Uckfield Festival has gone to town today (July 9) with community organisations and businesses putting on a big exhibition on the Luxford Field.
The Big Day Out also includes a series of events in a central arena.
After lunch, the Grand Children’s Parade will make its way from Uckfield Community Technology College to the Luxford Field. [Report, video and photographs now published here].
Timings for events later today, July 9
Events in the Big Day Arena, sponsored by Co-op Funeral Care, Uckfield, included displays by Universal Dance, the Uckfield Singers, Polefit, Debs Dancers and Spirit Elite.
The Big Day Out also included a display of classic cars, a fun dog show, sponsored by Paws and Claws and Rachael’s Handsome Hounds, and a bicycle surgery.
Will and Sue Harper of Uckfield Bonfire and Carnival Society
Universal Dance giving a display in the arena at Uckfield Festival Big Day
Uckfield, Heathfield and Lewes Branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society
Uckfield Local Nature Reserve Supporter Groups members Sandra Wiles and Maggie Baldock
Promoting adult and community learning (ACRES) Brigitte Gipson, Helen Stockton and Lisa Robinson
One of the early events at the Big Day was the dog show
On guard for Uckfield and District Preservation Society Paula Smith from Hands on History and Andrew Ledward from UDPS and Bridge Cottage
Neil Kerridge from the Brighter Uckfield Group – contact the group if you wish to help keep your neighbourhood tidy
Members of Uckfield ATC
Jeremy Hallett and Sue Lear from Uckfield Fair Trade Group
Jame Sambrook, Sue Edwards and Bob Eaves on the Uckfield Volunteer Centre stand
Cllrs Mick Dean and Diane Ward on the Uckfield Town Council stand
Chrissy Noble from Usborne Books
Deirdre Browning and Michael McLoughlin from the Millennium Green
Punch and Judy at the Big Day Out
Peter Felton, of Brighton, with his 1929 Austin 7 Top Hat Saloon
An Austin 18 from 1939
John Carvey and Paul Meakin of the Uckfield Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
ON SUNDAY, July 10: Uckfield Festival continues with the Uckfield Lions Club 10k run, starts from Uckfield Rugby Club, off Nevill road, 10am.
Go to our Events page for details of Uckfield Festival events later in the week.
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