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

29
JUL
East Midlands Motown night
Westgate Suites, West Gate

Massive Over 30s event since 2008 Its a great night out.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas 4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
AUG
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 CHESTERFIELD 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: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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03
AUG
Ryley Walker & Danny Thompson
Glee Club Nottingham

Ryley Walkers already had a full year on his inaugural Australian tour he opened for Joanna Newsom at the Sydney Opera House. While in Glasgow Walker played two sold out Bert Jansch tribute shows alongside legends such as Robert Plant Jacqui…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
AUG
Ryley Walker with Danny Thompson
The Glee

Singer‐songwriter Ryley Walker plays guitar like Bert Jansch and sings like Tim Buckley yet has a musical style thats all his own. Still only in his mid‐twenties hes well on his way to becoming a major artist as the rave reviews for…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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05
AUG
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY All Dayer
Rolls Royce

A 2 room delight at one of the MIDLANDS Premier venues The Legendary ROLLS ROYCE All DayerDate : EASTER SUNDAY May 29th …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
High Acres Farm

The Cromford Steam Rally Society has been established since 1970 and is now one of the most highly rated shows in this part of the country. The rally is of interest and amusement for the whole familywhilst at the same time retaining…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 582272
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06
AUG
Information lecture: Help and Healing
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room),

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 Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960 156943
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07
AUG
Nottingham Riverside Dragon Boat Challenge
Victoria Embankment

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today ‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and a…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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12
AUG
Sense & Sensibility
Newstead Abbey

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. This exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (0115)9 895555
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17
AUG
The Railway Children
Bolsover Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01246) 822844
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20
AUG
Wuthering Heights
Nottingham 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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (0115)9 895555
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21
AUG
A. S. PARTY EVENTS WEDDING FAYRE
The Winding Wheel

Dont miss out on our August Wedding Fayreat The Winding WheelThe Winding Wheel is a Grade II listed theatre. With three rooms to choose from the Winding Wheel can host both intimate and large events. You can also have your wedding ceremony…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07867 917795
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26
AUG
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Kedleston Hall

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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26
AUG
Bama Lama Sing Song
Glee Club Nottingham

Live band playing great songs that everyone knowsTheres no singer The crowd sing the songsYoull hear songs you expect and others you wont ‐ but youll know and LOVE them all.Big grimaces hugs bad dancing demonic voices lots and lots of…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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26
AUG
Peter Pan
Nottingham Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldnt grow up. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (0115)9 895555
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28
AUG
Egypt
CLOWNE COMMUNITY CENTRE

Egypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three are former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs featuring in several albums and touring throughout UK…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01246 819546
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07
SEP
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy
The Forum

Our doors at 6.45pm so you can get in seated and have a drink. At 8pm the show starts. The compere comes on warms up the crowd and gets you all ready for 3 of the best comedians on the circuit When…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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10
SEP
NOTTINGHAM MUSIC COMPETITION – OPEN MIC UK 2016
Britannia Hotel Nottingham

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Nottingham music competition are coming to The Britannia Hotel in Nottingham. The Nottingham music competition is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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10
SEP
NOTTINGHAM SINGING AUDITIONS – OPEN MIC UK 2016
Britannia Hotel Nottingham

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Nottingham singing auditions are coming to The Britannia Hotel in Nottingham. The Nottingham singing auditions is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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10
SEP
Daniel ODonnell
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Daniel ODonnell at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Saturday 10 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Daniel ODonnell tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
SEP
The Tide
Rescue Rooms

The Tide at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Saturday 10 September 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 the…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
SEP
Big Walkies Chesterfield
Holmebrook Valley Country Park

Doggies and dog lovers in Chesterfield Walkies just got BIGGER and youre invited Join BIG Walkies 2016 to sniff out more trees more fun and more reasons to slobber.Sign up with your dog your family without a dog or join BIG Walkies…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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11
SEP
G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Winding Wheel Theatre

Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests: G4 will join forces with the latest singing…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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15
SEP
Matt Forde
Glee Club Nottingham

Following the UKs most important referendum until the next one Matt Forde celebrates why its greatawful that were inout of the EUUKNATOwhatever the hell happens next. 16‐18 year olds must bring ID…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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21
SEP
Gary Numan
Rock City Nottingham

Gary Numan was a pioneer in the early electronic scene confounding the contemporary music press with his androgynous stage presence and signature technique of feeding synthesizer hooks through guitar effect pedals. His most famous single…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
SEP
Smart Practice Conference: RIBA Future Forward
Nottingham Conference Centre

Amidst the current climate of uncertainty are you caught in the mire of the everyday and struggling to take the vital steps to focus on a more robust future This years Smart Practice conference provides a day out of the office in…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 073757
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29
SEP
Isy Suttie
Glee Club Nottingham

Award‐winning comedian writer songwriter and actress tours her brand new show. Copies of Isys new book The Actual One will also be available for purchase on the evening during a signing session after the show. …

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
OCT
The Kills
Rock City Nottingham

Rock band The Kills consists of American Alison Mosshart and Brit Jamie Hince. Having released their fourth studio album Blood Pressures in April 2011 the band are renowned for their anti‐music industry attitude yet perform…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Of Mice Men
Rock City Nottingham

Of Mice Men at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Monday 03 October 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…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
joel dommett
Glee Club Nottingham

One of the UKs most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his new solo show Joel Dommett: LIVE. Catch the star of Sky1s Bring The Noise as he delivers his high octane comedy to venues up and down the…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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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