Apart from its monthly Jazz and comedy clubs - The National Brewery Centre also stages a great range of
other special events throughout the year.
Beer Festivals. Great live bands. Oktoberfest nights. Special Bank holiday and Mother's Day family
carvery lunches. Christmas and New Year parties. Pantomimes. Vintage Festivals………… there is something
Half Hogshead Monthly Tours 2018
14th January - 15th December
This specialist guided tour runs on the second Saturday of
each month during 2018
Guided tour of The National Brewery Centre Museum, which
incorporates the Bass collection and the William Worthington
micro-brewery. Plus! A beer appreciation skills lecture with a full beer
and food tasting s...
Hoe Down Party 23rd March 2018
Dust off your cowboy
boots and join us for our annual hoe down, including a delicious one course
Featuring the Derby
based Slowdown Boys who have been playing their unique blend of Bluegrass, Old
Time and Early Country music for more than 15 years. So get ready to move your
Easter Family Fun 2018
1st April - 2nd April
SUNDAY 1ST & MONDAY 2ND APRIL
This year’s spotlight
show will be the fantastic Sooty’s 70th
Anniversary Bake off show.
There will be three
25 minute Sooty shows each day – preceded by a 20 minute Magic Show starring
Dave Oakley . Entrance to both shows is included in the price. S...
Screaming Kicks Band 6th April 2018
Come to the National Brewery Centre on Friday 6th April to
see the award winning Screaming Kicks Big Band fronted by Wil Pearson!
songs by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, they never fail to put on
a show. Wil and the band have travelled all over the world showc...
Gala Race Night & Dinner 7th April 2018
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN MOVED TO SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER.Existing tickets sold for 7th April will be honoured for the new date - or customers will be offered a refund
Let us bring the
Grand National to you with our fantastic race night. Start the night with a
glass of bubbly &...
Tribute to Tina Turner 13th April 2018
Simply Tina is a brilliant tribute to Tina Turner! Kinisha is the voice behind Simply Tina
- a performer with a wealth of experience. She will hold you captivated with a
vibrant, evocative and seductive performance. Featuring a voice that’s rich, warm and
powerful Simply Tina delivers all ...
Queen Tribute 18th May 2018
Queen UK pay tribute
to arguably one of the best rock bands in the world. Guaranteed to be a
brilliant night! Another one of our sell out shows from 2017.
We invite you to
partake in some of the greatest hits of all times - including We Will Rock You,
A Crazy Little Thing Called Love, It...
Champions League of BBQ 2018
26th May - 27th May
Join us for one of
the UK’S largest competitive BBQ events. Brew
‘N’ Q is a low ‘n’ slow style BBQ competition where winners from the 2017
competition season face off for the prestigious title of “Grand BBQ champion”.
The competition will bring together over 30 teams from aroun...
Mainly Madness 1st June 2018
Mainly Madness. A
tribute to the iconic Madness
Mainly Madness is a
group of Two Tone loving musicians bringing the Madness experience for your
viewing pleasure. Not only are Mainly Madness a tribute to the great band
itself - but also a celebration of Two Tone and Ska, which include
The Vintage Years Festival 2018
SATURDAY 16TH &
SUNDAY 17TH JUNE.
A celebration of the
life styles, fashion, music and classic cars of the post war years. Dress up in
your favourite vintage style and join the fun.
Guests will be engrossed in the reconstructed scenes from
the era brought back to life ...
Phil Collins Tribute and Dinner 2018
Deano performs a brilliant tribute to the music of Phil Collins & Genesis.
A Great Father’s Day
He knows how to please any size of audience, from national
UK theatre tours to casinos, leisure resorts, corporate functions and many more
worldwide. The show includes all the best h...
Foo Fighters GB 29th June 2018
A tribute to the
iconic rock group The Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters GB are a
Midlands based Foo Fighters tribute established by true Foo fans that decided
they would be able to work hard and become the best. The name Foo Fighters GB
reflects the broadening of the bands' horizons.
