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ZUMBA: Wednesdays 7pm from 8th November
Thursday 9th November 6pm: Hollingwood Primary School, Annual Remembrance Service.
Friday 10th November 10.30am: Barrow Hill Academy, Remembrance Assembly
Sunday 12th November
Hollingwood Residents Association is raising money for a defibrillator to be sited on The Hollingwood Hotel public house near the football pitch.
⁃ A special edition cask ale on sale at The Hollingwood Pub from 10th November, with 20p from every pint sold going to the fund
⁃ A Race Night at The Hollingwood Pub on Friday 17th November from 7pm. With a raffle including two first class return train tickets from East Midlands Trains, a meat hamper, a keg of beer, and many other prizes!
Wednesday 22nd November. Hannah James in Concert @ Hollingwood Hub
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
@ Barrow Hill Roundhouse
Saturday 9th December: HRA Christmas Party at The Hollingwood.
Saturday 16th December @ Hollingwood Hub
Brass Band Carol Concert with the Woodhouse Prize Band. 6.30-8pm
Wednesday 20th December @The Hollingwood. 3 course Christmas Meal and Music by the amazing Michael Bublé (tribute) Dan Patchett. £30
Saturday 28th June 2018 Bandfest @The Hollingwood
The 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
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.
Saturday 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!
Staveley 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.
Holiday 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.
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.
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.”
The Hollingwood Residents Association’s annual Bandfest had everyone “Rockin’ in the Rain.” Despite the weather, residents and visitors turned out to hear some great bands.
photograph by Keith Naylor
Following its decade-long £4.2 million restoration, the historic Flying Scotsman passed through Barrow Hill yesterday on its journey from London to York.
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