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

21
JUL
The Paper Birds - Mobile
Derby Theatre

New dates for The Paper Birds tour of Mobile have just been announced. Continuing to make theatre as accessible as possible they will caravan the breadth of the country popping up by the seaside on high streets at schools and in arts…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
JUL
Y Not Festival
Y Not Festival

Derbyshires finest festival Y Not returns for 2017 bringing the spectacular Peak District countryside to life from 27‐30 July. Y Not is a beautiful gathering of like‐minded people who love great music and know how to party.This years musical extravaganza boasts an…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
JUL
Absolute Bowie come to Burton On Trent this July!
Brewhouse Arts Centre

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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28
JUL
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 Christmas3 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
JUL
Have-a-go Archery
Haddon Hall

During Haddon Halls heyday it was law that every able man over 24 years old should be able to shoot a target at 220 yards. With advice from Haddons master bowman learn the art of archery in the Chapel Fields. Its a…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Family Events

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01
AUG
Shadows & Whispers at Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall

Taking inspiration from the centuries of history ingrained in the hall in the nooks and crannies of each room the Shadows and Whispers exhibition brings together misaligned machines which celebrate the uncertain and odd and blurs the lines between past and present…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01629 812855
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01
AUG
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 1 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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04
AUG
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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05
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres 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 family whilst at the same time…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629582272or01629 534487
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12
AUG
Salsa Coalition Party
BCA

Salsa Coalition is a joint venture between Salsa Surgery & Uksalsafeet bringing you the best of Salsa Parties. Salsa Coalition has decided to create a night for all salsa dancers and non‐dancers alike. So if you have only being dancing for a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07961 514074
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16
AUG
The Wind in the Willows
Bolsover Castle

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
AUG
Highlighting Horror: Scriptwriting Day
QUAD

THE HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:HIGHLIGHTING HORROR: SCRIPT WRITINGSaturday 19th August 10am‐lateQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3AS Come along for the day and celebrate the horror genre with the worlds leading organisation for professional horror writers horror.orgabout. Through exclusive interviews informative panel discussions…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01332 290606
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27
AUG
NOTTS SOUL ALL DAYER
Rolls Royce

Fabulous 4 rooms for dancing event in the heart of the East Midlands just off Jnct 26M1.A brand new event for the Bank Holiday Weekend. Sunday August 27th.4pm‐1am at Rolls Royce Watnall Rd Hucknall Notts NG15 6EP.4 sensational rooms of music and…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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01
SEP
Pride and Prejudice
Wollaton Hall

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
SEP
Five Rivers Fostering @ King's Mill Hospital
King's Mill Hospital

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster CarersFor those who dont know Fostering involves children and young people being cared for…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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17
SEP
Motown Show starring The Marvelettes
The Avenue

Book now www.goldsoul.co.uk1. Brierley Hill Civic West Midlands 8pm‐12mid FRIDAY‐SEPT 15 Ltd seating so book nowMarvelettes TourSeptember 15th Brierley Hill Civic 17.50 16 Whitby Pavilion. Book at www.whitbypavilion.co.uk17 Chesterfield. £17.5022 Northampton Picturedrome. £17.50 Contact venue direct23 Blackburn‐ King Georges…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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18
SEP
Italian Street Food Course
Nonnas Chesterfield

ITALIAN STREET FOODCome with us through the streets of bustling Italian markets in a journey through regional street food. From Palermo to Venezia we guide you through Italian Street Food classics that take you to the hustle and bustle streets of Italy.Learn…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 012346 380025
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19
SEP
MarketEd.Live: The Annual Marketing Conference
The Roundhouse

. Join Chris Ducker Mark Asquith Andrew and Pete Victoria Taylor Dawn Anderson Ross Davies and Brian Fanzo representatives from brands such as Microsoft Purple Bricks and Isocialfanz ‐ on 19th September for MarketEd.LiveAll our speakers and sponsors have been chosen to…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01509 228702
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20
NOV
Italian Christmas Feast Course
Nonnas Chesterfield

ITALIAN CHRISTMAS FEASTLay the table light the candles for a celebratory Christmas feast like no other. A full day of Italian Christmas cheerWe take you on a journey into the Italian Christmas traditions from pre‐dinner stuzzichini traditional Pasta comfort filled family main…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 012346 380025
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21
NOV
Heat Recovery Steam Generator User Group 2017
Nottingham Belfry Hotel

The latest in this popular series of user groups returns for 2017. Join to share the latest technical insights and network with designers OEMs and operators of heat recovery steam generator assets.‐ Examine common issues from the perspective of the user‐ Learn…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 731260
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25
NOV
Absolute Bowie
One Call Stadium, Mansfield Town Football Club

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 482482
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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14
DEC
Mansfield Choral Society - Christmas Carols
Queen Elizabeth Academy

Bring a picnic and enjoy us singing some carols and then join in and sing some yourself Ellie Martin will lead us and you in some new carols as well as some firm favourites.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07786 801088
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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 6.4 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…

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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