Category: Events

Chesterfield Council Welcomes A Packed Events Programme This Summer

Residents and visitors are encouraged to ‘save the date,’ as details of key events happening in Chesterfield this year are announced – including some exciting new additions to the programme.

Designed to provide fun and unique experiences for our communities, this year’s events programme will continue to support the town centre and the wider borough by encouraging people to spend more time in Chesterfield, while enjoying the borough’s award-winning parks.

Disability no barrier for site manager, marathon runner and engineering student Jack

Site manager Jack Foster is not letting disability stand in the way of achieving his personal goals.
Jack, 25, has cerebral palsy with an autism element but is currently training for this third marathon while also studying for his civil engineering HNC with Derby College Group. 

He has already raised £2,000 for the national charity Cerebral Palsy Sport in the five years since he took up running, completing the Rutland and Robin Hood marathons.  

Adopting a charity of the year is great for companies too – says inspirational Derby business leader

Businesses in the local area have been urged to consider adopting a charity of the year because it’s as great for their bottom line as for the good cause they support.

Nikki Kinsey, group director at Sellick Partnership recruitment firm on Pride Park, who has many times been named on the Derby Telegraph’s ‘inspirational 250’ list, said businesses should strongly consider adopting a charity of the year to help fulfil their corporate social responsibilities (CSR).

PROMOTING THE PEAK DISTRICT AND DERBYSHIRE TO THE WORLD IN DUBLIN AND LONDON

Visit Peak District & Derbyshire promoted the delights of the destination to thousands of consumers and travel trade buyers at three renowned travel events in Dublin and London last week.

As international travel begins to increase, the area’s official destination management organisation has been working hard to keep the Peak District and Derbyshire front and centre in the minds of potential visitors and the world’s leading travel trade operators.

Flagship office development opens in Chesterfield

A brand new six-storey office development has opened in Chesterfield - a major step forward for the Chesterfield Waterside regeneration scheme.

One Waterside Place was officially opened on Thursday 26 January by Chesterfield Borough Council. The impressive new building, which has become a striking new feature of the local skyline, features six floors of ‘Grade A’ office space with a ground-floor retail unit and has already drawn in new investment to the town.

Hardwick Hall To Host Stunning After-Dark Displays For Final Instalment Of Shine A Light

The National Trust’s Hardwick Hall near Chesterfield will host two nights of stunning after-dark displays for the final instalment of Derbyshire’s Shine A Light spectacular on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th February 2023.


Tickets for the magical events are selling fast as visitors prepare to watch Hardwick’s remarkable history unfold in a breath-taking display of light and sound projected against the dramatic backdrop of Bess of Hardwick’s Elizabethan masterpiece.

TICKETS ON SALE FOR PEAK DISTRICT & DERBYSHIRE TOURISM AWARDS

Tickets are now on sale for the Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Awards which will take place at Casa Hotel in Chesterfield on the evening of Thursday 2nd March 2023. 

Shining stars of the local tourism industry will be celebrated at the glittering awards ceremony which will include a drinks reception and three-course formal dinner in the stylish surroundings of the premier four-star hotel.

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