Category Archives: Events

Spectrum Festival wins accessibility award

Spectrum Autism Friendly Festival, which is held annually at Lea Green has received ‘Best New Accessible Event’ at the Accessible Derbyshire awards.

Here’s a photo of Chris and David (PeaksGo) accepting the award!

Children in Need 2017

On Friday 17th November 2017 the team raised funds for BBC Children in Need. There was an eclectic mix of fancy dress from Oompa Loompas to a frog and some ravers who were reliving the 80s.  It's a Lea Green tradition to have a charity bakeoff and the team lovingly produced some great quality cakes including some Pudsey faces and a Queen of Heart's themed cake from apprentice Kelsey who dressed as Alice in Wonderland.    Through donations for wearing fancy dress and raffle Read the rest of this article

Crowds joined us for Family Funfest 2017

The team at Lea Green Centre successfully organised sunshine for ‘Family Funfest’ on Sunday 16th July, an event which saw over 300 visitors through the gates to take part in a variety of outdoor activities. Visitors who had made a saving by pre-booking arrived bright and early for the opening at 10am and wristbands were used for an authentic festival feel. Visitors travelled from as far as Sheffield and Burton on Trent including some groups arriving by minibus like Peak School. Popular activities Read the rest of this article

Adventurer Bear Grylls visited us for Cubs day!

Adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls visited us on Saturday 16th May to join more than 300 Derbyshire Cub Scouts on their activity fun day. Bear arrived via helicopter to have photographs taken with visitors, sign autographs and took on the adrenaline rush of our team swing with Scout Adam Hardy, of Chesterfield, who said: “That was a great experience, Bear is one of my heroes and to have shared the swing with him was great”. More than 100 Scout groups were represented at the event, which Read the rest of this article