Transport for London Event - Bus Cavalcade in Regent Street on Sunday 22 June
Transport for London Event - Bus Cavalcade in Regent Street on Sunday 22 June

Transport for London Event - Bus Cavalcade in Regent Street on Sunday 22 June

Another "Year of the Bus" event in additional to Bus Garage Open day.

Sunday 22 June - Bus Cavalcade in Regent Street

Around 50 buses, spanning the last century, from Horse Buses through to the very latest New Routemaster will be on display. Visitors will be able to explore the buses and take part in a range of family activities. Free entry.

Event highlights

Don't let the Pigeon drive the bus
Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company
This special performance for children aged 3+ is full of fun, feathers, laughter and excitement featuring original music and lots of audience participation. The show will last approximately 10 minutes, with a 10-minute photo opportunity for families after each performance.
Show times: 12:00, 12:45, 13:30, 15:00, 15:40, 16:30

TfL Choir
Performances are 15 minutes in duration.
Show times: 12:15, 13:15, 14:15, 15:15

Emma Hignet: The voice of the bus
Mobile phone ringtone recording. Emma will be available for 20 minutes from each start time.
Start times: 12:45, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45

Tatty Devine
An independent British company, Tatty Devine is based in London's East End, designing original jewellery in the UK since 1999. Tatty Devine will be hosting a jewellery-making workshop on one of London Transport Museum's historic vehicles where, with expert help, a special piece of jewellery can be yours.

London Transport Pop-Up Canteen
Re-fuel on a menu inspired by some of the original 1950s recipes that fed thousands of bus drivers each day.


I am 63 years old and proud to share that my paternal grandad "pop" drove a General bus through the blitz and I have been told that whichever shift he had finished at Willesden Garage, the family cat would meet him at the bottom of the road. Uncle Stan and Auntie Betty were conductors and Uncle Jack was a driver for London Transport. Thats my "heritage" of which I am very proud. Enjoy the parade - I know I will.

Have to book for Tatty Devine and pay £35

looks good

my local bus garage is open for visitors today.

visitors to Walworth Bus Depot will get the chance to

Take a free trip on vintage buses from Walworth Bus Depot to Dulwich, with departures every 20 minutes.

In addition a special vintage bus service will operate on route 100 between Elephant & Castle and Shadwell

View a wide selection of heritage vehicles including London Transport Museum's newly restored B-type bus

Jump up and down on the bouncy bus

Take a ride through the bus wash

Go on a 'behind the scenes' tour of the engineering and operations function of the depot

View the Year of the Bus mobile exhibition which tells the story of the London Bus and looks to its future

Take part in family activities about how to use the transport system safely and responsibly with the Transport for London (TfL) Safety and Citizenship team and pick up your free bus-themed family activity sheets.

Find out more about a career with Abellio as a bus driver - a recruitment bus will be on site for anyone interested in finding out more

View model railways from the Southwark Model Railway Club

Browse the London Transport Museum pop-up shop selling exclusive Year of the Bus gifts, and stalls selling bus-related merchandise and memorabilia.

Edited by: "seb" 19th Jul 2014
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