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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

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
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
Tamworth Sports Bar - Johnny2bad (UB40 tribute)
The Sports Bar Tamworth

The Sports Bar Tamworth ‐ Johnny2bad UB40 tributeSat 8th Oct 201632 Victoria RoadTamworth StaffsB79 7HS.Tel: 01827 57995Entry: TBCDoors: 7:00pmhttp:www.thesportsbartamworth.co.uk…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +44-(0)7785 716246
St Giles Hospice Mud Challenge 2016
Cliff Lakes waterpark

The 2016 Mud Challenge will feature a 5km and 10km obstacle course suitable for men and women of any ability aged 16 featuring lots and lots of mudEARLYBIRD DISCOUNTWere offering a special Earlybird discount: right now the entry fee is only £25…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01543 432538
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Help Out Mill Restaurant

When the audience become diners in the Faulty Towers restaurant and are served by Basil Sybil and Manuel pretty much anything can happen especially with two‐thirds of the show improvised. The fun starts as guests wait to be seated then hurtles…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 260666
Derby Writers Day

DERBY WRITERS DAYSaturday 15th October 10am‐4pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £35 including event goodie bagBook at QUAD Box Officer or at http:www.derbyquad.co.ukspecial‐eventderby‐writer‐s‐day‐2016.aspxFollowing on from the success of last years inaugural event Derby Writers Day returns for another superb day for anyone…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606

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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