A hotbed of culture – and a fine tribute to our favourite Geordie!

Pomegranate Theatre

David Botham takes a close look at the theatre and museum building that was, in fact, a tribute to Chesterfield’s favourite Geordie, George Stephenson.

SHOULD you happen to arrive in Chesterfield by train, you might, perhaps, give a nod to old George’s strutting statue as you leave the station with thanks for your journey. If you stroll up Corporation Street towards the town centre you will encounter a second, much larger, tribute to the town’s most famous adopted son…