Alfreton Soul is back - and goes global, too

In the mid 1980s and late 1990s Alfreton Leisure Centre in Derbyshire was home to one of the biggest regular Northern Soul events in the country.

On Sunday 10th July a special one-off event, a Northern Soul All-Dayer will return to the Leisure Centre.

More than 600 people are expected to visit the event from around the UK and some from overseas

Organised by Glyn Williams, one of the original promoters, the event features a huge list of DJs famous in the soul scene, including some from the Wigan Casino and Stoke All-Nighters.

The evening session of the event will be simulcast to a global audience via the internet and also live on Amber Valley’s only remaining local radio station, 107.2 Amber Sound FM.

The All-Dayer starts at 2pm and goes through to 11pm.

Tickets cost £10 each available from and Amber Sound FM studio’s in Ripley. Admission on the door will be £12.50