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

24
AUG
Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular
Newstead Abbey

ITS fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool return by popular demand to Newstead Abbey on Sunday August 24th with a sensational show featuring The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century.Wonderful memories of three incredible performers Frank Sinatra Dean Martin…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 895555
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30
AUG
The Barbie™ and The Secret Door Singing Academy
Create- Vision West Notts College

To celebrate the DVD release of Barbie and The Secret Door on the 1st September 2014 Universal Pictures UK and Razzamataz have teamed up this summer to launch the limited edition Barbie Singing Academy across the UK. The limited edition workshops…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01623 636171
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12
SEP
The Zoo Project Festival UK 3 Day
Donington Park

The Zoo Project Festival UK 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Zoo Project Festival UK 3 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
SEP
Matlock Mind Body and Spirit Event
Matlock Imperial Rooms

Set within the Derbyshire Dales and being a very busy tourist area Matlock is a great place to be at the weekends. This venue will have space for over 25 exhibitors and a room for free talks. Catering will be available at…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07773 020995
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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Mansfield Rock Choir
Ladybrook Community Centre

The local Mansfield choir is run by vocal teacher Jennie Harwood. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
SEP
Heanor Floral Art Group - Celebrates Harvest
Wilmot Street Community Centre

Heanor Floral Art group are a friendly group that enjoy flowersdemonstrations by professional arrangers raising money for local charities and various social activities. The club will celebrate Harvest with a party and other activities at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre Heanor at 7pm…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Belper Rock Choir
Belper School

The Belper Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jennie. Rock Choir…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Mickleover/Derby Rock C
Mickleover Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by choir leader Jennie Harwood. You may know about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Derby Rock Choir
Osmaston Park Community Centre

Your friendly local Derby choir is run by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Derby Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Nottingham/Beeston Rock
John Clifford School

The Beeston Rock Choir is led by Nottinghamshire based musician Jennie Harwood. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Beeston and further afield in Nottinghamshire come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
The Bachelors Show
Festival Hall

An afternoon of memories presented by John Stokes Bachelorsand supporting cast. Look forward to looking back with the Bachelors hitswith support from Caroline Fields singing songs from the war years.Brilliant harmonica playing from David Conway and some hilarious comedy fromSteve Barclay plus…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 458154
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20
SEP
Boo Books writing day
Chesterfield Library

CHESTERFIELD WRITING DAY WITH BOO BOOKSCome join Derby‐based publishers Boo Books for a fantastic day of writing activities with a double‐header of writing workshop followed by the book launch of the stunning debut novel from Andrew David Barker THE ELECTRIC. Join us…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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27
SEP
National Breweriana Auction
Burton Town hall

Ever fancied owning a slice of brewing history Then this Auction is just the thing. Run by the Campaign for Real Ale it is returning to Burton on Trents Town Hall on Saturday 27th September. It again promises over 150 interesting auction…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01923211654(answer phone)
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16
OCT
Seth Lakeman
Winding Wheel

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Learn to mosaic in a weekend
Jubilee House

Learn to cut use adhesive design place your pieces grout clean and polish. By the end of the course you will have the skills for a creative hobby for life and be able to make beautiful artworks.At the end of the weekend…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07967 703802
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22
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Derby Assembly Rooms

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble
Derby Assembly Rooms

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
OCT
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Assembly Rooms

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Assembly Rooms

Tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding at Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch An Evening with Noel Fielding live at Assembly Rooms see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Noel Fielding
Derby Assembly Rooms

Noel Fielding will be performing live Comedy at Derby Assembly Rooms on the Thursday 30 October 2014 in Derby Derbyshire. Buy tickets for Noel Fielding online.…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
NOV
The Comedy Club Derby
Derby County FC

The Comedy Club Derby at Derby County FC on Saturday 1st November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Kevin McCarthyLater With Jools Holland Saturday Night Live ITV Through The Cakehole BBC1 Saturday Night Live ITV1 Gag Tag BBC1 Live…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 761112
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04
NOV
Dave Gorman
Derby Assembly Rooms

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
The South
Winding Wheel

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
NOV
Heanor Floral Art - Christmas Demonstration
Wilmot Street Community Centre

Heanor Floral Art group are a friendly group that enjoy flowersdemonstrations by professional arrangers raising money for local charities and various social activities. The next demonstration will be by John Chennell entitled In Festive Mood at Wilmot Street Welfare Centre Heanor…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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18
NOV
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Assembly Rooms Guildhall Theatre and Darwin Suite

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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22
NOV
Bellowhead
Derby Assembly Rooms

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: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
DEC
Heanor Floral Art Group Christmas Party
Wilmot Street Community Centre

Heanor Floral Art group are a friendly group that enjoy flowersdemonstrations by professional arrangers raising money for local charities and various social activities. The group celebrates christmas with a party and other activities at Wilmot Street Community Centre Heanor at 7pm…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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26
MAY
Sarah Millican X POSTPONED
Derby Assembly Rooms

Sarah Millican X POSTPONED at Derby Assembly Rooms live on Tuesday 26 May 2015 in Derby Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican X POSTPONED event at Derby Assembly Rooms see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
JUN
Stewart Francis
Winding Wheel

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
JUN
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Winding Wheel

Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Winding Wheel live Comedy on Tuesday 02 June 2015 in Chesterfield Derbyshire. To compare ticket prices for the Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour event at Winding Wheel see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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