Live Music & Special Events Calendar

We regularly hold live music nights and special events on weekends and weekdays. Make sure that you check this page regularly to find out what’s going on at The Lion Hotel in Belper!

View our latest live music nights below:

Live at the Lion:
We are delighted to announce our new concert nights” Live at the Lion” featuring top names from the folk and roots music scene live in our Concert Room presented by PR Promotions.
*Thursday 5 March 8.00pm
NARTHEN in Concert*
presenting their new lineup to the Folk World
Fi Fraser – Jim Causley – Jo Freya – Barry Coope
This is a quartet based in Derbyshire previously known under their own names for Christmas shows, and as part of shows with the author, Michael Morpurgo.  They have decided to become an all year group featuring songs that will touch your heart, engage your intellect and wow your ears.  They are known for four part harmony, but they are all gifted instrumentalists on keyboard, fiddle, accordion, sax and whistles.
Tickets £14.50 from Ticket Hotline01773 853428 (9am-9pm)


Thursday 16th April, 8pm
“Live at the LION” Lion Hotel, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX
This outstanding husband and wife duo have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scenes most rewarding partnerships.
Mixing traditional songs with their own self penned gems
Tickets £16-50. from The Ticket Hotline 01773 853428


*Thursday 7th May, 8pm*
“Live at the LION” Lion Hotel, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX
Old Time & Bluegrass music and song from across the Big Pond
Charlotte & Laura Carrivick on guitar, fiddle and vocals are joined by Joe Tozer on mandolin and John Breese on double bass. Revelatory instrumental skills and coruscating vocals. Winners of the 2015 Spiral Earth Award
Tickets £15.50. Ticket Hotline 01773 853428
*Thursday 15 October 8.00pm
Folk and Blues singer Sally Barker, who was a finalist on the TV’s “The VOICE”
will be reviving songs of the dynamic Joni Mitchell and legendary Sandy Denny
who were both top of their game in the 70’s.
A magical evening not to be missed!
Tickets £15 from Ticket Hotline 01773 853428 (9am-9pm)


*Thursday 5 November, 8pm*
“Live at the LION” Lion Hotel, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX
BOB FOX – Songs from the North-East
Bob is known for his remarkable guitar playing and outstanding vocals, plus a repertoire that has graced many festival and concert stages
Back in the County by popular demand!
onight, in the intimate surrounding of the LION HOTEL Arkwright Suite
Tickets £16.50 Ticket Hotline 01773 853428


THE TICKET HOTLINE 01773 853428. Admission by ticket only.

Competition T&Cs

Fom time to time, we hold exciting competitions on our Facebook page, below are the terms and conditions for the competitions:

No exchange for money/ No change will be given

Valid only for 6 months after win date

Get in touch for more information

If you have any questions about our live music events or you are interested in performing, please get in touch, a member of our team will be more than happy to help and we are always excited to discover new talent here at the Lion Hot

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Allergens and Intolerance

This website is to be used as a a best faith effort to inform you of our allergen and intolerance policy,  and may not be 100% accurate, or may be out of date at the time of reading, you should always advise your server on any dietary requirements, including intolerance & allergies. All our dishes are prepared in our kitchens where allergens are present. We therefore cannot guarantee that all our dishes are free from traces of allergens.

You must assess your own level of risk, based on your personal circumstances before consuming any of our food or drink.