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

24
JUN
Cellarful of Soul
Tamworth Sports Bar

DJ Ric Simon plays Northern soul Tamla Motown etc. in the Cellar bar with dance floor & bar.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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30
JUN
Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EHAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas3 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after Open…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
JUL
Jane Eyre
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch with another fantastic line‐up of top comedians.Headliner Zoe Lyons has a genuinely warm and lively persona which her audiences are immediately attracted too. Zoe takes a sideways view of life picking out the…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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07
JUL
Lichfield Festival 2017
Lichfield city (various)

Lichfield Festival is a multi‐arts festival taking place in various locations all over the city of Lichfield. This year our programme remains as eclectic as ever ranging from classical music to Gothic theater to interactive workshops and shows for the kids If…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441543 306270
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07
JUL
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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07
JUL
The Lichfield Prize - Dreams & Extremes Exhibition
Emporium Art Gallery

This years event is sponsored by Lichfield BID &Keelys LLP in association with Lichfield Festival.Finalists work will be exhibited within Lichfield Cathedral alongside an exhibition of selected entries at emporium for the duration of the Lichfield Festival 7‐15 July.This years competition theme…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bagOne of the UKs favourite science‐fiction fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment bringing together some of the UKs leading…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6 - fantasy, horror and science-fiction d
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateTickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bagOne of the UKs favourite science‐fiction fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment bringing together some of the UKs leading authors for a packed day…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07538 611496
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15
JUL
Pride and Prejudice Marathon
The George Hotel

Its 20 years since the BBC released their acclaimed adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and now you can relive it all with our marathon viewing Come and binge‐watch the BBC Pride and Prejudice and relive all those social faux pas brooding glances…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: +441543 306270
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22
JUL
Kings Bromley Show
Showfield

Horse Classes from 9.30 am. 10.00 ‐ 17.00: Amusements including Funfair Craft Fair with demonstrations Food Fair Non‐commercial stands to inform & entertain. Refreshment & Trade stands. Afternoon from 12 noon Childrens Races Competitive marquee with displays of art crafts…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 472120
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28
JUL
Absolute Bowie
Brewhouse Arts Centre

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01283 508100
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29
JUL
Peter Pan
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 1 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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19
AUG
BC Radio Family Funday
Nuneaton Old Edwardians Rugby Football Club

We are looking for stall holders for the event we are also looking for volunteers to help throughout the day too aswell as singers to keep the crowds entertained Please keep checking this page for whats going on and keep up to…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 393546
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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