Northern Soul to Country Rock for community centre gigs

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 26th March 2024

A Derbyshire community centre has a host of gigs coming up for residents and visitors to enjoy.
The team at Riddings Park Community Centre in Alfreton has enlisted a variety of music acts to attend the centre to provide entertainment throughout the year.
The West Street venue, which was opened by the late Lady Diana, Princess of Wales in 1992, is set for a major renovation project soon.
On announcing their latest programme of music events, chair of the centre Sue said: “As Chair of our fabulous community centre I would like to say a massive thank you to all of our trustees, staff and volunteers.
“But most of all I would like to thank the community for turning up and helping us to keep going.
“Here is a list of the free entertainment we have coming up for your diaries. Hope to see you soon.”

Here’s what’s coming up:

Friday, March 29: Rock and Blues cover band Know Idea.
Sunday, April 7: Ska, 2-Tone and Northern Soul band The Modskas.
Saturday, May 4: Rock and metal covers band Synner.
Sunday, July 7: Post-Punk and rock band Lefthouse.
Saturday, August 17: Classic Rock and Anthems with Black-Sailes.
Saturday, September 7: Rock covers band Smasher.
Sunday, October 6: 60’s and 70’s rock covers band Crossroads.
Saturday, November 23: Southern/Country rock band Crooked Crows.

Doors will open for these free admission events at 7pm.

All of the above gigs are subject to change – check out the venue’s Facebook page ‘Riddings Park Community Centre – RPCC’ for up to date information. Or call 07506 870766, or email

For more Spirit of Alfreton articles about the centre go to here

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