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
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.
Take part in a Zine Workshop
Create your own Basildon story. FREE, all materials supplied. Dates throughout June-July.
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.
Bohemian Rhapsody Outdoor Cinema Experience
Saturday 10 August 2019 - experience the iconic Bohemian Rhapsody on the big screen!
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.
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
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.
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.