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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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