Plans revealed for 19th Uckfield Festival

The 19th Uckfield Festival takes place from Friday 6 July to Sunday 15 July.

The schedule of events confirmed so far for 2018 include:

Fri 6 July
Uckfield FM will be opening the event with a ‘Retro Disco’ at the Weald Hall.

Sat 7 July
The Big Day on Luxford Field. Throughout the day events will be taking place in the arena including various displays and live music.

An annual fixture is the Fun Dog Show. The committee are looking for someone to sponsor rosettes and treats.

Lazer Quest, more seating than ever and the Harveys Brewery horses are just some things to expect.

A comedy cabaret show in the evening.

Sunday 8 July
Classic cars and bikes and memorabilia on Luxford Field. Food and drink will also be available.

At Bridge Cottage join Patrick Bond for poetry and photographs.

Monday 9 to Thursday 12 July
Uckfield Festival Club takes place every day at the Luxford Restaurant – with a different genre of music every day.

Tuesday 10 July
Faroul Medieval & Renaissance Music.

Wednesday 11 July
Ashdown Singers at Cornerstone Great War era
Alma Acoustic.

Thursday 12 July
Uckfield FM & Civic Centre Exhibition for businesses during the day.

Jazz by young musicians from the Ridout family. Winners of BBC musician of the year.

Friday 13 July
JARS Folk/Indie at the Civic Centre

Northern Soul disco by Adrian Corbin

Saturday 14 July
Dance Day – Local Dance groups with workshops during the day followed by a performance in the evening.

Draw with high value prizes.

Sunday 15th July
Kit Car Grand Prix at TR Fastenings with more than 20 schools taking part.

Churches Together on Luxford Field.

In the evening Uckfield Concert Brass at Uckfield Rugby Club. Music ending in the Tchaikovsky s 1812 overture with fireworks to bring the 19th Festival to a conclusion.

Bring a picnic along with own chair – bar available.

The Festival Committee are seeking sponsors for various events during the festival.

For more information, contact them via the website.