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Just a few of the things happening in and around Belper

 NOVEMBER 2018




Thursday  1st


Thursday 1 to Saturday 3 November

Belper Fair on Market Place and Coppice

Rides and sideshows. Opens 6pm Thursday.


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

1st (Thursday, 2pm) The Great Belper High Street

Start: Belper Market Place, Belper (DE56 1FZ). Leader: Adrian Farmer. Find out how Belper’s history contributed to the town’s Great British High Street win in 2014, and the stories behind the development of the town centre and its shops  (Booking recommended on 01629 536831 or email info@derwentvalleymills.org


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 EVENT

Buildings on the At Risk Register

7pm to 8.30pm at Strutt’s North Mill, Belper, DE561YD. FREE. Pre-booking essential on 01629 536831

Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilet. Talk on some of the important buildings on the At Risk Register in

the World Heritage Site: Allestree Hall, Wards Warehouse and Belper Mills.


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 EVENT

Thursday 1 November

7.30pm Turnpikes and the Tantivy talk at the Lion Hotel

Trevor Griffin on the history of horse-drawn transport in the valley. Free talk. Pre-booking advisable on 01629 536831.


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 2nd


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

2nd (Friday, 2pm) Heritage at Risk – Derby and Little Chester - NEW!

Start: Outside Derby Local Studies Library, Full St/ Derwent St corner, Derby, DE1 3AF). Leader: Brian Deer. Take a look at some of the historic buildings recently surveyed by Brian and others as part of a Heritage at Risk review in the Derwent Valley. (Booking recommended on 01629 536831 or email info@derwentvalleymills.org)


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

Rebellion - A Radically Different Walk!

10.15am, starts Market Place, Belper, DE56 1FZ, catching the 7.1 bus or 10.45am from Sandbed Lane Recreation Ground, Belper, DE56 0SJ. Finishes at 12.30pm, back in Belper. FREE. Pre-booking advised on 01629 536831

Not suitable for wheelchairs – some challenging gradients and steps. Older children welcome.

Find out where the radicals and dissenters of the Belper district gathered on the outskirts of town; about the might-have-beens and close calls of past centuries; and how protest has been part of life in this part of Derbyshire right up to the present day. We take one of the oldest routes into Belper from the East, remembering past  events, and finish in the Market Place, where religious dissenter John Wesley once preached. There’ll be ups and downs, so you’ll need a stout pair of shoes. No pitchforks, blazing torches or government provacateurs, but well-behaved dogs on leads are allowed – even in

the Deer Park. Led by Adrian Farmer with Keith Venables.


Saturday 3rd


BELPER  HOCKEY  LADIES 1st  V  SUTTON COLDFIELD – (H) – Starts 12.00pm


Belper United  v  Borrowash Victoria  - Saturday 3rd Nov - ( H) - K.O. 3.00pm - at the Silver X Stadium - home of B.T.F.C.


Belper Rugby Club 1st Team  v  Kestevan ( H )  Starts 3.00pm on Strutts Playing Fields, Derby Road

































Belper Recorders Group meet at Strutt's Centre, Derby Road, Belper. Room 20, 10.30am to 12.30pm. We welcome Treble/Tenor/Bass players at improver/intermediate level. Adults only.  Email Jasmine jasmineoldparks@aol.com  for details


Saturday 3 November

2pm Behind the Scenes Tour of Belper Fair

With Neil Calladine. Starts at No.28 Market Place (DE56 1FZ). Free. Pre-booking advisable on 01629 536831.


KRIZ Live at the Royal British Legion Club Strutt Street, Belper. – starts 8.30pm


SINGING FOR FUN – A Singing Workshop

On Saturday 3 November from 2.00pm to 4.30pm

At Strutts Community Centre, Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1UU

Led by singing tutor Kate Thomas of The Natural Voice Network.

No need to read music or have singing experience.  Everyone Welcome

Coffee and tea at a small charge, or bring your own drinks.

Cost : £5 per person – to book your place Phone Viv on 01773 822253 or 07597 817258 or email vwilson3@btinternet.com




























Sunday  4th


BELPER  HOCKEY  MEN 1st  V  ALDERLEY EDGE – (H) – Starts 2.00pm


Walk on Canal and Wireworks   –  Ambergate

10.30am to 12 noon, starting from Derwent Wireworks, Matlock Road, Ambergate, DE56 2HE. Car park is by the entrance

on the A6, but the walk fits in with train arriving from Derby at 10.15am. FREE, donations welcome. Pre-booking advised

on 01629 536831 Not suitable for wheelchairs. Mainly tracks and public footpaths with some steep bits. Dogs on leads at all times.The planned route is Cromford Canal, Bluebell Wood, Stephenson gangway, Ambergate 3 cornered station, Halfpenny Toll Bridge, then follow the mill race back to the Wireworks.

