A truly unique event based at the Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s beautiful Ironbridge Gorge.

The event will place in the evening and will enable spectators and riders alike to experience this fantastic venue.  Please support the museum by taking advantage of the drinking and eating opportunities on the site.

There will be a small entry charge for adult spectators which will go towards the organisation of the event and the Museum Trust.  Child spectators will be given free entry.

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The Ludgate Finance Queen Victoria Cyclocross 2019 – Press Release

One of the UK’s most unusual cycle races returns on Saturday 29th June.  The Ludgate Finance Queen Victoria Cyclocross is fought out around Blists Hill Victorian Town in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge, a World Heritage Site. Once again, the event will be headline sponsored by LUDGATE FINANCE. Hundreds of riders from across the country will …

Back for 2019

We are delighted to announce that this years event will take place on Saturday 29th of June. Entry is now open. Click here if you want to enter the event. Keep an eye on this site and our social media for more announcements about the event.

Evening Timetable

  • Tykes and Urchins (U12/U10) Bicycle Race Race – 18:15hrs
  • Vagabonds and Chimney Sweeps (Youth) Bicycle race Race – 18:30hrs
  • Convicts, Hooligans and Gentlemen’s Bicycle Race Race – 19:15hrs
  • Unchaperoned Women’s Bicycle Race Race – 20:15hrs
  • Retired Servicemen and Country Gentlemen’s Bicycle Race (Male Vets) Race – 20:15hrs