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.


Christmas Tree Festival, St John the Evangelist, Bridge Street Derby, 2 - 4 December

2nd: 10am -4pm, 3rd: 12 - 4pm, 4th: 10am - 2pm. Come and see over 40 beautifully decorated trees. Donations to Derby Kids' Camp.  


Christmas Tree Festival Concert, St John the Evangelist, Bridge Street Derby, 7.30pm

Derventio Choir present a concert to celebrate the Christmas Tree Festival. Tickets £6. Refreshmnets available. All warmly welcome. 

3 December

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


3 - 23 December

Christmas Tree Festival, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton

Opening service: 10.30am Sunday 3rd December followed by soup and sandwiches for viewing and fellowship. The church is then open for viewing and prayer:

Wednesdays (6th, 13th, 20th December) 10am - 4pm

Fridays (8th, 15th, 22nd December) 4pm - 8pm

Saturdays (9th, 16th, 23rd December) 10am - 4pm. 

Viewing for community groups can be arranged outside of these tims is required. Please contact PCC Secretary. 


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


Repton Village Christmas Tree Festival, St Wystan's Church Repton, 8-10 December

Friday and Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 1pm - 6pm.

Friday night 6.30pm £2.50 adults children free. Entertainment followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Children's Christmas Story at 4pm. bell ringing on Sunday afternoon. £2 entrance, children free. Refreshments and craft stall. 


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

Christmas Carol Concert supporting Alzheimer's Society,  Broadway Baptist Church, Derby, 15 December, 7pm

Many of us know folk whose lives have been affected by dementia. The Alzheimer's Society supports people living with dementia and their families, it funds vital work researching into defeating dementia and it campaigns to get the best care and support for people with dementia and their families. This year's fundraising Derby Carol Concert in Derby is at Broadway Baptist Church, 186 Broadway, Derby DE22 1BP. The concert starts at 7pm with doors opening at 6.30pm. Ticket prices are £8 per person or £12 combined (for a person with dementia and their carer). Tickets for children under 9 are £5. Tickets can be booked by ringing 0330 333 0804 or through the website and type Derby Carols in the search box. Tickets will also be available on the door. 


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 Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, 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

Children's Nativity Service, St Michael and All Angels, 11am

Will include craft activities and lunch

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

Carol Service, St John the Evangelist, Derby, 6.30pm

A candle lit nine lessons and carol service. All warmly welcome.

Christmas Carol Service, All Saints Lullington, 7.45pm

Christingle, St Helen's Grindleford

Midnight Mass, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, 11pm

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

Family Communion Service, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, 10.30am

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