Summer of Fun!

Community Involvement


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We hope you can come along to some of the great events we have planned this summer!

5 Amazing Events This Summer

Eckington Community Pantry in partnership with Eckington Parish Council and Rykneld Homes invites you to 5 amazing events this summer!

For families living in the Eckington Parish (Eckington, Marsh Lane, Renishaw, Ridgeway, Troway and Spinkhill).

Monday 24 July 11am - 2pm
Monday 31 July 11am - 2pm
Monday 7 August 11am - 2pm

at Renishaw and Spinkhill Community Hall, Main Road, Renishaw S21 3UW

Thursday 17 August 11am - 2pm
Thursday 24 August 11am - 2pm

at Eckington Miners Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, Eckington S21 4FA

Activities include:

  • Samba Sports
  • Circus Skills
  • Face Painter
  • Glitter Tattoos
  • Petting Zoo
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Crown Green Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Drumming Workshop
  • Yoga
  • Character Photo opportunities
  • Party Games
  • Arts and Crafts

All sessions are FREE but a suggested donation of £2 per child will be appreciated - donations will go towards future events

FREE food and drink for children or bring your own picnic - if you have any allergies, please let us know in advance by email

All children must be supervised by their own adult at all times

Indoor and outdoor activities, please wear appropriate footwear and clothing.

For more information please email

Get in touch with the Community Involvement Team

Free Breakfast Hampers

Eckington Community Pantry, Rykneld Homes, Eckington Parish Council and Derbyshire County Council are offering FREE breakfast hampers for families with children who are struggling financially

For families living in the Eckington Parish (Eckington, Marsh Lane, Ridgeway, Renishaw, Troway and Spinkhill).

Collect your FREE breakfast hamper every Thursday during the school summer holidays from 27 July to 31 August 2023.

Collection between 11am and 1pm from Green Lawns Community Centre, 8 Warren Walk, Marsh Lane S21 5RX

For more information please contact

Mickley BMX Club

Running every Friday throughout the summer holidays from 28 July to 1 September 2024.

10am – 10.45am - Balance Bike session – ages 2 + (bring your own bike and helmet if you have them, so they have something familiar but don’t worry if you don’t, we have a fleet available with safety gear to use)

11.30 -12.30pm – Ready Steady Pedallers – for those that have just started pedalling – (for this session riders need to bring their own bikes) – we provided all safety wear – ages 3+

1.30pm – 2.30pm – BMX skills session – - learn how to corner, race, pump, jump, manual and wheelies – bikes and safety wear provided (for riders who can confidently ride a bike and can pedal while stood up – so bum off the seat / feet level pedals) – ages 7+

3pm – 4pm – BMX skills session - learn how to corner, race, pump, jump, manual, wheelie and use a racing start gate – bikes and safety wear provided (for riders who can confidently ride a bike and can pedal while stood up – so bum off the seat / feet level pedals) – ages 11+

Register here

It's About Me - Mickley

Mickley HAF are running FREE summer holiday sessions at The Hut in Mickley.

There are 11 sessions running throughout the holiday season. Book as many as you want to!

These sessions are FREE and open to all children.

Starting Friday 28th July at The Hut at Mickley and continuing throughout the holidays every Wednesday and Friday.

Just some of the activities available:

  • BMX
  • Samba Sports
  • Inflatables
  • Outdoor Disco
  • Various crafts and other activities
  • Healthy snacks

First 30 families will receive a food parcel, with recipe to take home and cook with the children.

Register here

It's About Me - Stonebroom

Starting Thursday 27th July and continuing every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer holidays our summer sessions are open to all local children age 4-16.

We have a wide range of activities this year:

  • Samba Sports
  • Inflatables
  • Face painting
  • KMX
  • Bug hunting
  • Two unmissable sessions in our fabulous Woodland (including the end of season party).

Book here

North Wingfield Allotment Project

It's About Me!

We have sessions running every Friday through the summer holidays at North Wingfield Community Garden:

  • Friday 28 July 10am - 12noon
  • Friday 4 August 10am - 12noon
  • Friday 11 August 10am - 12noon
  • Friday 18 August 10am - 12noon
  • Friday 25 August 10am - 12noon
  • Friday 1 September 10am - 12noon

North Wingfield Community Garden, Alice's View, North Wingfield, Chesterfield S42 5XA

  • Forest Schools
  • Planting and growing
  • Fun games and activities

Book online

Holmewood Library Project

Come along to FREE activities taking place in and around Holmewood Library:

Thursday 14 September 2023
4.00 - 5.30pm
Join us inside the library for:
School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Wizard-themed craft session with wand making and potion workshop
FREE magical drinks and gruesome snacks!

Summer Reading Challenge Launch

4.45 - 6.45pm
Join us on the MUGA:
Samba Sports
Football, quick cricket and games
FREE drinks and snacks

No booking required - just come along!

For more information, please get in touch.

Get in touch with the Community Involvement Team

Marx Court Summer Social

You are invited to the Marx Court Social

Wednesday 13 September 2023
11am - 1pm

No booking required.

Join us in the Communal Room at Marx Court, Bestwood Park, Clay Cross for:

  • Games
  • Quiz
  • Cheese and Crackers

These sessions are free and open to everyone.

For more information please get in touch

Contact the Community Involvement Team

1st Year at the Hub

Join us to celebrate the 1st year at the Hub

Tuesday 1 August 2023
10.30am - 2pm
Dronfield Woodhouse Community Support Hub, Moray Place Community Building, Moray Place, Dronfield Woodhouse S18 8ZN

Party food, raffle and fun

Join us to celebrate as a community!