The CCA Art Bus is a mobile art gallery and a recognised work of art in itself, designed by ''The Godfather of British Pop Art'' Sir Peter Blake. Flaunting four sides of pop art iconography and classic Blake imagery, this rock 'n' roll tour bus visits schools, communities, festivals, galleries, and art events across the country, and regularly features in the annually celebrated Lord Mayor's Show.

Decorated with nostalgic motifs and childhood characters, the Art Bus strives to appeal to all ages and seeks to encourage an all-embracing, fun, and practical perspective of the art world. The bus aims to make the visual arts more accessible in every sense, often visiting schools in inner-city areas and those that specialise in learning difficulties. As an educational facility, students are welcome aboard with a chance to design their own model art bus and engage in question and answer sessions with artists live from the studio via the bus's satellite links. This unique experience provides an insight into printmakers such as Peter Blake himself. 




The Art Bus can be hired on a daily basis. Please be aware that because the bus is a valuable work of art, the purposes for which it can be hired are strictly limited (i.e. not available for party hire).


  • Location for photo shoots e.g. fashion, music, etc.
  • Interview space.  The Art Bus was used as a VIP interview space at V Festival, and can be hired for similar events.
  • Location for filming


For more information about the CCA Art Bus please contact the office on 01252 797201. Please note that the Art Bus measures 4.5m tall, 9m long and 3m wide, and requires a suitable, secure place to park as well as access to -16 mains electricity.