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

25
APR
Moscow State Circus
Bass's Recreation Ground

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
APR
Moscow State Circus Gostinitsa
Bass's Rec Ground

The worlds most famous circus will bring its latest & greats production GOSTINITSA ‐ a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve‐tingling edge of your seat thrills for the whole family. Nowhere else will you witness all the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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27
APR
East Midlands Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas.4 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
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby April
Blessington Carriage

Lots of Laughter at The Blessington Carriage Derby.Funhouse Comedy Club is back at the Blessington Carriage Derby for more fun and laughter.Headlining the night is the amiable and very unique Chris McGlade a comedian and actor who in 2010 appeared in Billy…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night
The Lyric Rooms

LOTS OF LAUGHTER AT ASHBY‐DE‐LA‐ZOUCH.Funhouse Comedy brings another night full of laughter to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Headliner is the energetic and satirical writer and comedian Geoff Norcott who has many TV credits to his name including The Mash Report BBC2 Question…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
MAY
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul and Motown 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 night…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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07
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby
Blessington Carriage

LAUGHTER AT THE BLESSINGTON CARRIAGE DERBYFunhouse Comedy Club brings another great night of laughter to the Blessington Carriage.Headlining the night will be exceptionally talented comedian impressionist and actor Luke Kempner. He has appeared on TV on The Tracey Ullman Show and in…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
MAY
How To Get An Agent
QUAD

How To Get an Agent With Alex DavisThursday May 10th 7pm‐9pmTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursehow‐to‐get‐an‐agent.aspxGetting an agent is a massive step towards publication for any author but how do you go about landing representation…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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12
MAY
Come and Sing Opera with Uttoxeter Choral Society
The Dove Church

Love the drama and intensity of opera Fancy a dose of glamour Heres your chance to channel your inner diva and perform your favourite opera choruses with our inspiring musical director Jakob Grubbstrom and Uttoxeter Choral Society. The workshop takes place in…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01283 732858
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19
MAY
Plot and Story Structure - Day Workshop
QUAD

Plot and Story Structure With Heide Goody and Iain GrantSaturday 19th May 10am‐4pmTickets £35 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcourseplot‐and‐story‐structure.aspxExplore the conventions of storytelling and plot structure and discover how they are present in all stories. Whether…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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31
MAY
ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation
Guildhall Theatre

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes dynamic choreography captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light‐hearted humour.With plenty…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
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22
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Kedleston Hall

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
The Lichfield Comedy Festival, 23 june 2018 at Bea
Beacon Park

Cafe International PresentsThe First AnnualLichfield Comedy FestivalSo what is The Lichfield Comedy FestivalA full day of Entertainment & Comedy for the family in Beacon Park with 3 Bars Street Food & Fun all dayThe park opens at 10 am with big headliners…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07391 291515
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30
JUN
Dixie Does the 80s
Dixie Grammar School Sports Ground

The Dixie Do is back...with an 80s twistThe Dixie Grammar Schools Junior and Senior PTAs present Dixie Does the 80s at the schools Barford Road Sports Ground in Market Bosworth. Open to friends family and all‐comers over 18 This assault on…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0145 529224
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06
JUL
Timber
Feanedock

Celebrating woodland culture in all its forms join us for Timber an intoxicating experience where music art philosophy and sustainability weave together into an unforgettable exhilarating weekend.Well be inviting artists musicians scientists and thinkers from across the world to dive into the…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01283 551211
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28
JUL
Kings Bromley Show
Kings Bromley Showfield

Entertainment includes funfair sideshows vintage cars trade and craft stalls with demonstrations animal attractions. Competitive marquee with exhibits. Horse and dog shows. Childrens races. Eureka Jazz Band.Arena entertainment with displays of daring bike and motorbike stunts magic acts…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07766 316316
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13
AUG
Summer School 2018
Trent College

Music for Everyones 2018 Summer School will be a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in quality music‐making in a stimulating friendly environment.This year we are delighted that Trent College is hosting our Summer School. The excellent facilities rolling parkland excellent transport links…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 589312
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

The Bass Museum

The 'Brewing Experience Museum' incorporates large elements of the original Bass Museum. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing ‐ the real life experiences and stories of the people…

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…

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