 It is about 2 miles, and around 1.5 hours as there is plenty to talk about.


Jiji LaVolpe returns to Thorn Tree Inn alongside Annette Oakes for an evening of Popular covers and originals.

Sunday, November 4th 2018 4:00pm

Thorn Tree Inn, 21 Chesterfield Road Belper.




Clothes Swap Event

Hosted by Shena Lawrence

Sunday, 4th  November  from  2.00pm  – 4.00pm

 Creartii 17 Green Lane, Belper. DE56 1BY



Monday  5th


Milford & Makeney WI meeting Monday 5th  November - Starts 2.30pm

at Duffield Baptist Church, Makeney Road, Duffield

Speakers is Angela Ashton `Glass Workshop`

We meet the first Monday of each month – Contact is  01773825478 for info


Tuesday  6th


BECOME ONE OF THE CREW and  VOLUNTEER & SUPPORT  YOUR LOCAL AIR AMBULANCE

JOIN BELPER & MATLOCK DISTRICT AIR AMBULANCE SUPPORTERS GROUP

We meet in The Railway Tea Rooms 3 Midland View, Belper DE56 1QB. – For 12.00 noon

We are a small but vibrant group looking for new volunteers who have

 a few hours to spare each month to take part in a wide variety of fund raising activities.

If you enjoy meeting people and you would like to raise money for a highly regarded charity at the same time come along and meet us to find out more at one of our meetings - no obligations.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PRE-MEETING TELEPHONE CHAT EMAIL rich75heli@gmail.com  

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER We need your help to save lives


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 7th


BELPER TOWN FC  Academy  V  Radcliffe  F.C.  Academy (Black) - H – K.O. 1.00pm – League


Belper & District Organ  Keyboard Club SOCIAL NIGHT at the Congregational Church, Green Lane, Belper.

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


Wednesday 7 November

7.30pm Belper Historical Society talk at Strutts Community Centre

Industrial Revolution Women and Children. All welcome. For details, contact 01773 822383.


Thursday  8th


DONOR - Directed By Richard Platt written by Stephen Lee Rees

Thursday 8 November to Saturday 10 November 2018 - 7.30pm and a Saturday Matinee at 2.30.

Tickets £10 concessions £8

The Strutts Centre, Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1UU

“DONOR” Two couples, Mike and Elaine and Bex and Jess both want to start a family.  Mike and Elaine are looking to cement their relationship but are having trouble conceiving however, when Elaine becomes pregnant with donated sperm the strength of their relationship is not as solid as it seemed. Lesbian couple Bex and Jess take advantage of their friend Liam who wants to be more than just a Donor to help them achieve parenthood. This play will take you on a roller-coaster of emotions and explores their lives and the lives of the donor.

Tickets are available here www.ticketsource.co.uk/mardehenproductions  

Marde Hen Productions is a theatre company formed in 2012 by a group of enthusiastic people with the sole purpose of producing exciting and innovative theatre by new writers. They are always looking for new play submissions, actors, and crew to create memorable theatre in the UK.


Ray Hatfield in Concert WITH MAX McTAVISH

St Swithun’s welcomes back Ray Hatfield and Max McTavish

on Thursday 8th November, 7.30 – 10.00 pm.

Tickets £5. Contact Keith Wollerton 07592 461250


QUIZ NIGHT at the Royal British Legion Club Strutt Street, Belper. – starts 7.30pm


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 –  https://derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Friday 9th


BROOKS WILLIAMS (USA) . Live at the Queens Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Tickets. £8 – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.
























Saturday 10th


BELPER TOWN FC  V  TADCASTER ALBION - H – K.O. 3.00pm – 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.


STEVE IGNORANT`S - Slice of Life Live at the Queens Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Tickets. £10 – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.


STEVE CLEMENTS Live at the Royal British Legion Club Strutt Street, Belper. – starts 8.30pm


A Night To Remember - St Peters Church, Belper

With DERWENT BRASS -  November 10th 2018

Enjoy a very special evening with the full 30 piece Derwent Brass band in the glorious surroundings of St. Peters Church, Belper, as we commemorate and honour all those who have lost their lives in conflicts.

This annual concert features a perfect blend of music for entertainment as well as reflection.

Come and join us this armistice day for a night to remember...

Proceeds from the event go to the Royal British Legions Poppy Appeal

Any enquiries email sales@derwentbrass.co.uk

More details TBC

Full address: St. Peters Church, Church Lane, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1FD

There is a car park opposite the church in addition to parking around the town.

Light refreshments and a printed programme will be available during the evening.


