What's on inChilwell


Welcome to Chilwell

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chilwell - 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 Chilwell to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Chilwell

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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01332 290606
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25
AUG
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: 1.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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29
AUG
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Pitcher and Piano

How speed dating in Nottingham worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Nottingham. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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01
SEP
Peter Pan
Nottingham Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 2.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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SEP
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: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
SEP
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path.
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room)

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960 156943
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03
SEP
Wahala Comedy Clash: Jamaica Vs Africa
The Glee Club Nottingham

Europes most successful urban comedy event finally comes to this great city. The only comedy show where comedians battle live on stage. Featuring heavyweights Slim Kojo plus more.Not only do comedians perform tailor made stand up comedy routines to the theme of…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
SEP
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for another night of fun and laughter.Headliners The Noise Next Door who have appeared on BBC One BBC Three ITV1 BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4 and have performed alongside the likes…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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07
SEP
Yianni Agisilaou - The Simpsons Taught Me Every...
The Glee

Following critically acclaimed total sell‐out runs at Edinburgh Melbourne Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals Yianni Agisilaou brings his love letter to the worlds greatest TV show to The Glee.Stories facts impersonations and more form a hilarious and cromulent look at a lifetime…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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17
SEP
G2 Definitive Genesis
Glee Club Nottingham

G2 perform classic 1970s Genesis from the Seconds Out era and earlier Gabriel years.All under 25s may be asked to produce valid ID See FAQs.14‐16 year old must be accompanied by an adult with ticket to the show.ADVANCE PRICE£16.00Show EntryTIMESDoors open 18:00:00Last…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
SEP
Live Music Tour Show – G2 Definitive Genesis
The Glee Club Nottingham

G2 Definitive Genesis pays tribute to a vintage period in Genesis long and colourful history the four‐man Seconds Out era 1975‐78 whilst also dipping back into the Gabriel years. Its the midlate seventies; Peter Gabriel had just departed to be replaced by…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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: 9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01509 228702
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21
SEP
Comedy Tour Show - Vir Das
The Glee Club Nottingham

Rapidly growing to international stardom after sell‐out shows in the USA and touring worldwide Vir Das has made his way in Bollywood starring in Indias first Zombie film Go Goa Gone and films BadMaash Company Delhi Belly and Revolver Rani. Alongside the…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
SEP
Septemberfest
Donington Park

The Sunday Headliners are 90s legends 5ive who will be performing a full 1 hour set on the main stage.Meanwhile local boy Nathan Dawe will return from his sell‐out summer in Europe to close the show on Friday.In addition a major dance…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07584 072308
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24
SEP
IKANO BANK ROBIN HOOD MARATHON 2017
Victoria Embankment

The Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon and Half Marathon returns to Nottingham on Sunday 24 September and the popular event provides the perfect opportunity for runners to join Robin Hood and his merry men on this picturesque course.The 2017 half marathon and…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08451 641775
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27
SEP
Comedy Tour Show - Tom Stade (16+)
The Glee

I SWEARAfter a hiatus from the touring scene get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Direct from the Edinburgh Festival the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back with a brand‐new show for 2017. Renowned for his carefree attitude and…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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29
SEP
MasquerMind Ball
Eastwood Hall

This event is a charity Masquerade Ball in aid of Mind the mental health charity. Being held at the gorgeous Eastwood Hall on Friday 29th September 2017 guests can expect a red carpet entrance with reception drink and live music from harpist…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07447 612944
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04
OCT
Simon Day – In Character
The Glee Club Nottingham

Simon Day In Character Brian Pern Billy Bleach Geoffrey Allerton Tony BecktonBRIAN PERN ‐ Prog rocker and humanitarian Brian will perform a piece involving music and some modern dance.BILLY BLEACH ‐ The Fast Show pub bore and star of the…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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15
OCT
Live Music Tour Show - The Young’uns
The Glee Club

Teesside trio The Younguns winners of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards coveted Best Group title have proved themselves a unique proposition ‐ writing and performing a cappella or subtly accompanied songs that tell it how it is alongside traditional songs from their…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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15
OCT
Live Music Tour Show – The Young’uns
The Glee Club Nottingham

Teesside trio The Younguns winners of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards coveted Best Group title have proved themselves a unique proposition writing and performing a cappella or subtly accompanied songs that tell it how it is alongside traditional songs from their…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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28
OCT
super hero train adventure weekend
Great Central Railway Nottingham

The event is running the 28th and 29th October 2017 pricing for the trains the adult train is £14.00 for kids and £12.00 for adults This will include also admittance on the miniature railway and free bouncy castle rides if people…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: Seew ebsite
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02
NOV
Nick Helm
The Glee

There Is Nothing You Can Do To Me That I Havent Done To MyselfStop fearing the worst. Its already happened. So instead of crying about it why not crawl out of your homemade nuclear fallout shelters and bear witness to Living Legend…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
NOV
Counterfeit Seventies 70s
Century Theatre, Snibston Discovery Park

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: (01530) 278444
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06
NOV
RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Nottingham November 2017
East Midlands Conference Centre

Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE CPD‐accredited seminars where you will gain insight into everything from revalidation CV writing interview preparation the importance of taking care of yourself preceptorship mental health nursing and more Key reasons to attend:Meet…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02088 723170
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11
NOV
The Head Wrap by Diaries by Uchenna Dance
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

The Head Wrap Dairies is a dance theatre production that uses comedy movement and music to explore women beauty hair and culture. Weaving good humoured storytelling with beautifully physical African traditional and contemporary dance the piece is set to a sizzling soundtrack…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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18
NOV
Ring of Fire - the music of Johnny Cash
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith struggle and success rowdiness and redemption and home and family. More than two dozen classic hitsincluding I Walk The Line A Boy Named Sue Folsom Prison Blues…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01773 853260
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19
NOV
Comedy Tour Show - Matt Richardson
The Glee Club Nottingham

A lot has happened to Matt Richardson since his last tour in 2013. A lot of it is quite strange. Most comedians hope to win accolades and make people laugh very few end up with Heat Magazines Weird Crush trophy.From interviewing millionaire…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Tourist Attractions


Tales of Robin Hood

Weapon Handling DaysCome along and meet our resident weapons expert, swords, helmets, maces and axes are just a few examples of the medieval weaponry you can view, handle and learn about. Feel the weight of the chain mail that knights would have had to wear under their…

The Galleries Of Justice Museum

Travel with us through 3 centuries of crime and punishment reliving the lives, trials and executions of the most unfortunate inhabitants of the land. Experience a real trial in the authentic Victorian courtroom before being sentenced and 'sent down' to the original cells and caves deep within…

Caves of Nottingham

Discover a hidden world beneath the streets of Nottingham. Nottingham Caves are a unique 750‐year‐old cave system situated beneath a modern day shopping centre. A digital audio tour guides you through the only remaining underground medieval tannery in England, beer cellars, an air raid shelter and the…

Donington Park

The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite simply, the largest collection of Grand Prix racing cars in the world. Five halls, with over 130 exhibits, illustrate the history of motor sport from the turn of the 20th Century. Cars include examples driven by such famous names…

Great Central Railway

Re‐creating the experience of famous expresses of the steam age. Great Central Railway is one of the few places in the world where scheduled full size steam trains pass in motion on double track. Main Line Steam trains ‐ every weekend throughout the year.Featuring GCR '04'…

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is a magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original medieval castle, with spectacular views across the city. It houses a vibrant museum and art gallery with collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history. …

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