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Comedy Village’s charity auction

At the recent Comedy Village, the regular comedy event that takes place at the village hall in Baslow, organiser Rob Rouse held a charity auction to raise much-needed funds for Baslow Village Hall, which was affected by the recent storm. Alison Haynes, secretary at the village hall, issued the following statement: It was a great […]

Baslow History Group events

Baslow History Group would like to announce the following events for November and December, taking place in the Baslow Village Hall: Derbyshire Centerarians – 7.30pm on Tuesday 14 November A talk by Tim Knebel, Project Office, Peak In The Past What do we know about packhorse transport in Britain? – 7.30pm on Tuesday 12 December […]

Village Hall clear-up

“A Huge thank you to everyone that helped and showed support,  not only to the Village Hall but to all the residents effected by the recent devastating flooding. “We are back open to enjoy after the aftermath of Storm Babet. The village pulled together, cleared the flood water quickly, which prevented the wooden flooring from immediate […]

Chatsworth Whole Estate Plan

This letter was issued by the chief executive of Devonshire Group: We are delighted to share the Whole Estate Plan for the Chatsworth Core Estate. This Whole Estate Plan has been produced over an eighteen month period between Spring 2022 and Autumn 2023. A key part of our approach to producing the plan has been […]

Apple Day 7 October

This year’s Apple Day will be on Saturday 7 October from 12-3pm. Free entry but donations always welcome! This year’s event includes: Cider bar Games Stalls Live music Competitions: Apple Strudel (All ages) Apple Tarte Tatin (All ages) Spiced Apple Cake (Under 16) Toffee apples (Under 16) Apple pressing and juicing (bring your own fruit […]

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Come & Sing workshop

Claire De la Haye is delighted to share the details of her next Come & Sing workshop, which will be a special Advent singing event, followed by Choral Evensong, to mark the start of the Christmas Season, on Sunday 26 November. The piece that you will learn is the exquisite: ‘All Praise to Thee’ by […]

Baslow Summer Fest 2 July

Baslow St Anne’s PTFA presents the Baslow Summer Fest, which will take place on Sunday 2 July, from 1-5pm. Main attractions: Classic cars and motorbikes Large inflatables Victoria Sponge competition (see below for details) Live music from Sons of Rodger Tug of war BBQ Bar Stalls Games This is a free event but donations are […]

Family picnic 20 May

This year, the Baslow Community Orchard Group is holding a Family Picnic at the orchard on Saturday 20 May from 12 midday. Although the orchard is an attractive village amenity, it is not widely used except for the annual Apple Day in October. In May, it should be especially attractive with the trees in full […]

Chatsworth’s events

Here are details of the main events taking place this year, including details of fireworks. Details of all events in 2023 can be found here: www.chatsworth.org/events/ 12-14 May: Chatsworth International Horse Trails 7 July: Friends Garden Party With fireworks 1-3 September: Chatsworth Country Fair 27 & 28October: Chatsworth Bonfire nights with fireworks 4-26 November: Chatsworth […]

Baslow WI fashion show

Baslow WI cordially invites you to fashion show, which will take place on Monday 13 March at the Baslow Village Hall from 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 and available from Baslow WI and Blanc & Blanc Occasions in Chesterfield, or you can reserve your tickets by email: baslowwi@dfwi.co.uk. Tickets include a welcome drink and interval refreshments. […]

Baroque & Beyond

St Anne’s Church, Baslow will be hosting Baroque & Beyond on Saturday 11 February from 2.30-4.30pm. This will be a delightful concert using baroque instruments and accompanied by anecdotes about the music of the time. This is highly recommended and costs just £10 on the door (£7 for those aged 60 or over). Tickets also […]

Baslow Pumpkin Trail

Baslow St Anne’s School PTFA Pumpkin Trail will take place on Saturday 29 October from 5pm. Please note: there will be no door knocking, but all the pumpkins have been pre-approved at certain houses around the village. See below for details of the trail and disco…

Come & sing workshop

Everyone is invited to the Come and Sing Workshop at St. Anne’s Church, Baslow, which will take place on Sunday 11 September from 2.30-5.00pm. Join the St. Anne’s Church Choir and Bel Canto for a free open choral workshop to learn Franz Schubert’s ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’, together with a short blessing by Peter Lutkin and […]

The Baslow Revival

Taking place on the Baslow Sports Field on Sunday 10 July, from 1-5pm, is The Baslow Revival, which has been organised by Baslow St Anne’s School PTFA to help raise funds for the school. It’s going to be a day of classic cars and family fun, which will include a concourse of classic cars, tug-of-war, […]

Snowball app

A message from Snowball, the new app that helps empower those with physical disabilities and mental health issues: Hello from the Snowball Community.  Snowball is ready to download and create your very own interactive accessible community, giving people with physical disabilities, mental health issues and learning disabilities the ability to go out and socialise with […]

Jubilee competition

The Derbyshire Neighbourhood Watch Queen’s Platinum Jubilee colouring competition has been launched. This is a great way for all the children in your community and neighbourhood watches to get involved. How to take part Simply download the picture and colour it in then upload it back through the Neighbourhood Watch website telling them why the Queen […]

Burning Man at Chatsworth

Burning Man is a unique event that usually takes place annually in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA. Chatsworth has worked with the Burning Man team and artists to bring its distinctive culture of possibility and creativity to the heart of Derbyshire. Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth will feature eight […]

Christmas all wrapped up

An alternative Christmas gift If you have got awkward people to buy for that don’t ‘need’ anything or maybe they or you are moving away from consumerism, in favour of experiences and supporting local businesses, then Baslow-based TrYumph In Life CIC might just have the perfect gift. For gifts that keep on giving, check out […]

The Captive Queen

On Tuesday 14 December at 7.30pm in the Village Hall, the Baslow History Society will welcome David Templeman, a local historian and author, who will be talking about his latest book Mary Queen of Scots: The Captive Queen 1568-84. David’s latest book, Mary, Queen of Scots: The Captive Queen in England 1568-87, has been received to critical […]

Children’s summer of fun

A message for Becky Lyne, who runs Tryumph in Life, here is Baslow: I hope it may be of benefit to you to learn of our Summer Holiday Multi-Activity Camps at Baslow Sports Field to help keep kids healthily entertained throughout the summer weeks. I am also delighted to say that we have received a […]

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