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

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...

Guns Or Roses 28th September 2018

Guns Or Roses 28th September 2018

28th 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 covers all the hits – including:-Welcome T...

OKTOBERFEST 2018

OKTOBERFEST 2018

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 style!  Top up your stein...

TRIBUTE TO ABBA 19th October 2018

TRIBUTE TO ABBA 19th October 2018

19th October

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT 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...

Halloween Fancy Dress Ball and Dinner option

Halloween Fancy Dress Ball and Dinner option

27th October

  Halloween Adult Only Fancy Dress Ball     SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER  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. Viper Lounge will play live and there will also be...

Halloween Lights Out Tours 2018

Halloween Lights Out Tours 2018

28th October - 31st October

  HALLOWEEN “LIGHTS OUT”  ToursAdults only Guided Tours   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.........

TRIBUTE TO THE BEEGEES 2018

TRIBUTE TO THE BEEGEES 2018

2nd November

   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.  Astounding audiences with their uncanny likeness and eerily accurate sound and faultless recreation of the distinctive vocals and harmony so...

Model Railex 4th November 2018

Model Railex 4th November 2018

4th November

   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. E...

Bavarian Oompah nights 2018

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

The Blues Brothers Christmas Party 30th Novem

30th November

   A brilliant Christmas themed Blues Brothers tribute stage show featuring ‘Jake & Elwood’ with two course meal  ‘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

Christmas Party Nights 2018

1st December - 20th December

  Christmas Party Nights 2018 DATES AVAILABLE 1ST, 6TH, 7TH, 8TH, 14TH, 15TH, 20TH, Join us at one of our fantastic Christmas party nights in our fully dressed marquee. Other dates available for private party bookings (please call 01283 532880 for details)  Start the night off with...

 Jersey Boys & Dinner 2nd & 9th Dec 2018

Jersey Boys & Dinner 2nd & 9th Dec 2018

2nd December - 9th December

     SUNDAY 2ND & 9th DECEMBER 2018  ‘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 Bar...

Jazz on Tap Christmas Party 2018

Jazz on Tap Christmas Party 2018

5th December

  Jazz on Tap Christmas Party    Wednesday 5th December  This festive 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 2018

13th December

  Christmas Comedy Gala with Supper    THURSDAY 13TH DECEMBER  Time for our annual Christmas Comedy and Supper Night! A Christmas party night with a difference! SIX top class comedians and a compere to entertain you – and a two course Christmas Fayre supper!  Closing - Dave...

Basils Christmas Carol Dinner Show

Basils Christmas Carol Dinner Show

16th December

  Basils Christmas Carol dinner show - Sunday 16th December 2018   WHAT THE DICKENS!!  A hilarious Fawlty Towers twist on the Dicken’s Christmas classic!  After telling Manuel that he has to work on Christmas Day, miserable old Basil Fawlty is visited by the ghosts of his old business part...

Sooty's Christmas Party

Sooty's Christmas Party

29th December - 30th December

  Sooty’s Christmas Party 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 and Dance 2018

31st December

  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. ...

Firkin Comedy Club 28th September

Firkin Comedy Club 28th September Four Comedians and a compere to entertain you ( artists maybe subject to change Starring Phil Chapman, AJ Roberts, Jools Constant, Nathan Eagle and Adam Beardsmore. Tickets £10

Jazz On Tap 3rd October

Jazz On Tap.Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Craig Milverton’s Four-Tet (Piano, Violin, Drums & Double Bass) Craig is one of the most respected and awarded pianists in the UK. Tickets £12 in advance or £15 on the door

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