image for Military Event item typeStaveley Armed Forces & Veterans Event at Poolsbrook Country Park

Military Event, Sat 8 - Sun 9 Jul 2017

Staveley Armed Forces Day

Staveley Armed Forces Day

Contact

SAFVA

07731955439

Address

Meadows Drive,
Poolsbrook,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S43 3LH

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Details

The 7th Staveley Armed Forces and Veterans Association Event

This popular day will have a wide variety of entertainment with something for everyone!

New for this year – there will be a full size Spitfire on the park.

There will also be:
Military displays
WW1 displays
Cadet recruitment and demonstrations
Vintage Vehicles on display
Rother Valley Newfoundland Dog Training Displays
Civil War Re-enactors
Live entertainment (in Garrison Theatre)
Trade and Charity stalls
Sergeant Major Marmite (of Dad’s Army fame)

There will also be a parade from Staveley on Saturday morning led by Long Eaton Silver Prize Band and on Sunday morning there will be a Remembrance Service.

A free shuttle bus will run from Staveley Healthy Living Centre and Speedwell Rooms to the venue.

Any and all proceeds generated are used to enable the Staveley Armed Forces and Veterans Association to support good causes. SAFVA is a not-for-profit community organisation.

On-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Jul 2017 10:00 to 16:00

Prices

Parking £1.00

Location

Directions

See location of Poolsbrook Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 439736  Lat: 53.25758 Long: -1.34339

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and take A616 (signposted Chesterfield and Worksop). At roundabout take 4th exit (A619, signposted Chesterfield). Follow road apporx 2 miles. Turn left (Fan road). Follow round to mini roundabout. Go straight ahead (Erin Road). Take 3rd right turn (Meadows Drive). Take next left turn in to Poolsbrook Country Park.

From East
Follow A617 to M1 motorway. At roundabout take 4th exit (M1 northbound). Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At Matalan roundabout (traffic light controlled) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At traffic lights keep left and go straight on. At roundabout select right hand lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take first turning (A61). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A619, signposted Brimington). Select right hand lane and, at next roundabout (Sainsbury's) take 2nd exit (A619). Follow road to Brimington. Passing shops select left hand lane. Keep left passing church on left and follow road as bends left. Continue on A619 to Staveley (approx 1 mile). At roundabout go straight ahead. At roundabout take 3th exit. Take 3rd exit (Fan Road). Follow round to mini roundabout. Go straight ahead (Erin Road). Take 3rd right turn (Meadows Drive). Take next left turn in to Poolsbrook Country Park.

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
 
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