Belper  Celebration

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Just a few of the things happening in and around Belper

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    DECEMBER  2017



Friday 1st

Saturday  2nd

BELPER RUGBY CLUB 1st XV  v  SILEBY TOWN - H  — Midlands 3 East (North)


BELPER HOCKEY CLUB  MENS 1st v RUGBY & EAST WARWICKSHIRE - H - Starts 2.30pm  MRHA League


Sunday 3rd


Belper Winter Food Festival in Belper Town Centre

On Sun 3rd December 2017 from 10.00am To 3.00pm

Our prestigious food and drink festival helps Derbyshire and East Midland suppliers showcase their products. The event attracts hundreds of visitors to the town and gives local producers a unique opportunity to promote their wares directly to the public.

Belper Town Centre, Belper, Derbyshire

Contact is Belper Town Council on  01773 822116 for information – click below  for application form

http://www.belpertowncouncil.gov.uk/uploads/news_docs/Food%20Festival%203.12.17%20Application%20document1.pdf


Lester and the bee at Arkwrights REAL ALE BAR

Sun Dec 03 2017 at 04:00 pm

Arkwrights REAL ALE BAR, 6 Campbell Street, Belper, Derbyshire.


Our next Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fairs at Belper Leisure Centre is on Sunday 3rd of December. 9am to 3pm.

Over 50 stalls. Buyer admission just £2.00 & concessions £1.50. Stalls still available. Bookings being taken now. For more information call 07973481578, email  john@blueskyantiquesfairs.com

or go to www.blueskyantiquesfairs.com – Location - John O'Gaunts Way, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 0DA

Monday  4th

Milford & Makeney WI meeting Monday 4th December - Starts 1.30pm – 3.30pm

at Milford Baptist Chapel, Chevin Road, Milford.

Speaker - Paul Newsham

We meet the first Monday of each month

Contact is 01773 826923 / 01773825478 for info

Belper Bicycle Club Night

At The Strutt Club, 5-6 Campbell Street, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1AP

On Monday 4th December 2017 – From 7.00pm To 9.00pm

Belper Bicycle Club have their monthly club night next Monday. If you're into cycling and would like to join a local club then come on down. All are welcome, regardless of age or ability

Cycling Club Social Night - Strutt Club, Campbell Street, Belper, Derbyshire - Cheap bar and pool.

Club meets upstairs in the Conservative Club

Web site :- https://belperbc.wordpress.com/  – Facebook page:- http://www.facebook.com/BelperBC

Start Meditating at The Old School House, Belper

On Monday 4th December 2017 – From 1.30pm To 2.45pm

Meditation enables us to improve our piece of mind, increase our happiness, improve our relationships and strengthen our resilience to stress. Learn these benefits in this series of classes These classes, ideal for beginners,include guided meditations, practical instructions and the opportunity to ask questions.

No need to be Buddhist to attend or benefit from these classes.

Everyone is welcome. – Join anytime. No need to book. – £5 per class.

The Old School House, Chapel Street, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1AR

For further information contact Heart Jewel Centre on 01629 581585

Or Email:- heartjewelcentre@gmail.comwww.heartjewel.org.uk

Tuesday  5th

Belper Town Council meeting Tuesday 5th December

In St John`s Chapel, The Butts, Belper.

Starts 7.00pm – members of the public welcome to attend.

Wednesday 6th

Thursday  7th

BELPER TOWN FC  Under 21s  v  Heanor Town (H) KO 7.45 pm – League


Belper & District Organ  Keyboard Club SOCIAL NIGHT in St John`s Chapel, The Butts, Belper.

Starts 7.00 p.m. till 10.00 p.m. — The charge for social evening is £1, including Tea, Coffee & Biscuits.

