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

01
JUL
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 night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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01
JUL
The Lichfield Prize 2016 - Shadow Exhibition
Emporium Gallery

emporium curates its third annual visual arts exhibition in Lichfield Cathedral featuring work by the finalists of this years Lichfield Prize entitled Shadow. The Lichfield Prize is an annual visual arts competition open to artists across the UK offering an opportunity to…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
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02
JUL
sinai ghost hunt
sinai house

Sinai Ghost huntJoin the team Chris historianIan psychicChris Thompsonexorcist from tvs forbiden history between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m on july 2nd for a ghost hunt at Sinai.Included in the night are vigilsboards and psychic walks as your work with the team…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07936 402865
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07
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

TV Stars Come to Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch Lyric Rooms.Funhouse Comedy brings another night of fun and laughter to the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. Topping the bill will be International stand‐up comedian Paul Sinha currently one of the chasers on ITVs quiz show The Chase…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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16
JUL
Edge-Lit 5
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 5Saturday 16th July 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including goodie bag and access to all events on the dayThe UKs fastest‐growing genre literature event returns for its fifth yearFollowing on from a huge event in 2015 Edge‐Lit is back…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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29
JUL
East Midlands Motown night
Westgate Suites, West Gate

Massive Over 30s event since 2008 Its a great night out.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas 4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
AUG
The Summer of Vintage Festival
Uttoxeter Racecourse

Our Summer of Vintage Festival is a celebration of all things summer & vintageHeadline acts over the weekend include Lola Lamour Saturday & The Tootsie Rollers Sunday alongside free dance classes & workshops for all ages & abilities.We have 80 of the…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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16
AUG
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 413343
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17
AUG
Simla Dordon's Charity event
Simla Restaurant

. Simla Dordons Charity event for St Giles Hospice.£35 per personStart the evening with champagne and canaps followed by a stunning a 3 course banquet. Be wowed by magician Craig Petty from Sightly unusual performing mind boggling magic. Enjoy live music and…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01827 331111
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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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