Events

Leonardslee Earth, County Mall until 26 September

A 7m diameter representation of planet Earth to highlight the beauty of our planet and the urgency to take action to save it. There will be entertainers, workshops and displays for the whole family to enjoy on 24 September from 11.30am to 4.30pm.

Continental street market, Queens Square and Queensway – 29 September to 2 October

Food from around the world and craft items.

Black History Month celebration, Crawley Museum – 1 to 31 October

Crawley Museum exhibition themes: Black Lives Matter update, Windrush update, Afro-Caribbean (black) hair, Chagossian Islands history. 

Outdoor Cinema, Historic High Street – 1 October

  • Casper 1pm
  • Hocus Pocus 5.30pm

Plus free street entertainment.
 

Treemendous stilt walkers – 1 October

  • County Mall 10.30 to 11am
  • Queens Square 1 to 1.30pm
  • Crawley Leisure Park 2.30 to 3pm

Free, roaming street performers. 

Raijin Storm light up drummers, The Martlets, Historic High Street, Queens Square – 15 October, 4.30 to 6pm

Free, roaming street performers.

Pentagon, HMV The Martlets – 22-23 October, 9am to 5pm

Free community colouring.

Pentagon by Scott Walker, HMV The Martlets 23 October, 9am to 5pm

Free community colouring.

Ghostbusters, County Mall 29 October, from 11am

The Ghostbusters, their unmistakeable car Ecto1 and Mr Stay Puff come to Crawley.

Ghost Caribou, Memorial Gardens, Queens Square and Historic High Street, 29 October

  • Memorial Gardens 4.30 to 5pm
  • Queens Square 5 to 5.30pm
  • Historic High Street 5.30 to 6pm

Free, roaming street theatre.

Any Witch Way, town centre – 30 October, 10.30am to 3pm

Free street theatre and comic buffoonery.

Children’s stories, Queens Square – 30 October, from 11am

Visit the Shed of Stories and hear about CC the spider who rescues the town’s 75th diamond from a thief and receive a free signed copy of the book!

Ghost tours, Historic High Street – 30 October, 4pm and 7pm

Experience one of two exclusive ghost tours to hear tales of the spirits that may still reside in some of the town’s oldest buildings. Suitable for 13+ years. From £15 per person.
Book your place via the Crawley town centre bid website.
 

Diverse exhibition, Crawley Museum 5 November, 12 noon to 4pm

With the themes of The Queen's visits to Commonwealth countries and Asian/Ugandan expulsion 50th anniversary.
 

RM Sotheby's London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, 6 November

Watch the vehicles as they pass through Crawley on their way to the finishing line in Brighton. Visit the Veteran Car Run website.

Light festival, High Street, Memorial Gardens and Queens Square 18-20 November, from dusk until late

The finale to our 75th anniversary year of events, featuring light and sound sculptures, film installations, video projections and street theatre with live music. The evening will end with the turning on of the Christmas tree lights in Queens Square.

Phoenix Choir of Crawley Concert, St Andrew's Church, Furnace Green 19 November, from 7.30pm

Phoenix Choir of Crawley, conducted by George Salmon and with a professional baritone soloist, present a concert including Songs of the Fleet by Charles Villiers Stanford, Five Mystical Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams, baritone solos and other choral music.

For tickets and further details visit the Phoenix Choir Crawley website or email phoenixchoircrawley@gmail.com.