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Take part in fun-filled nature events at Eastwood Park

Visitors to Eastwood Park in Hasland can take part in a week-long series of fun events where they can find out more about nature.

Running from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August, there will be different activities on offer each day at the Chesterfield Borough Council owned park.

These include sessions called:

  • Compete in the insect Olympics
  • How do trees talk?
  • Food chains and pollination
  • Create a creepy crawly house
  • Create a giant land art sculpture.

Sessions take place each day from 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm.

The activities are free but need to be booked in advance as places are limited.

Children should be accompanied by a parent or carer.

Saturday 13 August sees a walk through Hasland, meeting at Hasland Junior School at 10.15am for a 10.30am start. 

Participants can look at the nature en route before taking part in activities in Eastwood Park including bumble bee identification, healthy food workshop, advice on how to grow your own vegetables and how to make a yurt shelter.

The event finishes at 3pm.

Councillor Chris Ludlow, Chesterfield Borough Council’s cabinet member for health and wellbeing said: “We are committed to providing fun community events and these events at Eastwood Park will allow people of all ages to find out more about the wildlife in and around the park.”

To book places on the events, please contact Sarah Poulton on 01246 345123 or email

First published on 01 August 2016 Last updated on 07 July 2017