Spotlight Events in Heanor and Ripley
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Everybody wants to know what's on Heanor and Ripley, and we're here to inform you about the latest events. We can let you know when to expect the monthly Heanor Community Fair, tell you how to enrol in children's dance classes at Ripley Academy of Dance, and explain the facts about Amber Valley Business Club meetings. We'll also make sure you know when to stop by Heanor Market and how to enrol in local netball sessions.

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Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby February 2020
  • Friday 28th February 8:15pm until 11:00pm
LOTS OF LAUGHTER AT THE OLD BELL HOTEL, DERBY View event
SHIPLEY COUNTRY PARKRUN
A FREE weekly timed 5K on a mixture of tarmac, gravel and trail paths in Shipley Country Park. It is a fun, free event organised by volunteers for the benefit of everyone. Registration with parkrun is... View event
Shipley Country junior parkrun
A FREE weekly timed 2K event in Shipley Country Park run for juniors (aged 4 – 14 years). It is a fun, free event organised by volunteers for the benefit of everyone. Registration with parkrun is required... View event
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby Mar 2020
  • Monday 9th March 8:15pm until 11:00pm
Funhouse Comedy Club brings another night full of laughter to The Blessington Carriage, Derby on Monday March 9th. View event
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby Mar 2020
  • Monday 23rd March 8:15pm until 11:00pm
COMEDY COMPETITION COMES TO THE BLESSINGTON CARRIAGE, DERBY View event
Odd Egg Trail
  • Sunday 5th April, 10:30am - Until Sunday 19th April, 3:30pm
05 April - 19 April (except 12 April) Turn up any time. Self-led activity. Come along to this egg-themed trail during the Easter school holiday.... View event
Hopping Mad!
  • Sunday 12th April 10:30am until 1:30pm
SUNDAY 12 APRIL 10.30am-1.30pm. Turn up any time. Self-led activity.... View event
Mosaic Workshop
  • Sunday 17th May 12:00pm until 4:30pm
MOSAIC WORKSHOP An introductory workshop to the art of mosaics. We will guide you while you create a stunning piece of mosaic artwork to take home. All equipment and materials provided.... View event
NATURE TRAIL
  • Sunday 24th May, 10:30am - Until Sunday 31st May, 3:30pm
Come along to this nature-themed trail during the school holiday. View event
Insect Show
  • Sunday 24th May 11:00am until 4:00pm
Join the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society for their bug-tastic Insect Show! View event
SOLAR OBSERVING
  • Saturday 6th June 10:00am until 4:00pm
Come along to view our closest star, the Sun, through special filters. View event
MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL COMMUNITY 5K and 10K
  • Friday 19th June 6:00pm until 8:00pm
A fantastic running event at Shipley Country Park organised by Heanor Running Club. View event
Solar Observing
  • Saturday 20th June 10:00am until 4:00pm
Come along to view our closest star, the Sun, through special filters. View event
The Big Derbyshire Food Festival
  • Saturday 20th June, 10:30am - Until Sunday 21st June, 4:30pm
FREE to enter Fantastic Foodie Day out for all the family. Delicious Street Food stalls, a fabulous Craft Marquee with lots of "Not on the high street" gifts for sale, a wrestling ring with shows, children’s... View event
LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND
  • Saturday 4th July, 10:00am - Until Sunday 5th July, 4:00pm
Drills and displays in period order throughout the day ending with a "through the ages" fashion parade each day. View event
SCHOOLS OUT!
  • Sunday 26th July, 10:30am - Until Monday 31st August, 3:30pm
Turn up any time. Self-led activity During the school summer holidays there will be a different self-led activity each week, (a trail, treasure hunt with a difference etc.), so make time for fun with... View event
AUTUMN FOOTPRINTS - THE AMBER VALLEY AND EREWASH WALKING FESTIVAL
  • Saturday 12th September, 9:00am - Until Sunday 27th September, 4:00pm
Check out this excellent walking festival that is offering more than 30 walks over 16 days. See the FREE Autumn Footprints programme, available at the visitor centre nearer the festival, for details.... View event
WALKING FESTIVAL - LAUNCH AND GUIDED WALK
  • Saturday 12th September 10:00am until 12:00pm
Autumn Footprints - The Amber Valley & Erewash Walking Festival 2020 View event
DOUBLE OR QUIT OR MORE
  • Saturday 12th September 2:00pm until 4:30pm
2pm-6.30pm Race Start 4pm The Double or Quit or More Race is an annual multi-terrain 5, 10 or 15 mile race around scenic Shipley Country Park organised by Ilkeston Running Club to raise money for local... View event
(UN)NATURAL TRAIL
  • Saturday 24th October, 10:30am - Until Sunday 1st November, 3:30pm
Turn up any time. Self-led activity. Come along and follow the Halloween Trail and search for the spooky clues that will help you learn about creepy critters and beastly bugs.... View event
SPOON CARVING WORKSHOP
  • Saturday 14th November 10:00am until 4:30pm
A one day workshop to teach the use of axe and knife to carve wood. View event
THE MATTHEW WALKER 10K PUDDING RUN
  • Sunday 15th November 10:00am until 12:00pm
A fantastic annual running event at Shipley Country Park – take part and receive a Christmas pudding! Also, on offer is the Heanor Fun Run, (1.5 miles), starting at 9am. View event
ELF TRAIL
  • Sunday 20th December, 10:30am - Until Saturday 2nd January, 2:00pm
SUNDAY 20 DECEMBER - SUNDAY 02 JANUARY (except Christmas Day) 10.30am – 2pm. Turn up any time. View event