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Tue 27th: Chesterfield Philatelic Society Ken Clarke – Malayan States. 7pm @ Bonsall Court Common Room, Bowness Road, Newbold.
T: 01246 229633

Chesterfield Art Club Pastel Demonstration by David Woolass. 7.30pm @ Whitecotes School, S40 3HJ. Non members £5.
Contact Julie on 01246 237291.


Thu 29th: Maundy Sunday Services 7pm at St John’s Walton.

Book Art workshop For adults and young people aged 11+. £7 per person per session, booking essential. 6.30-7pm
T: 07415 142933

Fri 30th: Good Friday Services 10am, Midday and 2pm. St John’s Church, Walton.

The Passion of Christ A dramatic interpretation of the events which led up to the crucifixion and the last hour before Christ’s death on the cross. 2-3pm. Good Friday at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd.

Good Friday Reflective Service Storrs Road Methodist Church led by Rev. Tracey Harris. 7pm.

Sat 31st: Chesterfield Golf Club Open Day Talk to the professionals and try your hand at or make a return to the Golf Course.

An Eggstra Special Coffee Morning in aid of The Mayor’s Appeal for the Cancer Unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, and the Chesterfield Child Contact Centre Relax with coffee and cake while the children enjoy Easter craft activities. 11am to 12.30pm. Anyone who wishes to donate to the appeal but cannot attend please email:

Sat 31st & Sun 1st April: Easter Cruises on the John Varley from Tapton Lock, Chesterfield Tickets £7. See or call 01629 533020



Sun 1st: Easter Sunday Services 9am and 10:45am. St John’s Walton.

Easter Day Communion Service Led by Rev. Tracey Harris. 10:45am at Storrs Road Methodist Church.

Easter Day Celebration at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road Beginning at 11am and including an Easter trail, Easter drama and Easter craft for all ages as we rejoice and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Easter Service 5pm at the Christadelphian Church on Sheffield Road Refreshments after



Mon 2nd: RSPB – The Great Florida Birding Trail; A talk by Christopher Hall Lecture evening at the St Thomas Centre – 7.15pm.

Wed 4th: Creative Experiments Arts Workshop For ages 7+. £7 per person per session, booking is essential. 6.30 to 7pm.
T: 07415 142933

Annual General Meeting of the Holymoorside Horticultural Society 8pm at the URC Meeting Room, Holymoorside. T: 01246 568000

Thu 5th: Chesterfield Embroiderers’ Guild Member lead workshop. Meet 7 to 9pm at Saints Parish Rooms, St Mary’s Gate, Chesterfield.
FB: Chesterfield Embroiderers’ Guild.

Fri 6th: Inclusive Pedals ‘Taster’ Session Queen’s Park (near the cricket pavilion). 3- and 4-wheeled ‘bicycles’ for those who, because of disability or age, find a standard bicycle difficult. £1 per rider. Wheelchair carrying trike & 2-seaters.

Jazz at Holymoorside Celebrated Jazz Guitarist Pat McCarthy with Wendy Kirkland Jazz support. 8pm at Holymoorside Village Hall. Tickets £8. BYO drinks.

Sat 7th: Brampton Food Market At the St. Thomas’ Centre.


Dr Bike Queen’s Park north car park, 9.30am to 1pm. Trained mechanics check, adjust & repair your bike while you wait. A range of cables & brake parts plus other common spares. No charge for labour, just spares used. Donations accepted which support the sessions.
FB: Chesterfield Dr Bike.

Holymoorside Horticultural Society Annual Spring Show Holymoorside Village Hall. Open to Public 2.30 to 4.30pm Staging from 10am to 1pm. New exhibitors welcome. Schedules available mid-March.
T: Peter Forrow on 01246 568000

Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir: Handel’s Messiah Accompanied by Derbyshire Sinfonia Orchestra. 7:15pm at Chesterfield Parish Church. Ticket £16, £14 Concessions and £5 Unemployed & students. Under 16 FREE.
From Chesterfield TlC, or on the door.


Sun 8th: Chesterfield Record Fair Market Place, Chesterfield. 10am to 4pm.

Parents & Kids Slime Workshop For ages 3+ with accompanying adult. 1 parent + 1 Child £7 & £5 per additional child, booking is essential. 1:00 to 2:30pm.
T: 07415 142933

Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir: Handel’s Messiah Accompanied by Derbyshire Sinfonia Orchestra. 7:15pm at Chesterfield Parish Church. Ticket £16, £14 Concessions and £5 Unemployed & students. Under 16 FREE.
From Chesterfield VIC, or on the door.

Mon 9th: NEDIAS meeting at St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Road, Brampton MEETING CANCELLED! Bryan Donkin meeting now on Mon 14th May.

