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

02
MAR
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY
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
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02
MAR
Soul & Ska Night
Glascote Club

DJ Ric Simon plays Motown Northern soul Skareggae etc.…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07818 455167
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07
MAR
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-le
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy is pleased to be presenting another regional heat of the prestigious national English Comedian of the Year competition at the Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch. The Competition is open to all comedians either born in England or permanently resident here who have…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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08
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Uttoxeter New Road

The UKs biggest and most spectacular Big Top show GANDEYS YOUR CIRCUS is coming back with an all new action‐packed star‐studded production for all the family.Raising the bar sky‐high and smashing expectations to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the creation of…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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09
MAR
4* Weekend Break with the stars of BBC Strictly Co
Alton Towers Resort Hotel

Join Strictly Come Dancing stars; Aljaz Skorjanec Janette Manrara Karen Clifton Kevin Clifton Giovanni Pernice & Oti Mabuse British National & World Ballroom Champions Warren & Kristi Boyce plus Argentine Tango stars Leandro Palou & Maria Tsiatsiani.Enjoy 3 days of spectacular dance…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08001 601770
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10
MAR
Easter Egg Hunt
Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

Available every day from 10th March through to 31st March 2018Includes Easter trail and a chocolate Easter Egg on completionlasts approximately one hour.£4 per person. Adults free…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01543 682278
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17
MAR
A Night at the Opera with Uttoxeter Choral Society
Oldfields Hall Middle School

Join Uttoxeter Choral Society for an evening of some of your favourite opera choruses ‐ Verdi Purcell Mozart and moreCome and enjoy an evening of wine and song in a relaxed atmosphere.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01283 732858
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17
MAR
ABBA Tribute Band - Sensation
Century Theatre

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show which combines costume changes lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.A great evenings entertainment…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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24
MAR
Highlighting Horror: Crime, Thriller and Chiller
QUAD

THE HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:Highlighting Horror: Crime Thriller And ChillersSaturday 24th March 10:00am ‐ 6:00pmTickets £35 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursehighlighting‐horror‐‐crime‐thriller‐and‐chillers.aspxCelebrate the horror genre with the worlds leading horror organisation whether as a professional or as a…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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30
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Wonder Women
The Sabai Pavilion

Uncork the champagne Dress to kill Party like theres no tomorrow Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the UKs number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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31
MAR
Ashby Art Club Exhibition & Sale of Paintings
Ticknall Village Hall

As well as the numerous paintings by both professional and amateur artists the exhibition includes: Daily Demonstrations from Club Artists; Childrens Colouring Competition; Homemade Refreshments Available; Prize Draw Raffle donation from proceeds to Local Air Ambulance charity; Ample Parking; Disabled Parking &…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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13
APR
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Litchfield
Cathedral Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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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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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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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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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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…

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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