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

28
MAY
Sarah Millican X POSTPONED
Derby Assembly Rooms

Sarah Millican X POSTPONED at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Thursday 28 May 2015 in Derby Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican X POSTPONED event at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAY
Half price open practise and toboggan evening
Swadlincote Ski & Snowboard Centre

Come to the centre on a Friday night to enjoy an open practise session skiing or snowboarding or have some toboggan rides all half priceTo qualify for open practise you must be level 4 skiing or have passed module C snowboarding for…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01283 217200
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29
MAY
Westgate Suites Motown
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH UKAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseAlways The Last Friday of the Month Except December the Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the East Midlands Soul Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
JUN
Extreme Stunt Show
Tamworth Castle Grounds

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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02
JUN
Promotion and Publicity for Writers
QUAD

Writing Workshop: Publicity and Promotion for Writers7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Tuesday 2 JuneQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets: £5 ‐ numbers limitedJoin Cathy Bramley author of best‐selling romantic comedies Ivy Lane Appleby Farm and Conditional Love and QUADs regular creative writing tutor…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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03
JUN
Publish Your E-Book in a Day
QUAD

Publish your e‐book in a day10:30am ‐ 4:30pm ‐ Wednesday 3 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £30 lunch not includedThis one‐day course will introduce you to the process of publishing your writing as an e‐book. Youll learn what an e‐book is the different formats available…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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03
JUN
Stewart Francis
Derby Assembly Rooms

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Assembly Rooms on the Wednesday 03 June 2015 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
JUN
Authors and the Independent Press
QUAD

Writing Workshop: Authors and the Independent Press7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Thursday 4 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £5The UK is host to a growing scene of independent presses which offer valuable publication opportunities for aspiring authors. But what can writers expect from this expanding sector…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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05
JUN
Double the Horror with Johnny Mains & Rufus Hound
QUAD

Double the Horror with Johnny Mains & Rufus Hound ‐ Best British Horror and Dead Funny7:30pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Friday 5 JuneQUAD DE1 3ASTickets: £10With authors Victoria Leslie Marie ORegan and Simon Kurt plus more special guests to be announced. A unique…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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05
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 Rooms.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission £6 before 9pmplease be advised the venue fills up quickly and can reach capacity by 9pm on most events…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
JUN
Cellarful of Soul
Tamworth Sports Bar

Ex‐RadioMeccaTop Rank DJ Ric Simon playing Northern Soul Tamla Motown etc. in the Cellar Bar with dance floor.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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06
JUN
Writers Day, Derby Book Festival
QUAD

A day of Writing Workshops with local authors10:00am ‐ 1:45pm ‐ Saturday 6 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £25 including choice of workshops and goodie bagWriters Day at QUAD will be a highlight of the Festival for writers and will feature a choice of six…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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12
JUN
Afternoon Tea Party in the Marquee
3A's Country Cricket Ground

Fancy unwinding on a Friday afternoon in the lovely Marquee at Derby County Cricket ground with tea and cakes stalls to browse and Frank Sinatra crooning in the background Then this is for you from 12‐5pm treat yourself from the many…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 200002
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12
JUN
Download Festival 2015 3 Day
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 June 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
Download Festival 2015 Saturday
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 Saturday at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 13 June 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUN
The Secret Garden
Donington Le Heath Manor House

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncle's house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 278444
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19
JUN
Ghost Hunting with Ghost Hunt Live
The Old Gresley Hall

Join Ghost Hunt Live for the return of Friday Specials with a Ghost Hunt atGresley Old Hall near Swadlincote DerbyshireDate: 19 June 2015Gresley Old Hall HistoryGresley Old Hall is a 17th Century Grade II listed building and built on the site of…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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19
JUN
Rolls Royce Disco
Rolls Royce

Great Night Of 70s80s90s Disco Classics With Djs Craig Strong Ozz Tall John.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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20
JUN
Absolute Blondie
The Feathers Inn

Looking forward to a fantastic night at The FEATHERS INN LICHFIELD with the Ultimate tribute to Blondie ‐ ABSOLUTE BLONDIE This hit packed show features all the Blondie songs you know and love plus the trademark Debbie Harry costumes. With both the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 417029
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03
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

TEL: 03703 331181
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11
JUL
Edge-Lit 4
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 4Saturday 11th July 10am‐10pm approxQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £30 including access to all sessions on the day and goodie bagEdge‐Lit returns for its latest instalment with the biggest year yetAn essential day out for any writer or reader of science‐fiction fantasy…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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25
JUL
Kings Bromley Show 2015
Kings Bromley Showground

KINGS BROMLEY SHOW 25 July 2015Annual country show this year themed on Farming and Food. A great value full day out for all the familyEntertainment programme competitive classes Food Fair Craft Fair with demonstrations non‐commercial stands food & drink.Children's Races Companion…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 306169
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26
JUL
Summer Craft & Gift fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th July 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of stalls showcasing local talented craftspeopleFree admissionFree Car parking onsiteRefreshments available…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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02
AUG
13+ Summer Camp
Purley Chase Centre

Our theme this week is Biblical Miracles. During the week we will be exploring both Old and New Testament miracles. We shall travel from Babylon to the Desert of Zin turning Water into Wine and Walking on Water. We are planning the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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08
AUG
9-12 Summer Camp
Purley Chase Centre

A packed few days in the company of friends spending mornings looking at the Bible and seeing how the stories can relate to our ordinary life and experiences today. We have fun with practical and creative sessions e.g. model making art activities…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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03
SEP
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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17
SEP
Peter Hook and The Light
The Venue

Peter Hook and The Light at The Venue in Derby on Thursday 17 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Hook and The Light tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
Art & Craft Weekend
Purley Chase Centre

This weekend will be split into three areas; leather work painting and embroidery. In each area you will be learning new skills or extending skills that you already have with the help of the leaders. With their guidance you will…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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25
SEP
Sacred Dance: One More Step
Purley Chase Centre

Please join us for this Sacred Dance weekend. We intend to use circle dances around a lighted candle to illustrate and reflect upon our theme. We will be considering the ways in which we can take one more step:‐ in the dance…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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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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