Events

All events may be postponed or cancelled depending on the latest government advice.

Music at the bandstand, Memorial Gardens - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July, 5, 12, 19, 26 August, 2 September

Lunchtime concerts from 12 noon-3pm with performances of a variety of musical genres.

Foraging courses, Tilgate Park – 3 July, 8 and 21 August

Find out more about the courses and book via the Wild Food UK website.

Monty Hammond’s Fun Fair, Southgate Park – 24 July-1 Aug

Visit Monty Hammonds & Son's Funfairs for more information.

The Hanover Band, Memorial Gardens, Sunday 25 July at 2pm

The Hanover Band is an internationally acclaimed period instrument orchestra, based in Sussex.

'The Hanover Harmonie' will perform an uplifting programme of BEETHOVEN Wind Octet Op.103 and MOZART Serenade No.10 K.361 'Gran Partita'.

Please bring a picnic and blanket and/or folding chair. Concerts will comply with COVID-19 government guidelines.

Fusion Festival, Memorial Gardens, Queens Square and High Street – 7 August

A rotating, multi-cultural programme of music, dance and entertainment by professional artists and local groups in the town centre from 11am-2pm. 

Crawley Pride (save the date!), Goffs Park – 28-29 August

The first Crawley Pride takes place this summer. The Crawley LGBT group is working hard to plan this exciting event to bring the local LGBT+ community together and celebrate. 

For more information and to book tickets, email crawleylgbt@outlook.com.

Continental street food market, Queens Square and Queensway – 2-5 September

Stalls selling a tasty variety of food from hot churros to gyros.

Luna Cinema returns to Tilgate Park, September

After months of staying indoors watching movies on the small screen, it’s time to head outside for an unforgettable big-screen experience. 

  • Tuesday 14 September, 7.30pm – Joker 
  • Wednesday 15 September, 7.30pm – The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long 
  • Thursday 16 September, 7.30pm – Dirty Dancing 

Tickets cost £16 per adult and £11 per child and must be booked in advance. Due to social distancing, capacity is limited. Visit Luna Cinema's website for information and to book.

So what are you waiting for? Gather your friends, get planning that date night and enjoy a night of classic cinema under the stars.

London to Brighton Electric Vehicle Rally, Ifield Community College car park – postponed until 18 September

The inaugural event starts in Westminster, London passing through Crawley enroute to the finish at Madeira Drive in Brighton.

The rally is open to participants with electric vehicles of all types, shapes and sizes. Around 60 vehicles are expected to take part. Find out more and see the full route via the Electric Vehicle Rally website.

Race for Life, Tilgate Park – 18 September

Join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and help raise money for research into all 200 types of cancer.

  • Crawley Pretty Muddy Kids – 11.15am 
  • Crawley Pretty Muddy 5k – 12.15pm 
  • Crawley 10k – 1.30pm 
  • Crawley 5k – 2.15pm 
  • Crawley 3k – 3.30pm

Sign up for Race for Life today!

Empirical Events Wedding Fair, Tilgate Park – 19 September

The fair, which is free to attend, will showcase a wide range of trusted, local suppliers in an outdoor marquee who are on hand to discuss everything you’ll need to plan the wedding of your dreams including catering, bridal wear and entertainment. Register for wedding fair tickets now.