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

Funhouse Comedy Club
The Alfred

Funhouse Comedy is back at The Alfred Burton on Trent for another night of laughter. Headlining will be Canadian stand‐up writer and actor David Tsonso. With his friendly and confident persona he intrigues the audience with his combination of banter and impulsive…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

You are purchasing guaranteed entry to the next Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby on the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes a booking fee to cover card PayPal chargesA legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 Rooms.This delightful setting is…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
Cold Ocean Lies - Live in Lichfield
Lichfield Guildhall

Cold Ocean Lies are young but their sound is old. Though they werent even born yet when their biggest influences were slaying the Brit‐rock music scene the four‐piece group have clearly done their research. With classic grunge arrangements full rhythms and matured…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Colin Blunstone
The Flowerpot

Colin Blunstone at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 15 April 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tamworth urban arts and sports festival
castle grounds

Nue are delighted to come back this year with a bigger and better event than ever.With up to 100 of the UKs finest graffiti and street artists making the journey there is sure to be something for everyones tastes in art while…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

Derby Ramathon Half Marathon
ipro stadium

Building on the huge success of the previous two years Ramathon is returning even bigger and better for 2016Having firmly made its mark as Derbys premier annual running event Ramathon 2016 will see up to 5000 runners gather in the city to…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports


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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