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

24
MAY
BH Xtra
Oceana, Nottingham

The only venue to be in on a Bank Holiday SundayFeaturing:CO2 CannonsUV CannonsConfetti CannonsDancersStilt‐Walkers2500 peopleRoom 1: House EDM Mash‐Ups ClubRoom 2: RnB Hip‐Hop FunkyRoom 3: Ping Pong RoomRoom 4: VIP BoothsAdmission Information:£7.00 entry £5.00 onlineURL:Booking: http:atnd.it26828‐0…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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24
MAY
The Griswolds: Dot To Dot Festival
Various

Brace yourself or some Infectious hooks and catchy choruses as Australian four piece indie pop band The Griswolds bring a little sunshine to our shores this Spring. These four boys have all the youthful exuberance of Vampire Weekend combined with the cool…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
MAY
Sarah Millican X POSTPONED
Derby Assembly Rooms

Sarah Millican X POSTPONED at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Tuesday 26 May 2015 in Derby Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican X POSTPONED event at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
MAY
Young Fathers
Rescue Rooms

Young Fathers at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Tuesday 26 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Young Fathers tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Katherine Ryan Glam Role Model
Glee Club Nottingham

Katherine Ryan Glam Role Model at Glee Club Nottingham in Nottingham on Thursday 28 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAY
Lord of the Dance
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Lord of the Dance at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Thursday 28 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Lord of the Dance tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAY
Bakewell Family Fun Day
Bakewell Showground

A day of fun ‐ including... Donkey rides Fair rides Bouncy Castle Beach Face painting Extreme Wheels Roadshow ‐ mobile skate parkKMXs zorbes laser quest ‐ Circus skills Food Court Trade stands and much much more…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 812736
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29
MAY
The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
Glee Club Nottingham

4 brilliant comedians from the top of the UK and International circuits.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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29
MAY
Westgate Suites Motown
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH UKAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseAlways The Last Friday of the Month Except December the Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the East Midlands Soul Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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29
MAY
Indiana
Rock City Nottingham

Indiana at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Friday 29 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
The Phenomenon Bruno Groening - documentary film
The Nottingham Mechanics, Lecture Room

In early 1949 thousands of people streamed to Herford in Germany. In the autumn of the same year up to 30000 people were drawn daily to the Traberhof ‐ a horse stud farm ‐ in Rosenheim ‐ miserable masses of sick…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07960 156943
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31
MAY
Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express
Glee Club Nottingham

A sparky songwriter ‐ Q MagazineProphet delivers with quixotic swagger and declamatory sneer ‐ MOJOAfter his album Temple Beautiful a song cycle about his home town of San Francisco Chuck Prophet returns with Night Surfer a set of tunes that have an…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
JUN
Promotion and Publicity for Writers
QUAD

Writing Workshop: Publicity and Promotion for Writers7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Tuesday 2 JuneQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets: £5 ‐ numbers limitedJoin Cathy Bramley author of best‐selling romantic comedies Ivy Lane Appleby Farm and Conditional Love and QUADs regular creative writing tutor…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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02
JUN
Stewart Francis
Winding Wheel

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
JUN
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Winding Wheel

Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Winding Wheel live Comedy on Tuesday 02 June 2015 in Chesterfield Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour event at Winding Wheel see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Publish Your E-Book in a Day
QUAD

Publish your e‐book in a day10:30am ‐ 4:30pm ‐ Wednesday 3 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £30 lunch not includedThis one‐day course will introduce you to the process of publishing your writing as an e‐book. Youll learn what an e‐book is the different formats available…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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04
JUN
Authors and the Independent Press
QUAD

Writing Workshop: Authors and the Independent Press7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Thursday 4 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £5The UK is host to a growing scene of independent presses which offer valuable publication opportunities for aspiring authors. But what can writers expect from this expanding sector…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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05
JUN
Double the Horror with Johnny Mains & Rufus Hound
QUAD

Double the Horror with Johnny Mains & Rufus Hound ‐ Best British Horror and Dead Funny7:30pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Friday 5 JuneQUAD DE1 3ASTickets: £10With authors Victoria Leslie Marie ORegan and Simon Kurt plus more special guests to be announced. A unique…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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05
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 Rooms.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission £6 before 9pmplease be advised the venue fills up quickly and can reach capacity by 9pm on most events…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
JUN
Writers Day, Derby Book Festival
QUAD

A day of Writing Workshops with local authors10:00am ‐ 1:45pm ‐ Saturday 6 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £25 including choice of workshops and goodie bagWriters Day at QUAD will be a highlight of the Festival for writers and will feature a choice of six…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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10
JUN
The Piano Guys
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

What do you get when you mix up a marketing genius that does video a studio engineer that writes music a pianist that had a successful solo career and a cellist that does pretty much…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUN
Jane Eyre
Bolsover Castle

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochester's…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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12
JUN
The Overtones
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
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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14
JUN
Elvis Costello
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Regarded by many to be one of the more influential and creative musicians of his era Elvis Costello has consistently released his unique variety of music since the late 1970s. With an individual style that…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUN
England vs New Zealand 4th ODI
Trent Bridge

England vs New Zealand 4th ODI at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Wednesday 17 June 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Sports

17
JUN
The Moody Blues
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

English rock band 'The Moody Blues' are famed for their unique style and occasional blend of rock and classical together especially in their 1967 album 'Days of Future Past' The band has been together since…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUN
FAF HEADLINERS COMEDY NIGHT
The Bentinck

x3 Current Comedy circuit Headline Comedy acts will descend on an absolutely wonderful venue for what promises to be a cracking nights entertainmentMICK FERRY BOBBY MAIR and MC JOE BROMEHEAD. With supporting acts…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 249374
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19
JUN
Rolls Royce Disco
Rolls Royce

Great Night Of 70s80s90s Disco Classics With Djs Craig Strong Ozz Tall John.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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19
JUN
Reginald D Hunter
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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