Reading Buses Open Day 2024

1 month ago Tue 16th Apr 2024

We’re excited to announce that our open day is returning for 2024!

Taking place on Sunday 30 June at our Great Knollys Street depot; the open day will be free to attend and is sure to be a great day out for everyone.

Our open day will be helping to raise funds for our Charity of the Year, Royal Berks Charity.

what to expect

As in previous years, our open day will include a wide range of stalls, activities, food and behind-the-scenes tours around our depot.


As usual, there will be a large array of food for you to enjoy during your visit including:

  • BBQ - featuring burgers, sausages and vegetarian options
  • Curry plus samosas and onion bhajis
  • Large selection of cakes
  • Strawberries and cream
  • Tea, coffee and soft drinks
  • Candy floss
  • Ice cream

games and attractions

There will, of course, be lots of activities to keep everyone happy!

  • The famous Reading Buses rainbow line up
  • Ride through the bus wash
  • Get your name up in lights - we put your name on the front display of a bus
  • Test your aim at the coconut shy
  • hook-a-duck
  • skittles
  • buy Reading Buses memorabilia
  • See vintage buses
  • and more!

free shuttle bus between Reading town centre and the depot

There will also be the usual free shuttle bus between the depot and Reading town centre. Be sure to check back soon for the timetable and stops.