.com, Tel 07711 214790


24 Sep – Weston super Mare Radio Society 8th Radio and Electronics Rally  

The Campus Community Centre, Worle, Weston super Mare BS24 7DX. Entry at 10am and £3 per person. Under 16s free of charge. The Campus is very close to Junction 21 of the M5 Motorway. There is free parking and refreshments are available. For further information and to book a table email westonradiosociety@gmail.com or call  07871034206

For more information about Weston super Mare Radio Society visit: www.g4wsm.club


1 Oct – 48th Welsh Radio Rally

Sunday 1st October 2023, Llanwern high School, Hartridge Farm Rd, Newport, NP18 2YE


8 Oct – Hack Green Military Surplus & Military Radio Hangar Sale

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 8AL. Sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military radio items and vehicle spares.

Contact: coldwar@hackgreen.co.uk [www.hackgreen.co.uk]. Any last minute news will appear on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/HGsecretbunker/


15 Oct – Hornsea ARC Rally

Driffield Showground, YO25 9DW, Organiser Les 2E0LBJ  tel 01377 252 393 or email lbjpinkney1@hotmail.co.uk


28 Oct Essex CW CW Boot Camp

3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, powers Hall end, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE

Doors open at 08.30am for registration. £10 with free drinks, cakes. Pre-register as places limited.

g0ibn1@yahoo.com 0745 342 60 87


22 Oct – Galashiels Radio Rally (provisional date) 

Location: Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, TD1 3JX. Doors open at 11am and we hope to have the normal traders, bring and buy and refreshments.


25 Nov Wiltshire Winter Radio Rally
Start time 9am, finishing at 1pm. It will take place at Kington Langley Village Hall and Playing Field, Kington Langley, Wiltshire SN15 5NJ. Traders Welcome for £2 entry, indoor tables £10. Depending on weather conditions there maybe a small car boot section. For further information please contact Chairman@Chippenhamradio.club


3 Dec – Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs Club Rally

The event will be held at Spennymoor Leisure Centre, High Street, Spennymoor Co. Durham, DL166DB .

Doors open 10.30am for visitors, with disabled access from 10am.

For more information contact: bdingle@hotmail.co.uk