Big Bike Revival winter roll-out
We've seen an increase in demand for learn and led-ride events and are therefore predominantly focusing our winter roll-out on delivering learning and riding opportunities.
If you're able to a offer a majority of these event types, join us and apply to participate in the programme today. To help you prepare your delivery plan, consult our quick event guides which explain the basic outline of each event type including tips and tricks on how to inspire and sustain a change in cycling behaviour.
To support partners to develop their services, Winter Grants can be used to purchase equipment to expand delivery, fund venue hire to host learning sessions and employ instructors to lead local rides.
Please consult the application guidance for full details on eligible costs and expenditure. Plus we're offering participating partners the chance to order an all-weather, waterproof professional ‘Surf and Turf Gazebo’ to support the winter roll-out, at no extra cost.
We continue to advise all delivery partners to follow national and local coronavirus guidance when delivering events.
The Big Bike Revival programme is for people returning to cycling, or those starting as a complete beginner. In other words, it’s for people who do not cycle on a regular basis.
It's all about engaging the programme's target audience; people with social, economic and health needs; people from diverse backgrounds; people facing multiple challenges. Meet our Cycling Heroes who have benefited from the Big Bike Revival programme.
Delivery partners are typically volunteer led-groups, not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises that are rooted in local communities and working to address a range of local needs.
They are experienced in engaging with non-regular cyclists and people in need in terms of social, economic and health deprivation.
Anywhere locally in the community, ensuring events are accessible to everyone. We recommend locations with high footfall, choosing venues in the community or using your workshop to host.
When going out into the community you could choose outdoor green spaces, busy town centres, local fetes, fairs or market days.
The delivery period begins on 22 November and lasts until 31 March 2022.
Small grants of up to £3,000 are available to support the delivery of your events. All costs associated with Grant requests are subject to a review process, approval criteria and terms and conditions.
Before you apply to participate in the programme please read; our Application Guidance and so you know how to apply; and the Delivery Plan (schedules 1 and 2 of the Terms and Conditions) so you know what is expected of you.
When you’re equipped with your delivery plan and the information you need to submit, go to the online grant application.
I have more questions
Alternatively, you can contact your local cycling development officer (CDO) with any questions:
|Alex Appleyard-Keeling||West Midlands, Coventry and Solihull|
|Dani Christmas||South east coast, Worthing - Margate|
|Ellen Holmes||Greater Manchester|
|Stewart Walsh||Liverpool City|
|Zoe Westerman||West Yorkshire|
|Lauren Baker||East Midlands|