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

01
JUL
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby.on the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes a booking fee to cover cardPayPal charges.A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
JUL
Bill Bailey
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JUL
Gladys Knight
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Gladys Knight at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Sunday 03 July 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gladys Knight live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
JUL
The Railway Children
Nottingham 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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (0115)9 895555
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08
JUL
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Creswell Crags

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: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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16
JUL
Big Fish Little Fish - A Family Rave
Glee Club Nottingham

Reach for the stars Family fun for the post‐rave generation of parents ‐ helping them to be responsibly irresponsible since 2013.DJ Kelvin Andrews Soul Mekanik The Bomb plays grown up dance music on the multi‐sensory dancefloor with glitter cannons bubbles and…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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16
JUL
Edge-Lit 5
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 5Saturday 16th July 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £30 including goodie bag and access to all events on the dayThe UKs fastest‐growing genre literature event returns for its fifth yearFollowing on from a huge event in 2015 Edge‐Lit is back…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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16
JUL
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: 07734 805817
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16
JUL
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
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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18
JUL
We Dig the Castle 2016!
Nottingham Castle

We Dig the Castle comes back for 2016. Youll be part of a training excavation carrying out a real dig looking for evidence of the Civil War and the medieval castle. Youll be working side by side with professional archaeologists as they…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01158 967400
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23
JUL
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy - Nottingham
The Forum

LEE NELSON ‐ WORK IN PROGRESS FOR 2017 TOUR.A unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money before its any good. Consistently boasting the most interesting line ups in the…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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23
JUL
Jess Glynne Splendour in 2016
Wollaton Park

Jess Glynne Splendour in 2016 at Wollaton park in Nottingham on Saturday 23 July 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…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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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06
OCT
The Mission
Rock City Nottingham

The Mission at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Thursday 06 October 2016. 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 Mission live in the…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Daniel Sloss
Glee Club Nottingham

Scotlands half‐man‐half‐Xbox hormone‐ridden comic prodigy is currently one of the fastest rising stars of UK comedy. Daniel Sloss started doing stand‐up aged 16 and appeared on Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow; 810 Cats; Jason Manford Comedy…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

10
OCT
White Denim
Rock City Nottingham

White Denim at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Monday 10 October 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…

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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