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

31
JUL
Half price open practise and toboggan evening
Swadlincote Ski & Snowboard Centre

Come to the centre on a Friday night to enjoy an open practise session skiing or snowboarding or have some toboggan rides all half priceTo qualify for open practise you must be level 4 skiing or have passed module C snowboarding for…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01283 217200
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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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08
AUG
sinai psychic event
sinai house

Sinai has reputedly 168 ghosts some of these include a murderous monka regiment of ghost soldiersthe white lady the angry abbothung witches a sad mother and many many more Needless to say sinai is very haunted and was investigated by most haunted…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07936 402865
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29
AUG
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: 29th August 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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30
AUG
Emma
Hoar Cross Hall

An open‐air adaptation of Jane Austens romantic novel Emma by outdoor theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Watch a group of artists revisit the classic in this play within a play which examines art and culture as a whole. Sit back and giggle at…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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04
SEP
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Two rooms for Dancing pleasure;Main Motown 60s70s Floorfillers with Kev Roberts Chris King and Ozz Hear Moody Woman Youve Been Cheating Just A Little Misunderstanding I Got A Feeling A Little Bit Hurt Rescue Me and many more club favouritesand a dedicated…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
SEP
Secret Affair
The Flowerpot

Secret Affair at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 04 September 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
SEP
UB40
The Flowerpot

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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 love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
SEP
Rolls Royce Derby Disco Special
Rolls Royce

Special one off Disco night with music from the 70s‐90s featuring Craig Strong Ozz and Tall John Only £5 All Night. Superior venue. Large Car Park.…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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18
SEP
The Pretty Things
The Flowerpot

The Pretty Things at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 18 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 11.4 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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25
SEP
Aynsley Lister Band
The Flowerpot

Aynsley Lister Band at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 25 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Aynsley Lister Band live in…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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01
OCT
Danny Bryant
The Flowerpot

Danny Bryant at The Flowerpot in Derby on Thursday 01 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Danny Bryant live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Counterparts
The Venue

Counterparts at The Venue in Derby on Friday 16 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Counterparts 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
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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20
OCT
Duke Special
The Flowerpot

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Young Families
Purley Chase Centre

We aim to spend a fun and friendly weekend meeting old friends and making new ones. During the mornings the adults and children are led in separate sessions learning and creating with experienced leaders. On Saturday afternoon guests are able to spend…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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03
NOV
The Sunshine Underground
The Venue

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
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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10
NOV
Derby County FC Business Academy
ipro stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous iPro Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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05
DEC
Proclaimed by Angels
Lichfield Cathedral

In Lichfield Cathedral Chorus' concert for the Advent season the joy of Mary's words of praise in Bach's setting of the Magnificat resound with expectation after the angel's annunciation. Leading on to Christmas when Vivaldi's wonderful Gloria echoes the words of the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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13
DEC
Sarah Millican
Derby Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
APR
Colin Blunstone
The Flowerpot

Colin Blunstone at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 15 April 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 11.4 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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