15th May

Join us on Sunday 15 May as we throw open the doors at our Gateshead Riverside depot to welcome you for a day of family fun between 10am and 4pm.

Entry is free, though donations will be welcomed and there will be small charges for some activities as we raise funds for the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

  • North East Soft Play Bus
  • Rides through the bus wash
  • Vintage and open-top bus rides
  • Have your name up in lights on the front of a bus
  • Tea cup ride
  • Ice cream van
  • Have your photo taken behind the wheel of a bus
  • Bus displays
  • Engineering workshop viewing area
  • Drag tombola
  • Bake sale

Please note that it will be cash only for the paid activities.

Our recruitment team will also be there on the day to discuss job opportunities – view our latest vacancies

Metrocentre bus rally will be taking place at Metrocentre Coach Park at the same time, and you can catch our free shuttle bus from there to the depot.


Please note that there is no parking available at Gateshead Riverside depot.

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