Come to Crawley Circus Festival!
Festival Dates for 2015
Fri 31st July - Sun 2nd August
What's it all about?
A weekend of fun, great shows, circus skills workshops, camping, games and a great atmosphere!
A great weekend of workshops, shows and games for circus enthusiasts and absolute beginners. This year’s theme is Steampunk so feel free to dress up. You can come for the day, but the best value by far, is the fully inclusive weekend ticket which includes: camping, all workshops and shows (including Kettle of Fish professional cabaret) and children under 6, accompanying weekend ticket holders, come for free. (Please request Under 6 tickets at time of booking). We’ve also extended our offer for families this year with Play Mosaic on site.
Who is it for?
The festival is designed for everyone, those who just want to see what is going on right through to professional circus acts joining in with the show. It is a relaxed environment and has become known as the 'Friendly Festival'.
Where is it?
The festival takes place within the Hawth Theatre and it's grounds. The Hawth is in Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 6YZ, UK and is easliy accessible by car, train, bus, unicycle & plane. There is lots of accommodation available nearby and also limited camping facilities on-site.
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Do I need to buy tickets or register?
You will need tickets for the day, weekend or just the show. Tickets can be bought via the Hawth Box Office in advance (with a discount if bought early) or on the day when you arrive. The registration / ticket collection desk will be right in the entrance of the Theatre building.
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Securing the Festival's Future
To secure its future, the festival is now run by a volunteer committee who are committed to providing an entertaining, family friendly event for the next three years and beyond.
Food & Drink
We will arrange an outside caterer for the weekend so there will be something available in addition to the Hawth's restaurant.
Download the posters!
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Crawley Circus Festival 2015
This Year's Theme
NEW - PlayMosaic
For the first time this year PlayMosaic will be joining us to provide some free fun family play activities in the afternoons. There will be arts and crafts, fresh playdough, water play, sand play, baby zone, giant Jenga, swingball, ball run, bubbles and much more! Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.
Get Your Tickets
It is best to phone for your tickets: