The National Brewery Centre

Discover the History, Art and Fun of Brewing - Daily Guided Tours

The National Brewery Centre hosts Beer Festivals every year
The National Brewery Centre hosts Beer Festivals every year
Pure nostalgia at our annual Vintage Festival
Pure nostalgia at our annual Vintage Festival
Classic car rallies
Classic car rallies
Our Christmas parties and New Year banquet - great for couples and Groups
Our Christmas parties and New Year banquet - great for couples and Groups

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 ...

Ab Fab Comedy Dining 9th February 2019

Ab Fab Comedy Dining 9th February 2019

9th February

  Absolutely Fabulous Comedy Dining event. Saturday 9th February 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 and mayhem the likes of which you would not bel...

Valentines Specials 14th & 15th February 2019

Valentines Specials 14th & 15th February 2019

14th February - 15th February

  Valentines Specials. Thursday 14th  & Friday 15th February Celebrate with your Valentine in style this year - with a superb three course evening dinner at The Brewery Tap Restaurant on Thursday 14th February or Friday 15th February. Your meal will be accompanied by a talented live...

Bon Jovi Tribute 16th February 2019

Bon Jovi Tribute 16th February 2019

16th February

    SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY An Electrifying Live Show! BON JOVI UK was formed around 5 years ago and has since become one of the top tribute bands in the country . Front man Nigel has got the looks, the voice & energy of Jon Bon Jovi. Guitarist Bob has been called “Richie Sambora’s twin”...

International Festival of Beer 2019

International Festival of Beer 2019

8th March - 10th March

  International Festival of Beer. Friday 8th – Sunday 10th March Get ready for the UK's largest collection of beers and ciders from around the world! Have you ever tasted a beer from Russia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, or South Korea? Well here is your chance! Join us at The International Fes...

St. Patricks Irish Music Nights 2019

St. Patricks Irish Music Nights 2019

15th March - 16th March

  St.Patrick’s Irish Music Nights. Friday 15th & Saturday 16th March Two opportunities to celebrate St Patrick’s weekend 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 a...

Tribute To Michael Buble and Mothers Day Meal

Tribute To Michael Buble and Mothers Day Meal

30th March

  Tribute To Michael Bublé  and Mothers Day meal. 2019 Saturday 30th Tribute To Michael Bublé’ and two course meal. This amazing show, starring Max Hutton, includes Bublé’s own international chart hits like: Home, Everything, Lost and Haven’t met you yet mixed with a selection o...

Mothers Day Carvery 2019

Mothers Day Carvery 2019

31st March

Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Brewery Tap Restaurant. Two course lunch time carvery – Adult £12.95. Child £8.95 Includes a small gift for Mum! Reservations recommended – call The Brewery Tap on 01283 532 880 ...

Tribute to Franki Valli and Mothers day Meal

Tribute to Franki Valli and Mothers day Meal

31st March

  Tribute To Franki Valli and Mothers Day meal. 2019 Sunday 31st March Back by popular demand to ensure you have a perfect Mother’s day. The show covers 3 decades of music, including all the big hits like; The Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore, Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Ma...

Hoe Down Party and Supper 2019

Hoe Down Party and Supper 2019

5th April

  Hoe Down Party & Supper   Friday 5th 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 m...

Tribute To The Foo Fighters 12th April 2019

Tribute To The Foo Fighters 12th April 2019

12th April

  Tribute to The Foo Fighters. Friday 12th April Foo Fighters GB bring you the most authentic and genuine recreation of a Foo Fighters gig in the tribute world.  Now appearing as a seven piece line up with backing vocals and keyboards, the sound is more epic than ever! This band has...

Easter Family Fun 2019

Easter Family Fun 2019

21st April - 22nd April

  SUNDAY 21ST APRIL & MONDAY 22ND APRIL  This year’s spotlight show will be Pip Ahoy! who along with friends will be partaking in some extraordinary adventures. This news will excite fans of the show , which launched in the UK on Milkshake! in 2014, to huge acclaim and which fea...

Tribute To Queen 3rd May 2019

Tribute To Queen 3rd May 2019

3rd May

    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 in 2018!  We invite you to partake in some of the greatest hits of all times - including We Will Rock You, A Crazy Little Thing Called L...

Peaky Blinders Dinner & Casino Night 2019

Peaky Blinders Dinner & Casino Night 2019

10th 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 themed for the night with lots of 1920’s exhibits fro...

Tribute to Tina Turner 2019

Tribute to Tina Turner 2019

17th May

  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 del...

Best of British Comedy Dining 2019

Best of British Comedy Dining 2019

15th June

      A host of British comedy legends have descended upon Fawlty Towers... Sybil’s away on a golfing trip so Basil’s been left to run Fawlty Towers all by himself. Not to worry, a host of classic comedy heroes are on hand to help! Paying homage to everything from ONLY FOOLS &am...

VINTAGE FESTIVAL

VINTAGE FESTIVAL

15th June - 16th 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.  Plus Saturday eve...

Tribute To Madness 21st June 2019

Tribute To Madness 21st June 2019

21st June

  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 inspirational bands as The Specials, Bad Mann...

Tribute To Beyonce 5th July 2019

Tribute To Beyonce 5th July 2019

5th July

   Leanne takes to the stage with all the fierceness and diva vocals that Beyonce demands!  A lifelong fan she has spent years perfecting Beyonce's mannerisms and stage presence. Her two professional dancers Natalie Venters and Emily Waterhouse team up to create a unique show that i...

Tribute To The BeeGees 19th July 2019

Tribute To The BeeGees 19th July 2019

19th July

  T  Now in their 20th year as the WORLD’S PREMIERE TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES, ‘Stayin’ Alive’ continue to tour all corners of the globe.  Astounding audiences with their uncanny likeness and eerily accurate sound and faultless re-creation of the distinctive vocals and harmony ...

Summer Comedy Gala 26th July 2019

Summer Comedy Gala 26th July 2019

26th July

   Three top Comedians and a compere to entertain you. Plus! a two course traditional Summer BBQ. Details of the acts that will be appearing wil be posted here soon. Sample BBQ menu:  Pulled pork, succulent beef burgers, Peri - peri chicken, spicy bean burgers, Potato salad, cole...

Model Train, Toy and Collectors Fair 2019

Model Train, Toy and Collectors Fair 2019

4th 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 exhibits.  Entrance to the museum included. (G...

Tribute To The Beatles 2019

Tribute To The Beatles 2019

16th 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 ...

Last Night of The Proms 2019

Last Night of The Proms 2019

30th August

  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 fro...

Only Fools and Horses Comedy Dining 2019

Only Fools and Horses Comedy Dining 2019

6th September

   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.  You will simply love this hilarious tribute featuring all of your favourite bits from the classic sitcom. There’s everything ...

Tribute to The Jersey Boys 22nd Sept 2019

Tribute to The Jersey Boys 22nd Sept 2019

22nd September

     Oh What a Nite This promises to be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Valli 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 Barnett. You will be surprised how many of the hits you will re...

TRIBUTE TO GUNS AND ROSES 2019

TRIBUTE TO GUNS AND ROSES 2019

27th September

     FRIDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER  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 cove...

Firkin Comedy Club 25th January 2019

Friday 25th January Four comedians and a compere to entertain you You can eat at your table if you wish. Doors open 7.30pm. Show starts 8pm Book on line now or call 01283 532880 Tickets £10 or 4 for 3 group offer at £30

Jazz On Tap February 2019

Tommaso Starace Band 6th February 2019 (Alto & Soprano Saxes, Violin, Guitar & Double Bass) Mr Tommaso is a rather stunning alto saxophonist who plays in a bebop style, very much in the mould of Cannonball Adderley with a bluesy swagger and lots of pas

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