1953 - Formed following a meeting in the Steelmelters Pub in the "West End" of Chesterfield.
1953 - First performance at 
1958 - Crowned C.B.S.L. League Champions  as the Newbold Toppers Band

1963 - Founded The Annual Chesterfield Carnival
1974 - Crowned C.B.S.L. League Champions as the Chesterfield Toppers
1979 - Commended by the President of the English Clubs in Landkries Darmstadt Germany.
1980 - Commended for Community twinning work in Troyes France by the Champagne District MEP.
1981 - First performance as the Chesterfield Musketeers Showband (Hoyland Barnsley)
1983 - Commended at the Alsbach a.d.B – Festival – ausschuft West Germany.
1984 - Crowned I.O.M. World Champions (Youth Band)

1984 - Recommended by the Speaker of the House of Keyes IOM Sir Charles Kerruish as Honorary Manxman to participate in the successful 30th Commonwealth Conference Pageantry – Rushen Castle Castletown IOM.
1984 - Chesterfield Borough Council Civic Reception Town Hall – Services to Chesterfield.
1985 - Crowned I.O.M. World Champions (Showband)
1986 - I.O.M. World Champion Runners Up
1989 - Last Chesterfield Carnival
1990 - Won 6 Major Contests in one Season
1990 - Crowned I.O.M. World Champions (Carnival Band)

1991 - Crowned Sunrider Spanish Classic Champions in Salou
1991 - Champions First place at Granby Halls (B Section)
1992 - Derbyshire County Council Civic Reception at County Hall Matlock for Service to Derbyshire overseas – Spain.
1993 - Butlins Pwllheli ICG Champions
1994 - Crowned Sunrider Spanish Classic Champions in Pineda

1994 - Regal Cup Final (Rugby League)
2006 - First Performance in "The Jersey Battle of Flowers" in St Helier Jersey
2008 - Official registered Charity – Registered Charity Number 1122519
2009 - St Patrick's Day Parade London

2013 - Celebrated their 60th Year 2013 – First Performance in Scotland at Bathgate
2014 - Performance in Disneyland Paris France
2016 - Reformed the Chesterfield Carnival

Featured in "And The Band Played On: The Life and Times of a Carnival Band".
Relating the full history of the organisation from 1953–1982

Featured in "All for One and One for All". 1981–2006 the 25th Anniversary of the Musketeers

Represented, Chesterfield, Derbyshire & England in International Competitions in:
The Isle of Man (seven times)
Germany (four times)
France (twice)
Spain (three times)
Northern Ireland

Many appearances on local, National and International Television, including special features on The Battle of Flowers and Northern Ireland's Milk Festival.

Titles Won include;
All England Champions
UK Champions
CBSL League Champions
Midland Counties Champions
South East Midlands Counties Champions
Amber Valley Champions
Spanish Classic Champions
IOM World Champions a record "THREE TIMES"