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.

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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

20
APR
Absolute Bowie come to Derby
The Venue, Derby

David Bowies evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70s and for the first time ever Absolute Bowie will take audiences on a trip that presents all his best‐loved personas in all their glory.Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 255800
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20
APR
Absolute Bowie come to The Venue, Derby
The Venue, Derby

. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching Absolute Bowie put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that youll get. Enjoy.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 203545
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20
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Cathedral Quater Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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21
APR
70's/80's Soul Train
Tamworth Sports Bar

DJ Ric Simon plays 70s & 80s soul with visuals etc.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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25
APR
Moscow State Circus
Bass's Recreation Ground

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
APR
Moscow State Circus Gostinitsa
Bass's Rec Ground

The worlds most famous circus will bring its latest & greats production GOSTINITSA ‐ a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve‐tingling edge of your seat thrills for the whole family. Nowhere else will you witness all the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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30
APR
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby April
Blessington Carriage

Lots of Laughter at The Blessington Carriage Derby.Funhouse Comedy Club is back at the Blessington Carriage Derby for more fun and laughter.Headlining the night is the amiable and very unique Chris McGlade a comedian and actor who in 2010 appeared in Billy…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night
The Lyric Rooms

LOTS OF LAUGHTER AT ASHBY‐DE‐LA‐ZOUCH.Funhouse Comedy brings another night full of laughter to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch.Headliner is the energetic and satirical writer and comedian Geoff Norcott who has many TV credits to his name including The Mash Report BBC2 Question…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
MAY
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul and Motown 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 night…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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07
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby
Blessington Carriage

LAUGHTER AT THE BLESSINGTON CARRIAGE DERBYFunhouse Comedy Club brings another great night of laughter to the Blessington Carriage.Headlining the night will be exceptionally talented comedian impressionist and actor Luke Kempner. He has appeared on TV on The Tracey Ullman Show and in…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
MAY
How To Get An Agent
QUAD

How To Get an Agent With Alex DavisThursday May 10th 7pm‐9pmTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursehow‐to‐get‐an‐agent.aspxGetting an agent is a massive step towards publication for any author but how do you go about landing representation…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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12
MAY
Come and Sing Opera with Uttoxeter Choral Society
The Dove Church

Love the drama and intensity of opera Fancy a dose of glamour Heres your chance to channel your inner diva and perform your favourite opera choruses with our inspiring musical director Jakob Grubbstrom and Uttoxeter Choral Society. The workshop takes place in…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01283 732858
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31
MAY
ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation
Guildhall Theatre

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes dynamic choreography captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light‐hearted humour.With plenty…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
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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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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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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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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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