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.

Tourist information Burton Upon Trent

Tourist Information

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

28
MAY
Motown & Soul Night
Tamworth Sports Bar

Soul singer Natasha Marie plus DJ Ric Simon A soul special with the focus on Motown ‐ the classics plus the Northern soul of Motown plus your other soul requests.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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29
MAY
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY All Dayer
ROLLS ROYCE

A 2 room delight at one of the MIDLANDS Premier venues The Legendary ROLLS ROYCE All Dayer.DJ line‐up: CHRIS KING Blackpool Tower PEPKings Hall Stoke NIGE GRICEPrestatyn and guests..... plus Residents JOHN POOLE SAM EVANS ROB SMITH KEITH BANKS ALAN JONES JULIE…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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31
MAY
Dappled Light Exhibition
Emporium Art Gallery

North Shropshire based Artist Morven Browne was brought up in Dumfriesshire. Inspired by her rural background and the relationship of movement and light within the natural world she has created a series of sculptural forms that reflect the ever changing and ephemeral…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01543 256624
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31
MAY
Nicholas McCarthy One Handed Pianist Tour
Lichfield Cathedral

.See Nicholas McCarthy the worlds only one‐handed star pianist play a dazzling concert of repertoire from his classical chart topping Warner Classics Album ‐ Solo. Call 0800 411 8881 for tickets.Nicholas McCarthy was born in 1989 without his right hand and only…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07967 465589
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03
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
ROLLS ROYCE

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derbyon 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: 10.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
JUN
Tamworth urban arts and sports festival
castle grounds

Nue are delighted to come back this year with a bigger and better event than ever.With up to 100 of the UKs finest graffiti and street artists making the journey there is sure to be something for everyones tastes in art while…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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05
JUN
Derby Ramathon Half Marathon
ipro stadium

Building on the huge success of the previous two years Ramathon is returning even bigger and better for 2016Having firmly made its mark as Derbys premier annual running event Ramathon 2016 will see up to 5000 runners gather in the city to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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11
JUN
Joe Hill
QUAD

JOE HILLSaturday 11th June 7pm onwardsQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £10 from http:www.derbybookfestival.co.ukwhats‐onjoe‐hill or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Undoubtedly the most exciting talent to emerge on to the thriller scene in the last decade Joe Hill began his career with the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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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: 1.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07936 402865
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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: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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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: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01530 413343
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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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