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

26
MAR
Mothers Day Treat @ Derby Museums
Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Treat your Mother this Mothers Day with an extra special afternoon tea experience with local celebrity Chef Ralph Skripek from The Butlers Pantry. Taking place in our exquisite Inspired by Nature Gallery this is a unique opportunity to enjoy a stunning dessert…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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26
MAR
Russell Howard Round the World
Capital FM Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Sunday 26 March 2017. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Russell Howard Round the World tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAR
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Pitcher & Piano

Speed Dating in Nottingham for anyone aged 30 to 42 on Tuesday 28th March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingnottingham106496.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Nottinghams most popular singles night How speed dating in Nottingham works ‐ When…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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30
MAR
Compassionate Mind Approach to Mothers Experiencin
Derby QUAD

Breastfeeding LENS are delighted to be hosting an afternoon workshop of interest to; IBCLCs midwives health visitors GPs counsellors psychotherapists complimentary & alternative therapists doulas peer supporters and others.The event is an afternoon workshop led by: Michelle Cree BSc Hons Psychology MSc…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07871 982378
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31
MAR
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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31
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

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: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01260 276627
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03
APR
How To Get Published - A Step By Step Approach
QUAD

HOW TO GET PUBLISHED A STEP BY STEP APPROACH3rd April 8th May Mondays 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm excluding 17th April and 1st May bank holidaysQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASJoin QUADs Literature Officer author and former publisher Alex Davis for a…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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04
APR
Jane Eyre at Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall

In celebration of Haddon Halls connection with Jane Eyre over the years Derbyshire writer and actress Gillian Shimwell has been commissioned by the Manners family to write an exciting new promenade play Jane Eyre at Haddon Hall. It will be performed for…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01629 812855
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06
APR
Writing and Performing Poetry
QUAD

Writing and Performing Poetry With Sophie SparhamThursday 6th April 7:00pm ‐ 9:00pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASJoin Derby poet and performer Sophie Sparham for a session exploring how to write great poetry inspired by your own interests and passions as well as…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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07
APR
Discovering the Paintings of Jane Wlaker
Surface Gallery

Discovering the Paintings of Jane WalkerApril 8th ‐ April 15thOpening Night: Friday April 7th 18:00‐21:00This April Surface Gallery invites you to discover the paintings of internationally acclaimed artist Jane Walker.Since leaving the Royal Academy Schools Jane Walker has explored many different aspects…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 470793
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07
APR
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
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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09
APR
Remi Harris Trio
Crich Glebe Field Centre

A welcome return to Crich of one of the UKs hottest jazz guitar talents Remi Harris together with double bass player Mike Green and fellow guitarist Caley Groves.Fresh from smashing it at the Montreal Jazz Festival and appearing at the 2016 Proms…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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11
APR
Chess: The Musical
The Hasland Plahouse

Tickets: £10. On Sale NOW.This highly acclaimed musical develops the ancient and distinguished game of chess into a metaphor for romantic rivalries and east‐west political intrigue. Set during the Cold War period of the 1980s the principle pawns form a love triangle…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 635932
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11
APR
Singles Night in Nottingham
Pitcher & Piano

Nottingham Singles Night on Tuesday 11th April 2017Nottingham Singles NightAbout Singles Night in Nottingham EventsAt one of our Nottingham singles night events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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14
APR
Haddon Hall Easter Events
Haddon Hall

Situated in the heart of the Peak District Haddon Hall will play host to age‐old archery in the chapel fields an Easter egg hunt hosted by the Easter Bunny and an exhibition delving into the traditions and rituals of this historic festival.Awash…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01629 812855
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15
APR
Art Exhibition
schoolroom, behind the Barlborough Methodist Church,

There will be an exhibition and sale of artworks by local artists at the schoolroom behind the Barlborough Methodist Church New Road Barlborough S43 4HZ On Saturday and Sunday the 15th & 16th April from 10.00am to 4.00pm.Admission is free and there…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07748 798559
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16
APR
Egypt - blues rock in Derbyshire
CLOWNE COMMUNITY CENTRE

UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987 all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs.www.egypt‐blues.co.ukwww.facebook.comegyptbluesEgypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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22
APR
Katherine Swynford by Lesley Smith
Crich Glebe Field Centre

Travel back in time to the 14th century when there really were knights in shining armour and flags flying across this medieval green and pleasant land of England. You will discover the wonders of the period in this powerful performance by renowned…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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22
APR
Mansfield Casefile: The Mystery of the StarEaters
Mansfield Town Centre

Mansfield BID are proud to present this new one‐day live adventure game in partnership with Casebook Events.For one day only on Saturday 22nd April over a dozen secret locations around Mansfield town centre some usually off‐limits to the public will be taking…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02032 398549
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22
APR
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market - Shardlow Derbyshire
SHARDLOW VILLAGE HALL

Have you got lots of outgrown children & baby equipment Sell here and keep 100 of the profits. To book a stall visit www.mum2mummarket.co.ukAre you parents of young children or babies Want to grab a good quality bargain Then why not visit…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07830 890218
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26
APR
Dr John Cooper Clarke
The Glee Club Nottingham

POET; MOVIE STAR; ROCK STAR; TV & RADIO PRESENTER; COMEDIAN; SOCIAL & CULTURAL COMMENTATORI say to people have you heard of John Cooper Clarke and if they say yes yeah hes an absolute genius and you just go oh ‐ ok youve…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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26
APR
FACEBOOK For Business - Half Day Beginners Worksho
Erewash Partnership

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your Facebook Page.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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26
APR
SOCIAL MEDIA EVENINGS - Beginners Walk Throughs -
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

These beginner sessions comprise a short presentation introducing you to one of the following social media platforms with friendly networking drinks and snacks.Designed for complete beginners.Topics will includeInstagram ‐ 7th JuneFacebook for Business ‐ 5th JulyTwitter for Business ‐ 15th AugustLinkedIn ‐…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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29
APR
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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30
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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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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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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