Friday 8th

Saturday 9th

BELPER TOWN FC  v  ROMULUS (H) KO 3.00 pm – League

BELPER HOCKEY CLUB  MENS 1st   v   BARTON - H - Starts 2.30pm – MRHA League

Belper Farmers Markets are held on the 2nd Saturday of every month on the Market Place

from 8.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. There is free parking in the adjacent Coppice Car Park.

Café and crafts at No.28. Free entry.

BELPER BONANZA Featuring SUNFLOWER THIEVES, JOSEPH KNIGHT and LAURIE ILLINGWORT

Live at the Queens Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper.  – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.


Live Music at Milford Social Club

Saturday, December 9th 2017 08:45pm

Milford Social Club 5 Chevin Road Milford. DE56 0QH


THE YOUNG'UNS CHRISTMAS SHOW - WE THREE SINGS

December, 7 Thursday  8:00pm

Venue: Christ Church, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1BA

Price Information:

Tickets £16.50, u16s  £10 available from the PR Ticket Hotline 01773 853428 - Free Parking

Sunday  10th

Indoor Car Boot at Belper Leisure Centre

On Sunday 10th December 2017 – from 8.00am To 12 Noon

Belper Leisure Centre, John O'Gaunts Way, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 ODA

The second Sunday of every month. Hosted by Belper Leisure Centre. For more information or to book a table please call 01773 825285

Disabled parking and disabled accessibility is on site. Toilets and the opportunity to purchase refreshments throughout the day. Adult entrance fee 75p, seniors 50p and under 16's are free.

Monday  11th

White Christmas in Belper

Matinée Derbyshire dementia friendly screening

Featuring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Monday, December 11th 2017 – 1:00pm

At Nailers Conference Centre Belper Town Football Club

Christchurch Meadow, Bridge Street, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1BA

Cost £4 incl tea/coffee, 1 carer/family member comes free

Doors 1:00pm – Film Starts 1:30pm – Film ends 4:00pm

Start Meditating at The Old School House, Belper

On Monday 11th December 2017 – From 1.30pm To 2.45pm

Meditation enables us to improve our piece of mind, increase our happiness, improve our relationships and strengthen our resilience to stress. Learn these benefits in this series of classes These classes, ideal for beginners,include guided meditations, practical instructions and the opportunity to ask questions.

No need to be Buddhist to attend or benefit from these classes.

Everyone is welcome. – Join anytime. No need to book. – £5 per class.

The Old School House, Chapel Street, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1AR

For further information contact Heart Jewel Centre on 01629 581585

Or Email:- heartjewelcentre@gmail.comwww.heartjewel.org.uk

Common Threads Make & Mend - Textile workshops supporting mental health and wellbeing. Learn new skills in a friendly, welcoming group. £3 per session. All materials and equipment provided.

Just come along or book a place on 01773 820484

– email jane@fleet-arts.org - www.common-threads.org

FLEET ARTS Centre, The Fleet, Belper.



Tuesday  12th

Belper Town Council meeting Tuesday 12th December

In St John`s Chapel, The Butts, Belper.

Starts 7.00pm – members of the public welcome to attend.

Wednesday 13th

Derwent Ensemble - Carols at the Hollybush Inn – December 13, 2017

The Derwent Brass ensemble will be performing at the fantastic and local Holly Bush Inn

from 19:00 - 21:00 for an evening of Christmas Carols.

Holly Bush Inn, Holly Bush Lane, Milford, Derbyshire, DE56 0RX

Thursday  14th

BELPER TOWN FC  Under 21s  v  Sandiacre Town (H) KO 7.45 pm – League

Friday 15th

Saturday 16th

BELPER RUGBY CLUB 1st XV  v  ASHBY - H  — Midlands 3 East (North)


BELPER HOCKEY CLUB  MENS 2nd   v   STRATFORD - H - Starts 1.00pm – MRHA League


Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club present in concert  NICHOLAS MARTIN

at the Congregational Church, Green Lane, Belper. Doors open 6.45 starts 7.30 p.m.

