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.

Upcoming Events

Buchan Park - Art In The Park 2016 |

Art In The Park – Aug 2018

Date - 19 Aug 2018

Held in conjunction with Crawley Art Society, an event for all the family.

Past Events

Fun Dog Show – Jul 2018

Date - 01 Jul 2018

Those who braved the scorching weather on July 1st had a great day at our Fun Dog Show, which took place at the picnic area by the lake at Buchan Country Park.

Easter Egg Hunt – Apr 2018

Date - 01 Apr 2018

We had an enormous turnout for this year’s Easter Egg Hunt, which took place on April 1st at Buchan Country Park. The introduction of the new Adventure Hunt went down well with both children and adults alike.

Christmas Carols – Dec 2017

Date - 17 Dec 2017

Thank you for all those who joined us at Buchan Country Park for this year’s Christmas Carols event, which took place on Sunday December 17th.

Buchan Country Park All About Apples |

All About Apples – Oct 2017

Date - 01 Oct 2017

A huge thank you to all those who joined us for this year’s All About Apples event, helping raise funds for Buchan Country Park.

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 at Buchan Country Park - Tinsel |

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.

Buchan Park - Art In The Park 2016 |

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!

Friend of Buchan Country Park Fun Dog Show 2016 |

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.

Buchan Country Park Easter Egg Hunt 2016 |

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.