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

21
OCT
Bruno Mars tribute band
Tamworth Sports Bar

Bruno Mars tribute band 6 piece band plus DJ Ric Simon playing soulful sounds from the 60s to 00s. Tickets available from Tamworth Sports Bar.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07818 455167
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21
OCT
Mrs Brown Tribute Act plus DJ
Glascote Club

Mrs Brown tribute act ‐ a night of adult comedy plus music from DJ Chris Clarke. Tickets available from the club. Over 18s only.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0182 763297
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27
OCT
East Midlands 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
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02
NOV
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch with another fantastic line‐up of top comedians.Headlining the night will be the charismatic and highly talented Sony Award winner Tom Wrigglesworth; comedian Radio and TV presenter and voice‐over artist who has had two…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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03
NOV
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul 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…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
NOV
How to Get Published
QUAD

How To Get PublishedA four‐week writing courseMondays 6th ‐ 27th November 6:30pm‐9:00pmQUAD DerbySo youve polished off your story but what next This four week writing course with Alex Davis focuses exclusively on how you can get your creative writing published and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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11
NOV
Literature Surgeries
QUAD

Literature SurgeriesSaturday 11th November 10:00am ‐ 1:00pmQUAD Derby ‐ sessions run for 30 minutesAfter a decade working in literature including roles in publishing teaching editing and proofreading QUADs Literature Officer Alex Davis is proud to bring his series of literature surgeries to…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
NOV
Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony Walsh
QUAD

Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony WalshThursday 23rd November 6:30pm ‐ 8:00pmSuitable for age 16Tony Walsh Longfella Poet has been performing poetry since 2004 and brings his full‐length show to QUAD for Derby Poetry Festival. He has appeared all over the UK and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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25
NOV
Sledge-Lit 3 - fantasy, horror and SF day
QUAD

SLEDGE‐LIT 3Saturday 25th November 10am‐6pmTickets £25 including access to all sessions and event goodie bagBooking from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukeventssledge‐lit‐3.aspx or from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Christmas comes but once a year and with it Sledge‐Lit rolls back into town for another feast of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

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

19
JAN
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Derby Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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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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