Chesterfield events


Forthcoming Events

Derbyshire Archaeology Day

Derbyshire Archaeology Day Chesterfield

A full day of archaeology talks which, this year, range from the Iron Age through Roman Derventio to the Vikings and the Industrial Revolution. There will be a look at the South West Peak and Small Heritage Adoption projects, and the effects of moorland wildfires on heritage and habitats.

The day is organised by the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire County Council, working with Chesterfield Borough Council.

Tickets are available from Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre or Chesterfield Theatres.

Pre-booking is essential as tickets will not be available on the day of the event.

Itinerary

9:15 – 9:45 Arrival and registration

Tea and coffee available for which a charge will be made.

Chair: Steve Baker, Derbyshire County Council

9:45 – 9:50 Opening remarks – Andrew McCloy (Chair, PDNPA)

9:50 – 10:20 Derventio, the Beginning or the End. Results of the Our City Our River flood scheme excavations ­– Steve Malone, Trent & Peak Archaeology

10:20 – 10:50 Iron Age and Roman occupation at Hanging Banks, Derby Road, Wingeworth – Laura Binns, Trent & Peak Archaeology

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee (free of charge)

11:30 – 12:00 The ‘Brindley Gates’ on the Cromford Canal at Whatstandwell – Adam Lodoen, ARS Ltd

12:00 – 12:30 The Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust – its purpose and mission – Derek Latham, DHBT

12:40 – 14:00 Lunch (not provided but theatre bar open for sale of sandwiches)

Chair: Anna Badcock, Peak District National Park Authority

14:00 – 14:30 Repton and the Vikings: New tales from old bones – Cat Jarman, University of Bristol

14:30 – 15:00 Lumford Mill, Bakewell: recent archaeological investigations at Richard Arkwright’s cotton-spinning mill – Caitlin Halton and Emma Grange, ARS Ltd

15:10 – 15:40 Tea (free of charge)

15:40 – 16:10 Cultural heritage in the South West Peak: the Barns & Buildings and Smell Heritage Adoption Projects – Catherine Parker Heath, PDNPA

16:10 – 16:40 Moorland wildfires: working in partnership for heritage and habitats – Anna Badcock and Natalie Ward, PNDPA

16:40 Closing Remarks

16:50 Depart

Exhibition: Happy Birthday Chesterfield Museum
-
Exhibition: Happy Birthday

In 2019 we celebrate the 25th Birthday of Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery. The exhibition looks back at the history and many uses of the Stephenson Memorial building built in 1879 in memory of George Stephenson.

Read more >
Celebrate Chesterfield 2019

Celebrate Chesterfield is an ideal opportunity for you to meet some of the key people who are working to achieve our goal of making the town a “modern destination.” Organised by Destination Chesterfield, in association with The University of Derby and sponsored by Central Technology and Markham Vale.

Read more >
First Aid for Mental Health course chesterfield
First Aid for Mental Health

This one day Ofqual regulated course is for those who'd like to support staff to improve their mental health, and create an open, honest environment where people can talk and be signposted to professional help.

Read more >

Venue:

  • Pomegranate Theatre

Date:

Prices:

  • £11
  • £8 - Concessions
  • Under 16s free

Contact details:

Keep up to date

Dont miss out on all the latest news, updates & special offers.

Signup to our newsletter