What's on inCrawley


Welcome to Crawley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Crawley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Crawley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Crawley

26
APR
French Wine Tasting Evening
To be given upon ticket purchase

You are warmly invited to join us at 7pm on Thursday 26th April 2018 for a convivial evening of Wine Tasting of varietals from Bordeaux and adjacent regions The evening will take place at a private house in Reigate Surrey exact address…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07921 135463
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26
APR
Stories from the Set: Making Magical Movies
Christ's Hospital Theatre

An evening with Chris Rankin the actor behind Wizard Percy Weasley plus 3 special guests involved in creating everyones favourite magical world of Harry Potter.Chris Rankin was 16 years old when he sent off a letter asking for an audition to play…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01403 247434
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28
APR
From Stage to Screen
Horley Methodist Church

Please join the Crawley Millennium Concert Band for an exciting and eclectic performance of showtunes and blockbuster film soundtracks from James Bond to Moulin Rouge from Disney favourites to traditional music by Rodgers & Hammerstein. Conductor ‐ Marc Yarrow …

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
APR
Pizza Night at Long Acres
Long Acres Camping Park

Weve teamed up with the wonderful Community Oven to provide amazing wood fired pizzas to locals and our guests. The pizza van will be set up in our lovely orchard where youll be able to chill out on hay bales whilst you…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01342 833205
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05
MAY
Show of Hands
Martlets Hall

Singer songwriter Steve Knightley and multi instrumentalist Phil Beer embark on a 12‐date BACKLOG tour 12‐29 October a retrospective trawl through their vast and brilliant back catalogue peppered with anthems and standards and doubtless some…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Kids for Kids Bridge Lunch
Westcott Reading Room

Calling all Bridge Players Please join us for Bridge and a 2‐course lunch with a glass of wine at the Westcott Reading Room Surrey on Wednesday 9th May 10 am for a 10.30 am start. Afternoon session ends 3 pm. The Bridge…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07957 206440
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11
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Epsom Playhouse

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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12
MAY
The 1918 flu pandemic
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

And resulted in the deaths of 50 to 100 million three to five per cent of the worlds population making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history. It killed the young and not the old and was spread around…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02083 941734
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19
MAY
Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run
Lingfield Park

Lingfield we are coming back in 2018 Get ready to experience the ultimate 5k inflatable obstacle run in the UK. The course is packed with the some of the largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created.Pit your wits against ten giant…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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25
MAY
Elderflower Fields 2018
Pippingford Park

Calling adventurous families ‐ release your wild sideElderflower Fields invites you to escape to an enchanting Sussex wilderness and explore your wildest side. A weekend of discovery relaxation and back to basics family fun.Explore a wealth of activities the delights of nature…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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30
MAY
Discover Dad’s Army
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Many people feared that the Germans would soon invade Britain. To protect Britain a new part‐time force was to be set up the Local Defence Volunteers. The Government made an urgent appeal on the radio to all men aged between 17 and…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02083 941734
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03
JUN
Lingfield Antiques, Collectables and Vintage Fair
Lingfield Park Racecourse

130 fantastic indoor stalls in multiple areas all bristling with all variety of amazing unique and unusual items. The fantastic Swing singer Steve Conway will be performing throughout the day Free parking & Wi‐Fi Close to M25 M23 and rail Swing singer…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01293 690777
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09
JUN
Cow finds Epsom salts!
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

This made the name Epsom known around the world and would lead to the Derby a battle and Englands first Spa town. Hear how the spa took off as Epsom grew from a village to a town and was visited by the…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02083 941734
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09
JUN
Home Service (support - The Orange Circus Band)
Martlets Hall

Home Service one the greatest ever folk‐rock ensemble was formed in the early 1980s by a core of musicianswho had been part of the influential Albion Band in the previous decade. The band released a single and three albums;by the time of…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 792033
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10
JUN
House of Stand Up Presents Oxted Comedy
The Barn Theatre

Our headliner for this first Oxted Comedy Show is the star of Britains Got Talent 2017 ‐ Jonny AwsumTheres a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy CircuitBook Early For Best PricesFor more information visit www.houseofstandup.co.ukoxtedShow contains adult humour. So be…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08009 992044
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01
JUL
Redhill Triathlon July 2018
The Aqua Sports Company

. After another successful event last year we will be back in 2018 Tri Project are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a sprint distance triathlon in the picturesque setting of Mercers Park Redhill Surrey. The swim is open water…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07973 153875
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07
JUL
Boundless Summer Concert: UB40
Borde Hill Garden