Tribute to Bowie 6th July 2018
The award winning 'Pop Up Bowie'. A stunning tribute to
David Bowie! 'Pop Up Bowie' performs the greatest hits of David Bowie, from
every era of 'the guy's' career from the 70's through to the nineties and
The front man, Paul
Antony , a huge fan of Bowie, accurately portrays the cha...
13th July - 14th July
The National Brewery
Centre is excited to be hosting the Second Annual BurtonFest. Following the
huge success of last year’s event and the fantastic partnership with founder
Adam Cornes, we are expanding the Festival and bringing you a two day event
packed with over 50 artists over 4 stage...
Summer Comedy Gala 2018
Summer Comedy Gala
with two course BBQ
Three top class
comedians and a compere to entertain you. Plus! A two course traditional summer
Details of the acts performing will be posted here soon
Check out the sample menu
Model Train, Toy & Collectors Fair 2018
A great range of
stalls featuring die cast and collectable toys, model railways and more. All
indoors in our extensive marquee.
Bring back some memories, add to your collections or just
browse. There will be lots of fascinating exhibits.
Entrance to the
museum included. (Gui...
Rolling Stones Tribute 2018
FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST
tribute band, The Rollin' Clones,
celebrate the music of one of the greatest bands of all time.
musicianship, humour and a real affection for their idols. Their repertoire
includes:– Jumpin' Jack Flash, Star...
Last Night Of The Proms 2018
Starring the Derby Concert Band. Enjoy the
Pomp and Circumstance! Tune up your vocal chords for a great night out! This
event will take place in our permanent heated marquee dressed for the occasion.
During the evening
the band will play classics such as:- RAF March Past; Theme from ...
The Jersey Boys and Dinner 2nd Sep 2018
Oh What a Nite This
promises to be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Vali and The Four Seasons - plus
a one course dinner!
Book early as this
event invariably sells out! This event is organised by local promoter Paul
You will be surprised how many of the hits you will
Wedding Fair Open Day 9th Sept 2018
The National Brewery Centre provides the perfect
setting for one of the most memorable days of your life!
Our wedding open day
is an opportunity for you and friends and family to take in the whole site
fully dressed for this most special occasion. You will also get the chance to
Burton Jazz Festival 15th & 16th Sept 2018
15th September - 16th September
It’s big band swing
time! The Jazz Knights Orchestra will headline on Saturday Night with
other support acts! Led by Cliff Longhurst the fabulous 18 piece Jazz Knights
Orchestra, with vocal support, will perform a mix of Swing Time Jazz and
material paying tribute to the legendary clar...
Only Fools and Horses Comedy Dining 2018
Lovely Jubbly! The
Only Fools & Horses Comedy Dinner Show is an interactive dinner show where
the audience dine in Del Boy’s very own restaurant.
Price includes a
three course dinner and post show disco. You will simply love this hilarious
tribute featuring all of your favouri...
Guns Or Roses 28th September 2018
Get ready to
seriously rock with this sensational tribute band! Starring: Martin Colley as W
. AXL ROSE, John Sumbler as SLASH, Erol Canavan as IZZY STRADLIN, Dermo Rose
Sheen as DUFF McKAGAN and Padraig Tansey as MATT SORUM.
The bands repertoire
covers all the hits – including:-Welcome T...
12th October - 13th October
This October we will
transform our courtyard Marquee into a traditional foot stomping Oktoberfest
event with bier, live music, DJ with all the cheesy tunes and a of course, a
great lively and vibrant atmosphere – be prepared to be entertained, Bavarian
Top up your stein and
TRIBUTE TO ABBA 19th October 2018
Agnetha and Frida –The
Voices of ABBA four piece band. An ABBA Experience like no other!
With over 16 years in
The Tribute business, Sarah Fearnley and Diana Edwards are a highly successful
A BA tribute act. Sarah and Diana bring their vocal talents and larger than
life personalities and hi...
