Sunday 16th July 2023

Open: 09:00 to 15:00 (Traders 08:00)

Location: Reading Rugby Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST

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 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.

2023 Rally

We are pleased to announce that the 2023 McMichael Rally will be held on Sunday 16th July.

Times: 09:00 entry (08:00 for Trader Set-up)

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 are providing a first response service. No Dogs other than assistance dogs are allowed on the events field.


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.

Contacts / Social Media

General enquiries, email: rally (at)

Trade enquiries, email: traders (at)

Facebook: McMichaelRadioRally

Instagram: @mcmichael_radio_rally

Twitter: @McMichaelRally

For information, photos and the history of McMichael Radios, visit:

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