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Parish Council update

Keep Baslow Beautiful With Spring in the air, many of us are looking at our gardens and beginning a Spring tidy up.¬† Some important items to note: Please ensure that any shrubs or trees that overhang your boundary do not block footpaths or the highway.¬† Hedges should be tight to the boundary wall with the […]

Booking Clerk needed

Baslow Village Hall has a vacancy for a booking clerk. Working from home for around 2.5 hours a week (but varying over the year from one to five hours a week), the Booking Clerk provides a personal and high-quality service, responding to enquiries from potential hirers and handling bookings for Baslow Village Hall. The Booking […]

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 […]

Walk around Baslow

Baslow History Group has recently re-published a leaflet showing a walk around Baslow, which describes many interesting facts about its history and heritage. The leaflets can be purchased from most retail outlets at Nether End and Church End, including the Co-op and the village shop. In the past, this leaflet has been very popular with […]

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 […]

Swimming for health

This new initiative started on 26 September and is for those who can swim but are lacking the confidence in the water and it is also for those who have a medical condition or simply want the reassurance that someone is there with them. The event takes place every Tuesday from 11.30am-12.30pm at Chatsworth Swimming […]

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 […]


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: ‚ÄėAll Praise to Thee‚Äô by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Jubilee bench unveiled

The Baslow WI Jubilee Picnic Table has been installed at the DDDC car park at Nether End in Baslow. Made from recycled plastic milk bottles, it has a 25-year guarantee and requires no maintenance. Around twenty years ago there were two soft wood picnic tables, installed by DDDC on the grassed area adjacent to the […]

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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs ‘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 […]

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 or by sending a text to: 07429 558237.

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