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

02
APR
The Bootleg Shadows
Derby Guildhall

The Bootleg Shadows bring their outstanding Tribute to Derby Guildhall for a night of foot tapping classics celebrating the music of The Shadows & Cliff Richard with plenty of humour to make it a night out to rememberRelive such fantastic hits as:…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 255800
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04
APR
Three One Act Plays and a Fish and Chip Supper
The Palace Theatre

Three One Act Plays and a Fish and Chip supper. These are the entries into this year Leicestershire and Warwickshire One Act Play Festival. The Canary Cage: Drama: By Diane Raffle. Three women trapped together all with a story and all connected…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01455 631235
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17
APR
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

A Special Disco night for over 30s featuring DJs playing the very best 70s80;s 90s floor fillers.Born out of the highly successful Soul night on the first Friday of every month this…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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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26
APR
Craft & Gift Fayre
Nealies

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th April 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QF11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of stalls showcasing local talented craftspeopleFree admissionFree Car parking onsiteRefreshments available …

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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01
MAY
Ghost Hunting with Ghost Hunt Live
The Old Gresley Hall

Join Ghost Hunt Live for the return of Friday Specials with a Ghost Hunt atGresley Old Hall near Swadlincote DerbyshireDate: 1st May 2015Gresley Old Hall HistoryGresley Old Hall is a 17th Century Grade II listed building and built on the site of…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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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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15
MAY
Sacred Dance Weekend: Our Dancing Bodies
Purley Chase Centre

Our bodies are never still. They move in constant rhythm breathing heart beating even when we are at rest. This weekend we will move to different rhythms different beats; focus on how our feet respond and move us; how our…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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16
MAY
Moira Canal Festival
Moira Furnace

The Canal Festival is being held over the weekend of the 1617 May on the restored length of the Ashby Canal at Moira North West Leicestershire.There will be a wide range of attractions for all the family. We plan to have the…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07989 550427
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16
MAY
Texas
Uttoxeter Racecourse

It may seem a bit unusual for a Glasgow based alternative rock band to name themselves Texas but once you've heard their music any thoughts of making a joke quickly vanish. Texas has been playing…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Young Families
Purley Chase Centre

A weekend for families of all shapes and sizes especially for those with children aged 0‐16. Whilst the adults are discussing various spiritual concepts and ideas in the morning sessions the children and young people will be learning and having fun in…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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23
MAY
A Flavour of France
Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral Chorus summer concert brings the ever‐popular Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Faure to the Cathedral. The serenity of the Cantique is complemented by the drama of Viernes Messe Solonnelle accompanied by the thundering tones of the cathedrals two organs…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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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

13
JUN
Download Festival 2015 Saturday
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 Saturday at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 13 June 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JUN
Absolute Blondie
The Feathers Inn

Looking forward to a fantastic night at The FEATHERS INN 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 the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 417029
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11
JUL
Edge-Lit 4
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 4Saturday 11th July 10am‐10pm approxQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £30 including access to all sessions on the day and goodie bagEdge‐Lit returns for its latest instalment with the biggest year yetAn essential day out for any writer or reader of science‐fiction fantasy…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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25
JUL
Kings Bromley Show 2015
Kings Bromley Showground

KINGS BROMLEY SHOW 25 July 2015Annual country show this year themed on Farming and Food. A great value full day out for all the familyEntertainment programme competitive classes Food Fair Craft Fair with demonstrations non‐commercial stands food & drink.Childrens Races Companion…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 306169
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26
JUL
Summer Craft & Gift fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th July 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of stalls showcasing local talented craftspeopleFree admissionFree Car parking onsiteRefreshments available…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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02
AUG
13+ Summer Camp
Purley Chase Centre

Our theme this week is Biblical Miracles. During the week we will be exploring both Old and New Testament miracles. We shall travel from Babylon to the Desert of Zin turning Water into Wine and Walking on Water. We are planning the…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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08
AUG
9-12 Summer Camp
Purley Chase Centre

A packed few days in the company of friends spending mornings looking at the Bible and seeing how the stories can relate to our ordinary life and experiences today. We have fun with practical and creative sessions e.g. model making art activities…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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17
SEP
Peter Hook and The Light
The Venue

Peter Hook and The Light at The Venue in Derby on Thursday 17 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Hook and The Light tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
Art & Craft Weekend
Purley Chase Centre

This weekend will be split into three areas; leather work painting and embroidery. In each area you will be learning new skills or extending skills that you already have with the help of the leaders. With their guidance you will…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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25
SEP
Sacred Dance: One More Step
Purley Chase Centre

Please join us for this Sacred Dance weekend. We intend to use circle dances around a lighted candle to illustrate and reflect upon our theme. We will be considering the ways in which we can take one more step:‐ in the dance…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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28
SEP
Autumn Studies: Human Beings - Human Bodies
Purley Chase Centre

An exploration of what it is to be a human being in a human body. We will focus on the power of hands support of feet the powerhouse of the heart and lungs; The perfection of the human form: divine heavenly…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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18
OCT
Autumn Craft & Gift Fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Aurora Fayres welcome you to an Autumn Craft and Gift Fayre on Sunday 18th October 2015 atNealies Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of talented craftspeople offering a great range of Crafts and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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05
DEC
Proclaimed by Angels
Lichfield Cathedral

In Lichfield Cathedral Chorus concert for the Advent season the joy of Marys words of praise in Bachs setting of the Magnificat resound with expectation after the angels annunciation. Leading on to Christmas when Vivaldis wonderful Gloria echoes the words of the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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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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