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Events in Brentwood

Community connect trailer

Coming to a location near you, a new community trailer will also be taking to the roads having been postponed during the pandemic. The trailer is a new initiative to bring communities together by travelling to different areas across Brentwood.

For more information on dates and times, view our events calendar.

Strawberry fair

Strawberry fair carouselBrentwood Strawberry Fair was back with a bang with thousands of people flocking to join in with Brentwood’s much loved annual event.

Plenty of strawberries & cream, Pimms and prosecco were served, along with all day entertainment under the big top tent. If you would like to be a stall holder for next year's event, email events@brentwood.gov.uk

We would like to thank our sponsors:

Family fun days 2022

What a summer!

We have just held another fun-packed summer of affordable family events at local parks.

Aimed at under 10s, there was lots for children to enjoy including:

  • funfair rides
  • bouncy castles
  • face painting
  • Sports
  • Punch and Judy
  • pocket money stalls
  • crafts
  • animal handling

We would like to thank our sponsors:

Christmas 2022

Lighting Up Brentwood

Saturday 26th November, 12 to 6pm.

Lighting up Brentwood is our largest annual event with normally over 15,000 attending to see the Christmas lights switch on in Brentwood High Street.

There will be stalls selling food, drinks, gifts, and crafts along with a Christmas parade and large stage jam packed with entertainment and walk about acts.

Road closures

Brentwood High Street A1023, Hart Street and St Thomas Road will be closed to all traffic on Saturday 26 November from 8am to 8pm. Follow the diversion signs in place along William Hunter Way, Queens Road and Kings Road. Access will be given to residents only on Hart Street Access will be given to businesses along St Thomas Road.

All bus services will be diverted along William Hunter Way with temporary bus stops outside the back of the pound shop and Sainsburys.

Stall holder fees

Stall typeStall sizeFees
Hot catering3m x 3m£200
Cold catering (for example, cakes, pastries and sweets)3m x 3m£100
Alcohol3m x 3m£200
Large business with over 10 employees3m x 3m£137
Small business3m x 3m£88
Homemade arts and crafts3m x 3m£57
Charities3m x 3m£45

Shenfield Christmas Fayre

Sunday 4 December, 11am to 4pm.

Shenfield Christmas Fayre takes place on popular Shenfield High Street, alongside independent traders to celebrate the Christmas season with arts, crafts, food and gifts stalls along with entertainment and walk about acts for a wonderful family day out that's well attended on average over 3000 visitors. 

Stall holder fees

Stall typeStall sizeFees
Hot catering3m x 3m£175
Cold catering (for example, cakes, pastries and sweets)3m x 3m£80
Alcohol3m x 3m£137
Large business with over 10 employees3m x 3m£110
Small business3m x 3m£63
Homemade arts and crafts3m x 3m£37
Charities3m x 3m£37

For more information or enquires, email events@brentwood.gov.uk.

Sponsorship 2022

If you're a business and looking to boost your brand awareness, we have some great sponsored opportunities to match your goals. For more information, email events@brentwood.gov.uk or call 01277 312500.