Sunday  11th


Sunday 11 November

10.45am Remembrance Sunday Parade from Belper Memorial Gardens

Short service and wreath laying followed by parade to St Peters Church for a service. The 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, with activities planned. www.belperinwartime.org.


Sunday 11 November

5pm Talk: Belper in World War One at No.28 Market Place

Adrian Farmer commemorates the centenary of the end of the war. £4 per person. To book, email admin@belpernorthmill.org.uk.


Soulshine Duo At The Angels In BELPER

Sunday Nov 11th at 4:00 pm

Venue Angels Micro Pub, 26 Belper Market Place, Belper.




Wedding Showcase at Makeney Hall

Sunday Nov 11th at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This is your chance to see Makeney Hall Hotel at its best!

Come and have a look around and begin creating your wedding with Makeney Hall. From 12pm - 4pm

Makeney Hall Hotel, Makeney Road, Milford,  DE56 0RS



Monday  12th


HAPPY SPACE at No 28 The Market Place

A space to support emotional and physical

Wellbeing – ring for details on 07890 508120






Tuesday  13th


NHS - FREE FOR ALL by Banner Theatre

Tuesday Nov 13th at 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Venue Strutts Belper, Derby Road, Belper. DE56 1UU

Come and join in with this celebration of our NHS with BANNER THEATRE'S acting, music, singing and multimedia production of 'FREE FOR ALL'. Sponsored by Unite Community and profits being donated to SOS NHS in Derbyshire. Donations welcome,

For bookings contact 07891 701133 or email bannertheatre2013@gmail.com.

Or reserve place at Everbrite ; - https://bit.ly/2CBzQAn








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 –  https://derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Wednesday 14th


The NovemberTasting Evening is open for bookings - at Arthur's Restaurant on Campbell St, Belper.

Wednesday 10th October - Seating at 7.00pm  - £35 per head booking essential

If you would like to come along to our extremely popular monthly event we advise you to book sooner rather than later To reserve your table visit the bookings page on our website - www.arthursbelper.co.uk - phone 07709 209260 or send a message via Facebook


Thursday  15th


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 16th


SUNJAY. Live at the Queens Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Tickets. £8 – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.


Saturday 17th


Belper United  v  Kimberley Miners Welfare  - Saturday 17th Nov - ( H) - K.O. 3.00pm -

 at the Silver X Stadium - home of B.T.F.C.


Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club present in concert  CHIHO SUNAMOTO & JON SMITH

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

Tickets £6 Members  – £7 Non-Members  inc refreshments  - Contact 01773 827204 for info


MICHAEL J JACKSON Live at the Royal British Legion Club Strutt Street, Belper. – starts 8.30pm


Bloody Mary

17th November 2018 – 7.30pm

St Peter's Church Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Truth Is The Daughter Of Time

"Heat not the furnace so hot that you burn yourself."

Mary Tudor was the daughter of a King, the daughter of a Queen, the sister of a King and the wife of a King.

Her reign as Queen of England was filled with treachery, corruption, betrayal and death.

Directed by Sue Reaney, 'Bloody Mary' is a new play by George Gunby that examines the reign of England's first Queen Regnant.

EARLYBIRD TICKET £5 (Available until 31 August) ADULT TICKET £10 /  UNDER 18's £7

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM ONLINE FROM www.belperartsfestival.org

AND OXFAM BOOKS AND MUSIC, KING ST, BELPER.

BUY TICKETS NOW


Belper Recorders Group meet at Strutt's Centre, Derby Road, Belper. Room 20, 10.30am to 12.30pm. We welcome Treble/Tenor/Bass players at improver/intermediate level. Adults only.  Email Jasmine jasmineoldparks@aol.com for details.



























Sunday  18th


Sunday 18 November

5pm to 8pm Belper Historical Society short talks at No.28 Market Place

Short taster talks on the half-hour, about Belper. For details, contact 01773 822383.


Belper Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair – Sun 18 Nov 2018

Guildhall Fairs are thrilled to be the new hosts of this popular fair which will be crammed full of vintage clothing/homewares, antiques, collectables including stamps, coins, glass, silver, pottery, ceramics, shabby chic and upcycled, old barn finds and so very much more...it's a buyers and sellers delight!

Starts 9.00am  – 3.30pm  – Entry £2

Belper Leisure Centre, John O’Gaunts Way, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 0DA

Contact telephone: 07583410862 Call to check latest times or cancellations.


Monday  19th


Tuesday  20th


Ambergate WI Monthly Meeting at Ambergate Methodist Chapel

On Tue 20th  Nov 2018

Ambergate WI meet the third Tuesday of the month at the Methodist Chapel, Devonshire Street,

We start promptly at 7.30 and a friendly welcome is guaranteed.

