Chesterfield Medieval Market at Chesterfield Market
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Where: Chesterfield Market, Chesterfield
When: 30 Jul 2013
Opening hours: 9am-4pm
Website: Visit website
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.
Chesterfield Market Place
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 (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.
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