Special Events - National Brewery Centre

The National Brewery Centre

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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

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 for everyone!

Half Hogshead Monthly Tours 2018 & 2019

Half Hogshead Monthly Tours 2018 & 2019

15th December - 14th December

  This specialist guided tour runs on the second Saturday of each month during 2018 & 2019  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 ...

Christmas Party Nights 2019

Christmas Party Nights 2019

30th November - 21st December

DATES AVAILABLE:  SATURDAY 30TH NOVEMBERTHURSDAY 5TH DECEMBERFRIDAY 6THSATURDAY 7THFRIDAY 13THTHURSDAY 19TH Other dates available for private parties - please call to enquire Join us at one of our fantastic Christmas party nights in our fully dressed marquee.  Start the night off wi...

The Jerseys  and Dinner 1st and 8th Dec 2019

The Jerseys and Dinner 1st and 8th Dec 2019

1st December - 8th December

  The Jerseys  and Dinner  Sunday 1st & Sunday 8th 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 organised by ...

Santa's Christmas Carvery 2019

Santa's Christmas Carvery 2019

1st December - 29th December

  Santa’s Christmas Carvery Every Sunday throughout December 2019! Join us every Sunday in December for a sumptuous 2 course carvery followed by a visit to Santa with a special gift for all the children. Whilst your here why not visit the elves workshop and help them with their arts &a...

Christmas Comedy Gala with Supper 2019

Christmas Comedy Gala with Supper 2019

12th December

   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 be available.  Doors open 7pm. Food will be serve...

Del Boy’s Comedy Dining Christmas Show

Del Boy’s Comedy Dining Christmas Show

15th December

  Del Boy’s Comedy Dining Christmas Show Sunday 15th 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 ...

Christmas Family Entertainment Days

Christmas Family Entertainment Days

28th December - 29th December

A brilliant few hours of fun during the Christmas break! A great treat for the kids!There will be 3 fun filled shows each day! Preceded by a 20 minute magic show starring the amazing Dave Oakley. Sit back, relax and enjoyBook you session: 11.00am to 1.00pm 1.00pm to 3.00pm3.00pm to...

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & Dance 2019

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & Dance 2019

31st December

  New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & Dance Tuesday 31st December Celebrate the New Year in style with our four course banquet, festive disco plus additional disco entertainment.  The evening will be held in our heated marquee – dressed for the occasion!  Great for couples or ...

Ab Fab Comedy Dining 8th Feb 2020

Ab Fab Comedy Dining 8th Feb 2020

8th February

  Absolutely Fabulous Comedy Dining event. Saturday 8th February 2020  FREE GLASS OF PROSECCO ON ARRIVAL!  An Absolutely Fabulous evening begins with the girls in the bar, where they appear to be drinking more than the guests. Three of the best comedy actors in the land cause chaos an...

The Surfin Llamas 15th February 2020

The Surfin Llamas 15th February 2020

15th February

The Surfin Lamas Band.  Saturday 15th February.  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...

St. Patricks Irish Music Night 14th March 202

St. Patricks Irish Music Night 14th March 202

14th March

  St.Patrick’s Irish Music Night. Saturday 14th March 2020 Your opportunity to celebrate St Patrick’s day Starring Wild Clover ‘One of the best Irish bands to come out of Birmingham’ Celebrate St Patrick's Day with live Irish music, beer, food and fun! Sing along, dance away , gr...

Mothers day meal and Take That Tribute 2020

Mothers day meal and Take That Tribute 2020

21st March

  Mother’s Day Meal & Take That Tribute  SATURDAY 21ST MARCH  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 S...

Michael Buble Tribute and Mothers Day Meal 20

Michael Buble Tribute and Mothers Day Meal 20

22nd March

   Tribute to Michael Bublé  & two course meal SUNDAY 22ND MARCH 2020  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’s trademark Big Band standards taken from his four...

Dr. Busker's Brewery Bash 28th March 2020

Dr. Busker's Brewery Bash 28th March 2020

28th March

  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 represents a bygone a...

Hoe Down 3rd April 2020

Hoe Down 3rd April 2020

3rd April

 Dust off your cowboy boots and join us for our annual hoe down, including a delicious one course supper! 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 feet and swing ...

Easter Family Fun Weekend 2020

Easter Family Fun Weekend 2020

12th April - 13th April

  Easter Family Fun Weekend SUNDAY 12TH – MONDAY 13TH 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 – and you can see two of them – all included in the ...

Soul Town Collective 17th April 2020

Soul Town Collective 17th April 2020

17th April

  SoulTown Collective Motown Tribute  FRIDAY 17TH APRIL  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 vocalists in the...

Mainly Madness 22nd May 2020

Mainly Madness 22nd May 2020

22nd May

   FRIDAY 22ND MAY 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 as...

Peaky Blinders Dinner and Casino Night 29th M

Peaky Blinders Dinner and Casino Night 29th M

29th May

  Peaky Blinders  Dinner  & Casino Night  FRIDAY 29TH MAY  A truly special occasion, by order of The Peaky ‘fookin’ Blinders. Get your ‘Black Hand’ ticket to enjoy a two course dinner and Casino evening with live music and a DJ all staged in our marquee dressed and them...

Vintage Festival 2020

Vintage Festival 2020

20th June - 21st June

  Vintage Festival 2020 SATURDAY 20TH & SUNDAY 21ST 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...

Greatest Showman and Movie Magic Tribute 2020

Greatest Showman and Movie Magic Tribute 2020

17th July

   The Greatest Showman & Movie Magic Tribute !  FRIDAY 17TH JULY  ‘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, Come Ali...

Summer Comedy Gala 24th July 2020

Summer Comedy Gala 24th July 2020

24th July

  Summer Comedy Gala FRIDAY 24TH JULY  Are you ready for a laugh? Sit back, relax and enjoy The Firkin Comedy Club’s Summer Comedy Gala at The National Brewery Centre. Three top Comedians and a compère stand up to entertain you, your friends and family via a range of comedy styles. ...

Beatles Tribute 21st August 2020

Beatles Tribute 21st August 2020

21st August

  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 lege...

Mammy's Boys Comedy Dining 18th Sept 2020

Mammy's Boys Comedy Dining 18th Sept 2020

18th September

  Mammy’s Boys are back in town...”THATS NICE”. Get ready for an uproarious night on the lash with the mother of all comedy–Mrs Agnes Brown. Agnes and Winnie are spending a quiet night in Foley’s bar, waiting for Agnes’ children to return from a trip to Spain. When Dermot, Ror...

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...

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.

Jazz

‘jazz-on-tap’ club nights normally meet on the first Wednesday of each month and continues throughout the year. Tickets cost £12 in advance or £15 on the door.

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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