Crowborough Community Festival

May

Festival Farewell

The Crowborough Community Festival ended with the big band sounds of the Swing Shift Band on Saturday 27 May. Over the course of the month thousands of local people have enjoyed a variety of events from The Lost World Fund day on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May through to Choir Workshops inspiring hundreds of people to experience the joy of…

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Friday 26 May

Palace of Illusions

For one night only you’ll be transported to a higher plain of consciousness haha… on the other slight of hand, you could just sit back and enjoy a magical evening of mirth, mystery and tongue -in- cheek mind reading. In the first half of the show, Crowborough’s own master of the mysterious, Bertie Pearce will mesmerise the…

Saturday 20 May and Sunday 21 May

Beyond Baker Street

Still a few tickets left for the weekend performances of the Crowborough Players Beyond Baker Street theatrical experience. Travel back in time as you explore the life and times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This immersive experience will transport you to the locations and key events in Conan Doyle’s life as you are guided through…

Thursday 18 May

Conan Doyle: The Man who Created Sherlock Holmes

Biographer and broadcaster, Andrew Lycett will be giving an illustrated talk based on his book Conan Doyle: The Man who Created Sherlock Holmes. Conan Doyle’s literary achievements have been to a large extent been overshadowed by the character he created known as the world’s most famous detective Sherlock Holmes. Conan Doyle lived in Crowborough for many…

Saturday 13th May

Only a few places left for Joy of Singing

There are now only a few places left for the morning and afternoon choral workshops being held at All Saints Church on Saturday 13 May. Even if you are a complete beginner, you will acquire some expert advice on how to find your inner voice. The morning session is an introduction to good singing technique…

Sunday 7th May

Food fair

Following on from the success of the Lost World Fun Day, in spite of challenging weather and some 2000 visitors, our next big festival event is the Crowborough Food Fair held outside and around the town’s Community Centre and Pine Grove car park on Sunday 7 May. As well as a great assortment of artisan food stalls…

Monday 1 May (Bank Holiday)

Take the Vintage Bus to Lost World

You really don’t need to drive to Goldsmith Recreation Ground when you can walk from the town centre or jump on the FREE shuttle bus service being provided. Approximately every hour on the hour to leave the Railway Station to get to the grounds (via St John’s) and every hour on the half hour to leave…

Monday 1 May (Bank Holiday)

Arty Time

It’s time for Artytime: a local children’s art and creative group who will be holding workshops in the big top from 3-5 at the Lost World Fun Day on Monday 1st May. No need to book for this one just turn up and hope for the best! Artytime is a community group whose over all…

Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday)

Jump on the Big Red Bus

Why not let the bus take the strain? As a special treat a vintage red bus will operate a shuttle service between Crowborough Station – up Crowborough Hill to town centre – then on to Goldsmith Grounds. The bus will also drop down to St Johns near the Primary School car park before turning back up…

Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday)

Lost World & Dinosaur Roar Workshops

Demand has been very high for the Dinosaur Roar Workshops led by renowned children’s author Paul Stickland. Only a few places left now for the 11.30am and 2pm slots. Don’t leave it to the last minute or the children will be disappointed. The Lost World Fun Day starts at 11am. Parking will be limited so why…