Events

Our calendar includes events such as free live music, food markets, children's entertainment, charity fun-days and ticketed events.

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

Pop-up Christmas flower stall – 3 to 5 December

Showcasing hand-made decorative items by Lisa Furnell Flowers such as door wreaths, DIY wreath kits, garlands and table decorations. There will also be some seasonal bunches of foliage and flowers, planted vintage containers with hyacinth, succulents and other bulbs plus complimentary decorative and festive items. From 9am-4pm Friday and Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday at Worth Park.

Christmas carols at the bandstand throughout December

Saturday afternoons in the Memorial Gardens.

The Phoenix Choir of Crawley – 4 December

Friendly and welcoming choir based in Crawley bringing you traditional Christmas carols and festive favourites. From 2pm-3.15pm.

Find out more via their website phoenixchoircrawley.org, on facebook, or twitter.

Victoria Boltwood sings Christmas classics – 4 and 18 December

Victoria is a local professional performer and director of The Hawth Youth Theatre. From 3.15pm. Find out more on facebook.

Ariel Company Theatre – 11 December

Sussex-based drama academies singing Christmas classics from 2pm. Find out more on their facebook page.

Songbirds Choir – 11 December

All-female choir based in Crawley, with a repertoire of pop songs and musical theatre classics, from 3pm. Find out more on their website or on facebook.

Vincent Martin and DMT School – 18 December

DMT School does Christmas with a variety of performances from both students and teachers, from 2pm. Featuring school director, Vincent Martin. Find out more on their facebook page.

Ariel Choir – 19 December

Crawley and Burgess Hill based adult choir running for more than 10 years, singing an array of musical genres, from 12-2pm. Find out more on their facebook page.

Ensemble Reza – 11 December

The delightful Ensemble Reza will be popping in to the County Mall to provide the perfect festive sound track to your shopping. Join the ‘give-it- a-go’ workshop to make your own manga art Christmas cards. Book at creativecrawley.com/events.

Community carol service – 12 December

This is a free event open to all at Worth Park croquet lawns from 3-4pm. Wrap up warm, bring an outdoor chair and come and join us for traditional carols, readings, a choir and a short Christmas message. In the event of bad weather, the service will be moved to Three Bridges Free Church.

Outdoor cinema – 11 to 12 and 18 to 19 December

Open air cinema in the Memorial Gardens showing Snowman and Snow Dog (Saturdays 12.30-2pm and 4-5.30pm) and Disney’s Frozen with performances on Sundays at 2pm.

Festive fayre – 11 to 19 December

The festive fayre selling gorgeous gifts and sumptuous treats for all runs Friday and Saturdays from 11am-8pm, Sunday 10am-5pm and Monday to Thursday 11am-6pm in the High Street.

Interactive elf trail throughout December

Follow Toy Barnhaus’s interactive trail in the County Mall with some ‘toytastic’ treasure for the best dressed elves!  Keep your eyes peeled for the first clue…

Crawley Town Centre BID and Creative Crawley present Enliven: Art in unexpected places – 1 November to 31 January

Graphic rewilding – 1 November to 31 January

Sussex based artists, Baker and Borowski, have created a unique mural in the town centre, and other graphics in various locations around the town centre, bringing some colour and joy in the winter months. 

Ensemble Reza winter concert – 11 December

A classical music ensemble (two violins, two violas and two cellos), known for their friendly concerts, will perform a repeated 20-minute winter concert on the hour and half hour, featuring well-known favourites such as The Snowman and Winter from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. From 12 noon to 4pm in the County Mall.

Give it a Go: Manga art with Inko – 11 December

Join Inko to create some special winter Manga characters and produce your very own greetings cards. From 11am-1pm and 2-4pm at 49-51 High Street.

Give it a Go: Poetry with Woodzy – 29 January

This poetry workshop for beginners will be themed around wellbeing. Woodzy is a rapper and spoken word artist who has recently featured on the BAFTA award-winning Sky Arts TV show, Life and Rhymes. From 2-5pm at 49-51 High Street.