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

17
JAN
60s Night Out Show
Mansfield Palace Theatre

The Dreamers and The Temple BrothersHit Makers ‐ The Dreamers formerly Freddie and the Dreamers have joined forces with The Temple Brothers ‐ the Official UK No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers to bring to you their brand new show ‐ 60s…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 633133
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17
JAN
From Idea to Publication - Creative Writing Course
QUAD

From Idea to PublicationCreative Writing Course with Alex DavisWednesdays 17th January ‐ 7th March 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmTo book your place visit https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursefrom‐idea‐to‐publication‐‐creative‐writing.aspx or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606This popular eight week writing course returns designed to give both absolute beginners…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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19
JAN
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Derby Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
JAN
Mother Goose
The Assembly Rooms

Poor Mother Goose is about to be thrown off her land because she cannot pay her rent to the Squire Maximillian Moneybags and his barmy bailiffs Bumpkin and Bogtrotter. Along comes Priscilla the goose first meeting Mother Gooses son Silly Billy who…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 827297
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26
JAN
East Midlands Soul & 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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30
JAN
Poetry From Start to Finish - Writing Course
QUAD

Poetry from Start to Finish Poetry Course with Sophie SparhamTuesdays 30th January ‐ 6th March 7:00pm 9:00pmTickets from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursepoetry‐from‐start‐to‐finish.aspx or from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Join Derby writer and spoken word artist Sophie Sparham for an in‐depth six‐week poetry course…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 0 133229
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02
FEB
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 touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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02
FEB
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…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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10
FEB
Meal, Drink and Comedy Night At Mecca Beeston
Mecca Beeston

NCF Mecca Comedy at Beeston Nottingham. Featuring: VIKKI STONE BARRY DODDS and RICH WILSONVIKKI STONE is best known for her original comedy songs but is also an actress musician and composer. She has appeared on many TV and Radio shows including:…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07989 454817
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17
FEB
The Grahams in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

The dynamic Americana duo The Grahams blend deeply personal emotive and powerful lyrics with powerful harmonies combining Dougs masterful resonator slide‐work and harmonies with Alyssas soaring vocals and acoustic guitar. Drawing on influences like Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie the Grahams are…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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17
FEB
Writing Fantastic Tales
QUAD

Writing Fantastic Tales with Ruth De HaasSaturday 17th February 1:00pm 5:00pmTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fantastic‐tales.aspxLed by fantasy author and tutor Ruth De Haas this one afternoon session provides the ideal introduction to writing science…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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24
FEB
Writing Fantastic Plots and Players
QUAD

Fantastic Plots and Players with Ruth De HaasSaturday 24th February 1:00pm ‐ 5:00pmTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fantastic‐plots‐and‐players.aspxLed by fantasy author and tutor Ruth De Haas this extended session covers how to construct exciting plots and…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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03
MAR
DaleDiva in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

DaleDiva Derbyshires Award winning female a Cappella chorus celebrate their 10th anniversary this year and have shared many wonderful experiences and accomplishments in that time. Highlights include winning a National TV contest appearing at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas and…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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17
MAR
"Here I Belong" by Pentabus Theatre Company
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Focusing on the life of one woman Here I Belong explores the changing nature of English village life over a 60 year period. Elsie has lived in the village most of her life; its where her daughters grew up her husband died…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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24
MAR
Highlighting Horror: Crime, Thriller and Chiller
QUAD

THE HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:Highlighting Horror: Crime Thriller And ChillersSaturday 24th March 10:00am ‐ 6:00pmTickets £35 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursehighlighting‐horror‐‐crime‐thriller‐and‐chillers.aspxCelebrate the horror genre with the worlds leading horror organisation whether as a professional or as a…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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27
MAR
Godspell
The Hasland Plahouse

 GODSPELL ‐ THE BROADWAY REVIVAL ‐ IN CONCERT A charity gala in aid of Make‐A‐Wish Foundation® UK FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY Join us for a special concert performance of the legendary rock musical featuring…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAR
The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Wonder Women
The Sabai Pavilion

Uncork the champagne Dress to kill Party like theres no tomorrow Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the UKs number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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25
APR
Moscow State Circus Gostinitsa
Bass's Rec Ground

The worlds most famous circus will bring its latest & greats production GOSTINITSA ‐ a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve‐tingling edge of your seat thrills for the whole family. Nowhere else will you witness all the…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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29
APR
Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son in Concert
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Sheesham & Lotus & Son is one of North Americas foremost and popular authentic old‐time Roots bands. If you imagine the world through sepia‐tinted glasses and step back in time to the dusty Wild West and enter a crusty old saloon this…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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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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