Events - BasildON


What’s On

Here at BasildON Creative People & Places we want to celebrate EVERYTHING that is going on in Basildon! There is so much happening in and around the borough and we want to do our bit to make sure everybody hears about it! 

If you have an event or activity that you want to promote – drop us an email at with all the information and a great image that showcases your activity. Don’t forget to include the date, time and if there any costs involved for people taking part! 

We’ll also share on our social media and newsletter where we can too! So what are you waiting for? Get in touch today!

Easter Trail

Information coming soon. You can read more here.

Shine ON! Winter Programme

Read more about our events and programme here.

Creative Voice- Consultation Programme

Free Youth Workshops Across September and October 2023
Craft Shed Pop-Up Events across the 5 towns with The Craft Shed
Community Voices Celebration & Meet up: Wednesday 11th October 2023, 6-9pm
Online Survey until 31st October 2023 for revelation of 2024/25 programme.
Local Engagement Artist Celebration & Meet up: Sunday 1st October 2023, 3-5pm
Illustration Pop-Up Events across the 5 towns with Family Scribbles


Rising Stars Fair

Developed by local artist Esther as part of the Young Pioneers programme, the Rising Stars Fair is the first youth-led celebration of upcoming local artistic talent. The fair will feature a gallery, workshops and performances, all developed by local, emerging artists. 11am-2pm & 6:30-9:30pmFriday 17th February 2023 More information Tickets

Portal Basildon

Portal Basildon Developed by local animation student Kieran as part of the Young Pioneers programme, Portal Basildon is a free public screen showcasing the work of local animation and gaming students from the Centre for Digital Technologies. An open call for students at the campus to submit their work opens soon. The ‘Portal’ will open…