The popular Y Not Festival is one of the many events planned for Chesterfield and the Peak District this year.

NIne great Chesterfield and Peak District events not to be missed this summer

Events have been cancelled across the board over the past year, from sporting activities and music festivals to markets and theatre productions, as well as much more besides.

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While this empty calendar has come about for understandable public health reasons, the Government’s roadmap to ending lockdown restrictions offers hope of a return to normality this summer – if Covid cases continue to fall and the vaccine rollout is a success.

Importantly, most social contact rules could be eased outdoors from May 17, while ‘all legal limits on social contact’ could be removed from June 21.

The changes may come too late for the Derbyshire County Show, which has announced it will not take place in 2021, but will be back on Sunday, June 26, 2022, it bodes well for many events in Chesterfield and the Peak District.

Here are nine of the best to look forward to.

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