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Chesterfield Medieval Fun Day

Medieval fun day

Step back to the Middle Ages at the Chesterfield Medieval Fun Day.

  • Visit the medieval encampment in the grounds of the Crooked Spire from 10am – 4pm.  Watch the Troops  march at 11am & 1.30pm and the skirmishes at 12.30pm & 2.30pm


  • Meet the Court jester (11.30am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm), medieval beggars (10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm), a goblin (noon, 1pm and 2.30pm), the big bad wolf and a dragon (10am- 4pm)!


  • Climb the tower for a close up view of the Spire and see Chesterfield from up high.  Tours will take place throughout the day. Adults £5. Children £3
  • Chesterfield Market will be full of stalls for you to take a look at, from charity stands to street food as well as a whole host of traders from our general and flea markets. The Market Hall will also be open 9am – 5pm.  The event sees stallholders enter into the fun by wearing  fancy dress, selling goods and providing children’s games.
  • Head to the ‘Day in the Middle Ages’ exhibition at Chesterfield Museum to find out more about medieval armour, religion and battlefield surgery.

Chesterfield Medieval Fun Day Times 2017

If you are a trader and would like to book a stall for the day, please email


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  • Chesterfield Market


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