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

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: 10.9 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: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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06
SEP
Jack Daniel's Birthday
Kuda, Tamworth

Join us this Saturday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you need... And why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN app Visit: http:app.ukcn.com for more information. Drink Offers: £2.00 ‐…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
SEP
Peace and Poppyfields
St Mary's Parish ChurchAtherstone, Warwickshire

This is a two day flower and music event of local Memories of the Great War on the 6 September 10am to 4pm and 7 September 11am to 4 pm. There is an exhibition of 144 photographs of the 150 men from…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01827 712447
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06
SEP
Whitwick Party in the Park
Whitwick Park

Annual village event with over 50 stalls attractions include Vikings of Middle England Star Wars The Sealed Knot Rifle RangeLocal Band Archery Rides for ChildrenBouncy Castle Sumo inflatable slide donkeys newfoundland dogs BBQ Tea Tent and much more.Come along and party…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 519696
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12
SEP
Motown Night Derby
ipro stadium

Detroit legend PAT LEWIS at the IPRO STADIUM Home of Derby County FC. A Northern Soul and Motown night at the home of the RAMS on Friday September 12th.Great venue. Dine or just buy a show ticket.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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12
SEP
The Zoo Project Festival UK 3 Day
Donington Park

The Zoo Project Festival UK 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Zoo Project Festival UK 3 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Lichfield Rock Choir
King Edward VI School

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: 11.1 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: 8.7 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

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: 10.2 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 Trents Town Hall on Saturday 27th September. It again promises over 150 interesting auction…

Location: 0.9 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: 11.4 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: 11.4 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: 11.4 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: 11.4 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
NOV
The Comedy Club Derby
Derby County FC

The Comedy Club Derby at Derby County FC on Saturday 1st November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Kevin McCarthyLater With Jools Holland Saturday Night Live ITV Through The Cakehole BBC1 Saturday Night Live ITV1 Gag Tag BBC1 Live…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 761112
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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: 11.4 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: 11.4 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
MAR
Dancing With The Strictly Stars Weekend
Alton Towers Resort Hotel

Spend the weekend mixing and mingling with the stars of BBC Strictly Come Dancing; Join Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite and moreEnjoy 3 days of spectacular dance showcases as the stars…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01613 382884
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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: 11.4 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: 11.4 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: 11.4 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: 11.6 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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