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Until End Oct: Rocktober for Ashgate Hospicecare Put on your own music event in aid of your local hospice. Email or call 01246 233404.

Thu 25: Chesterfield Photographic Society – Print Competition: Open Judge Les Nixon. Info see 20 Sept.

Fri 26: Holymoorside Film – The Greatest Showman (Biography Musical Drama Cert PG). See advert.

Fri 26: So Long – Farewell. A story of the Great War – 7:30pm @ Chesterfield Library. Tickets £7 available from Chesterfield Library or Linda Woodroffe on 07842 821912,

Sat 27: Chesterfield’s Halloween 5k and Fun Run – Don’t miss an event to remember (or to forget!). Held in and around Queens Park Cricket Pavilion. 5k & 1500 metres for the kids. £6.50 adults. £5.50 under 15.

Sat 27: Pop Up Restaurant – Yvonne’s Paradise Kitchen.7.30pm @ Monkey Park. £15 per person.
For info & book T: 01246 235815.

Sat 27: Last Night of the Proms – Hosted by Bernie Clifton! Special guests the bands of Darley Dale and Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills. Winding Wheel 7pm. Tickets: £12.50 Family tickets: £39.80. T: 01246 567250 to book.

Sun 28: Chesterfield Artisan Market Market Place – Square 10:30am to 4pm.

Sun 28: Chesterfield Young Persons Market. Market Place – 11am to 3pm.

Mon 29: 1 to 2pm Halloween Decoration Making Free session – Make some decorations for our Halloween disco, café open for parents/carers. Monkey Park.

Mon 29: Pumpkin Carving Session – 2:30 to 3:30pm. £2.50 per child Places to be booked – contact Monkey park on 01246 235815.

Mon 29 Oct to Sun 4 Nov: Crich Tramway Village Starlight Event – Early evening running and events. See

Tue 30: Family Bingo Evening – 6 to 8pm @ Monkey Park. For info & book a place. T: 01246 235815

Wed 31: Halloween Party – 4 to 6pm @ Monkey Park. For info & book a place. T: 01246 235815

Wed 31: Halloween Party in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare – 7 to 10:30pm @ The Peacock on Chatsworth Road. Hotdogs, burgers, mushy peas and mint sauce, for a small charge. Fancy dress competition & disco.


Thu 1: Chesterfield 1940’s Flea Market Market Place – Rummage through the stalls, enjoy 40s music, entertainment and exhibits. See the replica Spitfire. Live music from Kalamazoo dance band in Rykneld Square, 40s singers and other exhibits around the Market Place and Thwaites Brewery shire horses at the Crown & Cushion.10am to 4pm.

Thu 1: Chesterfield Photographic Society – Inter Club Competition with James Maude Camera Club. Judge Louise Watson. Info see 20 Sept.

Thu 1: Pizza & Prosecco. 7:30pm at Pizza Pi in aid of the Mayor’s Appeal – £20 per head to include a glass of prosecco or wine, pizza and a £5 donation to the Mayor’s chosen charities – Ashgate Hospicecare and Citizens Advice.

Fri 2 & Sat 3: Chatsworth Bonfire & Fireworks – 6 to 9:45pm. Prices £15 & £10.

Fri 2 & Sat 3: Market Beer Festival – 11am to 11pm. Chesterfield & District CAMRAs annual Market Beer Festival, Assembly Rooms, Chesterfield. Dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, all beers brewed in honour of local people. Tickets £1 & £3.

Fri 2: Mellors & Kirk Valuation Day @ Dronfield Hall Barn. See advert.

Sat 3 to end Nov: WW1 Exhibition @ St Thomas’ Centre Brampton. See advert for details.

Sat 3 & Sun 4: WW1 Commemoration Weekend – Barrow Hill Round House. Adults £3, Kids £2 & Family ticket £8. See

Sat 3: Brampton Food Market & Craft Market – 10 am to 1:30pm. See advert for details.

Sat 3: Bonfire Night at Brampton Manor – Gates 5pm, Bonfire 6pm & Fireworks 8pm. Ticket only. See advert.

Sat 3: Writing for Wellbeing Workshops at Chesterfield Library – 10:30am to 12:30pm. Try therapeutic writing with a series of fun engaging prompts in a safe space. Facilitated by writer Leonie Martin. Book at for writing for wellbeing or visit the library.

Sun 4: The Showroom Open Day. New Kitchen & Bathroom Centre opens on Derby Road. See advert for details.

