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Use items from around the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape
Use items from around the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape
Real-life escape room games are an adventure game similar to the old TV series ‘The Crystal Maze'
Real-life escape room games are an adventure game similar to the old TV series ‘The Crystal Maze'
Pit your skills and apply teamwork against the clock
Pit your skills and apply teamwork against the clock
Logical thinking, intelligence, dexterity and observation skills to make your way out!
Logical thinking, intelligence, dexterity and observation skills to make your way out!

Special Events

As well as the monthly Firkin' 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 for everyone!

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Half Hogshead Monthly Tours

Half Hogshead Monthly Tours

1st August - 31st December

This specialist guided tour runs on the second Saturday of each month! 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 session...

Del Boys Christmas Dinner Party 2020

Del Boys Christmas Dinner Party 2020

13th December

  DEL BOYS CHRISTMAS Dinner Party SUNDAY 13TH DECEMBER  Del Boy’s throwing a Christmas party and you’re all invited. A whirlwind tribute to everything Trotter and everything Christmas. Party games, pantos and presents. Crackers, carols and karaoke. Join Del Boy and the gang for a ...

The Surfin Llamas 23rd January 2021

The Surfin Llamas 23rd January 2021

23rd January

The Surfin Lamas Band.  Saturday 23rd January.  The Surfin’ Llamas are back! With a 5-piece setup, this band is locally based in and around Derbyshire. Known for high energy exuberance on stage, the band play authentic soul, funk, ska, rock ‘n’ roll and reggae and guarantee to provide ...

Greatest Showman and Movie Magic Tribute 2021

Greatest Showman and Movie Magic Tribute 2021

13th February

  The Greatest Showman & Movie Magic Tribute!  Saturday 13th February 2021  ‘Million Dreams’ The Greatest Showman’s huge and growing fan base makes this incredible tribute show. All the hits from the immensely popular movie including, The Greatest Show, A Million Dreams, ...

Easter Family Fun Weekend 2021

Easter Family Fun Weekend 2021

4th April - 5th April

  Easter Family Fun Weekend SUNDAY 4TH – MONDAY 5TH APRIL  KIDS GO FREE! Bring your mum and dad and you can go free  (Max two free kids under 16 per paying adult.)  Featuring three different David Oakely Shows each day –  all included in the ticket price! Plus! Mini Farm, D...

Tribute To The Beatles Friday 16th April 2021

Tribute To The Beatles Friday 16th April 2021

16th April

This superb Beatles tribute band is held in high regard by die-hard Beatle fans, with an enviable talent for recreating that classic Beatle sound.  The FAB 4 have dozens of TV and Radio performances under their belt, including BBC TV’s “Children in need”, and guesting with other 60’s leg...

Tribute To Fleetwood Mac 2021

Tribute To Fleetwood Mac 2021

4th June

Fleetwood Machine Tribute to  Fleetwood Mac FRIDAY 4TH JUNE 2021 Fleetwood Machine’s unsanctioned enthusiasm and musical talent will fulfil your appetite for nostalgia, offer a generous serving of unforgettable hits, with a sweet taste of sentimentality. Innovative in its own right, and c...

Vintage Festival 2021

Vintage Festival 2021

19th June - 20th 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 by true enthusiasts.  Heavy Horse Demonstrat...

Model Train, Toy and Collectors Fair 2021

Model Train, Toy and Collectors Fair 2021

1st August

Model Train, Toy & Collectors Fair  SUNDAY 1ST AUGUST  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 exhib...

Last Night of The Proms 24th Sept 2021

Last Night of The Proms 24th Sept 2021

24th September

 Last Night of  the Proms FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER  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.  The band will play classics such as...

Burton Oktoberfest

Burton Oktoberfest

15th October - 16th October

  Burton Oktoberfest FRIDAY 15TH & SATURDAY 16TH 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 prepa...

Model Railex 7th Novemeber 2021

Model Railex 7th Novemeber 2021

7th November

Model Railex SUNDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2021 The Burton 9th 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 a...

Christmas Dinner Parties

Christmas Dinner Parties

27th November

Join us at one of our fantastic Christmas Dinner Party Nights.   Start the night off with a glass of bubbly then indulge in a superb 3 course meal followed by tea, coffee & mince pies.  Doors open 7.00pm Dinner served 7.30pm  Prices -  Thursdays £29.95 Fridays &a...

Jake & Elwoods Christmas Dinner Party 2021

Jake & Elwoods Christmas Dinner Party 2021

27th November

  Jake & Elwood’s Christmas Party Show 2021  Although Jake & Elwood often appear in their famous Blues Brothers Tribute along with The Black Rhino band – on this occasion the talented duo star in their own brilliant Christmas themed tribute stage. So celebrate the Christma...

Comedy Club Christmas Gala 15th December 2021

Comedy Club Christmas Gala 15th December 2021

15th December

  Planning a night out to remember? Celebration? Payday? Special Treat? Sit back, relax and be entertained with our line-up of Comedians and Compere at Firkin Comedy Club.   Full bar service available throughout the evening. Hungry? Meals and snacks can be ordered from the Firkin Comedy C...

Comedy Club Events

The Firkin Comedy Club meets on the last Friday of each month. Your night of entertainment is provided by stand- up comedians with an experienced compere providing the introductions and links. Tickets are £10 per person. 7.30pm till late.

60 Minutes to Escape

Real-life escape room games are an adventure game similar to the old TV series ‘The Crystal Maze’. Be prepared to use items from around the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within 60 minutes.

Wedding

The listed Victorian buildings at The National Brewery Centre provide an impressive setting for any wedding. This historic environment is perfectly complemented by the range of impressive function rooms available, ranging from character suites for 50-200

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