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Blue: museum, cafe and shop open
Green: open + 1pm & 2.30pm bus rides
Yellow: main event days, click for more details

 

What's On and Event Days in 2018

There's often somthing extra going on, whether it's a visiting car club, school holiday bus services or a full blown main event, you'll find out about it on this page.

Main event days

(shown in yellow heading below) feature lots of classic bus rides and usually we have visiting vehicles and additional sales stands selling memorabilia, models and photographs. Of particular appeal to families is the delightful 'ride-on' miniature steam railway, constructed and operated by the Elmdon Model Engineering Society, demonstrating the finest examples of model engineering on three track gauges.

On main event days, we are open from 10.30am to 5.00pm (October 27th 11am-7pm)

Details of classic bus times and the 750 service from Birmingham are available by clicking here.

Other days

(shown in green heading below) are days when we have a club visit or a school holiday opening. Some bus and train services are running in addition to the cafe and shop being open. These days are not so busy as main event days, nevertheless excellent family days out

On these days, we are open from 11am to 5.00pm.

Don't forget, we're also open every weekend between March 24th and October 31st

EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

SATURDAYS MARCH 31st, APRIL 7th and 14th, WEDNESDAYS APRIL 4th and 11th.
Normal admission prices with bus rides at 1pm and 2.30pm and the minature train running from 12 to 3pm.

MAIN EVENT - EASTER SUNDAY and MONDAY - KIDS GO FREE!

APRIL 1st and 2nd
Kick the event season off with bus rides, train rides and the Easter Bunny Hunt, a free prize competition for the kids. For enthusiasts, we have the Bristol buses spring gathering. Free admission for one child with every full paying adult.

Bristol Line Up


MAIN EVENT - MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY AND MONDAY

MAY 6th and 7th
Blow the winter away and get into the spring of things with more rides into the blossoming countryside on our classic buses. The miniature railway will be in full steam too for the kids.


SPRING HALF TERM SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

SATURDAYS MAY 26th and JUNE 2nd, WEDNESDAY MAY 30th.
Normal admission prices with bus rides at 1pm and 2.30pm and the minature train running from 12 to 3pm.

MAIN EVENT - SPRING BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY AND MONDAY

MAY 27th and 28th - Beautiful springtime bus rides with extra features on 28 May for Model Bus Collectors - A great display by the Model Bus Federation, plus Rapido Trains Inc. will be presenting the first pre-production samples of their 1:76 Birmingham New Look Bus.

Model Buses


MAIN EVENT - FATHERS' DAY OUT
** PLUS ** MORRIS J-TYPE VAN 70th ANNIVERSARY GATHERING!

SUNDAY 17th JUNE - The day to let Dads of all ages loose among the big boys' toys! Bus and miniature train rides, of course and an extra special treat as the Morris J-Type Van owners gather to celebrate 70 years of this iconic vehicle on both Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th.

Morris J-Type


AUGUST SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

SATURDAYS JULY 28th, AUGUST 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, SEPTEMBER 1st plus WEDNESDAYS JULY 25th, AUGUST 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Normal admission prices with bus rides at 1pm and 2.30pm and the minature train running from 12 to 3pm.

MAIN EVENT - AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY

SUNDAY & MONDAY, AUGUST 26th/27th
THE BIG BANK HOLIDAY OPERATING DAYS - Our Summer Special with lots of dazzling classic buses and rides out.


IFA CLUB WARTBURG/TRABANT RED OKTOBER GATHERING

SATURDAY OCTOBER 6th
Normal admission prices with a couple of FREE bus rides during the day. A must for all fans of Eastern European cars.

Wartburg Line Up


AUSTIN J40 CLUB GATHERING

SUNDAY OCTOBER 7th - Kids of all ages will love this event, we're pleased to welcome back the J40 Pedal Car Club for their annual gathering. Normal admission prices with bus rides at 1pm and 2.30pm and the minature train running from 12 to 3pm.
See the Austin J40 Pedal Car Club Website

J40 Line Up


MAIN EVENT - AUTUMN RUNNING DAY

SUNDAY OCTOBER 14th
A great day for enthusiasts with lots of buses running into the autumn countryside. Miniature train running all day for the kids.


MAIN EVENT - END OF SEASON TWILIGHT RUNNING DAY

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27th
The event season ends by turning the clock back with atmospheric twilight bus rides. We are open until 7.00pm.


AUTUMN HALF TERM SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31st
Normal admission prices with bus rides at 1pm and 2.30pm and the minature train running from 12 to 3pm.

 

Visiting buses are very welcome on any day but please note our insurance requires them to be entered in advance. Please click here to download the form

 

Contact Us

Address:
Chapel Lane, Wythall, Worcestershire B47 6JA
Phone:
01564 826471
Email:
enquiries@wythall.org.uk
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