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Belper The Spirits Beneath

Sat 23rd Feb
The Cave of Strutts North Mill

Over the years, our beautiful and historic mill town has witnessed events of despair, sorrow and tragedy, some of which have never been told.

On Saturday 26 January and Saturday 23 February at 7.30pm local actor Alastair Massey will be delving into the darkness of the atmospheric Cave of the North Mill and guiding you through those terrifying tales of Belper and the spirits beneath! Wrap up warm as these stories are sure to send a chill down your spine.

Tickets are £10 each which includes light, warming refreshments. Doors open at 7pm and pay on arrival. Places are limited so make sure you don’t miss out by reserving your tickets today by e-mailing

Please be advised that some visitors may find the content unsettling. Come along if you dare…

Venue: Strutt’s North Mill, Belper, DE56 1YD
Time: 7.30pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Cost: £10, includes light refreshment

[Alastair Massey was born in Derby, raised in Holbrook and went to Belper School where, thanks to Joan Hardy and Jeff Moule, who taught him in the School Drama Department, he discovered his love of acting and performing.

Now a successful professional actor, Alastair has performed in plays, television, film, opera and musicals in England, Wales, Ireland and America.

Derbyshire productions include “Jane Eyre at Haddon Hall”, “Josefina”, “Yeoman of the Guard”, “Dracula” and Carlton Television’s “Peak Practice”.

Alastair is also a playwright and some time ago turned his hand to writing ghost stories, which he is here performing for the first time.]

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