Tue 10th: Mellors & Kirk Valuation Day St Thomas’ Centre Chesterfield.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust: Close to Nature; a Talk by Stephen Williams Annunciation Church Parish Centre, Queen St. All welcome. 7.30pm, £2.50 including refreshments.
T: 01246 236930

Chesterfield Philatelic Society: Alan Staton – Memorial Cup Postcards 7pm at Bonsall Court Common Room, Bowness Road, Newbold.
T: 01246 229633

Holymoorside Film Club. Murder on the Orient Express (Drama Mystery Cert 12A)


Thu 12th: RSPB – Midweek Walk Idle Valley Reserve, North Road, Retford. Info:

Chesterfield Farmers Market Market Place, Chesterfield. 10am to 4pm.

Lifecycle of Dragonflies and Damselflies: Presentation and talk by Tony Clark, Wildlife Photographer St Thomas’ Suite, St Thomas’ Church, Chatsworth Road, Brampton at 7.30pm.

Young Contemporaries 2018 In collaboration with the West Studios Tenants Open Studios on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May, this creative group will host their first contemporary exhibition as professional artists, exhibiting a combination of work created within their courses alongside personal projects.

Fri 13th: The Genius of G&S and the Magic of Musicals by the Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society Ashover Parish Hall at 7.30pm. £8 Tickets available from Chesterfield VIC 01246 345777 or Carole Pilkington 01246 207893.

Sat 14th to May 11th: Embroiders’ Guild Exhibition: Textile Exhibitions … in a Box!  Celebrating 25 Years of the Chesterfield Embroiderers’ Guild, at West Studios, Sheffield Road. See article.

Repair Café. Run by Transition Chesterfield at Monkey Park, Chester Street Bring along items for repair rather than throwing them away! 10am to 3pm (last repair accepted at 2pm).

Chesterfield Cats Protection: Holymoorside Bazaar Village Hall, Holymoor Road, Holymoorside. 10am-1pm, FREE ENTRY. Refreshments, tombola, raffle, games, cake stall, home made crafts, CP merchandise and bargains galore!
T: 01246 802 919

Walk Round Beeley Meet 10:30am Pennine Way Car Park Loundsley Green for car sharing. Contact 01246 237622 to check in case of bad weather.

The Genius Of G&S & The Magic Of Musicals By The Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society Hasland Village Hall at 7.30pm. £8 Tickets available from Chesterfield VIC 01246 345777 or Carole Pilkington 01246 207893.

Brampton Community Band Ceilidh Loundsley Green Community Centre, 7:30 to 10:30PM. No dance experience necessary. Tickets in advance: £8.50 adults; Under 18s £5.50. Tickets available from

Tue 17th: Chesterfield and District Local History Society – Railways of Chesterfield by Glynn Waite Meet 7:30pm at the United Reformed Church, Rose Hill. Admission £2, Members free. Includes refreshments.

Fri 20th: Secret Chesterfield – Closing date for entries for Secret Chesterfield book giveaway See article.

Sat 21st: Heather Small – The voice of M People at The Foundry Sheffield.

The Phoenix Concert Band performs “A Journey Through Time and Space” 7:30pm @ Rose Hill United Reformed Church.

Spring Concert by Staveley & District Churches United Choir Storrs Road Methodist Church at 7:30pm. Retiring collection for St. John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group. Refreshments afterwards.
T: 01246 238143

Sat 21st to Sun 6th May: Friends of Dawn Rose Sponsored Boat Pull along the Chesterfield Canal. Chesterfield Canal Society.

Sun 23rd: RSPB – Field Trip to Pitsford Water Nature Reserve, Northampton This is a minibus trip.  Meet at Ashgate Road car park at 8am. Info:

Aurora Charity Concert Loundsley Green Community Centre Chesterfield at 7:30pm. Tickets £5 incl refreshments.  All proceeds to Citizens Advice Chesterfield. Tickets from Chesterfield TIC or

Mon 24th: Chesterfield Philatelic Society. Barbara Inger – Ceylon & Sri Lanka 7pm @ Bonsall Court Common Room, Bowness Road, Newbold.
T: 01246 229633

Fri 27th: Messy Church at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre – ‘Rainbow Joe’ After school from 3:30 to 5:15pm. Booking by 20th April essential (for crafts & catering purposes)
01246 274021

The Veterans Hub Town Hall, Chesterfield. 10am to midday.

Sun 29th: Chesterfield Young Persons Market Market Place, Chesterfield. 11am to 3pm.

Chesterfield Artisan Market Market Place, Chesterfield. 10:30am to 4pm.

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