Events and activities organised by, or supported by Basildon Borough Council.

  • community events - cultural events - entertainment events
  • sports events - school holiday activities
  • events for children and young people
Gateway 97.8 FM - Memory Bus
Saturday 17 August 2019 - Jump on board the Gateway 97.8 FM bus and join us for a trip down memory lane, with activities to keep you entertained.
Colour Burst Celebration
Friday 23 August 2019 - Come down with the whole family and have some fun and games with our colourful powder paint. We're really looking forward to creating a totally fun Colour Burst celebration.
Lunchtime Litter Blitzes
Wednesday 28 August 2019 - To launch our 'We're cleaning up' flytipping and littering campaign we've organised two lunchtime litter blitzes. Come and join us, help keep the area where you live or work clean.
Outdoor Cinema Experience
Friday 30 August 2019 - experience the iconic Bohemian Rhapsody on the big screen!
New Town Sounds!
Saturday 31 August 2019, 11am till late - free fun filled musical celebrations in multiple town centre venues.
Basildon Pride Parade and Event
Saturday 14 September 2019 - Town centre parade to Gloucester Park event for entertainment, bar, food and stalls. Fun for the whole family
Sporting Superstars Competition
Fri 20 - Sun 22 Sept 2019 - ENTRIES INVITED - Wanted: 70 competitors (Adult/Children, Male/Female), to compete in the search for true sporting Basildon Superstars.
Basildon Arts Week
Tuesday 24 - Saturday 28 September - An exhibition of Basildon's young artistic talent from six Basildon primary schools.
Kodosai Japanese Cultural Event
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 October 2019 - A weekend of Japanese culture and traditional martial arts
Sign-up to get your Backside to the Trackside!
FREE 9 week programme for anyone in Basildon who would like to be more active. Current programme full - but you can still join our waiting list.
Art Clubbers Basildon
Dates throughout 2019 too numerous to list ...and for all ages, and families ...and... every one looks like loads of fun! Don't miss out, have a good look for yourself.
Towngate Theatre - see what's on.
The Towngate Theatre - Basildon's town centre theatre, just a 5 minute walk from the town's bus and rail stations and plenty of FREE parking nearby.