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

31
OCT
A Spook-tacular day at The Octagon
The Octagon Shopping Centre

The Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton upon Trent will be hosting a spook‐tacular Halloween Fun Day on Friday 31st October. From 11.00am until 4.00pm shoppers will be treated to a variety of spooky fun including Safe Trick or Treating and free face…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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31
OCT
burton halloween ghost walk
market place Burton upon trent

starts at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the market placejoin us on Halloween in one of two places where the Druids worshiped at the origin of Halloween SOWEEN.Go on the walk where a dozen ghosts have been seen by the general…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07936 402865
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31
OCT
Exclusive Discount Night
The Octagon Shopping Centre

The Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton upon Trent will be hosting a very special Student Discount Night on Friday 31st October. From 5.30pm until 7.30pm students teachers and educational support staff will be treated to exclusive discounts and offers at their favourite…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01403 783400
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31
OCT
sinai ghost walk
Sinai house

Come on a ghost walk with a difference Sinai ghost walk started with the ghost stories and history of this location but I also tell you of the interaction of the supernatural with people who went before you.In a location which has…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07936 402865
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01
NOV
Cellarful of Soul
Tamworth Sports Bar

DJ Ric Simon playing Northern Soul & Tamla Motown ‐ plus as a celebration of the release of the film Northern Soul many of the classics played in the film will be featured…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 0182 758546
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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

07
NOV
Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby
ROLLS ROYCE

This Friday‐The Rolls Royce Soul night Moor Lane Derby DE24 9HY‐ Always the 1st Friday of the month. 2 rooms 6 DJs. Fantastic venue. Motown60s Northern Club Classics.…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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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21
NOV
The land Girls in Concert
Birch Coppice Social Club

The Land Girls speciality is a 1940s World War II Themed Tribute Show.The Land Girls transport the audience back in time to the war years with an authentic show which begins with a dramatic blackout accompanied by a recording of an…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07870 757020
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22
NOV
Ghost Story Day
QUAD

WRITING GHOST STORIES WORKSHOPQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASSaturday 22nd November 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmGhost stories are a perennially popular form of writing with masters in the field including the likes of Charles Dickens MR James Ambrose Bierce and Guy De Maupassant.But how…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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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

24
NOV
Antiques Market
Donington Park Exhibition Centre

Since its launch in August 2010 Donington Antiques Market is now firmly established within the antique event calendar. Popular for its central location just off the M1 at the world famous Donington Park the market brings together everything from classic antiques…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 0129 827493
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01
DEC
Russell Watson
Derby Cathedral

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
DEC
Neville Staple Band - The Gangsters Tour
The Hairy Dog

THE GANGSTER TOURTo celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Specials first single release The Original Rudeboy and Specials frontman Neville Staple will be embarking on a jet set tour with his band throughout October November and December performing an eclectic mix…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01458 210954
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19
DEC
LostAlone
The Venue

LostAlone at The Venue in Derby on Friday 19 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch LostAlone live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JAN
Brook Marston Farm Hotel, B76 9JD
Brook Marston Farm Hotel

We are holding our Wedding Fair at the Brook Marston Farm HotelThis is a lovely venue and must be seen. It is located in the Sutton Coldfield Countryside is a sought after venue for weddings.Free EntryFree ParkingFree Glass of bubbly on arrival.Free…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07878 565699
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31
JAN
Absolute Blondie
The Feathers Inn

Looking forward to a fantastic night at THE FEATHERS INN in Lichfield with the Ultimate tribute to Blondie ‐ ABSOLUTE BLONDIE This hit packed show features all the Blondie songs you know and love plus the trademark Debbie Harry costumes. With both…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01384 257432
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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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19
APR
Derby 10k and 3k
ipro stadium

The Sporting Futures Events team in association with The University Of Derby are pleased to announce that entries for the 2015 race are now open. The race will take place on Sunday 19th April 2015 and will once again incorporate the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01773 841372
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02
MAY
Ghost Hunt at The Block
The Block

Built in the early 1800s to service the brewing industry in Burton the Block has seen quite a lot of history in its time. Housing both British and American troops during the 1940s as part of the ongoing war effort. …

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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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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