Tickets £5 Members  – £7 Non-Members  inc refreshments  - Contact 01773 827204 for info


D.J. MICK MOONSHINE at Arkwright`s Bar Campbell Street, Belper.


Saturday December 16th - The Dalesmen Male Voice Choir Christmas Carols Concert

Venue : Peters Church, Belper – Start time :  7:00 pm


Sunday  17th

SHIP OF FOOLS stand-up COMEDY at No 28 The Market Place, Belper.

Sunday 17th December – open 7.30 for 8.00pm Start – Entry £7 - bring your own drinks

with Compare Alan Seaman

To book phone 07804 563371 or email :- shipoffoolscomedy@yahoo.co.uk

Monday  18th

Tuesday  19th

Wednesday 20th

Thursday  21st

Belper & District Organ  Keyboard Club SOCIAL NIGHT in St John`s Chapel, The Butts, Belper.

Starts 7.00 p.m. till 10.00 p.m. — The charge for social evening is £1, including Tea, Coffee & Biscuits.

Friday 22nd

Saturday 23rd

BELPER TOWN FC  v  LEEK TOWN (H) KO 3.00 pm – League

A Christmas Cracker! the Belper Christmas Concert with DERWENT BRASS – Saturday 22nd December

The perfect family Christmas concert, featuring festive music, sing-a-long and carols.

St. Peters Church, Church Lane, Belper, Derbyshire

Concert commences at 19:30. Doors open at 19:00 – Refreshments Available

Tickets available online here

 https://www.priorbooking.com/e/a-christmas-cracker-derwent-brass


Also available shortly from Moss Office Services,

65 King St, Belper DE56 1QA

Alternatively call us on 01773 384121

or email sales@derwentbrass.co.uk




Sunday  24th

Monday  25th

Tuesday  26th

Tues 26th Dec 2017 – Boxing Day Heritage Walk – 2pm

Walk off the Christmas excess with a walk around Belper's town centre, looking at some of the hidden heritage you wouldn't find on your own. Ends at the Strutt-built Unitarian Chapel with a warm drink and a bite to eat.

£4 per person, Under 16s free. – Start point: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD).

Leader: Adrian Farmer.


Wednesday 27th

Queens Head – Race Distance: 5 – 2017-12-27 at 11.30am

The Queen's Head pub, Chesterfield Road, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1FF

There is NO PARKING at the pub - there are narrow roads in the area but the best bet is to use the Council Car Park at the bottom of Chesterfield Road on the corner of Shortlands that is only about a 500m walk away. It will be much safer there The course is an out and back 5km course with the kilometres marked. There is a slight uphill start, followed by a flat 800m and a downhill. Just before the 2nd kilometre, the road rises again to the turn. The start and finish are in the same place about 600m from the Queens Head pub in Crich Lane, Belper. Toilets are available and there is only changing available in the toilets. Obviously, beer, soft drinks as well as coffee are available after the race. The Queens Head always has a number of guest beers on sale. The entry fee is £5. The course record is held by Paul Richardson of Charnwood AC who ran 14.41 in 2004. The womens record is held by Debbie Mason of Tipton Harriers who ran 16.41 in 2005.

Race Fee: £5 : £2 FOR 16 & 17 YEAR OLDS – Go to www.runningwithdavid.com for more info


Thursday  28th

Friday 29th

Saturday 30th

Sunday  31st

NEW YEARS EVE // JASPER MALONE // THE LION HOTEL

Time Sun Dec 31 2017 at 08:00 pm

Venue The Lion Hotel Belper, 24 Bridge Street, Belper, Derbyshire.


Come and celebrate the new year in style here at Belper Town with one of the country’s best Elton John tribute acts

Tickets £35 inc Gourmet Buffet

Call Paul on 01773 825549

Sunday, December 31st 2017 9.00pm

Nailers, Belper Town F.C.

Christ Church Meadows, Bridge Street, Belper. DE56 1BA

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