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Lots of fun - medieval style

Thousands of people flocked to Chesterfield on Tuesday 26 July for the annual medieval fun day, organised by the council as part of our commitment to providing community events for all ages.

We had storytelling, wandering beggars, a medieval encampment in Rykneld Square, a dragon, lots of charity and community stalls in the market place and a fun fair in New Square.

Relive some of the highlights of the day in our video:

Staff from Chesterfield Museum had a stall at the event to display some of the everyday objects that would be found in a medieval home. 

Rachel Fannen, museum collections officer, explains in this video:


First published on 27 July 2016 Last updated on 07 July 2017