Events Guide
Below is a guide to events taking place mainly in or around the West Midlands Area.
To view more details of any event shown, click on the event title.

The events guide is usually updated for the year at the end of March / beginning of April with events shown below mostly taken from the yearly rally guide compiled by Buses Magazine.

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January
     There are currently no upcoming events for January. If you want to submit an event, click here.
February
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March
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April
     There are currently no upcoming events for April. If you want to submit an event, click here.
May
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Bank Holiday Operating Days at The Transport Museum, Wythall. Countryside rides on classic buses. Miniature Steam Railway operating and Museum Bus Service 750 operating from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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See Museum Guide.
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Bank Holiday Operating Days at The Transport Museum, Wythall. Countryside rides on classic buses. Miniature Steam Railway operating and Museum Bus Service 750 operating from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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See Museum Guide.
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Bedford OB 85th Anniversary at The Transport Museum.

Museum Bus Service 750 to and from Birmingham City Centre will be in operation.
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Bedford OB 85th Anniversary at The Transport Museum.

Museum Bus Service 750 to and from Birmingham City Centre will be in operation.
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75 Years of Birmingham Bus Route 50 at The Transport Museum, Wythall. Museum Bus Service will be in operation from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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75 Years of Birmingham Bus Route 50 at The Transport Museum, Wythall.

Plus the annual Model Bus Federation gathering on Bank Holiday Monday.

Museum Bus Service will be in operation from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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June
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London comes to Wythall, in partnership with the Routemaster Association.

Two-day gathering of a variety of London bus types over the decades with London buses in service.

Museum Bus Service 750 will be in operation from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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See Museum Guide.
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London comes to Wythall, in partnership with the Routemaster Association.

Two-day gathering of a variety of London bus types over the decades with London buses in service.

Museum Bus Service 750 will be in operation from / to Birmingham City Centre.
  Event Contact Details:
See museum guide.
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Annual Open Day at Aldridge Transport Museum between 10:00 and 16:00.

Vehicle displays, free bus services running throughout the day, sales stands.
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See Museum Guide.
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July
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Wythall Busfest@Gaydon at The British Motor Museum. Organised by The Transport Museum, Wythall.
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See Museum Guide for The Transport Museum, Wythall.
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Models in the Museum at Aldridge Transport Museum between 10:00 and 16:00.

Scratch-built and diecast models with working displays.

Buses to and from Walsall every half hour.
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August
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Vintage Transport Extravaganza, Severn Valley Railway (all six stations including Highley Visitor Centre).

Buses and other road vehicle along the length of the 16 mile steam railway.

All day Travel: £25 Adult; £16.50 child (4 - 17); £50 small family; £75 large family.
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See Museum Guide.
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Vintage Transport Extravaganza, Severn Valley Railway (all six stations including Highley Visitor Centre).

Buses and other road vehicle along the length of the 16 mile steam railway.

All day Travel: £25 Adult; £16.50 child (4 - 17); £50 small family; £75 large family.
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See Museum Guide.
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Steam Rally, Onslow Park, A458 Welshpool Road.

Open to preserved motor vehicles.

Admission: £18 Adult; £17 65-Plus; £10 Carer with ID; £1 Child (5 - 16)
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County of Salop Steam Engine Society Limited, PO Box 4706, Shrewsbury, SY5 0WT.
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Bank Holiday Operating Day at The Transport Museum, Wythall.

Taste of the seaside with cream teas and open-top bus rides, plus miniature steam railway.

Museum Bus Service 750 will be in operation from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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See Museum Guide
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Steam Rally, Onslow Park, A458 Welshpool Road.

Open to preserved motor vehicles.

Admission: £18 Adult; £17 65-Plus; £10 Carer with ID; £1 Child (5 - 16)
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County of Salop Steam Engine Society Limited, PO Box 4706, Shrewsbury, SY5 0WT.
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Bank Holiday Operating Day at The Transport Museum, Wythall.

Taste of the seaside with cream teas and open-top bus rides, plus miniature steam railway.

Museum Bus Service 750 will be in operation from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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See Museum Guide.
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September
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International N Gauge Show, Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way, CV31 1XN.

10:00 - 17:00

Admission: £14 Adult; £12.50 Senior (65 Plus); £6 Child (5 - 14)
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Tel: 01926 614 101
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Heritage Open Day at Aldridge Transport Museum between 10:00 and 16:00.

Free admission but no free bus services or sales stands expected.
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International N Gauge Show, Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way, CV31 1XN.

10:00 - 16:00

Admission: £14 Adult; £12.50 Senior (65 Plus); £6 Child (5 - 14)
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Tel: 01926 614 101
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Heritage Open Day at Aldridge Transport Museum between 10:00 and 16:00.

Free admission but no free bus services or sales stands expected.
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October
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Midland Red 120 and Autumn Running Day.

Wide range of Midland Red vehicles on display and running on intensive Happy Hour service.

Museum Bus Service 750 running from / to Birmingham City Centre.
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Autumn Leaves Running Day at Aldridge Transport Museum between 10:00 and 16:00.
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Twilight Running Day at The Transport Museum, Wythall from 10:30 to 18:00.

Museum Bus Service 750 from / to Birmingham City Centre will be in operation.
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November
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Annual Collectors' Fair at Aldridge Transport Museum.

Free bus from / to Walsall.
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December
     There are currently no upcoming events for December. If you want to submit an event, click here.
Dislcaimer: Events are provided as a guide only. Person(s) viewing events or information relating to an event are advised to contact the organiser(s) before the actual event occurs to avoid any disappointment.