The Uckfield Festival 2021

Action from The Uckfield Festival in 2019. Image © Hill Photographic.

The Uckfield Festival is back for Summer 2021, with some big events in town.

Saturday 10 July – The Big Day

The 21st anniversary Big Day may have been scaled back due to restrictions stil in place, but there will still be plenty going on! Luxford Field will be taken over by community groups, local organisations, businesses, and Churches with all manner of stalls and refreshments including ice cream and Harveys Beer! This will still be a great day out for all the family.

Plenty of entertainment too, with performances on the field from local women’s acapella group Cantando Ensemble, the internationally acclaimed Imperial Male Voice Choir and Stardust Music Duo.

Look out for Chalk Horse Music exploring the folklore, legend, and landscape of the Sussex countryside at Bridge Cottage.

Also at Bridge Cottage, Uckfield Heritage Centre will be putting on a display of historic bikes during the day.

The event starts at 11am and ends at 4pm.

The Luke Jackson Trio will be performing at The Civic Centre in the evening.

Sunday 11 July – Classic & Historic Vehicles

This will take place on Luxford Field. The festival has been overwhelmed by the number of owners who wished to attend, which will ensure a bumper selection of vehicles to view. The vehicles range from cars over 100 years old to the very latest award-winning solar car which successfully drove from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia. There will be other electric vehicles on display too.

The day will be complemented by 40’s and 50’s Jive and Lindy Hop music with displays by a local dance group. Dressing up is encouraged!

There will be food available along with a bar selling Harveys and Spiderman will be appearing all day too.

This event starts at 10am and ends at 2pm.

Thursday 15 July – Marmen Quartet

The award winning classical performers will be presenting a programme including string quartets by Mozart and Schubert, plus exciting modern pieces at St Margaret’s Church in Buxted. Tickets are available now.

Saturday 17 July – Proms on the Pitch

A musical celebration for all the family led by Uckfield Concert Brass. The event will take place at Uckfield Rugby Club and includes a fireworks finale! Full details and tickets at

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