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
MAY
Two Into One
The Assembly Rooms

Towards the end of the Thatcher government a Member of Parliament attempts to arrange a dalliance with a secretary for the P.M. in an out of the way little hotel.Unfortunately he engages one of his aides to arrange the whole thing. The…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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25
MAY
East Midlands Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas.4 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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31
MAY
ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation
Guildhall Theatre

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes dynamic choreography captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light‐hearted humour.With plenty…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
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01
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul and Motown Night Derby.On the 1st Friday of the month. 2 rooms 7 DJs. Car parking superior venue peace of mind security. Over 30s.Packed every month. Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby.On the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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01
JUN
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 UK touring circuit and…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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04
JUN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby
Blessington Carriage

Lots of Laughter at The Blessington Carriage Derby.Funhouse Comedy Club returns to the Blessington Carriage Derby for another night full of laughter.Headlining the night will be the quietly confident appealing and quick‐witted Ben Briggs who takes his audience on a hilarious journey…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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06
JUN
Writing Fiction for Women's Magazines
QUAD

Writing Fiction for Womens Magazines With Joanna BarndenWednesdays from 6th June to 27th June 4 weeks 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3AS£50£40 members and concessionsTickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fiction‐for‐women‐s‐magazines.aspxLooking to write short stories Looking to…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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09
JUN
Writing Horror Stories (workshop)
QUAD

WRITING HORROR FICTIONWith Charlotte BakerSaturday 9th June 1pm‐5pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐horror‐fiction.aspxIn this session author and tutor Charlotte Baker will guide you through how to create a great horror story…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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14
JUN
Editing Your Writing
QUAD

Editing Your Writing With Sophie SnellThursday 14th June 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcourseediting‐your‐writing.aspxJoin psychological thriller author Sophie Snell for an in‐depth look into the editing process for writers. A…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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22
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Kedleston Hall

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
Mum2mum Market Mansfield
The Mansfield Baptist Church Centre

NEED TO DECLUTTERBook your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market as seen on Dragons Den. Sell your outgrown baby and childrens clothes toys equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits Tables cost £15 are 6ft long and include…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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24
JUN
Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Wollaton Park

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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30
JUN
Classics to Swing
Nottingham Trent University

This one‐day singing workshop will be led by Angela Kay whose informal exhilarating and entertaining approach to choral singing is sure to lift the spirits and make the day an enjoyable one for all.Come and sing a sumptuous Mendelssohn motet a sparkling…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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06
JUL
Singin' In The Rain Jr.
DCAS

Singin in the Rain JR. has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline the starlet the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers In silent movies Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 635932
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07
JUL
Mum2mum Market Chesterfield
Tupton Village Hall

NEED TO DECLUTTERBook your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market as seen on Dragons Den. Sell your outgrown baby and childrens clothes toys equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits Tables cost £13 for a 4ft table or…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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08
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Wollaton Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
JUL
Oliver!
The Assembly Rooms

The classic story of Oliver Twist the workhouse orphan who dared to ask for a second helping at dinner time.Sold by Mr Bumble the beadle of the workhouse to the Sowerberrys the local undertakers Oliver escapes and makes his way to…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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12
JUL
Born To Win
Pomegranate Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 345222
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04
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres Farm

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 016295 882272
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09
AUG
Little Women
Bolsover Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Kedleston Hall

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
AUG
Summer School 2018
Trent College

Music for Everyones 2018 Summer School will be a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in quality music‐making in a stimulating friendly environment.This year we are delighted that Trent College is hosting our Summer School. The excellent facilities rolling parkland excellent transport links…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 589312
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18
AUG
Wild Walk: The Golden Thief
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Explorers wanderers and daring adventurers we want youJoin us in Crich as professional theatre company Babbling Vagabonds take us on a Wild Walk outdoor adventure to discover the rascal who has been stealing the Kings golden apples.Pit your wits against riddlers…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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…

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…

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…

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…

Wirksworth Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre aims to give to the casual visitor or serious researcher alike an understanding of the life of a small town from its inception to the present times. It is strategically placed at the end of the Crown Yard which opens out onto the present market…

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…

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