Contact Wendy Hardy 07800 987 497

Ambergate Methodist Chapel, Devonshire Street, Ambergate, Derbyshire. DE56 2GJ


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 21st


BELPER TOWN FC  Academy  V  Mossley  Academy - H – K.O. 1.00pm – League


Thursday  22nd


Belper & District Organ  Keyboard Club SOCIAL NIGHT at the Congregational Church, Green Lane, Belper.

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


QUIZ NIGHT at the Royal British Legion Club Strutt Street, Belper. – starts 7.30pm


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 –  https://derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Friday 23rd


Saturday 24th


BELPER TOWN FC  V  LOUGHBOROUGH DYNAMO - H – K.O. 3.00pm – League


BELPER  HOCKEY  LADIES 1st  V  LEEDS – (H) – Starts 1.00pm


SOULDEEP  Live at the Queens Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Tickets. £8 – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.


KERRY JEAN Live at the Royal British Legion Club Strutt Street, Belper. – starts 8.30pm


St Peter`s WINTER MARKET

Come to St Peter's Church, Belper, to our Winter Market on Saturday 24th November 3.30 - 6.30 pm and buy Christmas gifts.  

Walk along the lit path selling hot food and mulled wine.  Inside our beautiful church there will be craft stalls plus Granny's attic, books, plants, cakes, tea and coffee.  Craft and games for children.  Also ring the 'Wombel' - have a go at bell ringing.  

There will be entertainment at certain times throughout the event


'LOCAL FOLK' Sat 24 NOV 7.30pm at No28 in aid of - The Basic Idea Food Bank

Three folk based local acts are putting on an evening of music and song to raise money for The Basic Idea Food Bank in Belper which works to support local people.

Sue MacFarlane – A fine voice with a great control and sensitivity, Sue has been singing as long as she can remember. The songs she chooses are full of her sincerity and beliefs and she will involve her audience emotionally in her performance.

Spindrift – Annette Oakes’ guitar and soulful vocals are set against the rich sound of Sarah Newby’s cello, giving Spindrift their individual sound. Their set will consist of a selection of cover songs plus their own personal and moving compositions.

Dave & Chris – With Dave on twelve string guitar and Chris on vocals, harmonica and occasional mandolin, they are two friends getting together to play music they enjoy...some blues standards, a few obscure country tunes as well as a few of compositions of their own...hope you enjoy them too.

Free entry but those attending will be encouraged to donate to The Basic Idea Food Bank

All proceeds to the Food Bank – Bring your own drinks and snacks.


Christmas Craft Market

Saturday 24TH November

Starts 11.00am  – 1.00pm

In St Mark`s Church, Over Lane, Belper.

Stalls available at  £5 per table

Email:- info@openwoodgatepreschool.co.uk

For more information and to book a stall















Belper Town Wind Band in concert at St Marks Church, Openwoodgate

Saturday, November 24th 7.30pm to 9.30pm

The concert is in aid of St Mark’s Centre Project. (Improving the Church and Hall for the Benefit of the Community)

Admission is by donation (tickets required for seating) – Refreshments available

A fun night! / Audience participation! / All-ages

Tickets from: - Joan Foster  07807 415788 or Anne Marshall 07813 746992 or From St Mark’s Church from October 7th

Come and enjoy!


This annual pre-Christmas 'At Home' Open Studio event is a selling exhibition of Liz Tatam's  stoneware ceramics, made and fired in her Canalside Studio at Ambergate. The pottery includes domestic and decorative ware, mostly hand-thrown.

In addition, Friends of Cromford Canal Archivist Hugh Potter will be putting on a display of historic photographs and slide shows featuring the Cromford Canal through the ages.

Liz and Hugh invite you to their fourteenth 'Pots & Pix' Exhibition on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November between 11am and 5pm at Bankfield, Chase Road, Ambergate, Belper DE56 2HA.

Further details and directions at www.canalsidepotters.co.uk.

Hugh Potter & Liz Tatam  – 01773 852009; mobile 07929 514352









Sunday  25th


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.


Monday  26th


Tuesday  27th


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 – https://derbysheritagewalks.com/belper_secret.htm

Email:- enquiries@derbysheritagewalks.com.


Wednesday 28th


BELPER TOWN FC  Academy  V  Carlton  Academy - H – K.O. 1.00pm – League


Thursday  29th


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 30th


Friday 30 November

5.45pm Christmas Lights Switch-On in Belper Memorial Gardens and King Street

Charity stalls and fairground attractions. Free event. Also switching on at Milford at 5pm.


ANDY WHITE Live at the Queens Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Tickets. £8 – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.

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