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

30
APR
Bakewell Food Festival
Bakewell Town Centre

BAKEWELL FOOD FESTIVAL30TH APRIL1ST MAY 2016BAKEWELL FOOD FESTIVAL will include over 60 stalls around the streets of this beautiful historic riverside market town with the focus being on food and drink. Discounts and Tastings in a number of our local independent retail…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 812736
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30
APR
Bellowhead
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
APR
The Bluetones
Rock City Nottingham

The Bluetones at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Saturday 30 April 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAY
Laura Cantrell
Glee Club Nottingham

16‐18 year olds must bring IDADVANCE PRICE£16.00 Show EntryTIMESDoors open 19:00:00Last entry 19:40:00Show starts 19:45:00MORE INFOSeating type unallocatedFood available yesMinimum age 16…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
MAY
The Sessions
Capital FM Arena

The Sessions at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Wednesday 04 May 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAY
The Sessions at Abbey Road
Capital FM Arena

The Sessions at Abbey Road at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Wednesday 04 May 2016. 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…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAY
Seriously Funny Business With Lucy Porter
Lakeside Arts

Come and join the debate with:Tom Dening Professor of Dementia Research in the Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology. World leading expert in Old Age Psychiatry.Dr Gary Winship Associate Professor in the School of Education. Senior fellow Institute of Mental Health. UKCP…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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05
MAY
Simon Evans
Glee Club Nottingham

Host of BBC Radio 4s Goes to Market and star of BBC1s Live at the Apollo brings his brand new show to the Glee Club. Expect Economics The French Alcohol and as usual a heartfelt rant about his children. As Bill Clinton…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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06
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 card PayPal chargesA legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 Rooms.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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07
MAY
Vocals - Reach for the Stars!
Bluecoat Academy

REACH FOR THE STARS SPACE ODDITY HALF THE WORLD AWAY the space musical BLAST OFF and more And then at the concert let special lighting and sound effects add to the excitement of the performance PLUS a guest appearance by the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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09
MAY
ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
The BLF, Sterling House

One of the main responsibilities of a manger is to make sure that employees are satisfied with their job and reaching their full potential. It is vital that a manager has the essential skills.WHO IS IT FORThis qualification is suitable for those…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 003295
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14
MAY
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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15
MAY
Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones
Glee Club Nottingham

Stunning harmony duets inspired by The Everly Brothers Buddy Holly & Sam Cooke …

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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15
MAY
Father John Misty
Rock City Nottingham

Father John Misty at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Sunday 15 May 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Nigel Kennedy
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

For over 25 years Nigel Kennedy has been acknowledged as one of the worlds leading violin virtuosos and is without doubt one of the most important violinists Britain has ever produced. His virtuoso technique…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
MAY
Busted
Capital FM Arena

Busted at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Wednesday 18 May 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Absolute Bowie
One Call Stadium

. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching AB put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that youll get. Enjoy. ‐…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809380
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21
MAY
Just The Tonic Special - Nottingham
The Forum - The Cornerhouse

A SPECIAL NIGHT WITH A HEADLINE SET FROM REGINALD D HUNTER.Consistently boasting the most interesting line ups in the country The TimesOur doors at 6.45pm so you can get in seated and have a drink. At 8pm the show starts. The compere…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
MAY
Lady Bay Vintage & Midcentury Design Fair
All Hallows Halls

This vintage & MidCentury antiques fair offers some of the very best MidCentury modern items. Its going to be bigger and better than ever with stalls inside as well as out this Summer. There will be vendors from across the country selling…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07702 291334
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21
MAY
James
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

English rock band James hail from Manchester and have been on the music scene since 1982. Perhaps best known for their success in the 1990s with singles such as Sit Down and Laid James have…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Dar Williams
the Medway Centre

One of the most acclaimed and evocative artists of her generation Dar Williams has become one of the premier singersongwriters in America with a fanatical following on the US college circuit. Raised in New York Dar spent 10 years living in an…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01629 813638
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22
MAY
Josh Groban
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Joshua Winslow Groban or more popularly known as Josh Groban is a singer songwriter actor musician and even a very successful record producer in America. Four of his first albums have been accredited as multi‐platinum.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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

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

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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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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