7-16 July 2017

BIG DAY Saturday 8 July 2017

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The Uckfield Festival takes place during the second week in July each year. The origins of the Festival date back to the year 2000 when the Festival Association was formed to organise a Festival as a ‘one off event’ to Celebrate the Millennium. The objectives of the Festival were established by the Association and are the same today as they were in 2000. These were to advance the education of the public and offer an awareness of the arts, and in particular the arts of music, speech, drama and the visual arts. In doing this… READ MORE

The Big Day is held on the first Saturday of the second week of July when the whole of the community can be brought together on Luxford Field. Community, and retail, stalls sell anything and everything from crafts, plants, jewellery to food as well as fun stalls with games and entertainment. This enables groups and companies to promote themselves and fundraise and, where applicable, sell their goods.

Images from the 2016 festival

The 14th Uckfield Mini Grand Prix

Organised by The UCTC and Uckfield Rotary Cub. Sunday saw 22 battery powered cars racing in the 14th Uckfield Mini Grand Prix, involving 20 local primary schools and some 200 children. After more than 4 hours of racing Rocks Park Primary School Uckfield won the...

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Brighton Film Quartet “Soundscape”

Smash hit at the Brighton Fringe Festival comes to the Uckfield Festival. The Brighton Film Quartet showed their stunningly visual Soundscape with their original compositions at Holy Cross Church Uckfield on Friday night where you were taken on a journey, a dreamworld...

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“Bridge Arts” Arts Fair

Grand Opening  Friday 15th July 2016 - Civic Centre Uckfield  Local teen sewing celebrity opens Uckfield’s largest creative arts fair The first Bridge Arts in Uckfield Art Fair celebrated its opening exhibition on Friday, July 15th in the Uckfield Civic Centre with...

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Bertie Boater and Cool Hand Uke

Luxford Lounge  Civic Centre, Uckfield. Bertie Boater performed timeless classic hits from the 1920's 30's and 40's. Cool Hand Uke are a group of Ukulele players from the Wealden area who play for their own enjoyment and for local charities. ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill...

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LOKl… Proper Musical Mischief

Luxford Lounge  Civic Centre, Uckfield. LOKI is a duo of substantial proportions covering all types of popular music across six decades... something for everyone, including a selection of Simon and Garfunkel numbers sprinkled through the set. ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill...

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Festival Club Will Mawer

Luxford Lounge  Civic Centre Uckfield Wednesday 13th July 2016 In the Festival Club on Wednesday evening , local lad, nineteen-year-old singer/ songwriter Will Mawer played a variety of genres including blues, pop, ballads and country music, with four years experience...

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Jazz in Bridge Cottage

The Piers Clarke Trio An unforgettable evening of classic jazz by master rhythm guitarist Piers Clarke, formidable clarinettist Brian Hills and Lou Glandfield on keyboards in the atmospheric setting of the iconic Bridge Cottage Uckfield ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill...

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Festival Club  Lemon and Paice

Tuesday 12th July 2016 Luxford Lounge  Civic Centre Uckfield Neil Lemon and Angie Paice are a singing/songwriting duo who along with the addition of Roger Nunn on Drums play upbeat original songs along side some well known classics that are great to  sing-a-long to....

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Dancing with Bears at Uckfield Library

Tuesday 12th July 2016 Pre - School children's stories and songs with Lucy and Jane at Uckfield Library The children brought along their teddy bears and parents to join in the fun. ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill (HillPhotographic) click to...

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