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Chesterfield 1940s Market

Type:Market

Market Place
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 1PB
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Chesterfield 1940s Market

About

Rummage through the stalls at one of the biggest flea markets in the country. Who knows, you might even find a hidden treasure or a priceless antique.

Enjoy 40s music, entertainment and exhibits and meet the stall holders in period dress. Why not dress up as well – the more the merrier!

New Square (opposite the Portland Hotel)
Replica spitfire on display - 9am–4pm
Natasha Harper singer - 10.35am–10.55am, 12.20pm–12.40pm and 2pm–2.20pm

Market Place
Classic car, vintage fire engine and military vehicle display - 10am–4pm
Mining display 10am–4pm
George Formby impersonator - 10.15am–10.35am, 12noon–12.20pm and 1.30pm–1.50pm
Escape artist - 10.35am–11am, 1pm – 1.25pm amd 3pm–3.25pm 
Sarah Eastwood - 11am–11.20am, 12.40pm–1pm and 2.30pm–2.50pm

Market Square
Flea Market - 9am–4pm
Judging of best dressed Market trader by the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield - 1pm
Prize giving for best dressed Market Trader - 3pm
Steph’s Band (outside the Crown & Cushion pub) 11.20am–11.45am, 1pm–1.25pm and 3pm–3.25pm
 
Rykneld Square (outside the Visitor Information Centre) 
Kalamazoo dance band - 11am–11.45am, 1pm–1.45pm and 2.30pm–3.15pm

Vicar Lane  
Black and white movie characters - At intervals from 11am–4pm
The Andrews Sisters tribute - 11am–11.20am, 12pm–12.20pm, 1pm–1.20pm, 2pm–2.20pm and 3pm–3.20pm

This programme is subject to last minute changes

Guide Prices

Free entry

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge - Free parking for coaches if booked in advance

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted - Free parking for coaches if booked in advance

Opening Times

Season (31 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Thursday10:00 - 16:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Chesterfield Market has no car park of its own, but is signposted from all town centre car parks. The directions below are to the nearest car parks.

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 Vicar Lane multi storey car park on right and Chesterfield 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 left lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (continuous lane, Markham Road). At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. At roundabout (Matalan, traffic light controlled) keep in right lane and take 4th exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane and at traffic lights at top of hill turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill East) and turn into car park on left or 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 East) and turn into car park on left or right. For multi-storey car park - at Lidl roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit going straight on. At traffic lights go straight on. Follow road over raised toucan crossing, turn right after garage (Park Road). Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park.

Public Transport Directions

Short walk from Chesterfield Train Station, Chesterfield Coach Station and local car parks. Follow the pedestrian signposts.

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