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

02
JUL
Jane Eyre
Ashby De La Zouch Castle

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the splendid Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch with another fantastic line‐up of top comedians.Headliner Zoe Lyons has a genuinely warm and lively persona which her audiences are immediately attracted too. Zoe takes a sideways view of life picking out the…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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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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07
JUL
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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07
JUL
The Lichfield Prize - Dreams & Extremes Exhibition
Emporium Art Gallery

This years event is sponsored by Lichfield BID &Keelys LLP in association with Lichfield Festival.Finalists work will be exhibited within Lichfield Cathedral alongside an exhibition of selected entries at emporium for the duration of the Lichfield Festival 7‐15 July.This years competition theme…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
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07
JUL
Wildlife Discovery Day - BioBlitz 2017
Community Wetland

Wildlife Discovery Day is a 24 hour BioBlitz with the aim of recording as much species data as we can for biological records You can join us and become a real life wildlife explorer for the day There will also be a…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01675 470917
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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

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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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29
JUL
Peter Pan
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
SEP
MarketEd.Live: The Annual Marketing Conference
The Roundhouse

Join Chris Ducker Mark Asquith Andrew & Pete Victoria Taylor Dawn Anderson Ross Davies and representatives form brands such as Microsoft and Purple Bricks on 19th September for MarketEd.LiveAll our speakers and sponsors have been chosen to add value and provide utility…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01509 228702
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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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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