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

30
MAR
Compassionate Mind Approach to Mothers Experiencin
Derby QUAD

Breastfeeding LENS are delighted to be hosting an afternoon workshop of interest to; IBCLCs midwives health visitors GPs counsellors psychotherapists complimentary & alternative therapists doulas peer supporters and others.The event is an afternoon workshop led by: Michelle Cree BSc Hons Psychology MSc…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07871 982378
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31
MAR
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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31
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01260 276627
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01
APR
Jersey Boys tribute.
Tamworth Sports Bar

A tribute to those Jersey Boys ‐ Frankie Valli & the 4 Seasons by the Four Jerseys. All big hits & more plus support from DJ Ric Simon.Acts supplied by Centre‐tainments; 07818 455167…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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03
APR
How To Get Published - A Step By Step Approach
QUAD

HOW TO GET PUBLISHED A STEP BY STEP APPROACH3rd April 8th May Mondays 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm excluding 17th April and 1st May bank holidaysQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASJoin QUADs Literature Officer author and former publisher Alex Davis for a…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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06
APR
Writing and Performing Poetry
QUAD

Writing and Performing Poetry With Sophie SparhamThursday 6th April 7:00pm ‐ 9:00pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASJoin Derby poet and performer Sophie Sparham for a session exploring how to write great poetry inspired by your own interests and passions as well as…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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22
APR
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market - Shardlow Derbyshire
SHARDLOW VILLAGE HALL

Have you got lots of outgrown children & baby equipment Sell here and keep 100 of the profits. To book a stall visit www.mum2mummarket.co.ukAre you parents of young children or babies Want to grab a good quality bargain Then why not visit…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07830 890218
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04
MAY
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 4 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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05
MAY
Fawlty Towers
Norten Fields Venue

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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27
MAY
TameFest 2017
Castle Gardens

TameFest is a fun event showcasing the vibrant heritage of the Tame Valley Wetlands. History wildlife crafts and more: TameFest is the opportunity to sample it all and have a go at a huge range of activities for freeFor businesses charities community…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01675 470917
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03
JUN
Derby Gin Jamboree
The Silk Mill

We have a saying that theres a gin out there for everyone.And thats what we want you to find when you visit a Gin Jamboree.In essence a Gin Jamboree is an opportunity to sample more than 100 gins either as a G&T…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01332 641901
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04
JUN
Ramathon Half Marathon
Pride Park Stadium Derby

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 Pride Park Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
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08
JUN
LinkedIn for Business - Beginners Half Day Worksho
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your LinkedIn Profile.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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10
JUN
Derby Book Fair
The Silk Mill

As part of Derby Book Festival The Silk Mill will be hosting a Book Fair with dozens of stalls including local authors antique books new books and used books. There will be readings by the authors every hour. So if you love…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 641901
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17
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Deda

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hes…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 370911
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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6
QUAD

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

TEL:
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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6 - fantasy, horror and science-fiction d
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateTickets £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 authors for a packed day…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07538 611496
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22
JUL
Kings Bromley Show
Showfield

Horse Classes from 9.30 am. 10.00 ‐ 17.00: Amusements including Funfair Craft Fair with demonstrations Food Fair Non‐commercial stands to inform & entertain. Refreshment & Trade stands. Afternoon from 12 noon Childrens Races Competitive marquee with displays of art crafts…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 472120
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28
JUL
Absolute Bowie
Brewhouse Arts Centre

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere 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…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01283 508100
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01
AUG
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 1 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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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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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

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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