Sun 4: Chesterfield Fireworks Extravaganza – Stand Road. 4 to 9pm. £2 collection on the gate.

Mon 5 to Sun 11: Town Hall Poppy Cascade – Chesterfield Town Hall will be decorated with a cascade of thousands of woollen poppies knitted & crocheted by locals.

Monday 5: Chesterfield RSPB – Steve’s Nature Adventures by Steve Williams. Details see 1 Oct. event.

Tue 6: Mellors & Kirk Valuation Day @ St Thomas’ Centre Brampton. See advert.

Wed 7: Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Meconopsis and Lilies – Peter Kohn. 8pm URC meeting room Holymoorside. Contact Peter Forrow on 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee on 01246 569059.

Thu 8: Chesterfield 50+ Inspired Group – 10:15am to 12:15pm at Council Chambers @ The Town Hall. Brampton Junior School Choir, Crackpot Christmas Puppet Show, refreshments & raffle. T: 01629 532446 to arrange transport if needed.

Thu 8: Chesterfield Farmers Market – Market Place. 10am to 4pm.

Thu 8: Chesterfield Photographic Society – Turkish Landscapes by Howard Pratt. Info see 20 Sept.

Thu 8: Community Quiz Night. Chesterfield Satellite Rotary Club host a fundraising quiz night & Pie & Pea supper at Loundsley Green Community Centre. Always a great night’s entertainment. Doors 7pm, Quiz 7:30pm & Supper 8:30pm. Why not enter a team? Licenced bar. Tickets £10 per person T: 07753 605272 for tickets.

Sat 10: 1st Holymoorside Scouts Community Christmas Fayre – 1 to 4pm at Walton Holymoorside Village Hall. All the usual shenanigans with all proceeds towards the scout hut.

Sat 10: Messy Church at St John’s Walton – 3:30 to 5:30pm.

Sat 10: Armistice Concert – The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints (Crooked Spire). 2:30pm.Free – donations to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. See

Sat 10 to 6 Jan: Christmas at Chatsworth – Chatsworth House. Tickets £15 Child, £25 Adult, £69 Family. Visit

Mon 12: Excavating a late 18th century Newcomen Engine at Watergrove Mine – NEDIAS talk by John Barnatt, 7:30pm @ St Thomas Centre. Visitors welcome – more from Cliff on 01246 234212.

Tue 13: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (DWT) Incredible India by Max & Christine Maughan – Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Church of the Annunciation Parish Centre, Queen St S40 3SF @7:30PM. All welcome. £3 refreshments incl. T: 01246 236930

Tue 13: Chesterfield Canal Society Supporters’ Group Meeting – Talk about Dawn Rose by John Lower; Shireoaks Sports & Social Club, 88 Shireoaks Road, Shireoaks, Worksop S81 8NA. 8pm.

Wed 14: Chesterfield RSPB Midweek walk – Avenue Washlands. Detail on joining or trips T: Steve on 0797 000331.

Thu 15: Beverley Beirne, jazz singer at Chesterfield Jazz Club – 8:30pm. £7.50 in advance from, Chesterfield VIC or 07764 587258, £10 on the door. Club Chesterfield, Chester St.

Nov 15: Chesterfield Photographic Society – Calendar Shots. Bring up to 4 images – Top 12 appear as CPS website headline images for 2019. Details T: 01246 567138.

Sat 17: Free Activity For Children Christmas Snowflake Decorations – Come & help us make Christmas decorations for our Christmas fayre. Aged (8+). Monkey Park.

Sat 17: Christmas Market – 11am to 3pm at Ashgate Hospicecare. Family fun day, mince pies, mulled wine, gifts, craft stalls & games. £2 entry – under 16’s free! Visits Santa’s Grotto – £5 per child. See for info on the event and parking.

Sat 17: Charity Christmas Market. 11am to 3pm – St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane. 11am to 3pm. Local produce, cards, plants, gifts, ‘nearly new’ stalls & children’s activities plus Santa will be there! Homemade refreshments. Help raise funds for the Smiles Foundation. T: 01246 234696.

Sat 17: Minerva Choir Performance – Chesterfield Library Theatre 6pm. Tickets £10. See advert.

Sun 18: Chesterfield Comic-Con – Traders, guests, exhibits, competitions and so much more. Doors open 11am, £6 per adult, under 12s £4, Under 5s Free. For more information visit

18 to 20 Oct: Our House The Madness Musical. 7:30pm at The Civic Hall Dronfield. Inspirations Theatre Company. Tickets £12 from


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