What's on inAlfreton


Welcome to Alfreton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Alfreton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Alfreton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Alfreton

25
AUG
Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EHAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after Open…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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27
AUG
Egypt - blues rockers play Derbyshire
CLOWNE COMMUNITY CENTRE

www.egypt‐blues.co.ukwww.facebook.comegyptbluesBlues Kerosene albumLazy Maisie single release by Stable Records via Amuse Records available from June 2017 as a download on multiple outlets Spotify Deezer Napster etc. www.egypt‐blues.co.ukwww.facebook.comegyptbluesEgypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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27
AUG
Have-a-go Archery
Haddon Hall

During Haddon Halls heyday it was law that every able man over 24 years old should be able to shoot a target at 220 yards. With advice from Haddons master bowman learn the art of archery in the Chapel Fields. Its a…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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27
AUG
NOTTS SOUL ALL DAYER
Rolls Royce

Fabulous 4 rooms for dancing event in the heart of the East Midlands just off Jnct 26M1.A brand new event for the Bank Holiday Weekend. Sunday August 27th.4pm‐1am at Rolls Royce Watnall Rd Hucknall Notts NG15 6EP.4 sensational rooms of music and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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29
AUG
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Pitcher and Piano

How speed dating in Nottingham worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Nottingham. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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01
SEP
Manford's Comedy Club
The Loft

The Loft in Matlock plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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01
SEP
Peter Pan
Nottingham Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
SEP
Pride and Prejudice
Wollaton Hall

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
SEP
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby on the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes a booking fee to cover cardPayPal charges A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
SEP
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path.
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room)

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960 156943
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03
SEP
Wahala Comedy Clash: Jamaica Vs Africa
The Glee Club Nottingham

Europes most successful urban comedy event finally comes to this great city. The only comedy show where comedians battle live on stage. Featuring heavyweights Slim Kojo plus more.Not only do comedians perform tailor made stand up comedy routines to the theme of…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
SEP
Yianni Agisilaou - The Simpsons Taught Me Every...
The Glee

Following critically acclaimed total sell‐out runs at Edinburgh Melbourne Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals Yianni Agisilaou brings his love letter to the worlds greatest TV show to The Glee.Stories facts impersonations and more form a hilarious and cromulent look at a lifetime…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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14
SEP
Five Rivers Fostering @ King's Mill Hospital
King's Mill Hospital

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster CarersFor those who dont know Fostering involves children and young people being cared for…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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14
SEP
Social Media for Writers
QUAD

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR WRITERSWith Penny ReeveThursday 14th September 7pm‐9pm The Meeting RoomTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultsocial‐media‐for‐writers.aspxFor writers in 2017 its ever more important to ensure a strong online presence and its never too early for…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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16
SEP
Dronfield Hall Barn Medieval Festival
Dronfield Hall Barn

Dronfield Hall Barn holds its very first medieval festival on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September. The event will be headlined by an appearance from the renowned medieval society Knights in Battle. Come and experience how life was in the 15th Century…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01246 418122
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17
SEP
G2 Definitive Genesis
Glee Club Nottingham

G2 perform classic 1970s Genesis from the Seconds Out era and earlier Gabriel years.All under 25s may be asked to produce valid ID See FAQs.14‐16 year old must be accompanied by an adult with ticket to the show.ADVANCE PRICE£16.00Show EntryTIMESDoors open 18:00:00Last…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
SEP
Live Music Tour Show – G2 Definitive Genesis
The Glee Club Nottingham

G2 Definitive Genesis pays tribute to a vintage period in Genesis long and colourful history the four‐man Seconds Out era 1975‐78 whilst also dipping back into the Gabriel years. Its the midlate seventies; Peter Gabriel had just departed to be replaced by…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
SEP
Motown Show starring The Marvelettes
The Avenue

Book now www.goldsoul.co.uk1. Brierley Hill Civic West Midlands 8pm‐12mid FRIDAY‐SEPT 15 Ltd seating so book nowMarvelettes TourSeptember 15th Brierley Hill Civic 17.50 16 Whitby Pavilion. Book at www.whitbypavilion.co.uk17 Chesterfield. £17.5022 Northampton Picturedrome. £17.50 Contact venue direct23 Blackburn‐ King Georges…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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18
SEP
From Idea to Publication - Creative Writing Course
QUAD

FROM IDEA TO PUBLICATIONWith Alex DavisMondays 18th September to 6th November 6:30pm‐9:00pmCourse fees £120 £110 concessions from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultfrom‐idea‐to‐publication‐‐creative‐writing.aspxThis popular 8 week writing course returns designed to give both absolute beginners and longer‐term writers an…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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18
SEP
Italian Street Food Course
Nonnas Chesterfield

ITALIAN STREET FOODCome with us through the streets of bustling Italian markets in a journey through regional street food. From Palermo to Venezia we guide you through Italian Street Food classics that take you to the hustle and bustle streets of Italy.Learn…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 012346 380025
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19
SEP
MarketEd.Live: The Annual Marketing Conference
The Roundhouse

