Events


FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN
We know how important it is to spend time as a family, especially with the summer holidays coming up. Chesterfield has events we're sure will put a spring in the whole family's steps.
CHESTERFIELD CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL
Chesterfield Children's Festival is a free weekend for families to celebrate childhood, imagination and fun. Enjoy music, theatre, storytelling, dance, and art workshops.

FESTIVAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY
Dig in to hands-on and inspiring activities at the Festival of Archaeology! Celebrate archaeology & community with talks and activities.

CHESTERFIELD THEATRES
The Winding Wheel has a full events programme from plays to live music and from comedy to ballroom dancing. 

Find out the latest programme at Chesterfield Theatres
SOAK UP THE SUMMER VIBES
It finally feels like summer is just around the corner! If you're looking for experiences to share, see what events are happening in the town. Plus, we have plenty of ideas for if you want to make a night of it in the town.
QUEEN'S PARK 80s BASH
Come along to the Queen’s Park 80s Bash this summer! Stars of London’s West End will be bringing some of the biggest hits from one of music’s most prolific decades to Queen’s Park.

BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT BARCA BAR
Sharing platters, 90 mins of bottomless Prosecco, Estrella Damm or Franklin & Sons soft drinks, and a lively atmosphere... Sound good? Then head to Casa Hotel.

BRM CHESTERFIELD FESTIVAL OF CRICKET 
Enjoy cricket in the picturesque Queen’s Park. Why not take a picnic and enjoy the sporting action as a family?
CLASSIC IBIZA NIGHT
Dance the night away at ‘Classic Ibiza’, an open-air celebration of White Isle-inspired house music featuring a 32-piece orchestra, headline DJs and live vocalists – performing at Chatsworth House for the first time!

BRAMPTON BREWERY TOUR
Taste some of Brampton Brewery's finest beers as you hear from Head Brewer, Chris, about the history of the original brewery and the brewing process.

19th July 2024

CHESTERFIELD PEDDLER MARKET
Award-winning cuisine, craft drinks, live music, bespoke products, art, and excellent entertainment.

STAINSBY FESTIVAL
Dance, drink and maybe get a bit muddy at this 3 day festival! There are plenty of different performance types to enjoy, including music, theatre, film and poetry.

CHESTERFIELD PRIDE
Look forward to exciting entertainment, market stalls, fabulous food vendors, a kids zone and more.
EXPLORE CHESTERFIELD
If you're looking to get outdoors in Chesterfield and learn all about the town, you've come to the right place. Explore the town with events in the fresh air, before finishing the day off with some al fresco dining.
CHESTERFIELD CANAL CRUISES
Take in the sights of Chesterfield while relaxing in the sunshine on a canal cruise. There are even themed events including fish and chip, live music and afternoon tea cruises!

CROOKED SPIRE TOWER TOURS
The popular Crooked Spire Tower Tours are a great reason to visit The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints. Why not count your way up all 152 steps to reveal wonderful views over Chesterfield?

DRONFIELD HERITAGE TRUST ARCHIVE OPEN DAY
Discover the history of Dronfield and the surrounding villages at the Dronfield Hall Barn Archive Open Day. Explore village records, get lost in 10,000 photographs of surrounding areas and imagine journeys far and wide with traditional maps.

PROMS IN THE PARK
Enjoy an incredible night of music under the stars as Proms in the Park comes to Bolsover Castle! The acclaimed UK Proms Orchestra and a host of special guests will take you on a journey through some of the most loved classical pieces from TV, film and theatre. 

THEMED MARKETS
Soak up Chesterfield's history at one of the markets the town is known for. There are a range of themes to choose from, including Artisan, Vegan, Craft and Flea. See what hidden gems you can find!

CHATSWORTH COUNTRY FAIR 
A unique blend of excitement, family entertainment, culinary inspiration, country pursuits and rural crafts. 
Filter events
Event Venue Dates Times
Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Property and Construction Forum East Midlands Chamber Tue 25 June 2024 10am – 12pm
Reverse Job Fair Markham Vale Environment Centre, Markham Lane, Staveley S44 5HY Wed 26 June 2024 10.30AM – 12.30PM
Chesterfield Champions Event: BRM Chesterfield Festival of Cricket Queens Park Tue 2 July 2024 9:30am – 5pm
Carbon Literacy for SMEs Online Wed 3 July 2024 – Fri 5 July 2024 9.30AM – 1.00PM
Carbon Management in Business North East Derbyshire District Council, 2013 Mill Lane, Chesterfield, S42 6NG Thu 4 July 2024 9:30am – 4:30pm
Inspire Networking SMH Group Stadium, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield Fri 5 July 2024 12.00PM –
Chesterfield College Apprenticeship Advice Evenings Chesterfield College, Infirmary Rd, Chesterfield S41 7NG Tue 9 July 2024 4.00PM – 6.00PM
Unlocking New Possibilities Careers Event Chesterfield College, Infirmary Road, S41 7NG Thu 11 July 2024 Various
Negotiating with your Customer: Hints, Tips and Tools Online Thu 11 July 2024 9.30AM – 11.00AM
Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Manufacturing Forum The SMH Group Stadium, 1866 Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, S41 8NZ Tue 16 July 2024 12pm – 2pm
Champions Round Table: Living and Working in Chesterfield TBC Wed 17 July 2024 Various
20 Simple Ways to Get your Website Generating more Business Online Thu 18 July 2024 9:30am – 11:00am

Chesterfield Property and Construction Forum
Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Property and Construction Forum

The Chesterfield Property and Construction Forum is organised by Destination Chesterfield and gives Chesterfield Champions who operate in the Property and Construction Sector a chance to come together to discuss the sector, find out about upcoming projects in the town and shape activity and campaigns.

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DEBP
Reverse Job Fair

Local employers, you're invited to a job fair with a twist! Come along to this 'reverse job fair' and meet an amazing group of young adults with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) seeking employment to see if their skills match your needs as an employer.

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