What's On In and Around Swadlincote

Today to Wed 7 Sep, by distance closest first.

13 Westfield Road - Open Garden for NGS

A deceptive country-style garden in Swadlincote, a real gem. The garden is on two levels of approx ½ acre. Packed herbaceous borders designed for colour. Shrubs, baskets and tubs. Lots of roses.
13 Westfield Road, Swadlincote DE11 0BG
Sun 28 Aug

Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS

Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 2TA
Wed 17 Aug

The Old Barn - Open Garden for NGS

2 acres in leafy hamlet, lots of interest. Main garden has lawns, many colourful shrubs and tree-lined cobbled paths. Walled garden with fishpond, pergola with climbers and cottage garden planting.
The Old Barn, Swadlincote DE12 8AF
Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug

Burton on Trent Jazz Club hosts Traditional Jazz Bands every Thursday.

A weekly Thursday evening Jazz Club at Marstons Social Club. Featuring mostly traditional Jazz Bands from around the country: August 4th: The Bill Bailey All Stars 11th: Wabash...
Burton Jazz Club, Marstons Social Club, Shobnall Road, Burton on Trent. DE14 2BE
Thu 11 Aug, Thu 18 Aug, and more dates until Thu 15 Sep

‘Farmarama’ a festival of summer fun for families

The National Forest Adventure Farm is launching a seven-week festival of family fun this summer called Farmarama.
National Forest Adventure Farm Postern Road, Tatenhill, Burton on Trent DE13 9SJ
Mon 5 Sep

Grafton Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

Picturesque cottage garden opening for 30th year. Colour themed borders, amphitheatre, brook, parterre. Old fashioned roses climbing over trellis and arches laden with viticella clematis.
Grafton Cottage, Barton-under-Needwood DE13 8AL
Sun 21 Aug

The Brookside Jazz Band (every 3rd Tuesday of each Month)

The Brookside Jazz Band play mostly traditional Jazz but with a variety of ballads, blues and other interesting tunes.
The Victory Club, 85 Chellaston Road, Allenton, Derby. DE24 9AF
Tue 16 Aug, Tue 20 Sep

The Reggae Shed - Tamworth

The Reggae Shed: DJ Dancerider, Tamworth Sports Bar If you love reggae, then you will have undoubtedly heard of The Reggae Shed: DJ Dancerider.
32 Victoria Rd Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 7HL
Sat 20 Aug

Madonna Tribute Night - Tamworth

Madonna Solo Tribute Night, Tamworth Join us for our Madonna Tribute Night at Tamworth Sports Bar. If you love 80’s music, then you are sure to love Miss Madonna – Jodie Jackson.
32 Victoria Rd Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 7HL
Sat 3 Sep

Motown, Northern Soul, Ska Night

Motown, Northern Soul, Ska Night Motown, Northern soul, Ska etc. - Ex-radio DJ Ric Simon. £3 entry. Large car park. (DJ supplied by the soul connection @ Centre-tainments; 07818 455167)
Glascote Club, Glascote Rd., Tamworth B77 2BS
Fri 12 Aug

Funtopia at Tamworth

The BIG day out for little kids is coming back to Tamworth! Our Monthly Sunday Fun-Days are the perfect day out for all the family!!!
Tamworth Castle Grounds, Rivedrive, Tamworth B79 7ND
Sun 28 Aug

The Secret Jazz Band

The Secret Jazz Band play a selection of traditional and swinging Jazz, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoon.
The Soar Bridge Inn, 29 Bridge Street, Barrow upon Soar, Loughborough. LE12 9PN
Today, Wed 24 Aug, Wed 14 Sep

Kingfisher Painting Workshop with Sue Gardner

All the materials needed for the day are provided, Spend the day with me painting, learning and socialising with a small group of like-minded artists and take home your own original version of my
The Rainbow Room, 30 Hillside, Castle Donington DE74 2NH
Sun 21 Aug

Ashbourne Road and District Allotments Ltd - Open Garden for NGS

This beautiful allotment site is nestled quietly between two main roads leading into Derby city. It boasts of being over 100 yrs old with plots of all differing shapes and sizes.
Ashbourne Road and District Allotments Ltd, Derby DE22 3BL
Sat 13 Aug and Sun 14 Aug

Once the Musical

ONCE the Musical' to be brought to life in the Midlands - reimagined in a brand new production by Let Me In.
The Hub at St Mary’s, Market Square, Lichfield WS13 6LG
Fri 26 Aug, Sat 27 Aug, Tue 30 Aug to Sat 3 Sep, Tue 6 Sep to Sat 10 Sep, Tue 13 Sep to Sat 17 Sep

The West End Jazz Band

The West End Jazz Band play traditional Dixieland Jazz every last Wednesday of each month.
The Horse and Groom, 48 Elm Street, Derby. DE1 3HN
Wed 31 Aug

Horror Bites - writing workshop day

HORROR BITES Horror writing workshop/talk day Saturday 13th August, 10:00am-4:00pm Online via Google Meet Tickets £28 for full day or £7 per workshop session from
Online DE22
Sat 13 Aug

Newbold Verdon Jazz Club

Monthly Jazz Club. Every first Friday of each month. Mostly traditional Jazz Bands from all over the country. Large room with dance floor. Dancers welcome.
Newbold Verdon Sports and Social Club. Newbold Verdon, Leics. . LE9 9NP
Fri 2 Sep

The Eagle Jazz Band

The Eagle Jazz Band founded in 1951 has delighted audiences worldwide for an amazing sixty eight years, one of the oldest formed bands in the UK.
Newbold Verdon Jazz Club At Newbold Verdon Social Club Main Street Newbold Verdon LE9 9NP
Fri 2 Sep

Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Completely re-designed during 2020 with new glasshouse and patio area incorporating water rills and small ponds. New wildlife and fish ponds also added.
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Ashbourne DE6 4NT
Sun 21 Aug

Things to do in Swadlincote