PICTURES: Fun for family along Chesterfield Canal banks

Connor, Aimee and Thomas Draper show off the clay animals they created during at the event.
Connor, Aimee and Thomas Draper show off the clay animals they created during at the event.
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There was fun for all the family along the banks of Chesterfield Canal.

A number of free activites took place as part of the fourth Tapton Celebration Weekend event on Saturday and Sunday.

Dale Smith, from the Pleasley Canoe Club, passes on some top tips to Max Bacon. Also pictured are club members Marc Plumbley and Edward Milner.

Dale Smith, from the Pleasley Canoe Club, passes on some top tips to Max Bacon. Also pictured are club members Marc Plumbley and Edward Milner.

There was something for everyone including boat rides, a climbing wall, arts and crafts workshops as well as performances and food and drink in a marquee.

The sun shone for the well-attended event, which was organised by the Junction Arts group and Derbyshire County Council’s coutryside service.

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Our Pride campaign aims to highlight all the very best about this part of the world and celebrate the good things going on in the area.

Our Pride campaign aims to highlight all the very best about this part of the world and celebrate the good things going on in the area.

Charlotte and Gracie Owen get crafty.

Charlotte and Gracie Owen get crafty.

Peter Stafford gives the Eco Voltz bike a go under the supervision of Alan Rayner.

Peter Stafford gives the Eco Voltz bike a go under the supervision of Alan Rayner.

Chesterfield Canal Trust company secretary Bev Hunt, right, and their membership secretary Kath Auton, centre, share information about their work to Jo O'Kelly.

Chesterfield Canal Trust company secretary Bev Hunt, right, and their membership secretary Kath Auton, centre, share information about their work to Jo O'Kelly.

Susan White, from Derbyshire County Council's countryside service, gives a felting demonstration to visitors.

Susan White, from Derbyshire County Council's countryside service, gives a felting demonstration to visitors.