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

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APR
East Midlands Soul 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 Christmas4 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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30
APR
Cellarful of Soul
Tamworth Sports Bar

Northern soul Tamla Motown etc. with DJ Ric Simon.8.00 till midnight.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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30
APR
sinai ghost hunt
sinai house

Join us between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m for a ghost hunt at Sinai. Included in the night are vigilsboards and psychic walks as your work with the team to contact the dead.Past events people have seen full visitations of ghostshave been…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07936 402865
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05
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy is back at the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for another great night of laughter.Headlining is the inimitable comedy character of The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue. The charismatically‐challenged unclemute nephew co‐operative show you their disturbing world of brushed velvet arousal.…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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06
MAY
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

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 the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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07
MAY
Motown Magic Night
Emporium

10 DJs PLAYING FROM 8PM TILL2AM. ENTRY FEE IS £5 ON THEDOOR BEFORE 9 : 3 0PM & £ 7AFTER. THE MAIN ROOM WILL BEDEDICATED TO PLAYING TAMALAMOTOWN AND 60s 70s & 80sCLUB CLASSICS. THERE WILLALSO BE A SEPERATE ROOMDEDICATED NORTHERN SOUL.WE…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07831 458780
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04
JUN
Pre-loved Baby and Childrens Sale
West Park Leisure Centre

As seen recently on Dragons Den Award winning nearly new sales of babies and childrens goods and equipment is coming to Nottingham on the 4th June 2016. Get everything you need for your little ones at our friendly Nearly New Sale. Buy…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07974 152420
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04
JUN
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

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05
JUN
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

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11
JUN
Joe Hill
QUAD

JOE HILLSaturday 11th June 7pm onwardsQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £10 from http:www.derbybookfestival.co.ukwhats‐onjoe‐hill or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Undoubtedly the most exciting talent to emerge on to the thriller scene in the last decade Joe Hill began his career with the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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16
JUL
Edge-Lit 5
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 5Saturday 16th July 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including goodie bag and access to all events on the dayThe UKs fastest‐growing genre literature event returns for its fifth yearFollowing on from a huge event in 2015 Edge‐Lit is back…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 413343
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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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