What's on inBurton Upon Trent


Welcome to Burton Upon Trent

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Burton Upon Trent - 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 Burton Upon Trent to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Burton Upon Trent as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Burton Upon Trent

01
SEP
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: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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05
SEP
Midland Potter Exhibition
Emporium

Emporium is delighted to host a dynamic and eclectic exhibition by members of the Midland Potters Association; the gallery in the heart of Lichfield City will exhibit the work of 18 studio potters for the entire month of September. The MPA is…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
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07
SEP
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for another night of fun and laughter.Headliners The Noise Next Door who have appeared on BBC One BBC Three ITV1 BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4 and have performed alongside the likes…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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09
SEP
Salsa Coalition Party
BCA

Salsa Coalition is a joint venture between Salsa Surgery & Uksalsafeet bringing you the best of Salsa Parties. Salsa Coalition has decided to create a night for all salsa dancers and non‐dancers alike. So if you have only being dancing for a…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07961 514074
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14
SEP
Social Media for Writers
QUAD

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR WRITERSWith Penny ReeveThursday 14th September 7pm‐9pm The Meeting RoomTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultsocial‐media‐for‐writers.aspxFor writers in 2017 its ever more important to ensure a strong online presence and its never too early for…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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18
SEP
From Idea to Publication - Creative Writing Course
QUAD

FROM IDEA TO PUBLICATIONWith Alex DavisMondays 18th September to 6th November 6:30pm‐9:00pmCourse fees £120 £110 concessions from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultfrom‐idea‐to‐publication‐‐creative‐writing.aspxThis popular 8 week writing course returns designed to give both absolute beginners and longer‐term writers an…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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19
SEP
MarketEd.Live: The Annual Marketing Conference
The Roundhouse

. Join Chris Ducker Mark Asquith Andrew and Pete Victoria Taylor Dawn Anderson Ross Davies and Brian Fanzo representatives from brands such as Microsoft Purple Bricks and Isocialfanz ‐ on 19th September for MarketEd.LiveAll our speakers and sponsors have been chosen to…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01509 228702
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23
SEP
Literature Surgeries
QUAD

LITERATURE SURGERIES10am‐1pm Saturday 23rd September£20 includes feedback on up to 10000 words of manuscript and half‐hour meetingTickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultliterature‐surgeries.aspxAfter a decade working in literature including roles in publishing teaching editing and proofreading QUADs Literature…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
SEP
Publishing Insider: The Work of a Literary Agent
QUAD

PUBLISHING INSIDER PRESENTSThe Work of a Literary Agent Interview and QAWith Jamie Cowen Ampersand Agency2pm Saturday 23rd September The BoxTickets £6 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultthe‐work‐of‐a‐literary‐agent‐‐‐interview‐and‐q‐‐and‐‐a.aspxLiterary agents play a huge part in the publishing industry as…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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04
OCT
Simla Dordon Elvis Tribute
Simla Restaurant

Simla Indian Restaurant Alvin ‐ Elvis Tribute evening £29.95 per personYou can CALL & RESERVE YOUR TICKETS & TABLE NOW. Tickets are limited so get in quick tickets available for collection after 10h MayVenue: Simla Restaurant 5a Watling Street Dordon B78 1SSPriceTicket:…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01827 331111
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06
OCT
Only Fools and 3 Courses Interactive Dinner Show L
Best Western George 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: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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25
NOV
Sledge-Lit 3 - fantasy, horror and SF day
QUAD

SLEDGE‐LIT 3Saturday 25th November 10am‐6pmTickets £25 including access to all sessions and event goodie bagBooking from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukeventssledge‐lit‐3.aspx or from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Christmas comes but once a year and with it Sledge‐Lit rolls back into town for another feast of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


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…

Delta Force Paintball

With over 24 years at the forefront of paintball innovation Delta Force Paintball promises to thrill, excite and surprise, whatever the occasion. With over half a million players through our doors last year in the UK and Ireland, no company is better prepared to host your ultimate paintball…

National Forest Llama treks

At National Forest Llama Treks we have seven male llamas, ranging from the youngest Mustard to the oldest Ande. All the boys have very individual characters, which will keep you entertained throughout one of our fantastic experiences.What better way to explore the beautiful countryside of the national forest…

National Forest Maize Maze

The National Forest Adventure Farm offers exciting indoor fun, outdoor adventure and farm animals. The Farm hosts many events throughout the year including Easter Activities, huge summer Maize Maze, Agri‐lympics charity event, spooky Halloween daytime fun, scary night time Halloween Screamfest and Christmas celebrations. The National Forest Adventure…

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