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Tapton Lock Festival

Type:Family Event

Lockoford Lane
CHESTERFIELD
Derbyshire
S41 7JB
Adults and children sat at a table with art supplies smiling and looking happy.

About

Join us outdoors along the beautiful banks of the Chesterfield Canal as we come together at Tapton lock with a celebration of theatre, music and dance, arts and crafts workshops, stalls, a climbing wall, ‘’have a go’ canoes, boat rides and much more! The festival brings the local community together to reconnect people with nature and the beautiful outdoors, whilst creating treasured memories with families and friends.
To mark this special anniversary, we have invited the Chesterfield BME Forum to collaborate with us and we’re thrilled to announce some amazing multi-cultural performances including a stunning performance of Ukrainian dance and music by the Hoverla Dance Ensemble and a spectacular Chinese Lion Dance. Visit the stalls, take part in activities, and learn about the environment and wildlife with Don Catchment River Trust and Forrest Schools. Full programme to be announced soon!

Guide Prices

Free of charge

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments - Café at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking - Limited on street parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on a lead
  • Public toilets

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Limited parking on the road

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A61, signposted Sheffield). At next roundabout (Tesco’s) select middle lane and take 3rd exit (brown sign for Tapton Lock).

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 3rd exit (A617 signposted Chesterfield), then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. Stay in left lane and, at roundabout, select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left onto slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). At next roundabout (Tesco’s) select middle lane and take 3rd exit (brown sign for Tapton Lock).

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 1½ miles away

Bus number 90 from Chesterfield town centre, two per hour

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Tapton Lock Visitor Centre and John Varley BoatTapton Lock Visitor Centre, ChesterfieldThe Visitor Centre is open to the public for information, refreshments, gifts, books and maps. Within easy reach of Chesterfield town centre, it is located on the 350 mile long Trans-Pennine Trail and beside the Chesterfield Canal.

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