Battle of Chesterfield – 750th anniversary event


Sun 15 May 2016

A large, medieval-style event is coming to the town centre to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Chesterfield.

There will be plenty of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy including an arena and medieval craft area in New Square, along with music, dancing and games and a battle from the Swords of Mercia recreation group.

The highlight of the day will be a re-enactment of Robert de Ferrers being brought out of the ‘Crooked Spire’ and paraded through town on a medieval style cart. He will then be ‘tried’ in New Square and banished from Chesterfield!

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Black & White Buildings of Chesterfield gets Museum Exhibition

Black and White buildings of Chesterfield
Victoria Centre 1930

The story of the Black & White Buildings of Chesterfield is to get its own  exhibition in the Chesterfield Museum.

The exhibition is the result of a long period of research by CADLHS member Janet Murphy who has tirelessly campaigned for these buildings to be recognised as an important part of Chesterfield’s heritage.

The exhibition begins on Monday 18 January and runs to to Saturday 12 March.

Visit the website here –  Black & White Buildings of Chesterfield