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

29
NOV
Dine & Cabaret
Cliff House

Buddy Holly tribute; reserve a table for this great dine & cabaret event on 01827 874942.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01827874942forreserv ation.
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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

04
DEC
Funhouse Comedy Club
The Lyric Rooms

Thursday night comedy in Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. Start your weekend earlyFunhouse Comedy is back at the attractive Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for more fun and laughter.Headlining is comedian and TV writer Caimh McDonnell who is part of the writing team on The Sarah Millican Television…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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05
DEC
Karen Sharp Quartet
The CUBE, Déda

Karen Sharp ‐ tenor and baritone saxes Nikki Iles ‐ piano Dave Green ‐ bass Steve Brown ‐ drumsDerby Jazz presents this band of like‐minded jazz musicians with a wealth of experience and a shared love of great both old and…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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05
DEC
Rolls Royce Soul Night
Rolls Royce

Always Packed On The 1st Friday Of The Month Featuring DJs Kev Roberts Chris King And Guests.Best To Book On Line To Guarantee Entry. Yes Its That Busy…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
DEC
A Very Vintage Christmas - Vintage & Handmade Fair
Uttoxeter Racecourse

Join The Vintage Suitcase for a whole weekend of festive vintage fun70 stalls of Vintage Clothing Homewares & FurnitureHandmade Designer MakersPop Up Beauty ParlourTea with Tom Vintage TearoomSantas GrottoArtisan Food & DrinkStreet Food TradersLive music each day in our tearoom tooJayne Darling…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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06
DEC
Cellarful of Soul
Tamworth Sports / Rock Bar

Northern Soul & Tamla Motown etc. from ex‐radioMecca DJ Ric Simon.This month featuring a special selection of great tracks from Jimmy Ruffin who passed away this month.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01827 874942
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12
DEC
Funhouse Comedy Club Christmas Special
The Old Bell Hotel

Following the successful launch night last month Funhouse Comedy Club returns Derby for a Christmas Special night of comedy.Headlining the night is comedian writer radio broadcaster and TV presenter Nick Page. Often recognised as a previous presenter of BBC property programme Escape…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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

09
JAN
Laura Jurd’s Human Spirit
The CUBE, Déda

Laura Jurd ‐ trumpet Lauren Kinsella ‐ vocal Chris Batchelor ‐ trumpet Colm OHara ‐ trombone Mick Foster ‐ baritone sax Alex Roth ‐ guitar Corrie Dick ‐ drumsLaura Jurd is one of the jazz scenes most exciting new musicians Derby Jazz…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Lichfield Rock Choir
King Edward VI School (Building behind the Leisure Centre)

The local Lichfield choir is run by singerpianist Sonia Eyre. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Sonia. Rock Choir members…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Mickleover/Derby Rock C
Mickleover Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by Derbyshire based musician Jennie Harwood. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities. With…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Derby Rock Choir
Osmaston Park Community Centre Hall

The Derby Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. The Derby branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Derby community causes and events all the local Derbyshire choirs come…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
JAN
The Great Wee Band
Studio Theatre, Déda

Henry Lowther ‐ trumpet Jim Mullen ‐ guitar Dave Green ‐ bass Stu Butterfield ‐ drumsDerby Jazz presents four of the most experienced and melodically sensitive straight‐ahead jazz musicians including the silver‐toned trumpeter Henry Lowther known to play with the pristine tone…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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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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18
JAN
Wedding Fair at the Brook Marston Farm Hotel
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: Exhibitions

TEL: 07734 805817
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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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31
JAN
The Comedy Club Derby
Derby County FC

Enjoy 3 Top comedians hand‐picked by no one less than the experts here at The Comedy Club so you know youre in for an epic night of fun and laughsHost Comedian ‐ James RedmondCoronation Street ITV Emmerdale ITV Hollyoaks Ch4 Casualty BBC1…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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06
FEB
Alex Garnett’s Bunch of Fives
The CUBE, Déda

Alex Garnett ‐ saxophone Brandon Allen ‐ saxophone Liam Noble ‐ piano Michael Janisch ‐ bass James Maddren ‐ drumsDerby Jazz is delighted to present Alex Garnetts Bunch of Fives with a gig that brings the duelling two tenor saxophone line‐up of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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15
FEB
Pat Thomas & Ntshuks Bonga
Derby Theatre (Studio)

Featured cover artist for JAZZWISE in July Pat Thomas has played piano and electronica with many of the worlds leading improvisers. For this session hes joined by Johannasburg saxophonist Ntshuks Bonga known for his work with Louis Moholo‐Moholo Maggie Nicholls Claude…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 593939
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20
FEB
Partisans
Robert Ludlam Theatre

Phil Robson ‐ guitar Julian Siegel ‐ saxes Thad Kelly ‐ bass Gene Calderazzo ‐ drumsHailed as being the forerunners of the new wave of British jazz in the 1990s Partisans released their 5th album Swamp in Autumn 2014 further refining their…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 541662
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06
MAR
Andy Cleyndert Quartet featuring Martin Shaw
The CUBE, Déda

Andrew Cleyndert double bass Martin Shaw trumpetflugelhorn Colin Oxley guitarBest known for his work with Stan Tracey bass player Andrew Cleyndert has brought together an extraordinary line‐up to play for Derby Jazz offering stunning new arrangements of jazz classics…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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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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