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, 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.
Events & Festivals
Featured events >>>
Sat 6 Jun 2015
This year, we have exhibitors, music and a special ale brewed for the festival by local brewery Titanic, and alfresco bar open from 10.00 – 16.00.
Mon 8 - Fri 26 Jun 2015
The second in our series of 2015 exhibitions sees a long-awaited return to Lichfield Cathedral, a wonderful landmark steeped in history and immersed in centuries of architectural beauty.
Sun 14 Jun 2015
RAF Cosford Air Show is one of the country's top aviation events attracting thousands of people of all ages to a day full of excitement and entertainment. As well as the flying display and static aircraft there is a children's fun fair.
Alton Towers area
Mon 15 Jun 2015
Alton Tower’s magnificent early C19 gardens, designed by the flamboyant 15th Earl of Shrewsbury, feature pools, pagoda fountain, statues, mature trees, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas set in a steep sided valley. Refreshments in hotel.
Fri 19 - Sun 21 Jun 2015
Model aircraft enthusiasts from all the over the UK and Europe will take to the sky's to demonstrate their awesome flying skills in the Park.
Thu 25 Jun - Sat 11 Jul 2015
The cultural highlight of the summer returns with one of Shakespeare's wittiest comedies. Much Ado About Nothing focuses on two pairs of lovers; Benedick and Beatrice, and Claudio and Hero.
Burton Upon Trent
Sat 27 Jun 2015
With activities for the whole family visit the National Memorial Arboretum to show your support for HM Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day 2015.
Alton Towers area
Sun 28 Jun 2015
Join WDC & SEA LIFE’s annual Walk for Whales on Sunday 28th June 2015.
Fri 3 - Sun 5 Jul 2015
Camper Jam is the VW Bus Festival to be seen at! The show is chilled out, laid back and has a friendly, relaxed and fun packed vibe.
Fri 3 - Sun 12 Jul 2015
The Lichfield Festival brings the best national and international artists and performers to the West Midlands each year for a summer celebration of classical music, dance, drama, film, jazz, literature, poetry, visual arts and world music.
Sat 4 Jul 2015
Make a Hot Summer Saturday Date with live music from local band The Rude Boys at Trentham this year Bringing some 'Madness' to the gardens, this local band present a 'Specials' evening of two tone and a tribute to The Jam.
Burton Upon Trent
Sat 11 Jul - Sun 6 Sep 2015
Opening this summer, the ten acre maze will feature an intricate design of a huge JCB digger including three miles of pathways, viewing towers and bridges for visitors to navigate.
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Jul 2015
A wonderful food and drink festival with a traditional British summer party feel. There'll be games and activities for kids, a balloon race, bake-offs, excellent live music. Of course a fantastic array of food and drink from our exhibitors.
Sat 11 Jul 2015
Make a Hot Summer Saturday Date with live music from tributes to Guns n Roses and Bon Jovi at Trentham this year. We'll take you down to the 'Paradise City' where the grass is green - then lay you down, in a 'Bed of Roses'.