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...

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...

Peace and Legacy Tours 10th November 2018

Peace and Legacy Tours 10th November 2018

10th November

 PEACE & LEGACY: BURTON RECOVERS.  November 10th 2018 Guided walks focussing on Burton at the time of Armistice and following years of recover. Funded by HLF, ESBC, Planning Solutions Ltd and The National Brewery Heritage Trust   We will be visiting.. Bass House (for one da...

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 5th December. Ben Holder’s Christmas Special (Violin, Piano, Double bass and Drums) Ben’s Christmas Specials are fast becoming the stuff of legend……..crammed full of good humour, lively jazz music and festive cheer. Jazz violinist Ben’s new Christmas album record...

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. ...

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 Dinner 14th February 2019

Valentines Dinner 14th February 2019

14th February

  Valentines Dinner. Thursday 14th 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. Your meal will be accompanied by a talented live soloist   Three courses £27.95 To ...

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...

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...

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...

Firkin Comedy Club 26t October

Firkin Comedy Club 26th October 2018 Four comedians and a compere to entertain you. Staring - Dominic Woodward, Joseph Wilson, Danny Sutcliffe, Johnny Wardlow and Romina Pums. Tickets £10

Jazz On Tap

Jazz On Tap: A Halloween Special! Dress to Spook if You Wish…. Wednesday 31st October 2018 Julian Stringle’s Halloween Jazz Night (Clarinet/vocals, Guitar, Violin, Double Bass) Tickets £12 in advance or £15 on door

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