. Join Chris Ducker Mark Asquith Andrew and Pete Victoria Taylor Dawn Anderson Ross Davies and Brian Fanzo representatives from brands such as Microsoft Purple Bricks and Isocialfanz ‐ on 19th September for MarketEd.LiveAll our speakers and sponsors have been chosen to…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01509 228702
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21
SEP
Comedy Tour Show - Vir Das
The Glee Club Nottingham

Rapidly growing to international stardom after sell‐out shows in the USA and touring worldwide Vir Das has made his way in Bollywood starring in Indias first Zombie film Go Goa Gone and films BadMaash Company Delhi Belly and Revolver Rani. Alongside the…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
SEP
Septemberfest
Donington Park

The Sunday Headliners are 90s legends 5ive who will be performing a full 1 hour set on the main stage.Meanwhile local boy Nathan Dawe will return from his sell‐out summer in Europe to close the show on Friday.In addition a major dance…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07584 072308
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23
SEP
Literature Surgeries
QUAD

LITERATURE SURGERIES10am‐1pm Saturday 23rd September£20 includes feedback on up to 10000 words of manuscript and half‐hour meetingTickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultliterature‐surgeries.aspxAfter a decade working in literature including roles in publishing teaching editing and proofreading QUADs Literature…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
SEP
Publishing Insider: The Work of a Literary Agent
QUAD

PUBLISHING INSIDER PRESENTSThe Work of a Literary Agent Interview and QAWith Jamie Cowen Ampersand Agency2pm Saturday 23rd September The BoxTickets £6 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukcreative‐course‐adultthe‐work‐of‐a‐literary‐agent‐‐‐interview‐and‐q‐‐and‐‐a.aspxLiterary agents play a huge part in the publishing industry as…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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24
SEP
IKANO BANK ROBIN HOOD MARATHON 2017
Victoria Embankment

The Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon and Half Marathon returns to Nottingham on Sunday 24 September and the popular event provides the perfect opportunity for runners to join Robin Hood and his merry men on this picturesque course.The 2017 half marathon and…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08451 641775
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27
SEP
Comedy Tour Show - Tom Stade (16+)
The Glee

I SWEARAfter a hiatus from the touring scene get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Direct from the Edinburgh Festival the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back with a brand‐new show for 2017. Renowned for his carefree attitude and…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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29
SEP
MasquerMind Ball
Eastwood Hall

This event is a charity Masquerade Ball in aid of Mind the mental health charity. Being held at the gorgeous Eastwood Hall on Friday 29th September 2017 guests can expect a red carpet entrance with reception drink and live music from harpist…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07447 612944
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04
OCT
Simon Day – In Character
The Glee Club Nottingham

Simon Day In Character Brian Pern Billy Bleach Geoffrey Allerton Tony BecktonBRIAN PERN ‐ Prog rocker and humanitarian Brian will perform a piece involving music and some modern dance.BILLY BLEACH ‐ The Fast Show pub bore and star of the…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
OCT
Sister Act
The Assembly Rooms

Whoopi is back in the habit for 3 weeks only from 10 August as Mother Superior at the London Palladium in the fantastic show Sister Act. When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier is witness…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

Tourist Attractions


The Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham experience begins with a spectacular cable car ride above the village of Matlock Bath. Pausing high over the Derwent river, you will have a birds eye view of the valley below.Once at the summit, explore underground in two of the area's most famous…

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

See how Denby is made, 'have a go' at painting a plate, watch a free cookery demonstration in the Emporium or browse around the shops and museum. All Tours at Denby are led by experienced Tour Guides who will take you round and explain how the pottery…

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

The Ecclesbourne Valley is one of Derbyshires most lovely and unspoilt valleys, stretching from the northern outskirts of Derby, at Duffield, to Wirksworth, an ancient market town known as the Gem of the Peak. By taking the train to the lines far northern terminus at Ravenstor on its…

Middleton Top Engine House

Middleton Top at Middleton by Wirksworth is well sign posted. From the A6 at Cromford take the B5036 and B5035 for Ashbourne. Opening times 10.30am 5pm.The Middleton Top Countryside Centre is situated on the High Peak Trail, Middleton by Wirksworth. The Top as you might expect, is at…

Midland Railway Butterley

A Standard Gauge Railway Running Steam and Diesel Hauled Passenger Trains with a Musueum Dedicated to the Midland Railway.The Midland Railway, Butterley is the home for all things associated with the Midland Railway. There is a standard gauge line which has steam and diesel hauled passenger trains. The…

Peak District Mining Museum

The Peak District Mining Museum is situated in The Pavilion at the centre of Matlock Bath alongside the A6, which runs alongside the river Derwent in a picturesque limestone gorge. Visit a museum where you can experience and wonder at the forgotten world of a Derbyshire lead…

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