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

The Art of Literature Exhibition
Emporium Art Gallery

This intriguing and delectable exhibition celebrates literature in art form. Visitors are invited to fathom the literature referenced in the wonderful paintings etchings jewellery sculpture and specimen boxes created by regional artists.…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
Dancing With The Stars Weekend 2017
Alton Towers Resort Hotel

Enjoy 3 days of spectacular dance showcases as the stars of BBC Strictly Come Dancing perform up close & personal for a truly intimate experience unlike any other ‐ learn to dance with them plus hear all about their Strictly journeys.Just take…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08001 601770
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
Soul, Ska & Motown Night
Glascote Club

Northern soul Tamla Motown Ska & reggae with DJ Ric Simon.…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
Nailbiters Book Launch - Paul Kane and Paul Finch

Black Shuck Books Presents:When Paul Met PaulA night of crime and horror with Paul Kane and Paul Finch including the launch of Paul Kanes new collection NailbitersSaturday 18th March 7:00pm 9:00pmTickets £6 book from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01260 276627
TameFest 2017
Castle Gardens

TameFest is a fun event showcasing the vibrant heritage of the Tame Valley Wetlands. History wildlife crafts and more: TameFest is the opportunity to sample it all and have a go at a huge range of activities for freeFor businesses charities community…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01675 470917
Ramathon Half Marathon
Pride Park Stadium Derby

Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year the Ramathon now with a world record to its name will again be based at Derby Countys iconic Pride Park Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
Edge-Lit 6

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bagOne of the UKs favourite science‐fiction fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment bringing together some of the UKs leading…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books


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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