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

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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

22
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Kedleston Hall

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
The Lichfield Comedy Festival, 23 june 2018 at Bea
Beacon Park

Cafe International PresentsThe First AnnualLichfield Comedy FestivalSo what is The Lichfield Comedy FestivalA full day of Entertainment & Comedy for the family in Beacon Park with 3 Bars Street Food & Fun all dayThe park opens at 10 am with big headliners…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07391 291515
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30
JUN
Dixie Does the 80s
Dixie Grammar School Sports Ground

The Dixie Do is back...with an 80s twistThe Dixie Grammar Schools Junior and Senior PTAs present Dixie Does the 80s at the schools Barford Road Sports Ground in Market Bosworth. Open to friends family and all‐comers over 18 This assault on…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0145 529224
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30
JUN
Bramshall Art Group Annual Art Exhibition 2018
Bramshall Parish Hall

Bramshall Art Group has a reputation for producing high quality original paintings and this years event will be to the same high standard.There will be over 130 original paintings on show at theExhibition featuring many different subjects styles andmedia including watercolour oil…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07591- 991684
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05
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night
The Lyric Rooms

LOTS OF LAUGHTER IN ASHBYDELA‐ZOUCH.Funhouse Comedy is back at the delighful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for a laughter‐packed night.Topping the bill is comedian writer radio broadcaster and TV presenter Nick Page semi‐ finalist on this years Britains Got Talent and winner of English…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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05
JUL
Historical Fiction Workshop: From Faces to Fiction
QUAD

Historical Fiction Workshop: From Faces to FictionWith Clare HarveyQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3AS5th July 7pm‐9pmTickets £8Join acclaimed author Clare Harvey in an exploration of how portrait paintings can provide a stepping off point for the creation of historical novels and short…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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06
JUL
Timber
Feanedock

Celebrating woodland culture in all its forms join us for Timber an intoxicating experience where music art philosophy and sustainability weave together into an unforgettable exhilarating weekend.Well be inviting artists musicians scientists and thinkers from across the world to dive into the…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01283 551211
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06
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…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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08
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club - All Day Comedy in Derby Jul
Bar One

Funhouse Comedy brings an outstanding day of comedy to the beer garden stage in Derby.2.00pm ‐ Pat Monahan ‐ GoalsMulti award‐winning comedian and Fringe favourite returns to Edinburgh with another brand new stand‐up show. We all have life goals whether its to…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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28
JUL
Kings Bromley Show
Kings Bromley Showfield

Entertainment includes funfair sideshows vintage cars trade and craft stalls with demonstrations animal attractions. Competitive marquee with exhibits. Horse and dog shows. Childrens races. Eureka Jazz Band.Arena entertainment with displays of daring bike and motorbike stunts magic acts…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07766 316316
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10
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Kedleston Hall

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
AUG
Uttoxeter Racecourse Soul and Motown night
Uttoxeter Racecourse

Summer Soul night out at the famous Uttoxeter Racecourse in 2 rooms with DJs KEV ROBERTS Blackpool TowerWigan Casino OZZKings Hall StokeBlackpool Winter Gardens & ANDY JACKSONPrestatyn Weekender The very best in 60s&70s Soul &Motown plus 80s & 90s Club Grooves plus…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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15
AUG
The Princess and the Giant
The Burrows Gardens

Princess Sophie is fed up. Shes EXHAUSTED and its all because the grumpy old giant cant sleep ‐ his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and as she reads her favourite…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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29
AUG
Love's Labour's Lost
The Burrows Gardens

The King of Navarre and his lords swear off food women and sleep in order to study for three years. No sooner have they made their oath when the Princess of France arrives on business with her ladies‐in‐waiting. How will the King…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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31
OCT
Trick or Treat
Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

Beau turns eerie for the night. Follow the trail around site and visit the houses our various buildings decorated up if you dare. Bring your buckets or bags to collect your treats. Fancy dress optionalBonfireSafe trick or treating Hot…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01543 682278
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30
NOV
Visit Santa
Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

Visit Santa30th nov‐2nd Dec 7‐9th or 14‐16th DecemberIncludes a trail to follow to find the grotto and visit to Santa …

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01543 682278
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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…

Team Action

Experience the trill of Off‐Road Karting on our 720m racing circuit or power our Yamaha ATV Quad Bikes over rugged terrain and wild water for the ultimate adrenalin‐packed adventure.Activities:Rage buggy racingExtreme quad bikingQuad racingClay pigeon shootingRage phazor thrill ride…

The Bass Museum

The 'Brewing Experience Museum' incorporates large elements of the original Bass Museum. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing ‐ the real life experiences and stories of the people…

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…

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…

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