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

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

29
MAY
Bakewell Family Fun Day
Bakewell Showground

A day of fun ‐ including... Donkey rides Fair rides Bouncy Castle Beach Face painting Extreme Wheels Roadshow ‐ mobile skate parkKMXs zorbes laser quest ‐ Circus skills Food Court Trade stands and much much more…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01629 812736
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29
MAY
Westgate Suites Motown
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH UKAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseAlways The Last Friday of the Month Except December the Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the East Midlands Soul Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
JUN
Promotion and Publicity for Writers
QUAD

Writing Workshop: Publicity and Promotion for Writers7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Tuesday 2 JuneQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets: £5 ‐ numbers limitedJoin Cathy Bramley author of best‐selling romantic comedies Ivy Lane Appleby Farm and Conditional Love and QUADs regular creative writing tutor…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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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

03
JUN
Publish Your E-Book in a Day
QUAD

Publish your e‐book in a day10:30am ‐ 4:30pm ‐ Wednesday 3 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £30 lunch not includedThis one‐day course will introduce you to the process of publishing your writing as an e‐book. Youll learn what an e‐book is the different formats available…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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04
JUN
Authors and the Independent Press
QUAD

Writing Workshop: Authors and the Independent Press7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Thursday 4 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £5The UK is host to a growing scene of independent presses which offer valuable publication opportunities for aspiring authors. But what can writers expect from this expanding sector…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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05
JUN
Double the Horror with Johnny Mains & Rufus Hound
QUAD

Double the Horror with Johnny Mains & Rufus Hound ‐ Best British Horror and Dead Funny7:30pm ‐ 9:00pm ‐ Friday 5 JuneQUAD DE1 3ASTickets: £10With authors Victoria Leslie Marie ORegan and Simon Kurt plus more special guests to be announced. A unique…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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05
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 Rooms.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly night out.Open 8pm‐1am Admission £6 before 9pmplease be advised the venue fills up quickly and can reach capacity by 9pm on most events…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
JUN
Writers Day, Derby Book Festival
QUAD

A day of Writing Workshops with local authors10:00am ‐ 1:45pm ‐ Saturday 6 JuneQUADDE1 3ASTickets: £25 including choice of workshops and goodie bagWriters Day at QUAD will be a highlight of the Festival for writers and will feature a choice of six…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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12
JUN
Jane Eyre
Bolsover Castle

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochester's…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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12
JUN
Download Festival 2015 3 Day
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 3 Day at Donington Park in Derby on Friday 12 June 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
Download Festival 2015 Saturday
Donington Park

Download Festival 2015 Saturday at Donington Park in Derby on Saturday 13 June 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUN
FAF HEADLINERS COMEDY NIGHT
The Bentinck

x3 Current Comedy circuit Headline Comedy acts will descend on an absolutely wonderful venue for what promises to be a cracking nights entertainmentMICK FERRY BOBBY MAIR and MC JOE BROMEHEAD. With supporting acts…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 249374
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19
JUN
Rolls Royce Disco
Rolls Royce

Great Night Of 70s80s90s Disco Classics With Djs Craig Strong Ozz Tall John.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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11
JUL
Edge-Lit 4
QUAD

EDGE‐LIT 4Saturday 11th July 10am‐10pm approxQUAD Market Place DerbyTickets £30 including access to all sessions on the day and goodie bagEdge‐Lit returns for its latest instalment with the biggest year yetAn essential day out for any writer or reader of science‐fiction fantasy…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07896 228367
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26
JUL
Summer Craft & Gift fayre
NEALIES Function Room

Craft & Gift Fayre on Sunday 26th July 2015 atNealies function room Derby Road Milford nr. Belper Derbyshire DE56 0QFopen 11am ‐ 3.30pmWe have a lovely variety of stalls showcasing local talented craftspeopleFree admissionFree Car parking onsiteRefreshments available…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07870 895390
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13
AUG
The Secret Garden
Bolsover Castle

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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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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17
SEP
Peter Hook and The Light
The Venue

Peter Hook and The Light at The Venue in Derby on Thursday 17 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Hook and The Light tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
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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23
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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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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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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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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13
DEC
Sarah Millican
Derby Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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