Aldridge Transport Museum
Displaying the legacy of road transport in the West Midlands
Aston Manor Road Transport Museum

Events

 Provisional - details may change, more events added - please keep checking!
 Free bus - A free bus service often operates on event days departing Walsall (Hatherton Road) - See website or Facebook for details and parking arangements.
Date Event Name Time(s) Further info
21st - 22nd September 2019 Heritage Open Days 10am - 4pm The museum will be open free of charge during this National event
Note: No free bus service from Walsall for this event.
Sunday 20th October 2019 Autumn Leaves Running Day 10am - 4pm Our final running day of the year with, a choice of routes and a choice of buses, plus the museum displays and sales stands.
Sunday 24th November 2019 Annual Transport Collectors’ Fair 10am - 4pm Sellers from across the country with a vast selection of items aimed at the discerning enthusiast. Photographs, models and more!
Saturday 7th March 2020 Winter Running Day 2pm - 8pm Free bus rides in the afternoon and evening (to 8.00pm) for night time photo opportunities.
Sunday 12th July 2020
Cancelled
33rd Museum Annual Open and Running Day 10am Our main annual event, with our own and visiting vehicles on display, many also giving free rides on several routes throughout the day.
Sat 19th Sep / Sun 20th Sep 2020 Heritage Open Days 10:30am - 4pm The Museum will be open as normal, with hot drinks available; it is planned for some buses to be outside and there is a possibility of bus rides, if demand is there and volunteers available. No booking required, but follow the signs and wait outside until asked to enter; if free bus rides are to be run, they will be by ticket only, to be issued when you arrive, to maintain social distancing on the bus.
Remember, we also have a virtual tour available on YouTube!
Sunday 18th October 2020
Cancelled
Autumn Leaves Running Day 10am Our final running day of the year with, a choice of routes and a choice of buses, plus sales stands.
Sunday 29th November 2020
Cancelled
Annual Transport Collectors’ Fair 10am Sellers from across the country with a vast selection of items aimed at the discerning enthusiast. Photographs, models and more!
Saturday 6th March 2021
Cancelled
Winter Running - Afternoon and Evening 2pm - 5pm PROVISIONAL DATE. Afternoon and evening bus rides, and buses to look at.
Sunday 25th April 2021
Cancelled
Spring Running Day 10am PROVISIONAL DATE. If all goes well, free rides, bus displays inside and outside the Museum, sales and stalls for models and memorabilia.
Sunday 11th July 2021
Cancelled
34th Annual Open and Running Day 10am - 4pm We can finally welcome you back to the museum for our main annual event, with our own and visiting vehicles on display, many also giving free rides on several routes throughout the day.
Sunday 5th December 2021 Buses and Brass 1pm - 3pm Once again at the start of the Christmas Season, the Museum welcomes Great Barr Brass, who will play Christmas Music and Carols between 13.00 and 15.00 (with a break). Hot mince pies for all visitors, standard Museum entrance charges. No bus service is planned, but all the usual Museum exhibits, of course.
All our 2021 events have finished, keep an eye out for our new events in 2022! The museum is still open until Sunday 19th December 2021, before it closes for the Christmas period.