Belper  Celebration

 “What`s on in Belper”

 JUNE 2018


 










Belper Goes Green

Rugby Club, Strutts Playing Field, Belper, DE56 1UU

The sixth Belper Goes Green Eco-Festival returns on Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd of June at the Rugby Club, Strutts Playing Field, Belper.

Belper Goes Green, organised by Transition Belper, is an eco-festival that aims to share simpler, low carbon and environmentally friendly ways of doing things in a relaxed and uplifting way that showcases the best our community has to offer.

Over the weekend there will be 2 stages of diverse live entertainment, a CAMRA Beer Festival with large selection of real ales, hot and cold food (including plenty of delicious veggie options), toys and activities to keep the little ones happy and many crafts and community art projects to get involved with.

In addition to this we have energy and low carbon travel advice, craft and recycling stalls, a whole range of campaign groups, charities and for those seeking to relax and find peace we have a large health and wellbeing area.

Organiser Mark Creed said: “BGG is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle."Belper Goes Green is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.”

BGG is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.As a green festival we strive to be environmentally responsible with extensive recycling efforts, information boards, renewable energy powered stages, reusable recycled glasses and a solar power recharge point.

Admission is FREE and the event opens on Friday evening on 1st June for the beer festival in the clubhouse and a full programme of entertainment in the main marquee.

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd stalls will be open from 11.00 am - 5.00 pm whilst the entertainment and beer festival continue until later on in the evening.

We can only do this because Transition Belper volunteers, Rugby Club volunteers, entertainers and workshop and activity leaders giving up their time freely. If you want to help this year email us at info@transitionbelper.org.


Friday 1st


Saturday 2nd


BIOPHONY - Live at the George and Dragon

Saturday June 2nd at 8.30 pm

George and Dragon, Bridge Street, Belper.




Sunday  3rd


Sunday 3rd June (2pm) Milford West and Makeney Walk

Start: The Mill House Pub car park (DE56 0QW).

Leaders: Brian Deer and John Morrissey.

A look at Milford’s west side story, including Derbyshire’s oldest school building still in its original use, then on to

Makeney, once home to Belper’s greatest benefactor. Some steep climbs and footpaths that may be slippery if wet.

Details at www.belpernorthmill.org or 01773 880474. Just turn up.


Monday  4th


Tuesday  5th


Belper’s Lost Industries Walk

This circular walk around Belper looks at the various lost industries of the world's first cotton mill town. It begins with the cotton mills built by the Strutt family at the very beginning of the Industrial Revolution, with a slight diversion to include the picturesque weir on the river, followed by a look at the houses the family built for their workers. From there, the walk looks at the nail-making industry that pre-dated the arrival of the cotton mills, plus the other industries which once provided employment for the town, including hosiery, confectionery, chemicals and engineering.

Distance: 2.8 miles. Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: The Triangle (junction of A6 Bridge Street and A517 Bridgefoot),

Belper, Derbyshire. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_industries.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Wednesday 6th


Thursday  7th


Belper & District Organ  Keyboard Club SOCIAL NIGHT &  A.G.M.

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.


Belper’s Wartime Secret Walk

This circular walk looks at Belper's little-known wartime secrets. During the Second World War, Belper played a key role in the Allied victory. However, as those "in the know" never really talked about what they were doing, many people today have no idea of just how important a place it was. Even many of those living in the town at the time have no idea of what was happening right under their noses. This walk tells the story of the secret wartime work that took place in Belper and visits the sites involved.

Distance: 3.5 miles. Duration: 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: Shortlands Car Park, Chesterfield Road (opposite St Peter's Church),

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1FB. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Friday 8th


Saturday 9th


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.


Sunday  10th


Sunday10th June (2pm) Windmills, Witches and Whitemoor Walk

Start: Market Place, Belper (DE56 1FZ).

Leader: Dawn Churchill.

Find out about local life, industry and legends on this little-explored east side of Belper. Town and countryside paths.

Details at www.belpernorthmill.org or 01773 880474. Just turn up.


Monday  11th


Oklahoma! in Belper

Matinée Derbyshire dementia friendly screening

Featuring Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones

Monday, June 11th 2018 – 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


Tuesday  12th


Belper’s Wartime Secret Walk

This circular walk looks at Belper's little-known wartime secrets. During the Second World War, Belper played a key role in the Allied victory. However, as those "in the know" never really talked about what they were doing, many people today have no idea of just how important a place it was. Even many of those living in the town at the time have no idea of what was happening right under their noses. This walk tells the story of the secret wartime work that took place in Belper and visits the sites involved.

Distance: 3.5 miles. Duration: 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: Shortlands Car Park, Chesterfield Road (opposite St Peter's Church),

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1FB. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Wednesday 13th


Thursday  14th


Belper’s Lost Industries Walk

This circular walk around Belper looks at the various lost industries of the world's first cotton mill town. It begins with the cotton mills built by the Strutt family at the very beginning of the Industrial Revolution, with a slight diversion to include the picturesque weir on the river, followed by a look at the houses the family built for their workers. From there, the walk looks at the nail-making industry that pre-dated the arrival of the cotton mills, plus the other industries which once provided employment for the town, including hosiery, confectionery, chemicals and engineering.

