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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 […]

Grindleford Goat 10/10/23

This year’s Grindleford Goat, the annual cycle sportive, in aid of village projects including Grindleford’s community shop will take place on 10 September.   There are three rides and all riders will be sent out at regular intervals. During the event briefing it will be stressed that this is not a race and that riders […]

Baslow walk cancelled

The History Group had arranged a walk around Baslow for Tuesday 8 August, which would highlight the aspects of historical interest.  Unfortunately, this has had to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The History Group is very sorry about this situation and apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Open Gardens 15 July

The Open Gardens at Curbar, Calver and Froggatt will take place on Saturday 15 July from 11am-4pm. You can explore a variety of beautiful, hidden gardens around the three villages, where refreshments will also be available. Tickets are £5 per person and available from the village hall and individual gardens; this is a fundraising event […]

Makers Market 9 July

There will be a Makers Market at Baslow Village Hall on Sunday 9 July from 10am-3pm. The market will showcase an array of arts, crafts, creations and homemade food; light refreshments will also be on sale. This is a fundraising event for the village hall. Contact Angela for more information on: 07876 661325 or bookings@baslowvillagehall.co.uk. […]

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 […]

Plant sale 13 May

On Saturday 13 May, running from 10am to 1pm, the Baslow Garden Society is holding a plant sale on the village green in Baslow. There will be plants from local gardeners, along with Millthorpe and Bradders Nurseries, and willow sculptures. If it is wet, we will hold the event inside Baslow Village Hall. Payment: Cash […]

Coffee morning 13 May

From 10am until midday on Saturday 13 May at Baslow Village Hall, there will be a fundraising coffee morning. This event will take place in conjunction with the Garden Society’s plant sale. Whatever the weather the team at the village hall will be serving hot drinks and biscuits inside the hall (at a very modest […]

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 […]

Peak railway public meeting

The Manchester & East Midlands Rail Action Partnership (MEMRAP) has arranged a public meeting to take place on Wednesday 19 April, from 6.30pm, which will give the general public the chance to hear about and comment on the organisation’s stated objectives to upgrade 23 miles and reinstate 13 miles of railway to, once again, link Matlock […]

Repair Cafe 11 March

St Anne’s Church, Baslow, is holding the next Repair Café on Saturday 11 March from 10.00am-1.00pm. Skilled volunteers will be on hand to repair electrical items, do sewing repairs, sharpen blades and mend all manner of broken things. Enjoy home-made cake and refreshments, or browse the second hand bookstall while you wait. All is free, […]

Street Meet 10 March

The next Street Meet will take place at the Baslow Village Sports Field Café on Friday 10 March from 10-11am. This is your opportunity to meet your local Safer Neighbourhood team. Find out more about the Safer Neighbourhood Teams by visiting the Derbyshire Police website.

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. […]

Chatsworth’s bonfire events

Chatsworth would like to remind local residents that the annual bonfire and fireworks events will take place this weekend in the garden. Dates: 28 and 29 October Gates open: 6.00pm Lighting of the bonfire: 6.30pm Children’s firework display: 7.30pm Grand finale firework display: 8.15-8.35pm Event finishes: 9.30pm

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…

Repair Cafe: 10 September

The Repair Cafe concept is a tried-and-tested model, which uses the skills existing within a community to repair items that are broken, but fixable. The next Repair Cafe will take place on Saturday 10 September from 10am to 1pm It brings people together, creates social capital and stops perfectly good things going to landfill. If […]

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, […]

Calling all 4-6-year-olds

The Chatsworth Scout Group is setting up a new group for 4-6-year-olds called Squirrels. They are also keen to encourage members to join Beavers (6-8-year-olds) and if anyone would like to volunteer, please make contact to support the group. More details can be found at chatsworthscouts.org.uk or by sending a text to: 07429 558237.

councillor Susan Hobson

Update from Cllr Hobson

Here is the latest update from our local County and District Councillor, Susan Hobson: It has been a very busy time for me over the last couple of months. Being invited to the licensing of Reverend Graham Duncan at Baslow Church recently was a great honour for me, as well as attending a Platinum Jubilee […]

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