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

27
JAN
FREE taster session at the Lichfield Rock Choir
King Edward VI School (Building behind the Leisure Centre)

The local Lichfield choir is run by singerpianist Sonia Eyre. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Sonia. Rock Choir members…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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27
JAN
FREE taster session at the Mickleover/Derby Rock C
Mickleover Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by Derbyshire based musician Jennie Harwood. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities. With…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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28
JAN
FREE taster session at the Derby Rock Choir
Osmaston Park Community Centre Hall

The Derby Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. The Derby branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Derby community causes and events all the local Derbyshire choirs come…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
Heads South in concert
Kirk Langley Village Hall

Heads South is a lively five‐piece jazz band with the popular Buena Vista Social Club feel about them. Featuring some of the UKs top jazz musicians they combine Afro‐Cuban and Latin influenced rhythms with pleasing melodies. They bring memorable new tunes and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 824403
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31
JAN
Absolute Blondie
The Feathers Inn

Looking forward to a fantastic night at THE FEATHERS INN in 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…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01384 257432
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31
JAN
The Comedy Club Derby
Derby County FC

Enjoy 3 Top comedians hand‐picked by no one less than the experts here at The Comedy Club so you know youre in for an epic night of fun and laughsHost Comedian ‐ James RedmondCoronation Street ITV Emmerdale ITV Hollyoaks Ch4 Casualty BBC1…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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06
FEB
Alex Garnett's Bunch of Fives
The CUBE, Déda

Alex Garnett ‐ saxophone Brandon Allen ‐ saxophone Liam Noble ‐ piano Michael Janisch ‐ bass James Maddren ‐ drumsDerby Jazz presents Alex Garnetts Bunch of Fives bringing the duelling two tenor saxophone line‐up of yesteryear into the new territory of contemporary…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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06
FEB
Personal Regeneration
Purley Chase Centre

What changes in yourself do you want All sorts of possibilities come to mind. To be mentally healthy and free of anxiety and depression To have improved self‐awareness self‐esteem and self‐confidence To have a better quality of life and relationships and…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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06
FEB
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 Rooms.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission £6 before 9.30 £7.50 after.If you book in advance well add your name to the guest list simply print…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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09
FEB
Let's Submit a Book writing course
QUAD

LETS SUBMIT A BOOKCreative Writing CourseQUAD Market Place DerbyMondays 9th February 30th March 6:30pm 9:00pmCost: £120 £110 concessions £100 QUAD MembersFor more information or to book visit http:www.derbyquad.co.ukfilm‐course‐adultlets‐submit‐book‐creative‐writing or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606So youve finished your first…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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12
FEB
From Idea to Publication writing course
QUAD

FROM IDEA TO PUBLICATIONCreative Writing CourseQUAD Market Place DerbyThursdays 12th February 2nd April 6:30pm 9:00pmCost: £120 £110 concessions £100 QUAD MembersFor more information or to book your place visit http:www.derbyquad.co.ukfilm‐course‐adultidea‐publication‐creative‐writing or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 This eight…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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15
FEB
Pat Thomas & Ntshuks Bonga
Derby Theatre (Studio)

Featured cover artist for JAZZWISE in July Pat Thomas has played piano and electronica with many of the worlds leading improvisers. For this Sunday afternoon session for Derby Jazz hes joined by Johannasburg saxophonist Ntshuks Bonga who is known for his…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 593939
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20
FEB
Partisans
Robert Ludlam Theatre

Phil Robson ‐ guitar Julian Siegel ‐ saxes Thad Kelly ‐ bass Gene Calderazzo ‐ drumsDerby Jazz presents Partisans ‐ hailed as being the forerunners of the new wave of British jazz in the 1990s. Partisans released their 5th album Swamp in…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 541662
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01
MAR
Tamworth Holistic & Spiritual Event
The Globe Inn

