Our publicity trailer is called the JB – James Brindley – after the original surveyor of the canal.

If you would like to book the trailer for your event, or if you are a member who would like to help staff it, please email Stephen Thompson on promotions@chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk.

We also appear at other events with indoor displays (ID) and Python appears at various canal events.


So far this year, the following are booked. This list will grow.

January 12th                  Supporters’ Group Meeting, Killamarsh Leisure Centre (ID)

January 21st                  Chesterfield Civic Society, Saints Centre, Chesterfield (ID)

February/March             Display in shop window on Low Pavement, Chesterfield

April 1st                          Retford & Worksop Boat Club, Clayworth (JB and ID)

April 21st/22nd               Chatsworth (JB)

April 29th                        Hollingwood Hub (ID and Talks)

May 1st                           King’s Park Retford (JB)

May 7th                           Mansfield Local History Fair, Mansfield Library (ID)

June 3rd                         Dronfield Hall Barn (ID)

June 11th                        Hasland Gala (JB)

June 24th                       Staveley Market (JB)

June 25th                       Kiveton ‘Pit’-nic (JB)

July 1st                           Misterton Gala  (JB)

July 8th                           Harthill Carnival (JB)

July 15th                         Cutthorpe Festival (JB)

July 29th                         Elmton, Hodthorpe and Creswell Gala (JB)

August 5th                      Aston Carnival (JB)

August 6th                      Ridgeway in Bloom Coffee & Cake Event (JB)

August 19th                    Wyken Basin, Coventry (Python)

August 26th – 28th          Historic Boat Gathering, Alvecote (Python)

September 17th/18th      Tapton Lock Celebration (JB)

December 8th                 Eckington Christmas Event (JB)