Produced by Chaddesden Neighbourhood Board, Chaddesden Traders Association, Friends of Chaddesden Park and Out of the Box in association with Derby City Council.

The Big 1

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Sun 1 Aug

About the event

Chaddesden's annual summer family fun day for all to enjoy

All the family favorites for a great day out for everyone to enjoy. A great selection of stalls, food, dance arena, funfair, live entertainment, and the return of the fantastic dog show.

Funfair Opening Times

  • Thursday 29 & Friday 30 July, 6pm – 10pm
  • Saturday 31 July, 2pm – 10pm
  • Sunday 1 August, 11am – 6pm (Last rides at 5.30pm)

This year on stage we have everything from the Chaddesden Ukulele Group to the 2-man band, Scribble Victory. Whether you go to the main stage or the small arena, we guarantee there is something for everyone.

What's happening on the day

All timings are approximate and subject to change. 

The Main Stage

11:00 Scribble Victory

12:00 La-Di-Dahs

13:00 Extras

14:00 Indie Division

15:00 Joey Greener

16:00 5 Heads

The Small Arena

11:00: TIF – The Invisible Friends Choir

12:30: Kevin Goodall

13:30: Nadia Jane Dance Group

14:15: Chaddesden Ukulele Group

15:00: Jiji La Valope

15:45: Josh Parry

16:30: Phil Matthews

What else is happening

As well as a fantastic selection of music on the two stages we also have a huge variety of stalls, the return of the much-loved dog show.   Registration for the dog show starts from 11am.  A café and food stalls are available for food and drinks when you are done bouncing on the inflatables, braved all the rides at the funfair or rolled away from zorbing.

This year we are also lhave the Rosie May Foundation offering rides around The Big 1 Event on a Tuk-Tuk. At the Rosie May Foundation their mission is to help make a world in which every child grows up within a safe, nurturing family and has a positive future. They strive to prevent the separation of families and make sure that the children receive the education, love and support that every child around the world deserves. Whilst the Tuk-Tuk rides will be free, a donation point will be available for the Rosie May Foundation.  

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Prices & Offers

FREE entry. See on site for prices.