The National Brewery Centre

A Unique Visitor Experience
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 2017

Half Hogshead Monthly Tours 2017

14th January - 9th December

  This specialist guided tour runs on the second Saturday of each month during 2017 and 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 a...

Burton Brewers Scooter club rally 2017

Burton Brewers Scooter club rally 2017

25th February

   On Saturday 25th February The Burton Brewers Scooter club will be holding a Custom Fair, Parts Show and Evening social with a live band and DJ. See https://www.facebook.com/groups/552661344759447/ for more details...

International Festival of Beer plus Tour

International Festival of Beer plus Tour

10th March - 12th March

  International Festival of Beer plus Half Hogshead Beer and Food Matching Tour! Add to your experience at The International Festival of Beer – by booking one of our brilliant Half Hogshead Tours as well! The International Festival of Beer features:- The UK's largest collection o...

The International Festival of Beer 2017

The International Festival of Beer 2017

10th March - 12th March

  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 Festival of Beer and taste some of the 1,000 beers and ciders entered for The Int...

St. Patrick's Irish Music Night 2017

St. Patrick's Irish Music Night 2017

17th March

  Starring Wild Clover ‘One of the best Irish bands to come out of Birmingham’ Celebrate the week of St Patrick's Day with live Irish music, beer, food and fun! Sing along, dance away, grab a Guinness – 'May your heart always be full, may your glass never be empty’. Wild Clover ar...

Nick Aslam Tour Finale 18th March 2017

Nick Aslam Tour Finale 18th March 2017

18th March

  Its the end of the road and there's no better place than home! Nick Aslam brings his Rebel City Revival back to his home town of Burton On Trent after completing their first UK Tour.  Nick originally from Horninglow has been injected by the press as one of the UKs best new singer song...

NFU Mutual Taste of Staffordshire Launch

NFU Mutual Taste of Staffordshire Launch

24th March

   Trade Event 12pm-5pm Enjoy Staffordshire, in partnership with NFU Mutual are launching the Taste of Staffordshire accreditation programme to celebrate the county’s best food and drink businesses.  Whether your business is a pub, restaurant, tea room, producer, retailer or distrib...

 The Jersey 4 26th March 2017

The Jersey 4 26th March 2017

26th March

   Oh what a night this promises to be! The Jersey 4 - a brilliant tribute to Franki Vali and the Four Seasons - plus a two course dinner. A great Mother's Day treat! The band have perfected all the vocals and the dance moves - of all the greatest hits - and will get you on the dance floor ...

Mothers Day Carvery 26th March 2017

Mothers Day Carvery 26th March 2017

26th March

 A Treat for Mothers's Day - a two course Sunday carvery (with a small gift for Mum) for just £12.95 and £8.95 for the Kids!           A great selection of hand-carved local reared meats served with a selection of the finest garden vegetables and roast potatoes. ...

Traditional Barn Dance 8th April 2017

Traditional Barn Dance 8th April 2017

8th April

 Join us for our annual Barn Dance on Saturday 8th April Starring The Cat’s Whiskers Band. Get ready to move your feet and swing your partner round& round! Beginners and accompanied children (12-17yrs) are very welcome as the Band will teach you the steps. For more information about th...

Easter Family Fun Weekend 2017

Easter Family Fun Weekend 2017

16th April - 17th April

  Easter Sunday 16th and Bank Holiday Monday 17th April KIDS GO FREE! A great Easter eggstravaganza! A brilliant line up of family fun will be on offer- including:- Animal Roadshow - http://www.honeybank.co.uk/animal-roadshow/on-the-road. Virtual reality game, Mini golf, ...

Simply Tina 29th April 2017

Simply Tina 29th April 2017

29th April

  A brilliant Tribute to Tina Turner! Kinisha is the voice behind Simply Tina - a performer with a wealth of experience. After many years performing throughout the UK and further afield, Kinisha has become firmly established as one of the UK's leading tribute singers. Simply Tina will hold...

Queen UK 12th May 2017

Queen UK 12th May 2017

12th May

 This will be a brilliant night in our permanent marquee! One of the best Tributes to arguably the best Rock band in the world. Enjoy and partake in some of the greatest hits of all times including ‘We will rock you’, ‘A crazy little thing called love’, ‘It’s a kind of Magic’...

The Vintage Years Festival 2017

The Vintage Years Festival 2017

17th June - 18th 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. 10am – 5pm both days! This will be an action packed weekend including: Heavy Horse Demonstrations, Classic cars & WWII Ve...

Guns or Roses 23rd June 2017

Guns or Roses 23rd June 2017

23rd June

  Guns or Roses Tribute Band. Friday 23rd June 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 Th...

David Bowie Tribute 7th July 2017

David Bowie Tribute 7th July 2017

7th July

  The award winning 'Pop Up Bowie'. A stunning tribute to David Bowie. 'Pop Up Bowie' performs the greatest hits of David Bowie, from every era of 'the guy's' career from the 70's through to the nineties and beyond.  The front man, Paul Antony, a huge fan of Bowie, accurately portra...

Jazz & Real Ale Festival 2017

Jazz & Real Ale Festival 2017

15th July - 16th July

  A brilliant annual event - a weekend of great Jazz music, a fantastic range of beers – and great food! A great selection of around nine Jazz Bands will be playing over the weekend featuring a wide range of genres We look forward to bringing you a wide selection of ales and a select...

Comedy Club Summer Gala with Supper 2017

Comedy Club Summer Gala with Supper 2017

28th July

 Three top Comedians and a compere to entertain you. Plus! a two course dinner ( Hog Roast and dessert choice).Full details of the top acts performing will be posted here soon. Doors open 7pm. Food will be served 7.30 - 8.30pm. Show starts 8.30pm. Tickets £25  Book now online or call 01283...

