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

03
MAY
M.R Carey at Derby Film Festival
QUAD

An Evening with M. R. CareyWednesday 3rd May 7pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £5 for QA with discounted tickets available for screening from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:derbyfilmfestival.co.ukprogramme58wednesday‐3rd‐mayM.R.CareyQAOne of 2016s finest thrillers The Girl With All The…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01332 290606
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05
MAY
Fawlty Towers
Norten Fields Venue

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: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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05
MAY
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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06
MAY
Netherseal Camp Tanzania Live Music FundraiseEvent
Netherseale St Peters Sports Club

This is an exciting new music event that will be showcasing a variety of talented musicians bands artists and performers from around the UK. Performing arts including fire poi and fire hooping. Fully stocked bar with real ale as well as stalls…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07967 963286
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06
MAY
Sounds of the Four Tops
Tamworth Sports Bar

Sounds of the Four Tops featuring American vocalist Freddie Lee Peterkin plus DJ Ric Simon.group & dj supplied by Centre‐tainments 07818 455167…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07818 455167
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10
MAY
Simla Dordon Elvis Tribute
Simla Restaurant

Simla Indian Restaurant Alvin ‐ Elvis Tribute evening £26.95 per personYou can CALL and RESERVE YOUR TICKETS and TABLE NOW. Tickets are limited so get in quick tickets available for collection after 10h MayURLs: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com116649‐0Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com116649‐2Artist Speaker: Alvin as ElvisCategory:…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01827 331111
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11
MAY
Inner Engineering - Technologies for Wellbeing
Hindu Temple Geetha Bhawan

As there is a science and technology to create external wellbeing there is a whole science and technology for inner wellbeing. ‐ SadhguruInner Engineering is an opportunity to engineer an inner transformation that deepens your perception bringing about a dimensional shift in…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +447765 567347
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11
MAY
Romantic Fiction Writing Workshop
QUAD

Romance Writing and Happy Endings A Writing Workshop with Jane LinfootQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASThursday 11th May 7pm‐9pmBestselling local author Jane Linfoot will be delivering a workshop session on romance writing share her own experiences as she learned to write in…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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16
MAY
Fantastic Tales and How To Write Them
QUAD

Fantastic Tales and How To Write ThemQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTuesdays from 16th May ‐ 6th June 7:00pm 9:00pmA concise four‐week creative writing course with Tutor Ruth de Haas on how to plan write and market speculative fiction. The emphasis…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
MAY
How To Run a Writing Event
QUAD

HOW TO RUN A WRITING EVENTWith Alex DavisQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASSaturday 20th May 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmWith a huge range of booming literature festivals book launches writing workshops conventions and much more besides the writing event scene is livelier than ever.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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21
MAY
Mum2mum market Tamworth nearly new sale
Landau Forte Academy Sixth Form

You can SELL your baby childrens and maternity clothes equipment and toys at our sale and keep 100 of the proceeds.BOOK a stall at tinyurl.commum2mummarketTamworthor BUY top‐quality pre‐loved baby childrens maternity and pregnancy goods and equipment at a fraction of their high…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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27
MAY
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
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03
JUN
Derby Gin Jamboree
The Silk Mill

We have a saying that theres a gin out there for everyone.And thats what we want you to find when you visit a Gin Jamboree.In essence a Gin Jamboree is an opportunity to sample more than 100 gins either as a G&T…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01332 641901
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04
JUN
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
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10
JUN
Derby Book Fair
The Silk Mill

As part of Derby Book Festival The Silk Mill will be hosting a Book Fair with dozens of stalls including local authors antique books new books and used books. There will be readings by the authors every hour. So if you love…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 641901
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17
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Deda

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hes…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 370911
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18
JUN
Father's Day Hog Roast
The Priest House Hotel

On Sunday 18th June come on down to the Priest House by the River for an afternoon of Hog Roast beer & family fun on our beautiful Mill Stream Terrace overlooking the River Trent.Category: Other…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 810649
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07
JUL
Lichfield Festival 2017
Lichfield city (various)

Lichfield Festival is a multi‐arts festival taking place in various locations all over the city of Lichfield. This year our programme remains as eclectic as ever ranging from classical music to Gothic theater to interactive workshops and shows for the kids If…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441543 306270
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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6
QUAD

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

TEL:
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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6 - fantasy, horror and science-fiction d
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateTickets £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 authors for a packed day…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07538 611496
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15
JUL
Pride and Prejudice Marathon
The George Hotel

Its 20 years since the BBC released their acclaimed adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and now you can relive it all with our marathon viewing Come and binge‐watch the BBC Pride and Prejudice and relive all those social faux pas brooding glances…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: +441543 306270
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22
JUL
Kings Bromley Show
Showfield

Horse Classes from 9.30 am. 10.00 ‐ 17.00: Amusements including Funfair Craft Fair with demonstrations Food Fair Non‐commercial stands to inform & entertain. Refreshment & Trade stands. Afternoon from 12 noon Childrens Races Competitive marquee with displays of art crafts…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01543 472120
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28
JUL
Absolute Bowie
Brewhouse Arts Centre

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01283 508100
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

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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