What's On - events and festivals in Staffordshire
Need to know what’s on in Staffordshire? Look no further than our 2015 events calendar!
Find the dates for key Staffordshire events such as V Festival, Stone Food and Drink Festival, Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire, Alton Towers' Scarefest, Drayton Manor's Fireworks or the quirky Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.
What's On now in Staffordshire >>>
Thu 8 - Sat 10 Oct 2015
Its the 35th Stoke Beer & Cider Festival at Fenton Manor Sports Complex. Over 200 traditional beers, farmhouse ciders, fruit wines and specialist bottled beers.
Fri 9 Oct 2015
When Bram Stoker's widow welcomes lawyer Mr Leech into her home, there begins a tale of the most feared vampire of all time. An original stage play by the professional theatre group. Over 18's only
Thu 8 - Sun 11 Oct 2015
The International Autumn Horse Trials is run over three days for the National Junior Championships, National under 21 Championships CC1* and CCII* classes which consist of dressage, cross country and show jumping.
Sat 3 - Sun 11 Oct 2015
The popular Lichfield Literary Festival returns with over 50 events at venues across the city such as Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Erasmus Darwin House, Swinfen Hall and The George Hotel.
Sat 10 Oct 2015
Spiritualist National Union approved spiritual healers will be offering healing where the healer’s hands are placed on or near the recipient.
Sat 10 Oct 2015
Goods for sale are bread and cakes, oatcakes, plants and flowers, wines, jams and preserves, fresh meat, sausages, bacon, black pudding chicken, eggs and scotch eggs, fruit and vegetables, fish, pastries, jewellery, chocolate
Sun 11 Oct 2015
The market has a range of quality stallholders selling beautiful craft/gift items, delicious food products, including: artisan bread;cakes & biscuits;jams & chutneys;local ales;pies & tarts; sausages & speciality meats; fruit & vegetables.
Tue 13 Oct 2015
From Stephen Daldry, the Oscar nominated Director of The Reader, The Hours and Billy Elliot, comes the multi award-winning West End production of J.B. Priestley’s classic thriller, An Inspector Calls.
Tue 13 - Sat 17 Oct 2015
It's 1917 and Captain Edmund Blackadder, a professional soldier in the British Army who, until the outbreak of the Great War, has enjoyed a relatively action-free existence fighting natives who were usually "two feet tall and armed with dri
Wed 14 Oct 2015
Dance to live music. Enjoy tea and cakes. Everybody welcome, come with friends or come to meet new friends, at the Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery.
Thu 15 Oct 2015
What better way to spend a summer’s afternoon than at Staffordshire’s finest Racecourse. Soak up some sun and enjoy seven exciting jump races.
Thu 15 Oct 2015
Appetite presents Roundabout! Part of the Big Bite programme. Roundabout is the worlds first pop up, plug-and-play theatre.
Burton Upon Trent
Fri 16 - Sat 31 Oct 2015
Screamfest, the night time Halloween scream park at the National Forest Adventure Farm, is back and more terrifying than ever!
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Oct 2015
The North Staffs Guild of Craftsmen and Friends have joined together to exhibit and sell their work. Come and talk to the makers, get something a bit special and unique for a Christmas gift for someone you know!
Sat 17 Oct 2015
Fabulous food and drink plus local arts and crafts will all be available, and with an indoor market as well, it’s a great place to shop, whatever the weather.
Sat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015
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 17 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015
With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and also spooktacular family entertainment; 2015 Scarefest promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!
Sat 24 Oct 2015
Once a month, under the coaching arch of the Royal Oak, the traders of Eccleshall Farmers’ Market come to town. On the 4th Saturday a range of handcrafted, locally sourced products which have not been mass produced can be purchased.
Sat 24 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015
This Autumn half term visit the Trentham Estate, kick back and relax and spend quality family time in the great outdoors. Enjoy award-winning gardens, Halloween themed events, learn survival skills, take pony rides or meet the Fairyman!
Mon 26 - Fri 30 Oct 2015
“Every Drawing Tells a Story” Take part in the world’s biggest drawing festival and explore the dark side of Wedgwood’s Fairyland lustre ware.