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Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival

Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival 2019

Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival 2019 will celebrate the huge range of local food and drink companies around Chesterfield at Queen’s Park.

This year’s festival is set to be even bigger and better with a huge range of delicious hot and cold food that you can sample whilst washing it down with a locally crafted beer, artisan gin or even a prosecco.

The festival will start at 7pm on Friday 2nd August with a launch party, taking place at the festival village stage, where you will find bars and a choice of hot food to eat whilst the best in local live music will kick off the weekend in style. There will be a firework display at 10.00 on the Saturday night.

On the Saturday and Sunday, alongside the delicious food and drink, you will find lots to do for the whole family including children’s activities, face painting, party playbus, as well as a huge range of live music on the festival stage, dance demonstrations, social dancing and live entertainment on the Bandstand.

This year the brand new Demo Kitchen will be a platform for local chefs to showcase their skills and demonstrate interesting ways to cook meals in front of an audience.

Not only will there be local chefs and restaurants showcasing their skills, celebrity chef Lesley Waters will be performing a cooking demonstration on Sunday 4th August followed by a meet and greet session.

Ashgate Hospicecare is the events chosen charity and they will be on site to be able to chat to anyone who wants to hear about the great work that they do.

Cookery Stage at Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival

Saturday 3rd August:

11.00 – The Three Cottages

12.00 – Love Food Hate Waste

14.00 – Chris Mapp, The Tickled Trout

15.00 – Ladybower Fisheries

Sunday 4th August

11.00 – St Elphins

12.00 – Lesley Waters, Celebrity Chef

13.00 – Simon Davidson, Cheese Factor

Live Music at Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival

Friday 2nd August:

SKA 45s  –  21.00-22.30
SMILING IVY – 20.00-20.45
CLEAR VINYL – 19.00-19.45

Saturday 3rd August:

NUTTY BOYS – 21.00-22.30
(Firework display 22.00)
DOULE SIDED TAPIRS – 19.00-19.45
AMPLE FUNK – 18.00-18.45
YOLANDE & DREW – 16.00-16.45
LAHDIDAH – 15.00-15.45
HEY BROTHER – 14.00-14.45
SHE SAID – 13.00-13.45
JAYRAR – 12.00-12.45
5 OCLOCK SHADOWS – 11.00-11.45

Sunday 4th August:

WATER FOR DOGS – 18.00-18.45
JARRA – 17.00-17.45
BLAST LANE – 16.00-16.45
THE YUKES – 15.00-15.45
DEAF CROWS – 14.00-14.45
FIFTY NINE – 13.00-13.45
WOLFMAN LATERAL – 12.00-12.45

Times correct at time of updating and subject to change.

A clip from the 2017 Chesterfield Food and Drink festival can be found below;

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  • Queen's Park



  • Free

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