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

Tourist Information

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

04
SEP
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Two rooms for Dancing pleasure;Main Motown 60s70s Floorfillers with Kev Roberts Chris King and Ozz Hear Moody Woman Youve Been Cheating Just A Little Misunderstanding I Got A Feeling A Little Bit Hurt Rescue Me and many more club favouritesand a dedicated…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
SEP
Secret Affair
The Flowerpot

Secret Affair at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 04 September 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
SEP
Derby Record Fair
St.Peter’s Centre

Remember the days of Mega stores filled with masses of vinyl records They return for one day on 5th September when the world famous VIP RECORD FAIR returns to the St.Peters Centre in Derby.VIP Record Fairs can guarantee record ‐ breaking numbers…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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05
SEP
UB40
The Flowerpot

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
SEP
The Venue Derby Comedy Club
The Venue

Host Comedian ‐ Tony Simpson Tony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio York.Tony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can interact with any kind of audience. Finding fun energy and positivity in life provide a platform for his…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 203545
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11
SEP
Creative Writing Taster Session
Derby Central Library

Special Event: Creative Writing Taster Workshopwith Alex DavisSpecial Event WorkshopDay & Time: Friday 122pmDate: 11 SeptVenue: Derby Central Library The Wardwick Derby DE1 1HSCost: £16 £14 concBooking Code: WSD01This taster session is ideal for anyone looking to get a feel of whats…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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14
SEP
Let's Write a Book
QUAD

LETS WRITE A BOOK12 WEEK CREATIVE WRITING COURSEMondays 14th September ‐ 30th November QUAD Derby6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm Tutor: Alex Davis This extended twelve week course not only covers the theory involved in creating a book but also enables students the time and…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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15
SEP
Birds Eye View Exhibition by Artist John Rattigan
Emporium Gallery

John Rattigan likes his work to appeal to the art aficionado as well as the uninitiated the young and the old.Johns wonderful paintings have a graphic immediacy and strong geometric decorative elements as he strives to deal with a number of paradoxes…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01543 256624
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15
SEP
FREE Rock Choir Taster Session Lichfield
King Edward VI School

Rock Choir is the UKs pioneering contemporary choir offering teenagers and adults the opportunity to sing pop Motown and chart songs in a lively friendly environment. Rock Choir welcomes everyone. Unlike more traditional choirs there are no auditions and no need to…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
The World of Writing and Publishing
QUAD

THE WORLD OF WRITING AND PUBLISHING12 WEEK CREATIVE WRITING COURSEThursdays 17th September ‐ 3rd December 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm Tutor: Alex Davis Guest Speakers Join course tutor Alex Davis and a superb array of guest speakers for a writing course giving you…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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17
SEP
Peter Hook and The Light
The Venue

Peter Hook and The Light at The Venue in Derby on Thursday 17 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
SEP
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: 18th September 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

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18
SEP
Rolls Royce Derby Disco Special
Rolls Royce

Special one off Disco night with music from the 70s‐90s featuring Craig Strong Ozz and Tall John Only £5 All Night. Superior venue. Large Car Park.…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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18
SEP
The Pretty Things
The Flowerpot

The Pretty Things at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 18 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
Art & Craft Weekend
Purley Chase Centre

This weekend will be split into three areas; leather work painting and embroidery. In each area you will be learning new skills or extending skills that you already have with the help of the leaders. With their guidance you will…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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25
SEP
Sacred Dance: One More Step
Purley Chase Centre

Please join us for this Sacred Dance weekend. We intend to use circle dances around a lighted candle to illustrate and reflect upon our theme. We will be considering the ways in which we can take one more step:‐ in the dance…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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25
SEP
Aynsley Lister Band
The Flowerpot

Aynsley Lister Band at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 25 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Aynsley Lister Band live in…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
SEP
Howlin Comedy Club at The Friary/Popworld Derby
Popworld at The Friary

Howlin Comedy Club comes to the amazing Popworld at The Friary Derby every month and throughout December ‐ Join us for the Grand Launch Party on Saturday 26th September 2015. Doors open 7pm Show 8pm. Come and join us at Popworld and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 145234
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28
SEP
Autumn Studies: Human Beings - Human Bodies
Purley Chase Centre

An exploration of what it is to be a human being in a human body. We will focus on the power of hands support of feet the powerhouse of the heart and lungs; The perfection of the human form: divine heavenly…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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01
OCT
Danny Bryant
The Flowerpot

Danny Bryant at The Flowerpot in Derby on Thursday 01 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Danny Bryant live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Counterparts
The Venue

Counterparts at The Venue in Derby on Friday 16 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Counterparts live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Derby Writers Day
QUAD

DERBY WRITERS DAYSaturday October 17th QUAD Market Place Derby10am‐4pm doors open 9amTickets £35 including access to all sessions and event goodie bagDerby Writers Day presents the perfect day out for any aspiring author gathering together top professionals from across the world of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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18
OCT
Autumn Craft & Gift Fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Aurora Fayres welcome you to an Autumn Craft and Gift Fayre on Sunday 18th October 2015 atNealies Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of talented craftspeople offering a great range of Crafts and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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20
OCT
Duke Special
The Flowerpot

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Young Families
Purley Chase Centre

We aim to spend a fun and friendly weekend meeting old friends and making new ones. During the mornings the adults and children are led in separate sessions learning and creating with experienced leaders. On Saturday afternoon guests are able to spend…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01827 712370
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31
OCT
Halloween Thrills at The Octagon Shopping Centre
The Octagon Shopping Centre

Visitors to The Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton upon Trent will be treated to a day of Halloween goodies on Saturday 31st October from 11am until 4pm.A free face painter will be on hand to transform children into popular Halloween or cartoon…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

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03
NOV
The Sunshine Underground
The Venue

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Absolute Blondie
The Feathers Inn

Looking forward to a fantastic night at The FEATHERS INN 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 the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01543 417029
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10
NOV
Derby County FC Business Academy
ipro stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous iPro Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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05
DEC
Proclaimed by Angels
Lichfield Cathedral

In Lichfield Cathedral Chorus' concert for the Advent season the joy of Mary's words of praise in Bach's setting of the Magnificat resound with expectation after the angel's annunciation. Leading on to Christmas when Vivaldi's wonderful Gloria echoes the words of the…

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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