Be the Light Bus Tour
Mobile artwork touring the City
Above: Video footage from last years Festival Bus Tour
In 2020, Oxford Bus Company teamed up with Oxford Business Park to bring a little bit of sparkle to the streets of Oxford during the Christmas Light festival, featuring specially designed artworks for the windows of their open top bus.
This year the Christmas Light Festival bus will be out and about on Saturday 20th November.
Featuring beautiful illuminations, decorated windows and a Christmas playlist from JACKfm, it will be visiting the festival neighbourhood hubs at Blackbird Leys, Rose Hill, Oxford City Centre and Cutteslowe.
The approximate route and timings are as follows:
15:00 - Route Start - Cowley House Depot, Watlington Road
15:15 - Driving near Templar's Square, Cowley
15:30 - Rose Hill Community Centre Stopping Point Arrival
16:00 - Rose Hill Community Centre Stopping Point Departure
16:10 - Driving through Sandford-on-Thames
16:30 - Blackbird Leys Community Centre Stopping Point Arrival
17:00 - Blackbird Leys Community Centre Stopping Point Departure
17:10 - Driving via Cowley Road
17:15 - Driving through Marston
17:30 - Cutteslowe Community Centre Stopping Point Arrival
18:00 - Cutteslowe Community Centre Stopping Point Departure
18:05 - Drive via Woodstock Road
18:20 - Oxford City Centre, Broad Street (Short Stopping Point for 5 mins)
18:40 - Oxford City Centre, High Street (Short Stopping Point for 5 mins)
19:00 - Oxford Seacourt Park&Ride (Short Stopping Point for 5 mins)
19:30 - Driving through Barton
19:40 - Driving through Risinghurst
19:50 - Driving through Wood Farm
Follow the bus by clicking on this link to a live map
Don’t worry if the bus isn’t coming to a location near you, the route will be live-streamed from the Oxford Bus Company Facebook page.