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Celebrate St George’s Day on Crawley’s Historic High Street

Come down to the Historic High Street on Sunday 28 April to celebrate the patron saint of England with music, theatre, community groups and food stalls.



The St George’s Day event, from 11am to 4pm, will feature music from Crawley Millennium Concert Band, storytelling from This Is My Theatre, street dance from Urban City Dance and circus skills from Marjin Entertainment.

There will also be free face painting and a children’s workshop.

The food fair, featuring artisan producers and street food traders, will offer:

  • Cheese
  • Bread, cakes and patisseries
  • Ice cream, lollies and sorbets
  • French macarons
  • Fresh pasta, sauces and garlic bread.

In addition, community groups; Crawley Campaign Against Racism, the Crawley and District Branch of The Royal British Legion and DiverseCrawley will have stalls.

Entertainment starts at 12 noon and is suitable for all ages.

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Aged 9-15? Auditions announced for this years panto at The Hawth

The Hawth, in partnership with Evolution Productions are looking for girls to be part of the Juvenile Ensemble for their spectacular pantomime, DICK WHITTINGTON this Christmas!



Registration will take place at 10am on Saturday 22 June 2019 at The Hawth.

To audition you must be between the ages 9–15 (inclusive) on 1 September 2019 and be under 5’ 2”.

Producers say that auditions will end approximately 2 hours after the start time but you may need to stay longer if you are successful.

You don’t need to prepare anything – you’ll be taught a routine on the day. They ask you come wearing comfortable clothes and soft/dance shoes and advise that you bring some water, but no other food or drink.

They added, “Pantomime is a huge team effort, and we will require full commitment for the rehearsal period and the full run of the production (Monday 25 November 2019 – Sunday 5 January 2020).”

Click here to download an audition registration form.

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