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

20
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-le
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy is pleased to be presenting a regional heat of the prestigious national English Comedian of the Year competition at the Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. The Competition is open to all comedians either born in England or permanently resident here who have…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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23
FEB
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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23
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Melbourne F
Harpurs

Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at Harpurs Melbourne.Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned for having exceptionally friendly audiences and a brilliant…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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23
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Willington
The Dragon

Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at The Dragon Willington.Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned for having exceptionally friendly audiences and a…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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24
FEB
Cellarful of Soul
Tamworth Sports Bar

DJ Ric Simon plays Northern soul Motown etc. in the Cellar with bar with bar & dance floor.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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24
FEB
Writing Fantastic Plots and Players
QUAD

Fantastic Plots and Players with Ruth De HaasSaturday 24th February 1:00pm ‐ 5:00pmTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fantastic‐plots‐and‐players.aspxLed by fantasy author and tutor Ruth De Haas this extended session covers how to construct exciting plots and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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02
MAR
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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02
MAR
Soul & Ska Night
Glascote Club

DJ Ric Simon plays Motown Northern soul Skareggae etc.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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08
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Uttoxeter New Road

The UKs biggest and most spectacular Big Top show GANDEYS YOUR CIRCUS is coming back with an all new action‐packed star‐studded production for all the family.Raising the bar sky‐high and smashing expectations to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the creation of…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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17
MAR
ABBA Tribute Band - Sensation
Century Theatre

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show which combines costume changes lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.A great evenings entertainment…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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24
MAR
Highlighting Horror: Crime, Thriller and Chiller
QUAD

THE HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:Highlighting Horror: Crime Thriller And ChillersSaturday 24th March 10:00am ‐ 6:00pmTickets £35 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursehighlighting‐horror‐‐crime‐thriller‐and‐chillers.aspxCelebrate the horror genre with the worlds leading horror organisation whether as a professional or as a…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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30
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Wonder Women
The Sabai Pavilion

Uncork the champagne Dress to kill Party like theres no tomorrow Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the UKs number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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13
APR
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Litchfield
Cathedral Hotel

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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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20
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Cathedral Quater Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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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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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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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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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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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