BUSES Festival arrives at the East of England Arena for the first time.

Buses festival, organised by the Buses magazine team at Key Publishing, opened for the first time at the East of England Arena and Events Centre on Sunday 8th August.

The show featured a display of80 vintage, restored and modern buses and coaches from up and down the UK. Visitors will also have the opportunity to take bus rides over local routes. There will also be numerous trade stands for visitors to browse, selling models, collectables, and photographs. Jason Lunn, venue

director at the East of England Arena commented, “We are delighted to welcome Buses Festival to the venue for the first time. Automotive events of all kinds are ideally suited to the space and layout we have here at the venue.”

“We have all taken a trip on a bus or coach at some time in the past, this is a great opportunity for visitors to relive some of those memories - commuter journeys, day trips and school outings, buses have been an intrinsic part of our lives,” he added.