Distance: 2.8 miles. Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: The Triangle (junction of A6 Bridge Street and A517 Bridgefoot),

Belper, Derbyshire. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_industries.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Friday 15th


Saturday 16th


Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club present in concert  PETE SHAW

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


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

Saturday 16th June – open 7.30 for 8.00pm Start

Entry £8 - bring your own drinks

withy Compare Alan Seaman

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


Sunday  17th


Sunday June 17th (2pm) The Southern Border of the Duffield Frith Walk

Start:  Bell and Harp car park, Alfreton Road, Little Eaton (DE21 5AE).

Leader: John Morrissey.

The Duffield Frith was a medieval forest of deer parks, tightly-controlled communities and ancient industries.

Discover why the southern boundary followed a certain route, and how the landscape still helps us to perceive it.

Details at www.belpernorthmill.org or 01773 880474. Just turn up.


Monday  18th


Ecclesbourne Farmers’ Discussion Society ANNUAL CHARITY CLAY SHOOT

MONDAY 18th June 2018 LAWN FARM, SHOTTLE BELPER DE56 2DW – START: 6.30pm

30 Bird individual open sporting shoot Plus 4man team

Perpetual Cup Competition, Test yourself with our unique long shot

Winner Prizes & Refreshments

All proceeds for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA)

For any enquires please email richf75heli@gmail.com


Tuesday  19th


Belper’s Lost Industries Walk

This circular walk around Belper looks at the various lost industries of the world's first cotton mill town. It begins with the cotton mills built by the Strutt family at the very beginning of the Industrial Revolution, with a slight diversion to include the picturesque weir on the river, followed by a look at the houses the family built for their workers. From there, the walk looks at the nail-making industry that pre-dated the arrival of the cotton mills, plus the other industries which once provided employment for the town, including hosiery, confectionery, chemicals and engineering.

Distance: 2.8 miles. Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: The Triangle (junction of A6 Bridge Street and A517 Bridgefoot),

Belper, Derbyshire. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_industries.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Wednesday 20th


Wednesday 20 June 10.30am or 5.45pm Accessible Belper Training and Awareness Session at the Strutts Centre, Derby Road Raising awareness of accessibility issues in Belper.

Details at www.accessiblebelper.org or call Siobhan on 01773 826477


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.


Belper’s Wartime Secret Walk

This circular walk looks at Belper's little-known wartime secrets. During the Second World War, Belper played a key role in the Allied victory. However, as those "in the know" never really talked about what they were doing, many people today have no idea of just how important a place it was. Even many of those living in the town at the time have no idea of what was happening right under their noses. This walk tells the story of the secret wartime work that took place in Belper and visits the sites involved.

Distance: 3.5 miles. Duration: 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: Shortlands Car Park, Chesterfield Road (opposite St Peter's Church),

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1FB. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Friday 22nd


Saturday 23rd


Sunday  24th


Sunday June 24th (2pm) Bridge Hill House and Grounds Walk

Start: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD). –  Leader:  Adrian Farmer.

A steep walk up Bridge Hill, to look inside the Ice House, the only substantial surviving structure belonging to the Strutt’s

remarkable Belper mansion. Then discover what else has survived, hidden away, including the recently rediscovered

remains of the Strutt Observatory. Sorry, no dogs.

Details at www.belpernorthmill.org or 01773 880474. Just turn up.


Monday  25th


Tuesday  26th


Belper’s Wartime Secret Walk

This circular walk looks at Belper's little-known wartime secrets. During the Second World War, Belper played a key role in the Allied victory. However, as those "in the know" never really talked about what they were doing, many people today have no idea of just how important a place it was. Even many of those living in the town at the time have no idea of what was happening right under their noses. This walk tells the story of the secret wartime work that took place in Belper and visits the sites involved.

Distance: 3.5 miles. Duration: 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: Shortlands Car Park, Chesterfield Road (opposite St Peter's Church),

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1FB. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Wednesday 27th


Thursday  28th


Belper’s Lost Industries Walk

This circular walk around Belper looks at the various lost industries of the world's first cotton mill town. It begins with the cotton mills built by the Strutt family at the very beginning of the Industrial Revolution, with a slight diversion to include the picturesque weir on the river, followed by a look at the houses the family built for their workers. From there, the walk looks at the nail-making industry that pre-dated the arrival of the cotton mills, plus the other industries which once provided employment for the town, including hosiery, confectionery, chemicals and engineering.

Distance: 2.8 miles. Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours. Price: £5.00

Start point: The Triangle (junction of A6 Bridge Street and A517 Bridgefoot),

Belper, Derbyshire. – Start time: 10:00am.

For full details, or to book this walk, please click below

See website – http://www.derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_industries.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Friday 29th


Saturday 30th

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