The Friends of Buchan Park hold several events throughout the year for the enjoyment of visitors, to promote use of the park and to help fund on site projects. These events include our popular Fun Dog Show, an annual Easter Egg Hunt, plus activities including our Art In The Park event and Christmas carol singing.
If you are interested in attending one of our events, please check the details below, or if you have any questions feel free to get in touch. These events couldn’t take place without the help of our volunteers and committee members. If you would be interested in helping out or joining the Friends, please see our membership page.
All About Apples – Oct 2017
Date - 01 Oct 2017
For this year’s All About Apples event we are planning lots of family friendly fun, which will be taking place throughout the day from 10:30am – 3pm. This will include fresh apple juice squeezing, plus a variety of games, quizzes and activities for all to get involved with.
Art In The Park – Aug 2017
Date - 20 Aug 2017
Held in conjunction with Crawley Art Society, it was a fun day for all the family, with lot’s of fantastic free activities to get involved with. On offer were several art and craft activities in and around the Countryside Centre, including watercolour painting, chalk drawing, leaf collages, and much more!
Fun Dog Show – Jun 2017
Date - 25 June 2017
A huge thank you goes out to all those who attended this year’s popular Fun Dog Show took place at Buchan Country Park on Sunday June 25th.
We had over 130 entrants taking part across our 11 classes, including Best Puppy, Best Rescue, Best Junior Handler, and Best Fancy Dress! Congratulations to this year’s overall winner Teddy and his owners Lilly and Jay.
Easter Egg Hunt – Apr 2017
Date - 16 Apr 2017
We had a truly incredible turnout for our annual day of Easter fun, which took place at Buchan Country Park on April 16th.
The sun shone brightly all day, and families came along in record numbers to take part in our ‘easy’ and ‘challenging’ Easter Egg hunts.
Christmas Carols – Dec 2016
Date - 16 Dec 2016
Thank you to all those who joined us at Buchan Country Park on December 18th for our annual Christmas event!
All About Apples – Oct 2016
Date - 16 Oct 2016
Many came out to join us for a celebration of Britain’s favourite fruit at this year’s All About Apples day, which was held on Sunday October 16th at Buchan Country Park.
Art In The Park – Aug 2016
Date - 21 Aug 2016
Our band of FOBCP volunteers were joined by members of Crawley Art Society to put on lots of free activities for families to join in. We had watercolour painting, chalk pavement drawing, pebble painting, leaf art, and lots more, with kids and adults alike getting stuck in!
Fun Dog Show – Jun 2016
Date - 26 Jun 2016
The 2016 annual Friends of Buchan Country Park Fun Dog Show took place on Sunday the 26th of June. We had a fantastic turn out, with the sun shining on the participants for most of the day, and managed to raise valuable funds to go towards the park.
Easter Egg Hunt – Mar 2016
Date - 27 Mar 2016
If you braved the weather on Easter Sunday this year and made your way down to Buchan Country Park then you were certainly in for a treat! We had chocolate eggs galore, with our annual Easter egg hunt in the nature garden, fun and games in the Countryside Centre, as well as some tasty refreshments on offer at the entrance to the park.