Procession of Witness at Chesterfield
General Event, Mon 29 May 2017, free entry
Events at this Venue
Chesterfield’s famous ‘Whit Walks’ – this Chesterfield tradition dates back to 1850 and is recognised as one of the biggest of it’s kind in the country. Over thirty churches march around the town beginning at the Town Hall (S40 1LP) with a short act of worship at 9:45am. The procession includes – marching bands, tableaux, floats, gifts and balloons for the children. It is led by the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield.
The procession meets at the Town Hall at 9.45
|Mon 29 May 2017||09:45|
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SK 384711 53.23554 -1.42613
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take 1st left (Beetwell Street). Follow road for approx 500 yards (passing Vicar Lane multi storey car park), and turn left down Park Road. Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park.
For surface car parks at traffic light controlled roundabout select left lane and take 3rd exit. Keep to left and, at next roundabout take 1st exit (continuous lane). At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. At roundabout (traffic light controlled) keep in right lane and take 4th exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill East) and turn into car park on left or right.
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill West) and turn into car park on left or right.
: 0 miles from Chesterfield station
- Baby changing facilities
- Cash Point
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Gift shop
- Children welcome
- Disabled access