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Chair’s events 2023

Chair's events 2023 - raising money and awareness for the Armed Forces charity SSAFA.

Easter Wildlife Family Fun Day – Friday 7 April

Have an egg-cellent day out at our FREE Easter Wildlife Family Fun Day!

The event, run in partnership with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, takes place at the Avenue Country Park, Wingerworth, S42 6FY, on Friday 7 April from 10am-3pm.

Activities will include:

  • A Paddington trail/hunt
  • Pond dipping
  • Bug hunting
  • Nature crafting
  • Seed planting
  • Animal poo identification
  • Wildlife and community stalls
  • Refreshments, including pizza, coffee and ice-cream

No need to book, just drop-in!


Family Fun Day in support of the Armed Forces – Saturday 20 May

Fans of a grand day out are invited to attend our Family Fun Day in support of the Armed Forces.

The event will take place on Saturday 20 May at North East Derbyshire District Council’s headquarters, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, from 11am-3pm.

Entry is free and open to all, with a range of stalls, activities and attractions for all ages, including:

  • Johnny Victory, vintage singer
  • Children’s entertainer – stilt walking and balloon modelling
  • Armed Forces organisations and charities
  • Craft stalls
  • Extreme wheels – Climbing Wall* and KMX Karts* (age restrictions apply)
  • Fun dog show
  • Refreshment stalls, including cocktail wagon and ice cream van
  • Military, vintage and emergency vehicles
  • Brass band
  • School choir
  • Face painting

An RAF flypast is also planned to take place (subject to availability).

Public parking will be available next to the Council offices at Rykneld Homes, Pioneer House, Mill Lane, Chesterfield, S42 6NG.

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*Some activities dependant on weather