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

28
MAY
The Land That Slime Forgot
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Primordial Ooze in the Land That Slime ForgotCome and join in with the latest gooey craze of slime makingMake your own slime add your additional extras such as glitter food colouring and sequins and take it away in your own slime tubOnly…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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31
MAY
ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation
Guildhall Theatre

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes dynamic choreography captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light‐hearted humour.With plenty…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
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01
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul and Motown Night Derby.On the 1st Friday of the month. 2 rooms 7 DJs. Car parking superior venue peace of mind security. Over 30s.Packed every month. Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby.On the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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01
JUN
Manford's Comedy Club
The Loft

The Loft in Matlock plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the UK touring circuit and…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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03
JUN
Anston Stones Wood Nature and Archaeology Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Senior Ranger Jim Anderson on this archaeology themed walk of Anston Stones.He will regale you with fascinating facts and information about the archaeology and history of the site whilst walking and enjoying the sunshineDogs on leads welcome.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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04
JUN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby
Blessington Carriage

Lots of Laughter at The Blessington Carriage Derby.Funhouse Comedy Club returns to the Blessington Carriage Derby for another night full of laughter.Headlining the night will be the quietly confident appealing and quick‐witted Ben Briggs who takes his audience on a hilarious journey…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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06
JUN
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Fat Cat Café Bar

Speed Dating in NottinghamHow Speed Dating in Nottingham worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Nottingham you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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06
JUN
Talk: Stories of the Skeleton
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

The tales you tell dont end with death ‐ your body can tell us a fascinating amount of information too. Join Jennifer Horseman as she talks about what can be learned from looking at bones. …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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06
JUN
Writing Fiction for Women's Magazines
QUAD

Writing Fiction for Womens Magazines With Joanna BarndenWednesdays from 6th June to 27th June 4 weeks 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3AS£50£40 members and concessionsTickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fiction‐for‐women‐s‐magazines.aspxLooking to write short stories Looking to…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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07
JUN
R.E.M by Stipe
Glee Club Nottingham

R.E.M. by Stipe R.E.M. recreated. Playing hits like Losing My Religion and the ever relevant Its The End of the World Stipe are regular visitors to the festival scene leading venues and with gigs into Europe. Stipe have earned the praise…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
JUN
Writing Horror Stories (workshop)
QUAD

WRITING HORROR FICTIONWith Charlotte BakerSaturday 9th June 1pm‐5pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐horror‐fiction.aspxIn this session author and tutor Charlotte Baker will guide you through how to create a great horror story…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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09
JUN
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: 07960156943(eve nings)
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10
JUN
Blow the Dust off your Instrument Playing Day
Albert Hall

Did you learn to play an instrument when you were at school but havent got it out of the case for a long time Or have you taken up playing an instrument in adult life just for fun Do you like playing…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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14
JUN
Editing Your Writing
QUAD

Editing Your Writing With Sophie SnellThursday 14th June 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcourseediting‐your‐writing.aspxJoin psychological thriller author Sophie Snell for an in‐depth look into the editing process for writers. A…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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16
JUN
Poppy Walk
Old Market Square

Discover Nottinghams hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Old Market Square on 16th June and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city. This…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03330 114500
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22
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Kedleston Hall

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
Mum2mum Market Mansfield
The Mansfield Baptist Church Centre

NEED TO DECLUTTERBook your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market as seen on Dragons Den. Sell your outgrown baby and childrens clothes toys equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits Tables cost £15 are 6ft long and include…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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23
JUN
Traditional Textiles Workshop
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Try your hand at making traditional textile crafts by using methods that have been practiced for centuries …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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23
JUN
Lady Bay Vintage Midcentury Antiques Fair
Nottingham Rugby & Sports Club

Thousands of goods to browse through at our Summer event. Well have more traders than ever indoors and out selling everything from art furniture homeware kitchenalia shelving sideboards textiles fabrics lighting art deco 20th century ceramics studio pottery glass French antiques books…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07702 291334
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24
JUN
Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Wollaton Park

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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30
JUN
Classics to Swing
Nottingham Trent University

This one‐day singing workshop will be led by Angela Kay whose informal exhilarating and entertaining approach to choral singing is sure to lift the spirits and make the day an enjoyable one for all.Come and sing a sumptuous Mendelssohn motet a sparkling…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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02
JUL
Plants as Food and Medicine Course
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Patrick Harding in foraging for wild plants to use in food drink and medicine What will you discover…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01909 720378
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04
JUL
The Creswell Hyenas
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Jane Ford from the University of Sheffield as she talks about her main area of research ‐ Hyenas of the Ice Age and how ongoing research on the finds from Creswell Crags is giving us a fascinating insight into their lives.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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06
JUL
Singin' In The Rain Jr.
DCAS

Singin in the Rain JR. has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline the starlet the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers In silent movies Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 635932
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07
JUL
Mum2mum Market Chesterfield
Tupton Village Hall

NEED TO DECLUTTERBook your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market as seen on Dragons Den. Sell your outgrown baby and childrens clothes toys equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits Tables cost £13 for a 4ft table or…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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08
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Wollaton Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
JUL
Oliver!
The Assembly Rooms

The classic story of Oliver Twist the workhouse orphan who dared to ask for a second helping at dinner time.Sold by Mr Bumble the beadle of the workhouse to the Sowerberrys the local undertakers Oliver escapes and makes his way to…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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12
JUL
Born To Win
Pomegranate Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 345222
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14
JUL
Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run
Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham we are coming back in 2018 Get ready to experience the ultimate 5k inflatable obstacle run in the UK. The course is packed with the some of the largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created.Pit your wits against ten giant…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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15
JUL
Sense and 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. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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…

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…

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…

Wirksworth Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre aims to give to the casual visitor or serious researcher alike an understanding of the life of a small town from its inception to the present times. It is strategically placed at the end of the Crown Yard which opens out onto the present market…

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…

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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