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
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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.
Basildon at 70 Quiz Night with Cash Prize and Charity Raffle
Friday 21st June 2019 @ 7.30pm - Tickets £2.50 and available now from The Place or phone 01268 205284.
St Luke's Hospice Art Fest
Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 June 2019, showcasing the creative work of our patients, their families, our staff and volunteers.
Take part in a Zine Workshop
Create your own Basildon story. FREE, all materials supplied. Dates throughout June-July.
Gateway 97.8 FM Open Day - Come and meet us!
Saturday 20 July 2019 - Pop in and meet the wonderfully welcoming Gateway 97.8 FM local radio team, at our studios in Eastgate Shopping Centre.
Basildon and Pitsea Carnival
Saturday 27 July 2019, 11:30am - 6:00pm - A day of entertainment for the local community and to help raise the profile of many local groups and charities.
New Town Sounds!
Saturday 31 August 2019, 12:00 midday 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.
Kodosai Japanese Cultural Event
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 October 2019 - A weekend of Japanese culture and traditional martial arts
Culture Club Basildon
Dates throughout 2019 - includes live musical performances, community workshops, interactive street art and theatre shows, not to mention good old-fashioned family fun.
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.