Well if today and this week-end is anything to go by, Summer has officially arrived!!
Chesterfield has lots of Summer Fairs, Fetes and Festivals this year. So you can enjoy a fun day in the sun with family and friends (hopefully sun?!)
Here is what is coming up:
Saturday 2nd July – Chesterfield Armed Forces Day
Where: Poolsbrook Country Park
Entertainment includes a choir, folk music, 60s/70s music, line-dancing, radio controlled boats, rescue dogs showing their skills, a fun fair AND a fly past of 2 spitfires. Free entrance, with the option to support the numerous organisations participating in the event.
Saturday 9th July – Ashgate Hospice Summer Fair
Where: Ashgate Hospice
Lot’s on offer and plenty of stalls for you to browse, including: plants, books, tombola’s, refreshments, raffle, music and special appearances!
Friday 15th & Saturday 16th July – Cutthorpe Well-Dressing and Gala Day
Where: Cutthorpe Cricket Field
Time: Well Blessing begins 18:30 Friday & Gala Day Begins 14:00 Saturday.
On the Friday enjoy the blessing of the Well, folk singing, a beer tent, food and children’s fair.
Saturday is Gala Day complete with children’s entertainment & fair, classic cars, crafts, food & beer stalls and an art show.
Saturday 16th July – Fun in the Park
Where: Stand Road Park
A Community, fun afternoon for all the family, with live entertainment, junior football tournament, games, community stalls and refreshments etc. Free event.
Friday 5th August – Party in the Park 4
Where: Queens Park
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Family Fun Day with live music, entertainment, food, games, competitions, bouncy castle, fairground rides, information stalls, face painting and a whole lot more. Free admission with all monies raised on stalls/food etc will go to Blue Bell Wood Children’s Hospice.
Wednesday 10th August – Ashover Show
Where: Ashover Show Ground
The 80th Annual Ashover Show, a traditional agricultural and horticultural show. Complete with attractions and stands to entertain the whole family. Dog show, vintage tractors & cars, grand parade, Ashover brass band, Children’s rides, tug of war, craft tent and food marquee plus much, much more.
Keep up to date with the latest events and fair updates this summer, by checking out our Events Pages.
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