What's on in the Chesterfield Area
There’s lots going on all year round in the Chesterfield Area. See what’s on in Chesterfield during your visit and don't miss a single Chesterfield event.
The ancient Derbyshire tradition of Well Dressing deserves a special mention. This beautiful and fleeting custom is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made of natural materials – flowers, berries, leaves… See a well being dressed to find out more, or just marvel at the intricate and detailed pictures on display.
A brand new, specially commissioned exhibition in the Winding Wheel Function Room which traces the history and development of the Winding Wheel, originally built as the Picture House in 1923 and later became the Odeon Cinema.
Chesterfield well dressing has been chosen to go on display at the RHS Chatsworth Show in June. Find out how a well dressing is created by watching the well dressers at work. The dressing celebrates design revolutionary Joseph Paxton.
A three day music and arts festival on a green field site overlooking Hardwick Hall. Folk and world music, theatre, film, poetry, children’s events, philosophy walks and a real ale bar. A family friendly festival with something for everyone.