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

21
OCT
Just The Tonic's Saturday night comedy
Just The Tonic at The Belgrave Rooms

Just the Tonic take over these grand premises for an amazing line up of comedy.This venue is situated within the Masonic Lodge on Goldsmith St Next to the Rescue Rooms. This hidden gem in the heart of the city give us comfortable…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 100009
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22
OCT
Sunday board gaming in Belper, Derbyshire
Old Kings Head

Hello :We run a board games group at the Old Kings head Belper. This is every two weeks. We are all in our 20s or 30s. The group has been running for 2 years now. Feel free to join us. We…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
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23
OCT
Haddoween at Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall

Haddoween from October 23rd 27th will see Haddon Hall transformed with decorations pumpkins and special activity for children and adults alike. Throughout the week there will be face painting scary storytelling crafts and special trails for children. Children will be encouraged…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 812855
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23
OCT
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Monday 23 October 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Greg…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Pitcher and Piano

Nottingham Speed Dating 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…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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24
OCT
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Nottingham to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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27
OCT
East Midlands 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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02
NOV
Nick Helm
The Glee

There Is Nothing You Can Do To Me That I Havent Done To MyselfStop fearing the worst. Its already happened. So instead of crying about it why not crawl out of your homemade nuclear fallout shelters and bear witness to Living Legend…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
NOV
EM17: [CO]HERE
Surface Gallery

EM17: COHERE4th ‐ 18th November 2017Opening: 3rd November 18:00 ‐ 21:00Jen Burton NTU Annie Dixon DMU Amrit Doll BCU Holly Kerslake Loughborough Carla Lavin NTU Molly Maria Lincoln James Richardson Lincoln Sarah Roach Derby.Surface Gallery…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 470793
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03
NOV
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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03
NOV
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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04
NOV
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
NOV
Perfume as Practice: A Solo Exhibition by Michael
Surface Gallery

Perfume as Practice houses no less than 20 bespoke and diverse perfumes each a portrait of an artist. In his ongoing work as a Fine Art perfumer Borkowsky creates scent portraits by posing the question: Why do you make art. He…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 470793
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06
NOV
How to Get Published
QUAD

How To Get PublishedA four‐week writing courseMondays 6th ‐ 27th November 6:30pm‐9:00pmQUAD DerbySo youve polished off your story but what next This four week writing course with Alex Davis focuses exclusively on how you can get your creative writing published and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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06
NOV
RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Nottingham November 2017
East Midlands Conference Centre

Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE CPD‐accredited seminars where you will gain insight into everything from revalidation CV writing interview preparation the importance of taking care of yourself preceptorship mental health nursing and more Key reasons to attend:Meet…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02088 723170
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10
NOV
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Chilwell, N
Bartons

Funhouse Comedy brings another great night of laughter to Bartons Chilwell Nottingham.Headliner is the relaxed and wildly talented Paul Kerensa co‐writer of Lee Macks hit sitcom Not Going Out. His excellent one‐liners and inspired prop‐based maths putdowns are ingenious. With his personal…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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10
NOV
Uchenna Dance - The Head Wrap Diaries
The Peel Centre

The performance designed for adults and older children and is theatre with lots of movement plus a great soundtrack of sounds from 90s R&B to traditional Ghanaian pop music. It has already been on tour to great reviews and its bubbly optimism…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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11
NOV
Christmas Wishes Fine Jewellery & Watch Showcase
Chatsworth House in the grounds

Dickensian themed C W Sellors Christmas Wishes Fine Jewellery and Watch ShowcaseGet into the spirit of Christmas by immersing yourself in the world of fine jewellery and luxury watch this time with a Dickensian twist By kind permission of the Duke…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01335 342002
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11
NOV
Literature Surgeries
QUAD

Literature SurgeriesSaturday 11th November 10:00am ‐ 1:00pmQUAD Derby ‐ sessions run for 30 minutesAfter a decade working in literature including roles in publishing teaching editing and proofreading QUADs Literature Officer Alex Davis is proud to bring his series of literature surgeries to…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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11
NOV
The Head Wrap by Diaries by Uchenna Dance
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

The Head Wrap Dairies is a dance theatre production that uses comedy movement and music to explore women beauty hair and culture. Weaving good humoured storytelling with beautifully physical African traditional and contemporary dance the piece is set to a sizzling soundtrack…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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17
NOV
Christmas Artisan Market
Haddon Hall

There will be a rich and varied array of artisans present over the weekend selling everything from homemade produce to luxury items. Visitors to the market can expect local produce such as Derbyshire honey products from Dads Bees real ales from Peak…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 812855
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18
NOV
Ring of Fire - the music of Johnny Cash
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith struggle and success rowdiness and redemption and home and family. More than two dozen classic hitsincluding I Walk The Line A Boy Named Sue Folsom Prison Blues…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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19
NOV
Comedy Tour Show - Matt Richardson
The Glee Club Nottingham

A lot has happened to Matt Richardson since his last tour in 2013. A lot of it is quite strange. Most comedians hope to win accolades and make people laugh very few end up with Heat Magazines Weird Crush trophy.From interviewing millionaire…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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19
NOV
The BIG Giggle
The Royal Concert Hall

Comedy Night at the Royal Concert Hall for Nottingham Childrens Hospital.BBC Comedys Tom Binns and his alter ego mad cap Hospital DJ Ivan Brackenbury is part of a stellar line up hosted by Nottinghams premier comedy club Just the Tonic. The line…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01159 627905
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20
NOV
Italian Christmas Feast Course
Nonnas Chesterfield

ITALIAN CHRISTMAS FEASTLay the table light the candles for a celebratory Christmas feast like no other. A full day of Italian Christmas cheerWe take you on a journey into the Italian Christmas traditions from pre‐dinner stuzzichini traditional Pasta comfort filled family main…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 012346 380025
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21
NOV
Heat Recovery Steam Generator User Group 2017
Nottingham Belfry Hotel

The latest in this popular series of user groups returns for 2017. Join to share the latest technical insights and network with designers OEMs and operators of heat recovery steam generator assets.‐ Examine common issues from the perspective of the user‐ Learn…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 731260
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23
NOV
Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony Walsh
QUAD

Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony WalshThursday 23rd November 6:30pm ‐ 8:00pmSuitable for age 16Tony Walsh Longfella Poet has been performing poetry since 2004 and brings his full‐length show to QUAD for Derby Poetry Festival. He has appeared all over the UK and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
NOV
Live Music Tour Show - Mawkin
The Glee Club

Fresh off the heels from a blistering support set on Bellowheads 2016 farewell tour and following a string of summer appearances at Cambridge Grinagog Towersey and Sidmouth Festivals come and join Mawkin in celebrating their long awaited follow up album to The…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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23
NOV
Live Music Tour Show – Mawkin
The Glee Club Nottingham

Fresh off the heels from a blistering support set on Bellowheads 2016 farewell tour and following a string of summer appearances at Cambridge Grinagog Towersey and Sidmouth Festivals come and join Mawkin in celebrating their long awaited follow up album to The…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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25
NOV
Absolute Bowie
One Call Stadium, Mansfield Town Football Club

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 482482
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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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