Chesterfield Medieval Market at Chesterfield Market
Chesterfield's famous outdoor market goes back to the Middle Ages for a day with stall holders in fancy dress, some selling goods, some with tombolas and games, as well as a ducking stool!
Entertainment includes a Medieval Encampment complete with knights, ladies, sword fights and skirmishes in the grounds of the 'Crooked Spire' Church, Medieval Beggars and lots more.
Take a trip up the Tower of the 'Crooked Spire' to see Chesterfield from the top, then catch a show from Heironymous Slop, the Court Jester in Rykneld Square.
Visit the fun fair or the spend some time at the Museum and meet a Medieval Miller.
Full programmes available on the day from the Visitor Information Centre (open 9 am-5 pm) or from the Information Stall in the Market Place.
Dates and Times
|Tue 30 Jul 2013
||09:00 to 16:00
Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre
Market Place, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1PB
See location on Google maps.
Map reference: SK 382710 Lat: 53.23465 Long: -1.42914
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.
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 2nd right turning (Rose Hill West) 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 (surface car parks). Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 2nd right turning (Rose Hill West) 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 Formula One Garage (Park Road). Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park.
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : Chesterfield station