Model Train,Toy and Collectors Fair 2017

Model Train,Toy and Collectors Fair 2017

6th 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. (Guided tours a...

Rolling Stones Tribute Band 18th August 2017

Rolling Stones Tribute Band 18th August 2017

18th August

  Friday 18th August Rolling Stones tribute band, The Rollin' Clones, celebrate the music of one of the greatest bands of all time. Based in Essex but performing nationally and internationally, The Rollin' Clones are without doubt one of the UK's finest and in demand tribute bands. They...

August Bank Holiday Family Fun Weekend

August Bank Holiday Family Fun Weekend

27th August - 28th August

  Kids go free! Celebrate the summer in style with our bank holiday event. Entry to Museum is included. A selection of food and most importantly a fantastic line up of activities for all ages.   10am – 5pm. Adult Tickets £6.  Accompanied Children under 16 go free! (each free child ...

The Jerseys and Dinner 9th September 2017

The Jerseys and Dinner 9th September 2017

9th September

 Oh What a Nite This promises to Be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Vali and The Four Seasons - plus a two 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 remember:- Oh what...

Only Fools and Horses 15th September 2017

Only Fools and Horses 15th September 2017

15th 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. Price includes a three course dinner and post show disco   You will simply love this hilarious tribute featuring all of your favour...

Blues Brothers Tribute Show 6th October 2017

Blues Brothers Tribute Show 6th October 2017

6th October

  After selling out in 2016,The NBC is proud to present once again Europe's best Blue Brothers Tribute Show - featuring 'Jake & Elwood' and the fabulous Black Rhino band. 'Shake your Tail feathers' because the band is back together. All the hits in an energy packed stage show - bring yo...

Oktoberfest 13th & 14th October 2017

Oktoberfest 13th & 14th October 2017

13th October - 14th October

  New for 2017! A spectacular Oktoberfest is coming to town, to be hosted at the National Brewery Centre.  This October we will transform our courtyard to create a traditional covered Oktoberfest for up to 750 people with bier, live music and a great atmosphere – prepared to be entert...

The Voices of ABBA 20th October 2017

The Voices of ABBA 20th October 2017

20th 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 personalities an...

Halloween Adult Only Ghost Tours 2017

Halloween Adult Only Ghost Tours 2017

27th October - 28th October

  Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October Join us on one of our Halloween, scary but fun, adult only 'Night at The Museum’ Ghost tours. ‘Dare to take a walk around the museum at night? Hear about Burton's resident ghosts and listen to their tales of passion, scandal and tragedy....

Halloween Fancy Dress Dinner & Ball 2017

Halloween Fancy Dress Dinner & Ball 2017

28th October

   Get in the 'spirit' of things - at our fancy dress Halloween Ball!  It will be held in our permanent marquee - suitably dressed for the occasion, on Saturday 28th October. There will be a great live band and a disco. A full bar and food service will be available. And the pri...

BeeGees Tribute 3rd November 2017

BeeGees Tribute 3rd November 2017

3rd November

  The Ultimate Bee Gees Tribute Show   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 with their number 1 show, dedicated to the magic of the Brothers Gibb. Astounding audiences in the UK, Europe, Asia,...

Model Railex 5th November 2017

Model Railex 5th November 2017

5th November

  The Burton 7th  Annual Model Railex Exhibition, organised by the Burton Railway Society, will be held on Sunday 5th November 2017. 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 fr...

Bavarian Oompah Nights in November 2017

Bavarian Oompah Nights in November 2017

10th November - 25th November

  Join us on the 10th, 17th, or 25th November for one of our brilliant Bavarian Nights and celebrate in true Oompah style.  Karl's Brass, one of the best Oompah Bands in the country, will be your hosts for the evening.  Hot themed supper included. Doors open 7.30pm. Evening starts 8pm ...

Christmas Party Nights in December 2017

Christmas Party Nights in December 2017

1st December - 21st December

 Join us for one of our fantastic Christmas party nights at the Historic National Brewery Centre. Our party nights are held in our fully dressed, heated marquee and are great for couples, groups or for the office party! Price includes arrival drink, a superb 3 course meal, DJ and all the festiv...

The Jerseys and Dinner 3rd December 2017

The Jerseys and Dinner 3rd December 2017

3rd December

 Oh What a Nite This promises to Be! A brilliant Tribute to Franki Vali and The Four Seasons - plus a two course Christmas 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 remember:-...

Winter Comedy Gala with Supper 14th Dec 2017

Winter Comedy Gala with Supper 14th Dec 2017

14th December

  Time for our annual Christmas Comedy and Supper Night on Thursday 14th December! Three top class comedians and a compere to entertain you – and a two course Christmas Fayre buffet supper! Details of the acts performing will be posted here soon A full bar service will be available ...

New Years Eve Gala Dinner and Dance 2017

New Years Eve Gala Dinner and Dance 2017

31st December

 Join us on December 31st and celebrate the New Year in style with our four course banquet,  live entertainment and a festive disco. Great for couples or groups. Tickets £37.95 per person. Doors open 7.00pm. Event ends at 1.00am Parties of 12 will be seated at their own table. Couples or g...

Comedy Club February

Firkin Comedy Club 24th February 2017 Four comedians and a compere to entertain you! This month’s event stars Tim Clarke, Sarah Bennetto, Carmen Ali, Paul Wade with compere Winter Foenander. Tickets £10

March Jazz on Tap

Jazz On Tap 1st March   Jamie Brownfield Quartet (trumpet, piano, double bass & drums) We love jazz award winning Jamie and his slick, swing/be-bop phrasing! Tickets £10

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