The Plastic Free Festival

Illustration by Chris Livings

Sunday 12th June 2022, 10am-4pm,
New Square, Chesterfield Market

Helping you to reduce your single-use plastics.
The Plastic Free Festival is an annual festival held in Chesterfield bringing together the community to help as many people as possible to reduce their single-use plastics. Featuring stalls, workshops, live performances and food & drink.

The Plastic Free Festival ensures that there is no single use plastics given out during the event, with attendees asked to bring reusable bags, reusable water bottles, reusable coffee cups and reusable containers.

Sponsor The Plastic Free Festival

We are looking for business and community sponsorship in order for us to be able to run a successful events. Sponsors will receive:

  • Name, logo and website on our festival web page
  • Logo on the festival poster (both digital and physical)
  • Shout-outs on social media
  • Shout-outs on press releases
  • Shout-outs on the stage on the day

The first festival took place on Sunday 8th August 2021 in the marketplace and was a success. Read our blog post on the aims of a Plastic Free Festival.

We want to welcome talented, local artists to perform at the Plastic Free Festival. Music plays a special part in the festival and we are so grateful for the support we have had this year from bands and performers who have wanted to be part of our line up and support our community festival. We know 2020/21 has been a difficult year for the arts – please help us support our 2022 line up by donating what you can.

The Plastic Free Festival is organised by grass roots, community based volunteers, so we need your help to raise the funds to make the event a huge success. Please support the event with a donation. When following the link to donate, please write in the box that you are donating to support the festival.

  • Funds are needed for workshops, performers and entertainment
  • Funds are needed to provide kids activities
  • Funds are needed for first aid provision
  • Funds are needed to create the publicity materials & internet expenses to ensure that everyone knows about the event.
  • Ask any organisation that you feel appropriate to contact us if they might sponsor the event with other sources of funding

Your support will make all the difference in ensuring the success of Chesterfield’s Plastic Free Festival the place for the whole family to learn, explore and try the latest in living a plastic-free/zero waste lifestyle. Please share this link with everyone. On your emails, to your contacts, on Facebook and twitter and wherever else you have an online presence.

We are grateful for the support received this year from Chesterfield Borough Council, but that is not guaranteed for 2022.