The BUSFEST SHOW & SHINE held on the SUNDAY is now OPEN for entries

This is a judged contest please see the programme for details of the times -

Entry is free but is limited to a maximum of 150 vehicles.

Up to 75 vehicles may be entered on line during August; a minimum of 75 and maximum of 100 entry forms (dependant on number of on-line entries) will be available from the Information Centre at BUSFEST.


If you are coming as a DAY VISITOR & want to be in the SHOW & SHINE we still need to know you are please let us have your entry.

When you come to the site (ON SUNDAY) you will be able to go to either YELLOW or (Preforably) BROWN GATE, (Gates open at 09.00). & pay your Day visitor Fee and will then be directed to the Show & Shine arena.

You must arrive at a reasonable time as once the Show & Shine is in place we will not permit any further vehicle entry & movement on site.

The Show & Shine Competition is held on the SUNDAY in the SHOW & SHINE Arena

  • You should confirm your entry & receive final instructions @ BUSFEST.
  • You should proceed to the entry point at the new SHOW & SHINE arena for 09.00 (if possible) on the Sunday.
  • All vehicles MUST be in place by 11.00.
  • A judging system is used for the Show & Shine.
  • Judging will take place between 11 & 12 and rossettes placed at midday.
  • Any winning participants will be notified with a rosette on the vehicle window screen
  • Results & prizes will be given @ the BUSFEST closing Ceremony in the Severn Hall @ approx 16.00hrs.


A - Best Split Screen
B - Best Bay Window
C - Best T25/T3
D - Best T4
E - Best T5
F - Best T6
G - Rust & Prime
H - Best Commercail Van/Pickup
I - Best Car (Aircooled
J - Best Car (Watercooled)
K - Best Other VW
L - Best Interior
M - Mystery Judges Choice

Best in Show

Please click HERE to Complete the Show & Shine Entry Form.

An album from our Show and shine can be found here.

Previous Years - SHOW & SHINE ALBUMS

The Busfest Crew Support




Busfest Sponsors



Busfest Future Dates

2023      8th - 10th September

2024      6th - 8th September