An Enthralling Journey Through the Evolution of Buses
Join us for a day of nostalgic reverie and modern marvels at the South of England Bus Festival, brought to you by London Bus Experiences in partnership with the Bromley Bus Preservation Group. This extraordinary event celebrates the rich history and vibrant future of bus travel in London and the South of England.
Date: 1st September 2024 Time: 10am – 4pm Venue: South of England Showground, Selsfield Rd, Haywards Heath RH17 6TL
Prepare to be transported through time with our stunning array of vehicles, from the beloved RTs and Routemasters to the cutting-edge Enviro 400s.
London Bus Driving Experience: Take control of a piece of history! For just £15, you can get behind the wheel of a former London bus and have a go driving with an instructor.
A unique bus lineup: Come and see many buses that are rarely displayed or have never been displayed before. We have a wide range of vehicles from many different areas and eras that will be on display. Many will also be available to ride on via our free bus services.
Entry cost: £7.99 per person online – £10 on the day.
Children under 11 are free with an accompanying adult.
Tickets available online on this page – secure your spot and step aboard for an unforgettable experience!
Please note that parking is extremely limited at the showground. To accommodate, we’re offering a complimentary bus service to the festival site from Haywards Heath Railway Station. A full timetable is available by clicking here.
Gourmet food and beverage stalls
Licensed bar area
Fully accessible toilets and amenities
Accessibility: We are proud to provide a fully accessible event for our guests with disabilities. However, some of the vehicles used on the shuttle bus service might not be wheelchair accessible. If you are using a wheelchair and wish to board the bus please let us know in advance and we will try our best to ensure a PSVAR vehicle is allocated. If this is the case, please email email@example.com with the details.
Bus owners interested in showcasing their vehicles can register via the form here.
To see a list of current entries please click here. Note that this list will be updated periodically as further entries are received.
Traders and Sponsors
If you’re interested in trading at the event or discussing sponsorship opportunities, please reach out us using this form.