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

30
JUN
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 Christmas3 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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01
JUL
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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04
JUL
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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05
JUL
LinkedIn for Business - Beginners Half Day Worksho
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your LinkedIn Profile.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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07
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Nottingham Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
JUL
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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08
JUL
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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08
JUL
Summer Artisan Market
Haddon Hall

Following on from the success of the Christmas Artisan Markets on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July craft stalls will be situated along Haddon Halls driveway and the beautiful surrounds of the wildflower meadow and Chapel field. The markets will be open…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01629 812855
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09
JUL
Jane Eyre
Wollaton Hall

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 Rochesters…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
JUL
VitalityMove
Chatsworth House

The two events will will provide the platform for both families and committed runners to get involved with from 1 mile fun‐runs family relays to the more traditional 5k and 10k distances ‐ all themed to music designed to keep you moving…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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12
JUL
The Wizard of Oz
The Assembly Rooms

Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas like so many girls her age dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy the Scarecrow the Tinman…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 827297
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13
JUL
ROCKANDBIKEFEST
ROCKANDBIKEFEST

The Rock and Bike Festival of the UK Midlands. With a great line‐up of top bands...Bringing to the stage in 2017 Girlschool. The Quireboys Dr Feelgood . John Coghlans Quo O.D. Saxon Cocked n Loaded Slither Exhibit A On The Brink.The Mocking…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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14
JUL
The Wind in the Willows
Wollaton Hall

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
JUL
60s Night Out with The Dreamers
The Winding Wheel

Join 60s hitmakers ‐ The Dreamers formerly Freddie and The Dreamers as they recreate their hits including Im Telling You Now You Were Made For Me If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody Over You Short Shorts plus many more.They are…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01246 345334
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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bagOne of the UKs favourite science‐fiction fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment bringing together some of the UKs leading…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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15
JUL
Edge-Lit 6 - fantasy, horror and science-fiction d
QUAD

Edge‐Lit 615th July 2017 10am‐lateTickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bagOne of the UKs favourite science‐fiction fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment bringing together some of the UKs leading authors for a packed day…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07538 611496
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18
JUL
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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27
JUL
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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29
JUL
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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31
JUL
YMCA Camp Williams July/August 2017
The Nottingham Emmanuel School

At Camp Williams all children will take part in camp rallys sports swimming games and crafts. Plus 8 15 year olds on our full programme can do skills clinics ranging from game design to climbing and trampolining t music making ‐…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01157 117006
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01
AUG
Shadows & Whispers at Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall

Taking inspiration from the centuries of history ingrained in the hall in the nooks and crannies of each room the Shadows and Whispers exhibition brings together misaligned machines which celebrate the uncertain and odd and blurs the lines between past and present…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01629 812855
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01
AUG
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 1 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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05
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres Farm

The Cromford Steam Rally Society has been established since 1970 and is now one of the most highly rated shows in this part of the country. The rally is of interest and amusement for the whole family whilst at the same time…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629582272or01629 534487
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06
AUG
Nottingham Riverside Dragon Boat Challenge
Victoria Embankment

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today ‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and our…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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12
AUG
Great Expectations
Nottingham Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Nottingham Castle

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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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
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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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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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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