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May Day - 41st People's Gala & Demonstration

Type:Gala

New Square
CHESTERFIELD
Derbyshire
S40 1AH
May Day - 41st People's Gala & Demonstration

About

Over the years Chesterfield May Day has developed into one of the best attended and well supported May Day events in the country.

With a large and colourful march through the town led off by the Ireland Colliery Band, assembling at Town Hall for 10.30am to march off at 11am.

Inspiring Labour Movement speakers from the platform including Len McCluskey (General Secretary - Unite the Union), Kevin Courtney (General Secretary - National Education Union, NUT), Christine Peace (Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign), Pauline Twigg (Board Member - Royal Coolege of Midwives) and Andrzej Zebrowski (Zjednoczeni Przeciw Rasizmowi/ United Against Racism, Poland)

Bustling campaign stalls filling New Square and a live music throughout the afternoon from 12.30pm from Descarades, Haight Ashbury and Banter.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South 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 first left (Beetwell Street). Follow road for approx 500 yards (passing Coach Station on left), 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 middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and, at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take 1st left and car parks on left and right.

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road (surface car parks). 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.

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