December events

2 December

Coffee Morning, St Paul's Scropton, 2 December, 10am

Church Bazaar, All Saints Wingerworth, 2 December, 10am - 1pm

Held in the Wingerworth Parish Rooms


Christmas Fair and Auction, All Saints Kirk Hallam, 2 December 11am

Variety of stalls, cakes and refreshments.

3 December

Advent Carol Service, All Saints Wingerworth, 3 December, 6.30pm 


6 December

Mothers Union Christmas Meal, All Saints Kirk Hallam, 6 December, 12 noon

Open invitation to join the Mothers Union for lunch at the Cat and Fiddle pub.


Mothers Union Advent Service, All Saints Wingerworth, 6 December, 2pm


Tree of Light service, All Saints Kirk Hallam, 6 December, 7.30pm

Service to remember those we love but no longer see. 


Healing Service, Convent of the Holy Name, 6 December, 7.30pm

Come and find stillness and peace, contemporary and traditional worship, the laying on of hands for healing and blessing. Parking available in convent grounds. For more information Revd Neil Broadbent 01332 780598 or April McIntyre 01332 675150.


 8 - 10 December

Christmas Tree Festival, St Paul's Quarndon, 8-10 December 

Beautiful display of trees, various musical items and activities


9 December

Note Ability Christmas Concert, St Chad's Wilne, 9 December, 6.30pm

Chamber Choir directed by Caroline Palmer. Mince Pies included. Admission: £6 Members, £7 Non-Members


10 December

Messy Church Christingle, All Saints Kirk Hallam, 10 December, 11am

Christingle Service, St John the Evangelist, 10 December, 3pm

Christmas Tree Service, St Paul's Scropton, 10 December, 3pm

Christingle Service, All Saints Wingerworth, 10 December, 4pm


15- 17 December

Christmas Tree Festival, St Peter's Littleover, 15-17 December, 10am - 4pm

Church open and refreshments served. 


15 December

Howitt Junior School Choir, St Luke's Loscoe, 15 December


16 December

Derwent Singers Concert, St Luke's Derby, 16 December

 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Refreshments and raffle


17-18 December

Christmas Tree Festival, St Mary's weston on Trent, 17-18 December

Open 12 - 4pm each day. Display of trees, tombola, raffle, refreshments with homemade cake. 


17 December

Carol Service, Holy Trinity, Ashford on the Water, 17 December,9.45am

Service of nine lessons and carols with choir.

Carol Service, St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood, 17 December, 3pm

Crib Service, St Paul's Scropton, 17 December, 3pm

Carol service, St Paul's Quarndon, 17 December, 4pm

Crib Service, St Peter, Hope, 17 December, 4pm - 5pm

Followed by light refreshments. 

Nine lessons and carols, St Michael's Breaston, 17 December, 6.30pm

Carol Service, St Helen's Grindleford, 17 December

Carols by Candlelight, St Luke's Loscoe, 17 December


18 December

Community Carol Service, St Michael's Breaston, 18 December, 7pm

An informal service for the community.


Carol singing around the village, St James Brassington, 18 December, 7pm

Meet outside Miner's Pub.



20 December

Recitals at Eight, St John the Baptist Church, 20 December, 8pm

Seasonal music; Ken Ellis - Chesterfield, Geoff Gratton - Chesterfield, Matthew Yeomans - Stavely Parish Church.  Car Parking available on Church Street, video link used to enable view of organ console during performance. Light refreshments served afterwards.


Carols on the village green, St Helen's Etwall, 20 December

Afterwards hot chocolate and mince pies in church.


22 December

Carol Service, St James Brassington, 22 December, 7.30pm

Loscoe School Carol Service, St Luke's Loscoe


Christmas Eve

Nativity Service, St Paul's Quarndon, 4pm

Christingle Service, St Paul's Church Dove Holes, 4pm

Crib Service, Holy Trinity, Ashford on the Water, 4pm

Candlelight service

Family carols and Christingles, St Laurence, Eyam, 4.30pm

Carol Service, St James Smisby, 5.30pm

Crib service, St James Brassington, 6pm

Christmas Carol Service, All Saints Lullington, 7.45pm

Christingle, St Helen's Grindleford


Midnight Holy Communion, St Paul's Quarndon, 11.15pm

Midnight Mass, St Mark Derby, 11.30pm

Carols and sung mass. 

Midnight service, St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood, 11.30pm

Midnight Communion, St Laurence, Eyam, 11.30pm

Midnight Mass, Holy Trinity, Ashford on the Water, 11.30pm

Candlelight eucharist. 

Midnight Communion, St Luke's Loscoe, 11.30pm


Christmas Day

Holy Communion, St James Smisby, 9am

Christmas Eucharist, St James Brassington, 9.30am

Family Christmas morning service, St Laurence, Eyam, 10.30am

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