Wartime spirit returns to town

Visitors to Chesterfield could be forgiven that they had entered a time warp when the town hosted a 40s weekend.

Wartime memorabilia and vintage vehicles attracted keen interest as did the people in military uniform and civilian dress who milled around the cultural quarter.

A themed market did a roaring trade in the Winding Wheel, while upstairs in the ballroom, dancers moved to the swing music of wartime Britain.

For a full report, see this week’s Derbyshire Times.