Burghfield Santas

We are a group of local residents that create fun events for the residents of Burghfield and the surrounding area to raise money for local charities.

Click on the images below for more details about our upcoming events.

Burghfield Burghfest 2019
Burghfield Santa Cruise 2019

It all started with Santa Cruise 14 years ago when a group of mates went out for a few drinks after making and wrapping many presents. We wore our red suits and raised a little money for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance .

We did this again and again many times and somewhere along the way we realised that charity fund raising is not just for Christmas but Easter too. The Bunny Hop was born, closely followed by Burghfest which satisfied our need for good music, good company & good local beer.

The next challenge was to return racing to the historical home of the Auclum Hill Climb, so in 2017 we launched the annual Box Kart Bash.

In 2018, we commissioned an exclusive beer, Santa Brews, for Burghfest. This was so popular that we had to sell it at Christmas, so we opened The Bulging Sack, our very own Pop Up Pub.

Last year, we raised a truly astonishing £38,000 for a range of great local causes including, of course, the amazing Thames Valley Air Ambulance .

Thanks for all your support and let’s see if we can beat this figure in 2019.

Event Calendar

Our event calendar is below. Use the subscribe button to keep updated.

Burghfest Day One
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Burghfield Beer & Music Festival.
For details see burghfest.uk

Burghfest Day Two
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Burghfield Beer & Music Festival.
For details see burghfest.uk

Burghfield Santa Cruise
Dec 14 all-day

In aid of Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
For details see santacruise.org.uk


Coming in 2020…

Burghfield Birdman – How far can you fly?

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring a Burghfield Santa’s event is a great way to increase your visibility within the local RG7 community and also supports a very worth-while cause.

Sponsorship opportunities remaining in 2019  include advertising in our event programmes, displaying  your logo on the Burghfest beer glasses or even Adopting a Santa!

Sponsorship opportunities start at £50.

We are currently looking for sponsorship for:

For more details download our Sponsorship Guide or contact us at admin@burghfieldsantas.org.uk.

A special thanks to our Platinum Sponsors

TK Travel

along with all the other local businesses that support us.

Do Your Bit

Our events would not be possible without the support of  our volunteers.  We are currently looking for volunteers for

Volunteers are also provided by Burghfield Santa Affiliates who share the funds that we raise. Thanks to the following organisations that have registered as Affiliates.


Affiliate registration for this year is closed. Please contact us at dyb@burghfieldsantas.org.uk if you would like more information about Affiliate programme with a view to participating next year.

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