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

24
JUL
Aliens land at The Octagon
The Octagon Shopping Centre

The Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton upon Trent will be hosting a variety of free family‐friendly activities throughout the school holidays as part of its Six Weeks of Summer celebrations.To kick start the summer events on Thursday 24th July between 11am and…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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26
JUL
Kings Bromley Show
Kings Bromley Showground

Annual country show this year themed on The Seaside. A great value full day out for all the familyALL MORNING FROM 9.30 ‐ Horse Classes ALL DAY FROM 10 UNTIL 5 £ Amusements including funfair & the Reach Up Challenge Craft…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 472441
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01
AUG
Rollys Royce Soul night Derby
ROLLS ROYCE

A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission £6 before 9.30‐ £7.50 after.If you book in advance we will add your name to the guest list simply…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 441909 515150
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08
AUG
Strawberry Fields Festival 2014
Cattows Farm

When: 8th9th10th August 2014Where: Cattows Farm Heather Leicestershire LE67 2RF2014 will be our landmark 5th festival.Tickets for SFF 2014 will go on sale on Tuesday 1st October and were making quite a few changes. Tickets will now be sold on a 3…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07531 012892
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09
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Donington Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 09 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Donington Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 09 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
AUG
Stoke Fest 2014
Stoke Golding Recreation Ground

Stoke Fest is a FREE charity open air music festival with a wide variety of music from well known local bands on the main stage including The Kamikazes The Craic The Shreds Zaney J The 44s Micky Vegas and K64 and acts…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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05
SEP
Cold Ocean Lies
Lichfield Garrick

The band were formed in Lichfield in early 2013 and feature Luke Brickett Haycock ‐ Guitar VocalsLuke Marvin ‐ Drums Arran Bick ‐ Bass Harry Lehmann ‐ Lead Guitar Their music is described as a dark dreamy grunge like psychedelic wall of…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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05
SEP
MisterNothing and Cold Ocean Lies
The Lichfield Garrick Theatre

MisterNothing plus Cold Ocean Lies only Lichfield show of 2014 Phussy Usual Suspects Tickets £6 ages 8 under 16 to be accompanied by an adultFour Local Bands showcasing their music at this intimate Studio Gig.Studio Gig…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Lichfield Rock Choir
King Edward VI School (Building behind the Leisure Centre)

The Lichfield Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Sonia Eyre. The Lichfield branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Lichfield community causes and events our nearby Rock Choir groups come together…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Mickleover/Derby Rock C
Mickleover Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by choir leader Jennie Harwood. You may know about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Derby Rock Choir
Osmaston Park Community Centre Hall

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Derby Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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27
SEP
National Breweriana Auction
Burton Town hall

Ever fancied owning a slice of brewing history Then this Auction is just the thing. Run by the Campaign for Real Ale it is returning to Burton on Trent's Town Hall on Saturday 27th September. It again promises over 150 interesting auction…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01923211654(answer phone)
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22
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Derby Assembly Rooms

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble
Derby Assembly Rooms

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Assembly Rooms

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding at Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch An Evening with Noel Fielding live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Noel Fielding
Derby Assembly Rooms

Noel Fielding will be performing live Comedy at Derby Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. Buy tickets for Noel Fielding online.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
NOV
Dave Gorman
Derby Assembly Rooms

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
NOV
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Assembly Rooms Guildhall Theatre and Darwin Suite

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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22
NOV
Bellowhead
Derby Assembly Rooms

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Sarah Millican X POSTPONED
Derby Assembly Rooms

Sarah Millican X POSTPONED at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Tuesday 26 May 2015 in Derby Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican X POSTPONED event at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis
Derby Assembly Rooms

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Assembly Rooms on the Wednesday 03 June 2015 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JUN
Download Festival 2015 3 Day
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 June 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 9.3 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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