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
MAY
Pet First Aid Evening
The New Art Exchange

Mark & the team at Forest Vets are on a mission to reduce fatal animal emergencies in Nottingham and were looking for you to help.We have noticed a significant increase in pets being presented with road traffic injuries. The fact is that…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 785036
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25
MAY
Harlem Globetrotters
Capital FM Arena

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have been thrilling families and millions of fans for 88 years all the while innovating the game in exciting new ways. Last year the Globetrotters did something unparalleled in the…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
MAY
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY All Dayer
ROLLS ROYCE

A 2 room delight at one of the MIDLANDS Premier venues The Legendary ROLLS ROYCE All Dayer.DJ line‐up: CHRIS KING Blackpool Tower PEPKings Hall Stoke NIGE GRICEPrestatyn and guests..... plus Residents JOHN POOLE SAM EVANS ROB SMITH KEITH BANKS ALAN JONES JULIE…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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01
JUN
Brian Wilson
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Brian Wilson at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Wednesday 01 June 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
ROLLS ROYCE

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derbyon 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 night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
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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04
JUN
Pre-loved Baby and Childrens Sale
West Park Leisure Centre

As seen recently on Dragons Den Award winning nearly new sales of babies and childrens goods and equipment is coming to Nottingham on the 4th June 2016. Get everything you need for your little ones at our friendly Nearly New Sale. Buy…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07974 152420
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05
JUN
Derby Ramathon Half Marathon
ipro stadium

Building on the huge success of the previous two years Ramathon is returning even bigger and better for 2016Having firmly made its mark as Derbys premier annual running event Ramathon 2016 will see up to 5000 runners gather in the city to…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

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09
JUN
Andrew Lawrence
Glee Club Nottingham

Subversive and intelligent comedy from star of Live at the Apollo and BBC Radio 4 sitcom There Is No Escape. His sixth UK tour in consecutive years an evening of honest fearless and uncompromising stand‐up. No joke is unacceptable. No subject off‐limits.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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11
JUN
Joe Hill
QUAD

JOE HILLSaturday 11th June 7pm onwardsQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £10 from http:www.derbybookfestival.co.ukwhats‐onjoe‐hill or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Undoubtedly the most exciting talent to emerge on to the thriller scene in the last decade Joe Hill began his career with the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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14
JUN
Garbage
Rock City Nottingham

Garbage at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Tuesday 14 June 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUN
Wuthering Heights
Bolsover Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Brontes classic love story set on the beautiful mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and is now brought alive on…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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19
JUN
Nottingham Fun Colour Run
Holme Pierrepont Country Park

. The Nottingham Fun Colour Run is for all ages whether you want to skip run or even dance your way around the course. Each kilometre will see you covered in colour powder and leave you looking like a rainbow at the…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01522 837272
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23
JUN
Jake Bugg
Sherwood Pines

Britain has a new promising young artist approaching the heights of success. Jake Bugg is the artist who became famous with his last year performance during the famous Glastonbury festival. At only 17 years old…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUN
Rod Stewart
Capital FM Arena

One of the most successful recording artists of all time Rod Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame way back in 1994. Awarded a CBE for services to music he…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUN
East Midlands Motown night
Westgate Suites, West Gate

Massive Over 30s event since 2008 Its a great night out.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas.4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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24
JUN
Just the Tonic Special with Milton Jones & guests
The Forum - The Cornerhouse

A Just the Tonic Special Milton Jones headlines a top night of comedy. Milton Jones gets off TV and out of the theatres to return for a limited number of clubs gigs.Artists Speakers: Milton Jones Craig Hill David Trent Darrell Martin.Booking:…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 421176
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29
JUN
Sara Pascoe
Glee Club Nottingham

Sara Pascoe is a human animal and so are you. The show is a mixture of completely true stories about Tony Blair Oedipus Rex and the wildlife of Lewisham plus a load of stories that dont sound true at all about Jason…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
JUL
Bill Bailey
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JUL
Gladys Knight
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Gladys Knight at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Sunday 03 July 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gladys Knight live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
JUL
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Creswell Crags

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 new musical score and…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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16
JUL
Edge-Lit 5
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 5Saturday 16th July 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including goodie bag and access to all events on the dayThe UKs fastest‐growing genre literature event returns for its fifth yearFollowing on from a huge event in 2015 Edge‐Lit is back…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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16
JUL
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy
The Forum

Our doors at 6.45pm so you can get in seated and have a drink. At 8pm the show starts. The compere comes on warms up the crowd and gets you all ready for 3 of the best comedians on the circuit When…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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23
JUL
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy - Nottingham
The Forum

LEE NELSON ‐ WORK IN PROGRESS FOR 2017 TOUR.A unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money before its any good. Consistently boasting the most interesting line ups in the…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUL
Jess Glynne Splendour in 2016
Wollaton Park

Jess Glynne Splendour in 2016 at Wollaton park in Nottingham on Saturday 23 July 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
High Acres 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 familywhilst at the same time retaining…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 582272
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06
AUG
Information lecture: Help and Healing
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room),

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 Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960 156943
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07
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 a…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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26
AUG
Bama Lama Sing Song
Glee Club Nottingham

Live band playing great songs that everyone knowsTheres no singer The crowd sing the songsYoull hear songs you expect and others you wont ‐ but youll know and LOVE them all.Big grimaces hugs bad dancing demonic voices lots and lots of…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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28
AUG
Egypt
CLOWNE COMMUNITY CENTRE

Egypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three are former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs featuring in several albums and touring throughout UK…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01246 819546
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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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