Christmas Lights Competition

Why not take part in our free Christmas Lights Competition and light up Copthorne and Crawley Down this Christmas?

Decorate the outside of your house this Christmas and you could win a cash prize!

The competition is open to all residents of Copthorne and Crawley Down and is free to enter. There is a £50 cash prize for the best house in Copthorne and £50 cash prize for the best house in Crawley Down. There is a £25 cash prize for the runner up in both villages.

To enter, you must send in your application by 9am on Thursday 15 December. Download it here. 

Worth Parish Councillors will make up the judging panel and will come and judge houses on Tuesday 20 December using the criteria below. The winner and runner up will be notified directly on Wednesday 21 December.

Displays will be judged on the following criteria, with a maximum of 30 points available: First Impression - Scored out of 10, Originality - Scored out of 10, Creativity - Scored out of 10 (Environmental considerations including recycling and energy conservation will be taken into account)

General Rules of Entry
• Only one entry per house/address
• All displays must be visible from the road
• Worth Parish Councillors and staff are not eligible to enter
• The address for the display must be residential; businesses are not eligible to enter
• Prizes will be paid in cash, direct to the winner/runner up when a photograph will also be taken
• By entering the competition, you agree to have your photograph and details used for publicity purposes
• The judges’ decision is final

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Community Events

Crawley Down Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 26 November 1pm - 5.30pm

You can find out more here.

Copthorne Christmas

Saturday 3 December 3pm - 9pm on Copthorne Green. Lights switch on at 5pm.

There will be singing of Christmas Carols along with festive stalls, food and drink.


CDRA Christmas Tree Trail

Start at The Haven Centre and follow the walking route around Crawley Down. Find all ten 6m tall Christmas Trees, solve the clues, and enter to win a prize! Operating throughout December from sunset to 8.30pm. 

Find out more at 

Santa Clause is Coming to Crawley Down! 

Father Christmas will be travelling around Crawley Down Village on his sleigh to say hello to all the children in the village.

Tuesday 20 December 4.15pm - 7.45pm

Find out more at 

Copthorne Carnival

Saturday 24 June 2023

You can register your interest and stay up to date here.

CDRA Gig on The Green

Saturday 29 July

You can register your interest and stay up to date here.

To keep up to date with CDRA events please take a look at the CDRA Facebook page.

Crawley Down and Turners Hill Repair Cafe

Why not follow them on Facebook at Crawley Down Repair Cafe?