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Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival

Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival 2018

Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival 2018 will celebrate the huge range of local food and drink companies around Chesterfield, over 50 local companies will showcase and sell their produce and services on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August at Queens Park.

Come and chill in the sun and wash it all down with a huge selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks from the selection of bars whilst listening to the best in local live music from the festival stage.

Ashgate Hospice are excited to be involved as the organiser’s chosen charity and will be raising money over the weekend in various ways. Chesterfield Champion The Cheese Factor are proud to be the main sponsors of the event this year, and will host their own “Cheese corner”.

Over the weekend there will be something for the whole family including:

  • Delicious hot and cold food from around the world
  • Wine and cheese sampling from local producers
  • Bars serving alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
  • A cold and raw food market
  • Talks and presentations from local food companies and nutritionists
  • Live music stage featuring local bands
  • Chill out and sheltered areas
  • Dance demonstrations in the famous bandstand
  • A wide range of children’s entertainment and activities
  • Crafts, accessories and vintage clothing and much more


Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival Traders

Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival 2018 Traders Map

Music Line-up

Saturday 4th August

12pm – Amy J

1pm – Whiskey Bob Shaker

2pm – The Gold Leaf Duo

3pm – Chris Heathcote

4pm – Awkward Bone

5pm – She Said

6pm – Dalton

7pm – Take the Seven

8pm – Escape Plan

9pm – Victor and the Bully

Sunday 5th August

12pm – Georgie Mills

1pm – LahDiDah Vintage Trio

2pm – Rattled on the Bandstand Stage

3pm – Rattled on the Bandstand Stage

4pm – The Yolande Duo

5pm – The Damon Downs Band

6pm – The Early Morning Shakes

7pm – Sound Thieves

8pm – The Time Sellers

Firework display

There will be a firework display starting at 10:00pm on Saturday 4th August.


Find out more information via the website

A clip from last year’s festival can be found below;

Remembering WW1 Chesterfield
Exhibition: Remembering WW1

This exhibition at Chesterfield Museum commemorates the end of the First World War and the impact it had on members of the Sherwood Foresters who came from Chesterfield as well as the Chesterfield area.

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  • Queen's Park



  • Free

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