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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...

Soul Town Collective 2nd October 2020

Soul Town Collective 2nd October 2020

2nd October

 Sold Out  Soul Town Collective Motown Tribute  Friday 2nd October 2020  SoulTown Collective are one of the UK”s premier Motown acts. They are veterans of the industry with a fully choreographed show to give you the live & authentic Motown experience. Three very talented male ...

Tribute To ABBA 9th October 2020

Tribute To ABBA 9th October 2020

9th October

  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  ABBA tribute act.  Sarah and Diana bring their vocal talents and larger than life personaliti...

Halloween Lights Out Ghost tours 2020

Halloween Lights Out Ghost tours 2020

28th October

  Halloween Lights Out Museum Tours  WEDNESDAY 28TH – FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER Dare you walk the museum at night? Discover what brews when the lights go out!! The patrons of days gone by still roam these floors looking to tell their tales of woe. Their lives cut short by a fatal accident...

Mainly Madness 30th October

Mainly Madness 30th October

30th October

 FRIDAY 30th October 2020  Mainly Madness are 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 inspirational bands ...

Michael Buble Tribute and Meal 6th November

Michael Buble Tribute and Meal 6th November

6th November

Tribute to Michael Bublé  & 3 Course Meal  FREE Glass of bubbles on arrival for every pre-booking (Over 18's only)   Max Hutton’s show includes Bublé’s own international chart hits, Home, Everything, Lost and Haven’t Met You Yet, mixed with a selection of Bublé...

Tribute To Wham and The 80's 2020

Tribute To Wham and The 80's 2020

7th November

  Tribute to WHAM  & The 80’s  SATURDAY 7TH NOVEMBER  ‘I’m your Wham’ takes you back to where it all began for the musical legend George Michael & Andrew Ridgeley - one of the most successful duo’s in pop history. I’m your Wham deliver a high energy show from star...

Dr. Busker's Birthday Brewery Bash 13th Nov

Dr. Busker's Birthday Brewery Bash 13th Nov

13th November

It's Birthday Time! Dr. Busker is often billed as The Last Victorian Pub Pianist - with his wide repertoire of songs to suit all tastes, including a large number of his own songs, accompanied with great skill on piano-forte and squeezebox. In his top-hat and tails, squeezebox in hand, he repre...

The Surfin Llamas 14th November 2020

The Surfin Llamas 14th November 2020

14th November

The Surfin Lamas Band.  Saturday 14th November.  The Surfin’ Llamas are a 5-piece band 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 a vibrant, energetic, jaw-droppin...

Meal and Take That Tribute 2020

Meal and Take That Tribute 2020

21st November

  Take That - Could It Be Magic These boys will Relight Your Fire, with  an explosive high energy performance of old & new Take That hits, from -  It only takes a minute girl, Everything Changes, a Million Love Songs,  Could it be Magic, Rule the World through to Shine & Greatest ...

Jake & Elwoods Christmas Dinner Party 2020

Jake & Elwoods Christmas Dinner Party 2020

27th November

  Jake & Elwood’s Christmas Party Show  FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER  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 cele...

Christmas Dinner Parties

Christmas Dinner Parties

28th November

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 & mince pies.  Doors open 7.00pm with dinner served 7.30pm  November  SAT 28TH...

Tribute To The Jersey Boys and Dinner 2020

Tribute To The Jersey Boys and Dinner 2020

29th November

  Tribute to The Jersey Boys and Dinner  SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER &  SUNDAY 6TH DECEMBER  ‘Oh What a Nite’ these promise to be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Valli and The Four Seasons – plus a one course Christmas dinner! Book early as these events invariably sell out! This e...

Tribute To The Jersey Boys and Dinner 2020

Tribute To The Jersey Boys and Dinner 2020

6th December

 Tribute to The Jersey Boys and Dinner.  SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER & SUNDAY 6TH DECEMBER.  ‘Oh What a Nite’ these promise to be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Valli and The Four Seasons – plus a one course Christmas dinner! Book early as these events invariably sell out! This event is ...

Comedy Club Christmas Gala 10th December 2020

Comedy Club Christmas Gala 10th December 2020

10th 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 Clu...

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 ...

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...

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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