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Forthcoming Events

Vicar Lane Summer of Sport

Vicar Lane Fun Day

Vicar Lane is excited to invite families to the centre over July and August for a Summer of Sport! Enjoy free sport screenings and activities on the town’s big screen. Visitors can pull up a deckchair and sit back to watch all of the summer sporting action on the centre’s big screen.

Entertainment schedule

Vicar Lane eurovision

Over the Summer holidays, the kids can get involved in Olympic themed activities. The young Olympians will receive a passport on their first visit and be challenged to collect stamps each time they come to Vicar Lane. A prize will be awarded on their third visit and they will be entered into a prize draw if all stamps are collected.

The pop-up giant games will also be out on the green in St James’ Square for families to enjoy. Visitors can choose from Giant Chess, Connect Four or Table Tennis for a competitive game in the sunshine.

1 – 14 July

Wimbledon screening

26 July – 11 August

The Olympics screening

Saturday 27th July

Olympic themed day, filled with fun sport challenges, arts and crafts and lots more.

Saturday 3rd August

Families can test their climbing skills to see if they can get to the top of the 18ft climbing wall.

Saturday 10th August

Vicar Lane will be hosting a charity day in aid of Ashgate Hospice. Families will be able to chance their luck on the tombola, test their balancing skills on the surf simulator and have a photo taken on a motorbike. Visitors can also enjoy delicious pizzas!

Saturday 17th August

Visitors can compete with friends and family and test their putting skills with a game of mini golf which will be set up in St James’ Square. There is no need to book but this is expected to be a popular one!

Saturday 24th August

There will be another chance for kids to collect their passport stamps with an exciting summer sports day.

Monday 26th August

Dog lovers will be in for a treat, as Pup Up Café will be hosting Vicar Lane’s very own dog Olympics. Visitors can bring their pooch along for agility fun, professional photographs, puppuccinos and lots more!

28 August – 8 September

The Paralympics screening

Saturday 31st August

The summer of sport season comes to an end with another terrific sports day.

Vicar Lane Summer of Sport is one of many events taking place this summer in Chesterfield. Discover where you can make memories this summer in Chesterfield…

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  • Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, Steeplegate, S40 1PY


  • Watch the Olympics

    - 10am - 4pm
  • Olympic themed day

  • Climbing wall

  • Charity Event in aid of Ashgate Hospice

  • Crazy golf

  • Summer Sports Day

  • Doggy Olympics

  • Watch the Paralympics

  • Summer Sports Day


  • Free

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