Come along for a day of relaxation and inspiration. There is plenty to explore at this great event with exhibitors offering a range of complementary therapies and healings retail stands and professional readers.The Globe Inn is conveniently located in the centre of…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07746 674802
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02
MAR
Minor Prophets Who Are Major?
Purley Chase Centre

During the week we will be looking at the prophets Amos; Hosea; Micah; Haggai and Zechariah chapters 1 to 8 and Jonah. We will be studying some biblical passages and looking into some of the background and the situation at the…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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06
MAR
Andy Cleyndert Quartet featuring Martin Shaw
The CUBE, Déda

Andrew Cleyndert double bass Martin Shaw trumpetflugelhorn Colin Oxley guitarBest known for his work with Stan Tracey bass player Andrew Cleyndert has brought together an extraordinary line‐up to play for Derby Jazz offering stunning new arrangements of jazz classics…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 370911
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06
MAR
Dancing With The Strictly Stars Weekend
Alton Towers Resort Hotel

Spend the weekend mixing and mingling with the stars of BBC Strictly Come Dancing; Join Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite and moreEnjoy 3 days of spectacular dance showcases as the stars…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01613 382884
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06
MAR
Revelation
Purley Chase Centre

A workshop using the recently published Apocalypse Card Set. Enter the exciting world of the biblical Apocalypse. Discover the mysteries revealed in the breaking open of the seal of the Book of Life. …

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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07
MAR
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01530 278444
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13
MAR
Rainbow's End
Purley Chase Centre

During the weekend we will explore the spiritual significance of colour with particular reference to the rainbow which has been seen as spiritually significant and an emblem of hope and renewal from ancient times. We find it appearing in the ancient bible…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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18
MAR
Marriage Enrichment
Purley Chase Centre

This workshop is for those who wish to understand their partners and relationships better and to grow in closer harmony.We all differ in many areas of our lives: in how we communicate our thinking patterns feelings emotions love values priorities and spirituality.…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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27
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

The hottest funniest show this side of Bangkok the Ladyboys bring their new show for 2015 Beauties and the Beats to the UK taking you to a new level of frantic fun laughter and good times as only the Lady Boys…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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28
MAR
Mozart Requiem
Lichfield Cathedral

From the heart‐rending sighs of the Lacrymosa to the glorious closure of the Agnus Dei Mozarts Requiem is a feast for the emotions. Mozarts final work commissioned just a few weeks before his death and completed by his pupil Sussmeyer the Requiem…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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19
APR
Derby 10k and 3k
ipro stadium

The Sporting Futures Events team in association with The University Of Derby are pleased to announce that entries for the 2015 race are now open. The race will take place on Sunday 19th April 2015 and will once again incorporate the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01773 841372
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01
MAY
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: 1st May 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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02
MAY
Ghost Hunt at The Block
The Block

Built in the early 1800s to service the brewing industry in Burton the Block has seen quite a lot of history in its time. Housing both British and American troops during the 1940s as part of the ongoing war effort. …

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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15
MAY
Sacred Dance Weekend: Our Dancing Bodies
Purley Chase Centre

Our bodies are never still. They move in constant rhythm breathing heart beating even when we are at rest. This weekend we will move to different rhythms different beats; focus on how our feet respond and move us; how our…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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16
MAY
Moira Canal Festival
Moira Furnace

The Canal Festival is being held over the weekend of the 1617 May on the restored length of the Ashby Canal at Moira North West Leicestershire.There will be a wide range of attractions for all the family. We plan to have the…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07989 550427
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22
MAY
Young Families
Purley Chase Centre

A weekend for families of all shapes and sizes especially for those with children aged 0‐16. Whilst the adults are discussing various spiritual concepts and ideas in the morning sessions the children and young people will be learning and having fun in…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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23
MAY
A Flavour of France
Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral Chorus summer concert brings the ever‐popular Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Faure to the Cathedral. The serenity of the Cantique is complemented by the drama of Viernes Messe Solonnelle accompanied by the thundering tones of the cathedrals two organs…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 257759
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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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