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

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The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
Glee Club Nottingham

4 brilliant comedians from the top of the UK and International circuits.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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McBusted
Capital FM Arena

British supergroup McBusted were formed ‐ unsurprisingly ‐ from successful boy bands McFly and Busted in 2013 and their original 11‐date tour increased to 34 dates throughout April and June 2014. The group have also…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Derby 10k and 3k
ipro stadium

The Sporting Futures Events team in association with The University Of Derby are pleased to announce that entries for the 2015 race are now open. The race will take place on Sunday 19th April 2015 and will once again incorporate the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01773 841372
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Dylan Moran
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Extreme Stunt Show
Stockhill Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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Hollie McNish
Glee Club Nottingham

Internationally acclaimed poet & spoken word artist championed by Benjamin Zephaniah.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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

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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: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Westgate Suites Motown
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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Bakewell Food Festival
Bakewell Town Center

Bakewell is hosting its fourth food festival along with over 50 stalls there will be cookery demonstrations at the school of food tastings and discounts around the town childrens rides James McKay with his owls road shows and much much more. The…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07812 029638
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Craft & Gift Fayre
Nealies

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th April 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QF11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of stalls showcasing local talented craftspeopleFree admissionFree Car parking onsiteRefreshments available …

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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Villagers
Glee Club Nottingham

Darling Arithmetic is the third album from Villagers. The follow‐up to Conor OBriens debut Becoming a Jackal and its successor Awayland ‐ both hugely acclaimed and Mercury‐nominated ‐ is a breathtakingly beautiful intimate album entirely about love and relationships.Darling Arithmetic was written…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Josh Rouse Trio
Glee Club Nottingham

One of the most consistent songwriters around ‐ UncutHook laden return to the lush sunny 70s folk‐pop that made his name...a genuine contender for album of the year ‐ Acoustic MagazineThe Nebraska‐born Valencia‐dwelling Josh Rouse sings a brand of acoustic rock extending…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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UFO
Rock City Nottingham

UFO at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Tuesday 28 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest UFO tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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An Evening with Texas
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

An Evening with Texas at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Wednesday 29 April 2015. 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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Blair Dunlop & Emma Stevens
Glee Club Nottingham

Co‐Headline tour from singer‐songwriters who have already received BBC awards and playlist. …

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Nick Cave
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Nicolas Edward Cave is the legendary Australian frontman from the Gothic group known as Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. This musician composer screenwriter songwriter author and film actor was born on the 22nd of…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Olly Murs
Capital FM Arena

Achieving second place on ITVs The X Factor in 2009 Olly Murs debut single named Please Dont Let Me Go hit the top spot on the UKs Singles Chart and his second single Thinking of…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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FAF Comedy Open MIC
Travellers

Welcome to the Grass‐roots of live Stand‐up Comedy.New acts from all over the UK will descend upon this intimate little venue to witness possibly the next big nameFREE entry to all.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 249374
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Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

The areas most prominent Soul night.Always the 1st Friday of the month. 2 rooms 8 DJs.Very busy over 30s night.Be there for 9 to guarantee entry. If you book on line these no waiting in line.See us on Facebook Rolls Royce Soul…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fayre
Belper Town F.C.

Bringing together an ecclectic mix of exhibitors catering for all tastes and eras.Antiques Vintage and Collectors Fayre on Sunday 3rd May 201510am ‐ 4pm at Belper Town F.C. The Nailers function room …

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07870 895390
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Shawn Smith
Glee Club Nottingham

Mojo acclaimed and extraordinary vocalist from Seattle championed by Pearl Jam and Greg Dulli.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Simple Minds
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Vamps Union J
Capital FM Arena

The Vamps Union J at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Tuesday 05 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Vamps Union…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Astroid Boys
Rock City Nottingham

Astroid Boys at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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

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The Strypes
Rescue Rooms

The Strypes at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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

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Dara OBriain
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Dara OBriain at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Thursday 07 May 2015. 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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
Capital FM Arena

Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Thursday 07 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Sunset Sons
Rescue Rooms

Sunset Sons at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Thursday 07 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Sunset Sons tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Katzenjammer
Rescue Rooms

Having sold‐out their last two UK tours all‐girl multi‐instrumentalist Norwegian knockouts Katzenjammer will once again charge the UK lines with their phenomenal live show ‐ which has slowly but surely earned them a bona fide…

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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