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

22
NOV
Ghost Story Day
QUAD

WRITING GHOST STORIES WORKSHOPQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASSaturday 22nd November 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmGhost stories are a perennially popular form of writing with masters in the field including the likes of Charles Dickens MR James Ambrose Bierce and Guy De Maupassant.But how…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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22
NOV
Bellowhead
Derby Assembly Rooms

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: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
NOV
James Blunt
Capital FM Arena

James Blunt returns following his sell out 2008 visit performing songs and new material from his forthcoming album Some Kind of Trouble released on the 8 November 2010. …

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Riverdance
Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
NOV
The Specials
Rock City Nottingham

Coventrys finest THE SPECIALS have announced a European and UK tour for Autumn 2011 tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 3rd December 2010. When The Specials kicked off the first night of their…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
The Defiled
Rescue Rooms

The Defiled at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Monday 24 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Defiled live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
The Ordinary Boys
Bodega Social

The Ordinary Boys at Bodega Social in Nottingham on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Ordinary Boys live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Ward Thomas The Shires
Rescue Rooms

Ward Thomas The Shires at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Wednesday 26 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ward Thomas The Shires tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
Romesh Rnaganathan & Suzi Ruffell
Glee Club Nottingham

An unmissable double headline show. Romesh Ranganathan is on an incredible roll click his name check his biog and catch him while you can. Suzi Ruffell is a Glee favourite and fast becoming a star in her right ‐ charming and lightening…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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27
NOV
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Westgate Suites Motown
Westgate Suites

Superb night out for over 30s. 3 rooms 8 DJs. Soul Motown Northern Soul Disco.Nice venue very busy…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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28
NOV
Kasabian
Capital FM Arena

On the music scene since 1999 British rock band Kasabian consists of Tom Meighan on vocals Sergio Pizzorno on guitar and backing vocals Chris Edwards on bass and drummer Ian Matthews. The band have become…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
The Quireboys
Rescue Rooms

The Quireboys at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Friday 28 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Oceana, Nottingham

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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29
NOV
Beans on Toast
Rescue Rooms

Beans on Toast at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Saturday 29 November 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…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
Lee Mack
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
Passenger
Rock City Nottingham

Singer song writer Mike Rosenberg is Passenger With a varying back up band for five albums of folk influenced pop rock Passenger has delivered hypnotically good all English music. Thank you Mike for putting the…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Mastodon
Rock City Nottingham

As far as heavy metal bands from the new millenium are concerned Mastodon is among the most dedicated to their craft regardless of the necessary investment. This is a band that has taken it…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Russell Watson
Derby Cathedral

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
DEC
Jeff Wayne#';s War of the Worlds
Nottingham Arena

Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds will be performing live Musical at Nottingham Arena on the Tuesday 02 December 2014 in Nottingham Nottinghamshire. Buy tickets for Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds online.…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
DEC
Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds
Nottingham Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
DEC
Saxon
Rock City Nottingham

Getting their start way back in 1976 as a band named slightly foully as S.O.B. when you look at Saxon the name they chose and stuck with a year later you are looking at true…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
The War of the Worlds
Capital FM Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
Alfie Boe
Capital FM Arena

Alfie Boe the English opera singing sensation has given many performances. Alfie Boe was the lead in Baz Luhrmanns highly acclaimed Broadway production of La boheme in 2003. Boe signed with the Classic FM Presents…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

An Evening with Noel Fielding appears live in Nottingham Nottinghamshire at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday 03 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch An Evening with Noel Fielding at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall see the list of tickets available…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
Nina Nesbitt
Glee Club Nottingham

Nina Nesbitt at Glee Club Nottingham in Nottingham on Wednesday 03 December 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…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Noel Fielding
Theatre Royal Nottingham

Noel Fielding will be performing live Comedy at Theatre Royal Nottingham on the Wednesday 03 December 2014 in Nottingham Nottinghamshire. Buy tickets for Noel Fielding online.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
Professor Green
Rock City

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Merrymouth
Glee Club Nottingham

Merrymouth are a three piece folk‐orientated band featuring Ocean Colour Scene songwriter and vocalist Simon Fowler vocalsguitar Dan Sealey guitarvocals and Adam Barry pianoorgan and vocals.Lending their decades of first class musicianship Merrymouth were joined in the studio by multi‐award‐winning folk musicians…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
DEC
Madness
Capital FM Arena

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 14.1 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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