What's on inSwadlincote

Welcome to Swadlincote

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Swadlincote - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Swadlincote to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Swadlincote

01
SEP
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings another night of fun and laughter to the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. Headlining will be the charismatic and highly talented Tom Wrigglesworth comedian Radio and TV presenter and voice‐over artist. An articulate and natural raconteur he possesses an innate…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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02
SEP
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby on the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes a booking fee to cover cardPayPal charges A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
SEP
Ska & Soul Night
Glascote Club

Northern soul Motown & Ska with Ex‐radioMeccaTop Rank DJ Ric Simon…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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04
SEP
BIG Walkies Burton-on-Trent
Rosliston Forestry Centre

Dogs and dog lovers of Burton‐on‐Trent ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Rosliston Forestry Centre on Sunday 4 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a long or…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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09
SEP
St Giles Hospice Riverside Run
Burton Library

A picturesque parkland route our annual Riverside Run is always very popular. Take on the challenge and cross the finish line with a smile on your face and a shiny medal round your neckLast years Riverside Run was a great success: over…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01543 432538
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10
SEP
Bretby Art Pottery – Past, Present and Future
The Bretby Art Pottery Showroom

The Heritage Trust is opening the Bretby Art Pottery Showroom for a tour of the showroom by former employees come see and hear what is was like working there as well as what the Heritage Trust has planned for the future of…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01283 222848
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11
SEP
Bostin' Peaks Autumn Sportive
Uttoxeter Racecourse

The Bostin Peaks Autumn Sportive will take riders on a choice of three fully signposted routes amongst the picturesque scenery of Staffordshire and Derbyshire as well as crossing over in to the Peak District National Park for the 100K and 150K riders.The…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07764 811293
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11
SEP
St Giles Hospice Cycle Ride
St Giles Hospice Whittington

Choice of 3 cycle routes through the beautiful Staffordshire countryside. For 2016 we have added a 40 mile routeWhether you choose the 25 mile 40 mile or 65 mile route well be waiting at the end to help you celebrate crossing…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01543 432538
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11
SEP
St. Giles Hospice Cycle Ride
St. Giles Hospice

Choice of 3 cycle routes through the beautiful Staffordshire countryside. For 2016 we have added a 40 mile routeWhether you choose the 25 mile 40 mile or 65 mile route well be waiting at the end to help you celebrate…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01543 432538
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08
OCT
Tamworth Sports Bar - Johnny2bad (UB40 tribute)
The Sports Bar Tamworth

The Sports Bar Tamworth ‐ Johnny2bad UB40 tributeSat 8th Oct 201632 Victoria RoadTamworth StaffsB79 7HS.Tel: 01827 57995Entry: TBCDoors: 7:00pmhttp:www.thesportsbartamworth.co.uk…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +44-(0)7785 716246
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09
OCT
St Giles Hospice Mud Challenge 2016
Cliff Lakes waterpark

The 2016 Mud Challenge will feature a 5km and 10km obstacle course suitable for men and women of any ability aged 16 featuring lots and lots of mudEARLYBIRD DISCOUNTWere offering a special Earlybird discount: right now the entry fee is only £25…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01543 432538
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15
OCT
Derby Writers Day
QUAD

DERBY WRITERS DAYSaturday 15th October 10am‐4pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £35 including event goodie bagBook at QUAD Box Officer or at http:www.derbyquad.co.ukspecial‐eventderby‐writer‐s‐day‐2016.aspxFollowing on from the success of last years inaugural event Derby Writers Day returns for another superb day for anyone…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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Tourist Attractions


Twycross Zoo

Situated near the small village of Twycross, the zoo occupies over 40 acres and is set in open countryside. Despite its rural location, it is only four miles from the M42A42 which links the M1 and M6 making it readily accessible from anywhere in central England. …

Conkers Discovery Centre

Conkers, located at the Heart of the National Forest five miles from Junction 11 on the M42, is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor hands on experiences which keep visitors engaged for hours. Visitors to the popular family attraction, CONKERS, will get the experience of a…

National Memorial Arboretum

Since planting began in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways. Our staff and volunteers look forward to welcoming you.Its not a cemetery. Its a place of life, represented by…

Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Ashby Castle forms the backdrop to the famous jousting scenes in Sir Walter Scott's classic novel of 1819, Ivanhoe. Now a ruin, the castle began as a manor house in the 12th century and only achieved castle status in the 15th century, by which time the hall…

Battlefield Line Railway

The Battlefield Line is the last remain part of the former Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway which was opened in 1873. It runs from Shackerstone via Market Bosworth to Shenton in Leicestershire and is operated by the Shackerstone Railway Society. Shackerstone Station is the headquarters of the railway…

Donington Park

The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite simply, the largest collection of Grand Prix racing cars in the world. Five halls, with over 130 exhibits, illustrate the history of motor sport from the turn of the 20th Century. Cars include examples driven by such famous names…

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