Today we finished wiring the majority of the electrics in the bus and powered everything up for the first time. We’re getting very close to the finish line now!
We’ve reached the final day of conversion week. All of the cable is now run in. The bus is finally purple (and looks shiny and great!). The stage and walls inside are being painted purple and black and we’re in … Continued
Today was mainly about cables… Electrical cables… Data Cables… Sound Cables… Speaker Cables… So far over 400m of cable has gone into the bus. That’s a lot of cable! We’ve embedded 4 XLR sockets, DMX and power into the actual … Continued
Last night the spray painters got to work putting an undercoat on to the bus. It’s now a space age silver colour. Today a lot more of the internal electrics were run in, the bar area has been started and … Continued
Today we started converting the bus properly. We’ve removed all of the old metal work from the inside and cleared the area ready for the stage to begin to be built tomorrow. We’ve started running in electric ringmains for … Continued
Special thanks to Jack Opie for helping us get the final seats out of the bus and for the fabulous Kevin at Brandon Tool Hire for helping us with an angle grinder. The bus is now ready for the conversion … Continued
After consulting with potential users of the bus and the conversion team we have decided to change the inside layout of the bus. We feel the changes will make it much more user-friendly. Here is a quick overview … Continued
WOW! An anonymous Theatre Angel has donated £1700 to purchase the bus. Thanks to their generosity we now 100% own the bus and can begin to start the work of stripping it down! WAHOO! Watch this space for more … Continued