Community Events 2017

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at The Hollingwood

Come along and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a cake in support of Macmillan. 50p for tea/coffee, £1 per slice of cake. (Toward the end you may be able to buy whole cakes) Hollingwood Community Room 10am-1pm


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 The very popular HRA Christmas Market will once again be held in the upstairs function room and areas downstairs inside the pub. Many local stalls selling handcrafted jewellery, goods and Christmas gifts.


Details of local services will be added shortly

Wednesday 22nd November. 7.30pm at Hollingwood Hub. ‘Superb’ (BBC Radio 2) up-tempo pickin’ and fiddlin’ from the hugely talented Devonian twins Laura and Charlotte Carrivick, one of the UK’s top young American bluegrass and old time music acts. With swapped lead vocals, tight sibling harmonies, multi-instrumental virtuosity (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and dobro) and finely crafted songs, this is a ‘simply breath-taking’ (Americana UK) slab of good time listening. More details


2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December. Breakfast with Santa at The Hollingwood 9.30am-11am. Meet Santa –  craft activities & breakfast also including a gift from Santa. £9.99



HRA Party 2014Saturday 9th December:             HRA Christmas Party at The Hollingwood.





The Hollingwood. 3 course Christmas Meal and Music by the amazing Michael Bublé (tribute) Dan Patchett.  £30


Flog it!

1-2016-09-01The popular BBC TV antiques programme, ‘Flog It!’, presented by Paul Martin, is set to visit the area later this month.The cameras are to roll for a valuation day at the iconic Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre on Thursday, September 29 (9.30 am to 4 pm).

Members of the public will be invited to go along to the unique heritage attraction with up to three antiques or collectables they might be interested in selling. Once the items are valued, the owners and a team of experts decide whether they should go forward for auction at Hansons Auctioneers in Etwall on Thursday, October 20. Everyone who goes to the valuation day will receive a free appraisal of their items, even if they are not chosen for auction.

Read more here

Hollingwood Summer Fair

FullSizeRender (2)The rain cleared up in time for the annual Hollingwood Summer Fair and Dog Show organised by the volunteers of the Hollingwood Residents Association.

The event was opened by the Mayor of Chesterfield. Stalls, games and rides provided plenty of fun for all the family.



Summer Fair

HRA FairSaturday August 27th.

Hollingwood Residents Association Summer Fair at The Hollingwood 12pm to 6pm.

Stalls, attractions, rides, furry animals, birds of prey, BBQ, Music and much much more!

School Summer Holidays

STC activitiesStaveley Town Council have announced FREE holiday activities at the Healthy Living Centre during the school holidays. Tickets are now available. Click on the poster to enlarge.

Holiday6 part2 Holiday6 part1Holiday 6 is a programme of free activities, for schoolchildren in Barrow Hill, organised by Derbyshire County and Chesterfield Borough Councils with the help of local community groups.

It includes a free breakfast and a packed lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as a wide range of games, sports and activities.

Click on the pictures for more information about free activitiies in the area and details of how to book a place.

Staveley Armed Forces weekend

Barrow Hill and Hollingwood schools, groups and families supported the Armed Forces event with many braving the rain to march in the parade. Children’s work was on show in the marquee and  WW1 displays about local men were provided by FOSTA. Hollingwood Residents Association were kept busy helping the event to run smoothly.  Copies of the Barrow Hill and Hollingwood WW1 Roll of Honour have also been presented to HRA, Staveley History Society and Hollingwood Primary School.

Somme 100

Guests were invited along to see the  Somme 100 museum created by pupils of Barrow Hill Primary School before joining members of FOSTA who laid a wreath at the war memorial to commemorate the first day of the Battle.  The Chair of FOSTA presented the school with a copy of the Barrow Hill and Hollingwood Roll of Honour which has been published as part of the lottery funded WW1 project, “Barrow Hill: A Community Remembers.”

Busy Bank Holiday weekend 2: Open Days at the Big Red Food Shed

The Big Red Food Shed, off Station Road at Hollingwood, opened throughout the weekend to introduce more visitors to this brilliant enterprise. Bedding and vegetable plants, beautiful hanging baskets and fresh veg were displayed for sale. You can visit – and buy – most days from 10am to 2pm (closed Thursdays and Fridays).

For more information about the Big Red Food Shed, click here

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