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 Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy brings a Christmas Special night of laughter to the attractive Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Topping the bill is Jo Caulfield is a genuinely witty and sharply observational comic who quickly builds up a rapport with her audiences. At 17 she left home…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
Christmas 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 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
The Rollin Stoned

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

From Idea to Publication - Creative Writing Course

FROM IDEA TO PUBLICATIONEight‐week writing course with Alex DavisMonday evenings 23rd January to 13th March 2017 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmThis popular 8 week writing course returns designed to give both absolute beginners and longer‐term writers an insight into what makes great writing …

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
Absolute Bowie
The Venue, Derby

There 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 Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 203545
Ramathon Half Marathon
ipro stadium

Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year the Ramathon now with a world record to its name will again be based at Derby Countys iconic iPro Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that Derby…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
Edge-Lit 6

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


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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