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

10
JUL
Edge-Lit 4 presents Jenny T Colgan
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT PRESENTSJENNY T COLGAN Friday 10th July 7pm‐8pmQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £5 inc. £2 off at event bookstall or FREE with your Edge‐Lit 4 ticketOver the last fifteen years Jenny T Colgan has written a number of bestselling womens fiction titles. A…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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10
JUL
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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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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24
JUL
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: 24th July 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

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25
JUL
Early Doors UK tour
Derby Theatre

First night under new management. A brother and sister are reopening their much‐loved family pub for the first time since their mothers passing. Will it be a success Lets hope so Either way they are certainly not allowing any mourning tonight.Join the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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08
AUG
sinai psychic event
sinai house

Sinai has reputedly 168 ghosts some of these include a murderous monka regiment of ghost soldiersthe white lady the angry abbothung witches a sad mother and many many more Needless to say sinai is very haunted and was investigated by most haunted…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07936 402865
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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 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…

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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28
SEP
Autumn Studies: Human Beings - Human Bodies
Purley Chase Centre

An exploration of what it is to be a human being in a human body. We will focus on the power of hands support of feet the powerhouse of the heart and lungs; The perfection of the human form: divine heavenly…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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16
OCT
Counterparts
The Venue

Counterparts at The Venue in Derby on Friday 16 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Counterparts live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Autumn Craft & Gift Fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Aurora Fayres welcome you to an Autumn Craft and Gift Fayre on Sunday 18th October 2015 atNealies Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of talented craftspeople offering a great range of Crafts and…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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30
OCT
Young Families
Purley Chase Centre

We aim to spend a fun and friendly weekend meeting old friends and making new ones. During the mornings the adults and children are led in separate sessions learning and creating with experienced leaders. On Saturday afternoon guests are able to spend…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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03
NOV
The Sunshine Underground
The Venue

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
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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10
NOV
Derby County FC Business Academy
ipro stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous iPro Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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05
DEC
Proclaimed by Angels
Lichfield Cathedral

In Lichfield Cathedral Chorus' concert for the Advent season the joy of Mary's words of praise in Bach's setting of the Magnificat resound with expectation after the angel's annunciation. Leading on to Christmas when Vivaldi's wonderful Gloria echoes the words of the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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13
DEC
Sarah Millican
Derby Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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