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Filey Celebrates Its Cycling Hero

  • Saturday 13th April, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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  • Saturday 13th April, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Tel: 01723 518314

Email: bikeabout@sky.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1980233292099003/

The Evron Centre
John Street
Filey
North Yorkshire
YO14 9DW

Historic plaque unveiling: Filey-born born Herbert Liddell Cortis was the first cyclist to ride 20 miles in an hour, breaking the record at Crystal Palace in 1882. To celebrate Filey’s cycling hero, a blue plaque is being erected close to the site of his family home on John Street. There will be a small exhibition about Herbert Liddell Cortis, which will be open to the public and free of charge. Unveiling at 2pm, exhibition until 4pm.