Plenty to do in Chesterfield

There is plenty of fun to be had in Chesterfield town centre this Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

Between 11.30am and 2.30pm, Maynard Flip Flap is back in New Square with his madcap street theatre show. In the main market square, there will be face painting as well as entertainment from Andrew Van Buren with his circus workshop cart full of fun.

There’s also the chance to get rid of some unwanted goods and make a bit of money by booking a stall at the table top sale.

Bank Holiday Monday also sees the annual Procession of Witness around the town centre. The procession of more than 25 churches includes decorated floats, marching bands, the latest Christian rock music and a brief act of worship. There will be entertainment en route from Crackpot Theatre Workshop and more band music and refreshments at Eastwood Memorial Hall on Rose Hill.

Chesterfield’s famous crooked spire will also be open between 10am and 3.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday. Experience breath-taking views of Chesterfield from the top of the tower and learn the history behind the 228 foot crooked spire.

Chesterfield Museum has an interactive Victorian exhibition and is open from 10am till 4pm. Admission is free.

People can also hire a free audio trail guide from the Tourist Information Centre in Rykneld Square and be guided through Chesterfield town centre.

For further information including an application form for the table top sale call in at the Tourist Information Centre or telephone 01246 345777/8.