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Chatsworth Tours

A message from Graham who runs the Baslow Environment Group: Hi everyone Just a note to say there are still places available on both Chatsworth tours. This is a unique opportunity for everyone interested in practical work to transform and create habitats and encourage wildlife. We’re looking to create a range of projects for all […]

Get your skates on

Clare Whalley, the duty manager at The Prince of Wales in Baslow, is also captain of Team Icicles Senior ‚Äď a synchronised skating team based at the National Ice Centre, Nottingham. Clare has now reached TEAM GB Performance level in a second skating discipline after being there as an ice dancer. As a member of […]

Chatsworth 2024

Chatsworth reopened on 16 March and below are details of the main events taking place this year, including details of fireworks. Details of all events in 2024 can be found online here: Chatsworth MAY Friday 17-19 Chatsworth International Horse Trials on the Park Friday 24-Monday 27 Kids Festival in the Garden Saturday 25 Derbyshire Charity […]

Baslow Village Hall

Baslow Village Hall news

There are two new events at Baslow Village Hall in the next few months, as detailed in their latest newsletter, which you can view online HERE. Poet Mark Gwynne Jones | Voices from the Peak | 23 March @ 7.30pm This award winning show combines spoken word, soundscape, and archive recordings to evoke a landscape […]

Bird Group meeting

The Baslow Environmental Group’s sub-group on birds is meeting on Wednesday 7 February at 7.30pm in The Devonshire Arms, Baslow. If you took part in the RSPB‚Äôs recent Big Garden Birdwatch weekend (26/28 January) then the group would like you to share your results. The main aim of the sub-group is to help the village’s […]

Environmental Group meeting

The next meeting of the Baslow Environmental Group will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 28 at The Wheatsheaf, Baslow. Baslow Environment Group is supported by local organisations including: St Anne‚Äôs Church, Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, Baslow Garden Society, Women’s Institute and the Orchard Group. Contact:

Baslow Bolt 2023 report

We’re delighted to share the post-race statement, issued by the organisers of Baslow Bolt: The 2023 Baslow Bolt fell race was the biggest yet ‚Äď with an entry limit raised to 400 places this year we saw 336 set off on the morning of 25th November along the 12km route. The morning was bright and […]

Bakewell Market cancelled 13/11

With winds of 50mph forecast to hit Bakewell on Monday 13 November, Derbyshire Dales District Council has had to take the decision to cancel this week’s scheduled outdoor stall market in the Market Place and Granby Road. Their priority is the safety of traders and their customers.

Event parking in Baslow

With many events taking place in the next few weeks, parking may become an issue in certain areas, including Baslow. If you wish to report any vehicles that are causing an obstruction where no person or vehicle can get past whatsoever, then please report it to the police using the following contact methods, providing photos […]

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 ‚Äď 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? ‚Äď 7.30pm on Tuesday 12 December […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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: Tickets include a welcome drink and interval refreshments. […]

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