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

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Donington Historic Festival
Donington Park

Stunt driving drift driving or performance passenger rides are part of a new look for the Donington Historic Festival. Taking place at Donington Park circuit over the May Bank Holiday weekend Friday 28 Sunday 30 April the three‐day event gives visitors…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)1869 243444
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28
APR
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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Bakewell Food Festival
Bakewell Food Festival

Town Centre Free Entry Bakewells Food Festival once more celebrates the wealth of excellent local produce that the PeakDistrict and this beautiful market town have to offer. As well as the multi‐award winnng farmers market at the Agricultural Business Centre the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 812736
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APR
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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APR
Wahala Comedy Clash: Jamaica Vs Africa (16+)
The Glee Club Nottingham

JAMAICA VS AFRICAEuropes 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…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
MAY
James Acaster Recognise
The Glee Club Nottingham

Join James Acaster as he presents three of his Edinburgh Award nominated shows over three nights in our wonderful studio room. James doesnt know who he is he doesnt know what he believes and he doesnt know what hes going to do…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
MAY
James Acaster - Represent
The Glee Club Nottingham

Join James Acaster as he presents three of his Edinburgh Award nominated shows over three nights in our wonderful studio room. James doesnt know who he is he doesnt know what he believes and he doesnt know what hes going to do…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
MAY
M.R Carey at Derby Film Festival
QUAD

An Evening with M. R. CareyWednesday 3rd May 7pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £5 for QA with discounted tickets available for screening from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:derbyfilmfestival.co.ukprogramme58wednesday‐3rd‐mayM.R.CareyQAOne of 2016s finest thrillers The Girl With All The…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01332 290606
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03
MAY
the lady boys of bangkok
Winding Wheeel

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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04
MAY
James Acaster - Reset
The Glee Club Nottingham

Join James Acaster as he presents three of his Edinburgh Award nominated shows over three nights 2nd 3rd & 4th MAY in our wonderful studio room. James doesnt know who he is he doesnt know what he believes and he doesnt know…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
MAY
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 4 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
MAY
Manfords 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…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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05
MAY
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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11
MAY
Inner Engineering - Technologies for Wellbeing
Hindu Temple Geetha Bhawan

As there is a science and technology to create external wellbeing there is a whole science and technology for inner wellbeing. ‐ SadhguruInner Engineering is an opportunity to engineer an inner transformation that deepens your perception bringing about a dimensional shift in…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +447765 567347
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11
MAY
Professor Brian Cox Live
Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0
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11
MAY
Romantic Fiction Writing Workshop
QUAD

Romance Writing and Happy Endings A Writing Workshop with Jane LinfootQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASThursday 11th May 7pm‐9pmBestselling local author Jane Linfoot will be delivering a workshop session on romance writing share her own experiences as she learned to write in…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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11
MAY
When We Are Married
The Assembly Rooms

Twenty‐five years ago the Helliwells the Parkers and the Soppitts were married on the same day by the same parson.They gather at the Helliwell home to celebrate their silver wedding. The new chapel organist tells them that he recently met the parson…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 827297
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13
MAY
Call Mr Robeson. A life with song
Crich Glebe Field Centre

They say Im meddling in the foreign affairs of the United States Government. Now thats too bad cause Im going to have to continue to meddle...Paul Robeson is a world‐famous actor singer and civil rights campaigner. When over the years he gets…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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15
MAY
JON GOMM
The Glee Club Nottingham

Once you get over the jaw dropping manoeuvres and technique you will be rewarded with some spectacularly beautiful songs. Blues & SoulOne of the worlds most successful gifted and inspirational guitar players Acoustic MagazineJon Gomm from Leeds is an acoustic singer‐songwriter with…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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16
MAY
Fantastic Tales and How To Write Them
QUAD

Fantastic Tales and How To Write ThemQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTuesdays from 16th May ‐ 6th June 7:00pm 9:00pmA concise four‐week creative writing course with Tutor Ruth de Haas on how to plan write and market speculative fiction. The emphasis…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
MAY
How To Run a Writing Event
QUAD

HOW TO RUN A WRITING EVENTWith Alex DavisQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASSaturday 20th May 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmWith a huge range of booming literature festivals book launches writing workshops conventions and much more besides the writing event scene is livelier than ever.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
MAY
Ross Noble Hosts Special
Just The Tonic at The Belgrave Rooms

Just the Tonic take over these grand premises for an amazing line up of comedy featuring Leo Kearse Bec Hill Damian Clark and Simon Lomas‐ and hosted by the master of stand‐up Ross NobleThis hidden gem in the heart of the city…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 100009
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26
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel
Peak Edge Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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27
MAY
Curry and Comedy Night Nottingham
Curry Lounge Nottingham

Daves Comedy PresentsCurry n Comedy Night at the famous Award Winning Curry Lounge in NottinghamDoors 6.30pmLast Entry 7:30pmShow 8:30pmTicket price includes a welcome glass of bubbly a 3 course A La Carte Indian meal comedy show late bar and musicRecommended Age Restriction:…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07547 977462
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29
MAY
Live Music Tour Show Stephen Devassy and Solid Ban
The Glee Club

Stephen Devassy is a man who built himself upon his dreams. He got his first keyboard as a gift from his Dad PK Devassy. He first toured abroad while he was in the first year of his pre‐degree with the legendary singer…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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MAY
Stephen Devassy and Solid Band
The Glee Club Nottingham

Stephen Devassy is a man who built himself upon his dreams. He got his first keyboard as a gift from his Dad PK Devassy. He first toured abroad while he was in the first year of his pre‐degree with the legendary singer…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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30
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Al Fresco Dining Cookery Course
Nonnas Chesterfield

AL FRESCO DINING EXPERIENCELets Feast We banquet al fresco Italian style with friends great wine & unbelievable food straight from the barbeque.We show you the secrets of Italian Al Fresco dining from prepping to marinating Italian succulent meat cuts pesce spiedini and…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 012346 380025
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MAY
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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03
JUN
Derby Gin Jamboree
The Silk Mill

We have a saying that theres a gin out there for everyone.And thats what we want you to find when you visit a Gin Jamboree.In essence a Gin Jamboree is an opportunity to sample more than 100 gins either as a G&T…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01332 641901
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04
JUN
Ramathon Half Marathon
Pride Park Stadium Derby

Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year the Ramathon now with a world record to its name will again be based at Derby Countys iconic Pride Park Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
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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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