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
FREE taster session at the Belper Rock Choir
Belper School

The Belper Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jennie. Rock Choir…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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21
OCT
FREE taster session at the Mickleover/Derby Rock C
Mickleover Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by choir leader Jennie Harwood. You may know about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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21
OCT
Caro Emerald
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Clean Bandit
Rock City

Coming together as a group in Cambridge in 2009 electronic group Clean Bandit first reached the top 40 UK charts with their single Mozarts House in 2013 and followed it up with chart topping single…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Derby Rock Choir
Osmaston Park Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Derby Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the West Bridgford Rock Cho
West Park Sports Pavilion

The West Bridgford Rock Choir is led by local musician Jennie Harwood. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Arena and Guilfest to raising money for…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Derby Assembly Rooms

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
OCT
Ed Sheeran
Capital FM Arena

Ed Sheeran is an English singer songwriter from Halifax in West Yorkshire. Ed moved to London in 2008 to play gigs in small venues playing every day to audiences as few as five people. In…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Nottingham/Beeston Rock
John Clifford School

The Beeston Rock Choir is led by Nottinghamshire based musician Jennie Harwood. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Beeston and further afield in Nottinghamshire come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the West Sheffield Rock Cho
Dore and Totley United Reformed Church

The Sheffield Rock Choir is led by choir leader Kate Threlfall. The local men and women who have joined the choir who live inSheffield and further afield in South Yorkshire come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
Tony Law
Glee Club Nottingham

Enter The ToneZone Dive into the zone of Tone for a brand new show of life‐affirming life‐changing comedy from the multi award‐ winning nonsense‐maker. From Have I Got News For You Never Mind The Buzzcocks 8 Out Of 10 Cats The Alternative…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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23
OCT
Asking Alexandria
Rock City Nottingham

Asking Alexandria is a British metal core band that has their roots in Dubai one of the most unlikely locations to serve as a starting point for such a band. Their founder Ben Bruce…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Peter Andre
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
The Five and the Prophecy of Prana
Nottingham Playhouse

An action‐packed celebration of camaraderie morality and the triumph of the human spirit The Five and the Prophecy of Prana fuses hip‐hop manga and martial arts.Dance Touring Partnership presents:Boy Blue Entertainment in The Five and the Prophecy of Prana.In modern Tokyo five…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 566849
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24
OCT
Il Divo
Capital FM Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Nottingham Arena

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Steve Hackett
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Make no mistake Phil Collins or not without the immense talent and creative ability of guitar guru Steve Hackett it's more than likely one of the greatest groups of all time Genesis would never have…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Boo Books Writing Day
Fleet Arts

BELPER WRITING DAY WITH BOO BOOKS25th October Fleet Arts BelperCome join Derby‐based publishers Boo Books for a fantastic day of writing activities with a double‐header of writing workshop followed by the book launch of the stunning debut novel from Andrew David Barker…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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26
OCT
Tom Baxter
Glee Club Nottingham

Supremely gifted singer‐songwriter of Better and Almost There returns with album available on tour.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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27
OCT
Chimaira
Rescue Rooms

The heavy metal music scene has seen the entry of various bands recently and it has become really difficult for bands to sound fresh and keep the fans interested. If there is one band that…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Rixton
Rescue Rooms

British PopRockR&B band Rixton made their US debut with Me And My Broken Heart EP on March 18. Following release the music video for the title track and their first single premiered on MTV worldwide…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Ross Noble
Derby Assembly Rooms

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Assembly Rooms

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Sam Smith
Rock City Nottingham

Live music event at Rock City Nottingham Nottingham Nottinghamshire. To watch Sam Smith live at Rock City Nottingham on the Tuesday 28 October 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket prices.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Eagulls
Bodega Social

Eagulls appears live in Nottingham Nottinghamshire at Bodega Social on Wednesday 29 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Eagulls at Bodega Social see the list of tickets available for Eagulls.…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Sheryl Crow
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Born in 1962 Sheryl Crow is a hugely popular American singer‐songwriter record producer and actress. She claims to love anything with a drum beat and is popular for her own fusion of pop‐rock with folk…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Andy Zaltzman
Glee Club Nottingham

One of Britains leading political comedians brings his uniquely interactive new show Satirist for Hire to The Glee. Send your grumbles and bleats to Zaltzman in advance hell butter your political hot potato to order and serve it back to you at…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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30
OCT
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding at Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch An Evening with Noel Fielding live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Noel Fielding
Derby Assembly Rooms

Noel Fielding will be performing live Comedy at Derby Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. Buy tickets for Noel Fielding online.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
WakeyWakey
Rescue Rooms

WakeyWakey at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Thursday 30 October 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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