Belper  Celebration

 “What`s on in Belper”

Belper  Celebration

 “What`s on in Belper”


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Just a few of the things happening in and around Belper

    OCTOBER 2018







Monday  1st


Milford & Makeney WI meeting Monday  1st  October - Starts 2.30pm

at Duffield Baptist Church, Makeney Road, Duffield

Speakers is Tony Waldron `Things that Go Bump`

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


Tuesday  2nd


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Saturday 6th


Sunday  7th


7th (2pm) Belper and Morley Park Railway Walk

Start: Openwoodgate Crossroads (DE56 0SD). Leader: Trevor Griffin.

Following the horse-worked railway, built between 1815 and 1842, that carried coal from Drury Lowe coal mines around Denby to Belper. The route follows the final alignment, with its rope-worked incline into the Henmore valley and returns along the earlier route that pursued a winding course to climb the same hill. Some stiles and rough ground. – Details at www.belpernorthmill.org or 01773 880474. Just turn up


Monday  8th


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Thursday  11th


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.


Friday 12th


Saturday 13th


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.


The DALESMAN in Concert

Saturday October 13th : With the Horbury Singers in Belper, Derbyshire

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

See website for information


Sunday  14th


14th (2pm) Wyver Lane and the Range Walk

Start: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD). Leader: Brian Deer.

A chance to explore the west side of the River Derwent, including early industrial housing and one of the biggest firing ranges in use during the First World War.

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


Monday  15th


Monday 15 Octl 6pm to 7.30pm Accessible Belper at the Strutts Centre, Derby Road Come and contribute to the award winning work. Visit www.accessiblebelper.org or call Siobhan on 01773 826477 for details.


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Friday 19th


Saturday 20th


Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club present in concert  ELIZABETH HARRISON

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


Sunday  21st


21st (2pm) Around Openwoodgate Walk

Start: Belper Leisure Centre Car Park (DE56 0DA). Leader: John Morrissey.

Exploring this old community on the outskirts of Belper, at the top of ‘Bedlam Hill’.

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


Monday  22nd


Tuesday  23rd


Wednesday 24th


Thursday  25th


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.


Friday 26th


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

Tickets. £7 – Doors open 8.00 p.m. Starts 9.00 p.m.


Saturday 27th


Sunday  28th


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

28th October (Sunday, 2pm) – Old Cow Hill

Start: Market Place, Belper (DE56 1FZ). Leader: Dawn Churchill. A look at this fascinating area of Belper that housed cows in medieval times but later became the focus of nailmaking and heavy industry. Mainly streets but footpaths through The Parks and quite steep at times.

(Booking recommended on 01629 536831 or email info@derwentvalleymills.org)


Monday  29th


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

29th (Monday, 2pm) In and around St John’s Chapel

Start: St John’s Chapel, The Butts, Belper (DE56 1HX). Leader: Mary Smedley. A tour of Belper’s oldest building, to discover why this medieval chapel was built and the resources available inside today. Then explore the oldest part of Belper. (Booking recommended on 01629 536831 or email info@derwentvalleymills.org)


Tuesday  30th


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

30th (Tuesday, 2pm) Heritage at Risk – Darley Abbey - NEW!

Start: Darley Street Car Park, Darley Abbey (entrance opposite The Abbey Pub, DE22 1DX). 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)


Derby Area Sewing Group

A friendly group who gather to share ideas and advice about garment making and sewing. Our members have a range of experience from beginners to tailoring. Bring your own project and enjoy a shared interest. Anyone under 18 or with additional needs will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. We meet on the last Tuesday of each month 7.00 - 9.00pm

Location: Strutts Centre, Derby Rd, Belper, DE56 1UU

Cost: £10 annual fee plus £3 per session

Sessions - Next 5 of 5 sessions:

30 January 2018 / 29 May 2018 / 31 July 2018 / 30 October 2018 / 29 January 2019

Your contact is Di Kendall Telephone number: 07594295004 Email address: di@sew-it.biz


Wednesday 31st


DISCOVERY DAYS 2018 WALK

31st (Wednesday, 2pm) Places of Worship - NEW!

Start: Market Place, Belper (DE56 1FZ). Leader: Dawn Churchill. A brand new tour around Belper’s fascinating churches and chapels past and present, some of which will be open for you to look inside and talk to the people involved. Town paths, but sometimes uphill.

(Booking recommended on 01629 536831 or email info@derwentvalleymills.org)

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