Enthusiasts gear up for Portsmouth scooter event

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MONEYFIELDS will be transformed into a scooter enthusiast’s haven this weekend.

The Portsmouth Scooter Weekend kicks off on Friday and boasts a line-up of mod bands until Sunday.

Mojo Dollar and Kojak’s Revenge perform on Friday, before Butterfly Collective and Orange Street take to the stage on Saturday.

A selection of vintage stalls and refreshment outlets will feature alongside classic scooters throughout the weekend.

Tickets are £15 for a weekend pass, or £10 per night.

Revellers wanting to stay for the weekend can pitch tents on the venue’s football pitches.

Co-organiser Jamie Steeves said: ‘This weekend gives people interested in scooters in Portsmouth an event to enjoy.

‘We started four years ago and it gets bigger every year, with bigger bands performing.

To book your tickets, contact Moneyfields, in Moneyfields Avenue, on (023) 9266 5260.