A spectacular open‐air concert in one of Englands most magnificent country gardens. Saturday 7th July sees UB40 performing with support from ASWAD. Celebrating their 40th anniversary as a band this year UB40 have sold over 100 million records worldwide and are the…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
JUL
UB40 + Aswad live at Borde Hill House
Borde Hill Gardens

. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year UB40 have sold over 100 million records worldwide since forming in 1978. Dont miss these legendary reggae pop masters.Artists: UB40 Aswad…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0800 669944
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08
JUL
Boundless Summer Concert: The Gipsy Kings
Borde Hill Garden

A spectacular open‐air concert in one of Englands most magnificent country gardens. On Sunday 8th July The Gipsy Kings will take to the stage featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonnino Baliardo. Playing hits from throughout their career its set to be the perfect…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0800 669944
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08
JUL
North Downs Half-Marathon & Marathon, July 2018
Bridge House Hotel

The course will follow the North Downs Way trail on an out back route all the way to the Boxhill lookout point the course will be one out and back lap for the half marathon and two out and back laps…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07984 540177
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08
JUL
The Gipsy Kings+support live at Borde Hill Gardens
Borde Hill Gardens

.For 25 years THE GIPSY KINGS have been delighting audiences with the infectious and joyful music that celebrates their gipsy heritage. The perfect sound for a summers night.Artist: The Gipsy Kings…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0800 669944
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12
JUL
The Bohemians
Victoria Park

THE BOHEMIANSBRASS VOLCANOES PROMS IN THE PARKDRAFT V1We will rock you Haywards HeathThe worlds most exciting Queen tribute band will lend its own kind of magic to the Haywards Heath Proms In The Park this summer. Reprising Queens legendary Greatest Hits …

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01444 800045
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14
JUL
Katherine Jenkins - Proms in the park
Victoria Park

Katherine Jenkins returns to the ParkThe ever‐popular Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins OBE is returning to West Sussex this summer for a charity concert staged by Its Magic Events. Katherine fresh from her West End debut in Carousel will perform on Saturday 14…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01444 800045
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16
JUL
Born To Win
The Hawth

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01293 553636
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27
JUL
Enchanted Horsham
Horsham Park

Enchanted Horsham...SUMMER ENTERTAINMENTJoin us for a joyful summer afternoon of street theatre an eclectic mix of live music circus performance & danceBOUTIQUE MARKETShop in a buzzy & diverse afternoon & night market of lifestyle art fashion jewellery artisan food homeware & gardenware…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07899 753352
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17
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Magical Festival 2018
Borde Hill Parkland

. Leave the impossible behind and step across the threshold into the Magical field of dreams. Magical Festival is your playground of possibilities. A whole weekend to unleash your wild side on the dancefloor kick‐start your motivation through inspirational talks and activities…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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14
SEP
Into The Trees
Pippingford Park

Into The Trees is a fascinating journey which takes you into the amazing world of trees woods and forests and will open your eyes to the ways in which we can play work learn and explore amongst their leaves branches and trunks.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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22
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
The Capitol Theatre

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBA ‐ Forever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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23
SEP
Surrey Hills Challenge
Denbies Vineyard

The Surrey Hills Challenge charity event is one of the biggest sporting challenges in Surrey. A series of running and walking events will take place on the beautiful landscape of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB on 23rd…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 542226
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28
SEP
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
Dorking Halls

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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Tourist Attractions


Gatwick Aviation Museum

This Aviation Museum has a unique collection of British Aircraft from the golden age of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970's British aircraft designers produced some of the most innovative and advanced aircraft of the day. In this collection there are examples from…

Nymans Garden

Developed in the 20th century by three generations of the Messel family, Nymans Garden still retains much of its distinctive family style in the historic collection of plants, shrubs and trees. This is reflected also in the surrounding estate, with its woodland walks and wild garden, and in…

Borde Hill Gardens

Borde Hill is a stunningly beautiful and botanically rich heritage Garden, set within over 150 acres of traditional parkland. It captivates and delights visitors throughout each season of the year with a series of intimate 'living garden rooms', fine woodland, parkland, lakes and outstanding views across the…

Reigate Priory Museum

Reigate Priory is a grade 1 listed building set in 65 acres of open parkland with a pond, woodland and playing fields only a few hundred yards from the centre of Reigate town, which is situated at the foot of the North Downs. There are seats within the…

Colours

SnookerPool Hall at Colours in Redhill, Surrey. Contact venue on 01737 772289 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Standen

Philip Webb, friend of William Morris, designed this family house in the 1890s. A showpiece of the Arts & Crafts Movement, it is decorated throughout with Morris carpets, fabrics and wallpapers, complemented by contemporary paintings, tapestries and furniture. The house retains its original electrical light fittings. The beautiful…

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