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Amber Valley Friends was previously known as Belper Friends, but as we just couldn't contain the fun to within the boundaries of Belper we had to rename!

The aim of AVF is to provide people with opportunities to meet new people, make new friends and try new things, all within a safe and friendly environment.

We aim to make sure that people new to our events are made to feel welcome. Everyone attended a first event at some point and so remember how daunting it can be. With that in mind, our event organisers look out for people for whom it will be their first event, and aim to put them at ease.

The group is run for you, by you, so if you have any suggestions for events you would like to see happen then please contact one of the organizers as they will be happy to help.

Membership of AVF is free, but on occasion we may ask for a voluntary donation at some events to help cover the costs of running the group, site fees etc. This is a voluntary donation, so please only give what you are happy to.

AVF welcomes everyone, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity or religion.

We're 736 Friends

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:00 PM

    Last minute Wetherspoons dinner or drinks in Ripley

    6 Friends attending
  • Sunday, July 24, 2016 7:00 PM

    Garald Farnham - FREE living room gig

    10 Friends attending
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 7:00 PM

    Monday Evening Walk - Ambergate

    8 Friends attending
  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:30 PM

    Last Thursday of the Month at The Angel, Ripley

    11 Friends attending
  • Friday, July 29, 2016 4:00 PM

    Help at the famous Indietracks 10th Anniversary Festival 29th -31st July, 2016

    17 Friends attending
  • Friday, July 29, 2016 5:00 PM

    Monks Bar Matlock 5-7pm cocktail happy hour

    3 Friends attending
  • Monday, August 1, 2016 7:00 PM

    Walk - Farnah Green and Milford

    6 Friends attending
  • Friday, August 5, 2016 4:00 PM

    Music Festival: Back To The 80s, 90s, 00s GROUPON OFFER £29 full weekend

    2 Friends attending
  • Friday, August 5, 2016 7:00 PM

    Comedy Night at the Midland Railway-Butterley

    8 Friends attending
  • Friday, August 5, 2016 8:00 PM

    Sheep Racing

    14 Friends attending
  • Saturday, August 6, 2016 6:30 PM

    Dirty Dancing at Calke Abbey - SOLD OUT

    6 Friends attending
  • Sunday, August 7, 2016 10:30 AM

    Heights Of Abraham

    12 Friends attending
  • Monday, August 8, 2016 7:00 PM

    Monday Evening Walk - Shipley

    4 Friends attending
  • Monday, August 8, 2016 8:00 PM

    Absolutely Fabulous at the Ritz Cinema, Belper

    10 Friends attending
  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:00 PM

    Shorter Evening Walk and Pub, Allestree Park

    6 Friends attending
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 7:30 PM

    Quiz at Queen's Head, Heanor

    9 Friends attending
  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 10:00 AM

    Chester Zoo (optional) also night life/ following day- Tour of City/shopping

    3 Friends attending
  • Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:00 AM

    Sunday Morning Stroll to Long Eaton Canal Festival

    20 Friends attending
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:30 AM

    Let's go for lunch & coffee.,

    10 Friends attending
  • Saturday, August 20, 2016 4:00 PM

    2 for 1 Cocktails at Fat Cats

    7 Friends attending
Founded Oct 9, 2012


Katy, Andrea, Ellen

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