What's on inBelper

Welcome to Belper

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Belper - 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 Belper to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Belper

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AUG
Westgate Motown Night
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: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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29
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Ghost Hunt/Paranormal Investigation
The Block

The Block is a massive abandoned building situated in Staffordshire. The building is made up of 4 floorsThe building is made up of offices warehouse spare and attics. It was built in the early 1800s to service the brewing industry in Burton…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01158 499396
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30
AUG
GrouseFest 2015
The Grouse Inn

Back for a 3rd year with 11 of the best acts from across the regionFeaturing... Jake & Elwood ‐ The Best Blues Brothers Show In The World... Ever Crackin Right Foot ‐ awesome indie rockers Towards The Sun ‐ Party Metal Full…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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01
SEP
Mansfield Town FC Business Academy
One Call Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous One Call Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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04
SEP
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Two rooms for Dancing pleasure;Main Motown 60s70s Floorfillers with Kev Roberts Chris King and Ozz Hear Moody Woman Youve Been Cheating Just A Little Misunderstanding I Got A Feeling A Little Bit Hurt Rescue Me and many more club favouritesand a dedicated…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
SEP
Secret Affair
The Flowerpot

Secret Affair at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 04 September 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: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
SEP
Derby Record Fair
St.Peter’s Centre

Remember the days of Mega stores filled with masses of vinyl records They return for one day on 5th September when the world famous VIP RECORD FAIR returns to the St.Peters Centre in Derby.VIP Record Fairs can guarantee record ‐ breaking numbers…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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05
SEP
UB40
The Flowerpot

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
SEP
BIG Walkies Chesterfield
Holmebrook Valley Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Holmebrook Valley Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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09
SEP
The Venue Derby Comedy Club
The Venue

Host Comedian ‐ Tony Simpson Tony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio York.Tony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can interact with any kind of audience. Finding fun energy and positivity in life provide a platform for his…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 203545
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12
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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Friends Meeting House

Information lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno GroeningThrough 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…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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14
SEP
Let's Write a Book
QUAD

LETS WRITE A BOOK12 WEEK CREATIVE WRITING COURSEMondays 14th September ‐ 30th November QUAD Derby6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm Tutor: Alex Davis This extended twelve week course not only covers the theory involved in creating a book but also enables students the time and…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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The World of Writing and Publishing
QUAD

THE WORLD OF WRITING AND PUBLISHING12 WEEK CREATIVE WRITING COURSEThursdays 17th September ‐ 3rd December 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pm Tutor: Alex Davis Guest Speakers Join course tutor Alex Davis and a superb array of guest speakers for a writing course giving you…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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Peter Hook and The Light
The Venue

Peter Hook and The Light at The Venue in Derby on Thursday 17 September 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…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
SEP
Rolls Royce Derby Disco Special
Rolls Royce

Special one off Disco night with music from the 70s‐90s featuring Craig Strong Ozz and Tall John Only £5 All Night. Superior venue. Large Car Park.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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The Pretty Things
The Flowerpot

The Pretty Things at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 18 September 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: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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SEP
Wild Ways Walk
Lady Manners School

It's back the 39th WILD WAYS WALK and a new walk THE WILD WAYS TRUNDLE returns on Saturday 19th September 2015. This classic event has taken place for over 38 years and again takes you through the picturesque Peak District in Beautiful…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: Pleasee mailus
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20
SEP
BIG Walkies Derbyshire
Shipley Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Shipley Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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SEP
The Bachelors Show
The Festival Hall Leisure Centre

An afternoon of music and fun starring The Bachelors with John Stokes who will be performing their hits from the 60s plus many more memorable songs. They will be joined by International singing star Caroline Fields and a supporting cast...Music will be…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 458154
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Aynsley Lister Band
The Flowerpot

Aynsley Lister Band at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday 25 September 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 Aynsley Lister Band live in…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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SEP
Howlin Comedy Club at The Friary/Popworld Derby
Popworld at The Friary

Howlin Comedy Club comes to the amazing Popworld at The Friary Derby every month and throughout December ‐ Join us for the Grand Launch Party on Saturday 26th September 2015. Doors open 7pm Show 8pm. Come and join us at Popworld and…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 145234
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01
OCT
Danny Bryant
The Flowerpot

Danny Bryant at The Flowerpot in Derby on Thursday 01 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Danny Bryant live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Winding Wheel

The hottest funniest production this side of Bangkok is back with their brand new show Beauties and the Beats taking the UK to the highest levels of frantic fun lively laughter and unabated euphoria that only the Lady Boys know howThis years…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 345222
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16
OCT
Counterparts
The Venue

Counterparts at The Venue in Derby on Friday 16 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Counterparts live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Derby Writers Day
QUAD

DERBY WRITERS DAYSaturday October 17th QUAD Market Place Derby10am‐4pm doors open 9amTickets £35 including access to all sessions and event goodie bagDerby Writers Day presents the perfect day out for any aspiring author gathering together top professionals from across the world of…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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18
OCT
Autumn Craft & Gift Fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Aurora Fayres welcome you to an Autumn Craft and Gift Fayre on Sunday 18th October 2015 atNealies Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of talented craftspeople offering a great range of Crafts and…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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20
OCT
Duke Special
The Flowerpot

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
The Sunshine Underground
The Venue

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
Derby County FC Business Academy
ipro stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous iPro Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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14
NOV
Stringwise! 2015 (from Music for Everyone)
Bluecoat Academy

Come to Stringwise 2015 Music for Everyones 23rd annual youth string weekend course and concert. Stringwise gives young people the chance to play a wide variety of music for strings and to take part in a range of orchestral groups and workshops…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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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…

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston was built between 1759 and 1765 for the Curzon family, who have lived in the area since the 12th century. The house boasts the most complete and least‐altered sequence of Robert Adam interiors in England, with the magnificent state rooms retaining their great collections of paintings…

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…

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