Gala Race Night 20th October 2018
Let us bring the
Grand National to you with our fantastic race night. Start the night with a
glass of bubbly & canapes in the elegant marquee. Then it’s time to PLACE
YOUR BETS!! There will be a host of races throughout the night with cash prizes
up for grabs, the question is are you feeling...
Halloween Adult Only Guided Tours 2018
27th October - 31st October
Halloween Adult Only Guided Ghost Tours
Saturday 27th to Wednesday
DO YOU DARE TO WALK
THE MUSEUM AT NIGHT? The patrons of days gone by still roam these museum floors
looking to tell their tales of woe. Their lives cut short by a fatal accident...
or were they? We will let y...
Halloween Fancy Dress Ball and Dinner option
Halloween Adult Only
Fancy Dress Ball
Get in the 'spirit'
of things - at our fabulous Adult Only fancy dress Halloween Ball! It will be
held in our permanent marquee - suitably dressed for the occasion. There will
be a great live band and a disco - there's bound ...
TRIBUTE TO THE BEEGEES 2018
Now in their 17th
year as the WORLD’S PREMIERE TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES, ‘Stayin’ Alive’ continue
to tour all corners of the globe.
with their uncanny likeness and eerily accurate sound and faultless recreation
of the distinctive vocals and harmony so...
Model Railex 4th November 2018
The Burton 7th Annual
Model Railex Exhibition, organised by the Burton Railway Society. Up to 14
visiting layouts have been promised featuring exhibits of the ever popular ‘N’
and ‘00’ gauges. A varied mix of scales and exhibits from the steam and diesel
eras of the UK.
Bavarian Oompah nights 2018
9th November - 23rd November
9TH, 16TH and 23RD NOVEMBER
Join us for a foot
stomping, stein bashing Bavarian music night featuring one of the UK’s premier
Oompah bands – Karl’s Bavarian brass band. This loveable group have been
entertaining audiences with their own unique style for many years. The...
The Blues Brothers Christmas Party 30th Novem
A brilliant Christmas
themed Blues Brothers tribute stage show featuring ‘Jake & Elwood’ with two
‘Shake your Tail
feathers' because the band is back together! All the hits in an energy packed
stage show – bring your shades and hats – and celebrate the Christmas ...
Christmas Party Nights 2018
1st December - 20th December
DATES AVAILABLE 1ST,
6TH, 7TH, 8TH, 14TH, 15TH, 20TH, Join us at one of our fantastic Christmas
party nights in our fully dressed marquee.
Start the night off
with a glass of bubbly then indulge in a superb 3 course meal followed by tea,
coffee & mi...
Jersey Boys & Dinner 2nd & 9th Dec 20
2nd December - 9th December
SUNDAY 2ND & 9th
‘Oh What a Nite’ these
promise to be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Vali and The Four Seasons –plus a
one course Christmas dinner!
Book early as these
events invariably sell out! This event is organised by local promoter Paul
You will ...
Jazz on Tap Christmas Party 2018
Jazz on Tap Christmas Party
Wednesday 5th December
spectacular rounds off the Jazz on Tap club 2018 events in style.
Details of the acts
appearing and ticket prices will be posted here soon.
Show starts at 8pm
To book contact organizer Paul Jefferies Phone 07710 54555...
Christmas Comedy Gala With Supper 2018
Christmas Comedy Gala with Supper
Time for our annual
Christmas Comedy and Supper Night! A Christmas party night with a difference!
Three top class comedians and a compere to entertain you – and a two course Christmas Fayre supper!
A full bar service will b...
Sooty's Christmas Party
29th December - 30th December
Please note the date error in our Marquee events and main NBC brochures which say 28th & 20th for this event. Actual dates are 29th & 30th as shown here.
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th December
A treat for the kids! The
fantastic Sooty’s 70th Anniversary B...
New Year's Eve Gala Dinner and Dance 2018
New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & Dance
MONDAY 31ST DECEMBER
Celebrate the New
Year in style with our four course banquet, festive disco plus additional live
entertainment. The evening will be held in our heated marquee – dressed for the
occasion! Great for couples or groups.