To make your stay with us safe and enjoyable the following regulations are in place. Please be aware that we operate a Red Card & Yellow Card System, failure to follow these rules will result in expulsion from the BUSFEST site.

VEHICLES. We operate a one-way traffic system on the site between 09.00 – 17.00 throughout the weekend. A 5 MPH speed restriction will be enforced. Vehicle movement including motorcycles and scooters is NOT PERMITTED other than for: Leaving/returning to the showground, to compete in an organized event or Official Vehicles.

  • ANYONE found cruising around the site or in the opinion of a official or appointed agent, seen to be driving in a dangerous manner WILL BE EXPELLED FROM SITE IMMEDIATELY.
  • A TOTAL VEHICLE MOVEMENT BAN will be enforced between 12.30am and 8.00am.

SECURITY The Showground gates will be locked between MIDNIGHT and 9.00am During these hours a security team will be operating. They are empowered to refuse entry and eject ANYONE without correct wristbands/passes causing a nuisance or in breach of the site regulations.

DAY VISITORS who stay on site for the evening entertainment must leave the site after the evening entertainment (midnight).

TRADING (i.e the selling or exchange of goods or services) is only permitted on designated trade plots, auto-jumble plots or vehicle sale pitches after payment of the appropriate fee to BUSFEST.

NOISE - Please keep noise levels to a minimum. All Sound Systems MUST all be turned off at midnight. Generators are permitted but can only be run between 8.30am and 9.30pm. Be considerate to your neighbours & do not share your ICE Systems with the whole site.

DOGS Are permitted on site but MUST be always kept on a lead and under proper control. Please exercise your dog responsibly & make sure you clean up after your dogs. Please also note that no pets are permitted in any enclosed entertainment venues (Severn Hall,) during the evening entertainments

FIRES. Open fires are NOT allowed. This includes FIRE PITS. Barbeques that are raised off of the ground are permitted but they MUST NOT be left unattended and MUST be EXTINGUISHED after use. Anyone found with an open fire will be EXPELLED from the site.

FIREWORKS must NOT be set off at anytime, anywhere on site. Please note; anyone found with or using fireworks on this site will be evicted immediately. CHINESE SKY LANTERNS are also BANNED at this event.

SMOKING is not permitted in any of the buildings, marquees or enclosed trade stands.

DRONES & any other remotely operable flying machines (other than licensed & authorized by BUSFEST) are NOT permitted to be flown ANYWHERE on the Showground Site.

FLY-POSTING of leaflets around the showground or onto vehicles is NOT permitted.

SKATEBOARDS, SCOOTERS, BIKES, absolutely no Skateboards, Scooters or Bikes (or similar) are permitted to be used in any building or in Trade Areas during opening hours. MOTORISED / ELECTRIC SKATEBOARDS, SCOOTERS, AND BIKES (or similar) are not permitted anywhere on site (Disabled Persons Mobility Scooters excepted).

FISHING and SWIMMING or Surfing in any of the open waters on the showground is not permitted.

KITES MUST NOT be flown on the site. CARBON POLES (for kites & flags) MUST not be erected on North end of the site (or ANYWHERE in the vicinity of overhead power or communication cables)

TENTS & OTHER TEMPORARY STRUCTURES. Please take special precautions to ensure that the tents, awnings gazebo’s, party tents & other temporary structures you may bring with you are erected correctly and are SAFE (use Storm Lashings & Tie downs as required).

We will request/demand any unsafe structures we come across are made safe or removed immediately. (THAT INCLUDES VEHICLES AS WELL!) .


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2024      6th - 8th September