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What's On - events and festivals in Staffordshire

Need to know what’s on in Staffordshire? Look no further than our 2014 events calendar. Find the dates for key Staffordshire events such as V Festival, the Midlands Grand National, Alton Towers’ Fireworks or the quirky Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.

Staffordshire hosts a year round calendar of events and festivals from walking festivals to music festivals, country shows to the arts, fabulous food festivals, stunning well dressings and marvellous fairs and market days.

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More Treat than Trick


Sat 18 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

You are in for a treat here at Drayton Manor, home of Thomas Land this year. Thomas and his friends have been hard at work delivering pumpkins and decorations to Thomas Land to make this Halloween spookier than ever.


Alton Towers area

Sat 18 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014

With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and also spooktacular family entertainment; 2014 Scarfest promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!

2014 Screamfest

Screamfest 2014

Burton Upon Trent

Fri 17 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014

Screamfest, the night time Halloween scream park at the National Forest Adventure Farm, is back and more terrifying than ever!

Annual Siba Beer Festival

2nd Annual Siba Beer Festival

Burton Upon Trent

Fri 24 - Sat 25 Oct 2014

Around 30 small independent brewers offer a brilliant range of beers for you to taste. With live bands on Friday & Saturday, DJ on stage during Saturday day and a BBQ / Hog Roast, also featuring The National Barrel Rolling Championships.

Half Term Activities

Half Term Family Fun


Sat 25 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Autumn Activity Week at the farm with spooky crafts, pumpkin carving and fun quizzes and trails.

Individual men's competition

National Barrel Rolling Championships

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 25 Oct 2014

The National Barrel Rolling Championships organised by the National Brewery Heritage Trust will take place on Saturday 25th October 2014 during the Second Annual SIBA beer festival.

Halloween Horrors at Weston Park

Halloween Horrors


Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Join us for creepy crafts, pumpkin carving, spooky scavenger hunts and a whole host of Halloween themed activities during half-term.

Haunting Halloween event

Haunting Halloween


Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Ghoulish activities including spooky story telling and gooey tombola!

Outdoor activity fun days at Peak Pursuits

Kid's Half Term Activity Days


Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Outdoor adventure activity days for 7-14 yr olds at Astbury Mere. We are also running drop off/pick up points from our centre at Tittesworth Water and Audley Climbing Centre with mini buses to Astbury Mere to join the programme there.

Discovery Day

WW1 Discovery Day


Mon 27 Oct 2014

Our uniformed guides will take you on a detailed tour of the Museum’s fantastic WW1 trench system, and describe what life was like for soldiers during the Great War.

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys


Tue 28 Oct - Sat 8 Nov 2014

The internationally-acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys, comes to The Regent Theatre, as part of its very first tour of the UK and Ireland.

Halloween event

Night At The Museum Halloween Ghost Tours

Burton Upon Trent

Tue 28 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Join us for a scary but fun adult only Ghost Tour, presented by lively re-enactors. Tours last approximately one half hours.

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys


Thu 30 Oct 2014

The internationally-acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys, comes to The Regent Theatre, as part of its very first tour of the UK and Ireland.

Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular


Fri 31 Oct 2014

Dust off your broomsticks and dress up your kids as Shugborough prepares for the return of its spookiest Halloween ever. After a break last year, this renowned and popular event is back with a bang.

Karl's Brass Oompah Band

Bavarian Oktoberfest Nights

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 1 Nov 2014

Join us at one of our brilliant Bavarian nights. Karl's Brass is one of the best Oompah bands in the country and will be hosts for the night. Price includes a hot themed supper!

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