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Chesterfield Medieval Fun Day

Beggars and Spire

This event is currently awaiting new dates. Please check back soon.

It’s a chance to step back into the Middle Ages and see Chesterfield’s history and heritage brought to life.

Don’t miss a day of Medieval Fun in Chesterfield. There will be lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy including a fun fair, stalls in the market and medieval re-enactors.

The Chesterfield Medieval Fun Day is organised by Chesterfield Borough Council.

What’s on at the Chesterfield Medieval Fun Day?

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Ever wanted to experience a Medieval encampment? Well, this could be your chance! Head to the grounds outside the Crooked Spire Church to see knights in battle.

You can enjoy lots more medieval-themed entertainment across the town centre. Be entertained by a Tudor musician, see a jester and even meet Epico the Dragon.

Crooked Spire Tower Tours will also be running on the day. Why not count your way up all 144 steps to reveal wonderful views over Chesterfield?

See below the entertainment schedule.


Medieval Market

Browse a range of traders selling authentic goods at the Medieval Fun Day. There will be opportunity to purchase a range of handmade gifts, treats for yourself, delicious drink and more.

Traders announced so far, include:

  • Sew Sandy Crafts
  • Crafty Strings
  • Jodie’s Handmade Cards
  • Rea Moores Creates
  • Handcrafted Jewellery By Kim
  • Rum to You
  • Adors
  • The Light of The Moon Co
  • Waterton’s Distilling Co
  • Crochet Things by Izzy
  • Jam Artworks
  • Distort & Decay
  • Yorkshire Cat Rescue
  • M27 Print
  • Hannah’s Bow and Clothes
  • Bar-Bella
  • Dani’s Desserts
  • Lady Mushroom
  • Fantasia Jewellery and Accessories
  • The Woodland Trust
  • The Yorkshire Baker
  • Simon Tracey Jewellery
  • Ajika Abkhazian
  • Just Bake It
  • Love2Grow
  • Me and the Moose
  • Poppins Handbags
  • Lunar Decay UK

The market element of the day is organised by Little Hummingbird Events.

Entertainment Map

See below a map of entertainment taking place across the town.



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  • Chesterfield Market



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