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

23
JAN
From Idea to Publication - Creative Writing Course
QUAD

FROM IDEA TO PUBLICATIONEight‐week writing course with Alex DavisMonday evenings 23rd January to 13th March 2017 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmThis popular 8 week writing course returns designed to give both absolute beginners and longer‐term writers an insight into what makes great writing …

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
JAN
MONDAYS KARAOKE NIGHTS
Aldergate Club

COME AND ENJOY A GREAT NIGHT OUT AT OUR FRIENDLY CLUB WITH OUR KARAOKE DJ MICKY DEAN PRO SINGER SO COME AND HAVE A SING OR HAVE A DANCE A MOST ENJOYABLE EVENING ASURED SO COME AND SUPPORT OUR CLUB YOU…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0182 762839
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27
JAN
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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28
JAN
SATURDAY LIVE
Aldergate Club

ANOTHER SATURDAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT WITH A FANTASTIC ARTIST JONSON NOT TO BE MISSED SINGING ALL SONGS THROUGH THE DECADES COME AND ENJOY A SMALL PRICE TO PAY FOR A FANASTIC NIGHT OUT…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0182 762839
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02
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for another night of fun and laughter.Headlining will be writer musician producer and comedian Adam Kay who started his career in 1998 performing at medical school. He then decided to move on…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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03
FEB
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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04
FEB
Absolute Bowie
The Venue, Derby

There 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 Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 203545
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09
FEB
How To Put The 'Story' Into History
QUAD

How to put the Story into History with Joanna CourtneyThursday 9th February 7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm QUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASA lively and informative workshop looking at key elements of historical fiction to help budding writers with the alchemy of turning their…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07538 611496
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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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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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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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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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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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