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November

Festival of Christmas Trees - The Crooked Spire - daily until 1 December

Christmas Market and Coffee Morning - St Mary's Crich - Sat, 23 November - 10am - 12pm

Christmas Fayre - Newton Community Centre - Sat, 23 November - 10am

"Accoustics and Harmony" Concert - St John the Evangelist, Derby - Sat, 23 November - 7.30pm
An evening with acoustic harmony band Summ@els and a mixed acapella quartet. Tickets £6.00 on the door.

Christmas Market - St Philip, Chaddesden - Sat, 23 November - 12 noon : 3pm

Christmas Fayre and Teas - Old Brampton School Room - Sat, 23 November - 1.30pm - 4pm
Gift stalls, home produce, games and refreshments: something for everyone to enjoy. Free entry and all welcome.

Christmas Festival 2019 "Christmas carols in all their glory" - St Thomas Becket Church, Chapel-en-le-Frith - Sat, 23 to Sat, 30 November
The festival involves local community groups, businesses and individuals representing a Christmas carol in any media. The results will be on view at the church from 23 - 30 November. The church will be open every day from 2 - 4 pm and also from 10 am - noon on Saturday 23, Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28.

The Feast of Christ the King - Christ Church Belper’s Patronal Festival – Sun, 24 November - 6.30pm.
Feast day celebrations with Choral Evensong and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament followed by wine and refreshments. ALL are welcome!

Film Night - St John the Evangelist, Derby - Tue, 26 November - Free

Tree Festival - All Saints Heath - Thu, 28 November - Mon, 2 December, 11am - 6pm daily.

Christmas Tree Festival - St John the Baptist, Dronfield - Fri, 29 November to Sun, 8 December - 2pm : 7.30pm
There will be coffee mornings on both Saturdays from 10am - 12 noon. Drinks and Cakes will be available during the festival opening times. 

Christmas Concert - St Michael, Pleasley – Fri, 29 November - 7.30pm.
Free concert by the Pleasley Colliery Welfare Band - a great opening to the St Michael Pleasley Christmas Tree Festival.

Coffee Morning - Sinfin Moor Church, Arleston Lane - Sat 30 November - 9.30am - 12 noon.
Books,Bric a Brac, Raffle, Hot Sausage and Bacon Cobs, Free Admission.

Christmas Market and Light lunches - All Saints, South Wingfield church hall - Sat, 30 November - 11am - 3.30pm

Christmas Fair - St Matthew, Renishaw - Saturday 30 November 2019 - 11 am onwards

Christmas Craft Fair - St Thomas Becket Church, Chapel-en-le-Frith - Sat 30 November - 10am : 2pm
Christmas Craft Fair which also marks the end of the week-long Christmas Festival.

Christmas Tree Festival - St Michael, Pleasley – Sat, 30 November to Tue, 3 December - 12pm : 3pm
Free entry - donations welcome. Light refreshments available.

Christmas Tree Festival and Bizarre - Christ Church, Ironville - Sat, 30 November (10am - 4pm) and Sun, 1 December (12pm - 4pm)
40+ trees on display in church, stalls and entertainment in church hall. Refreshments and live music.

Winter Market - St Peter, Belper - Sat, 30 November - 3.30pm : 6.30pm

Christmas Tree Festival - St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton - Sat, 30 November - Sun, 8 December
30 Nov: View 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" themed trees 10am - 2pm
1 Dec: Christmas Tree Service, 10.30am, viewing 12.30pm - 4pm
7 Dec: Open 10am - 4pm
8 Dec: 12.30pm - 4pm 

 


December

Toy service - St John the Baptist, Tibshelf - Sun, 1 December - 11am

WI Carol Service - St John the Evangelist, Hazlewood - Sun, 1 December - 2.30pm

All Age Christingle  - St Michael, Pleasley – Sun, 1 December - 3pm

Advent Carol Service - St John the Evangelist, Derby - Sun, 1 December - 4.30pm

Advent Carols by Candlelight - St John, Buxton - Sun, 1 December - 6pm

Advent Carol Service - St Mary and St Laurence, Bolsover - Sun, 1 December - 6pm

New Opera Company Derby Concert - St Philip, Chaddesden - Wed, 4 December - 7.30pm

Christmas Tree Festival - All Saints, Turnditch - Thu, 5 to Sun, 8 December - 10am : 4pm (Sunday 12pm - 4pm)
Turnditch with Windley. Refreshments and goods for sale.

Christmas Tree Festival weekend - St John the Evangelist, Derby -  Fri, 6 to Mon, 9 December

Christmas Tree Festival - St Thomas, Brampton - Fri, 6 to Mon, 10 Dec - 10.30am : 7pm (Sun 1.30pm - 5pm)
Free admission, refreshments served throughout. Additional entertainment includes:
Fri 3pm - Brampton Singers
Sat 10.30am - Guitar Interlude
Sat 5pm - Carols with Inspirations Theatre Company
Sun 3pm - Organ.

Christmas Fayre - Findern Village Hall - Sat 7 December - 10am - 12 noon

Tea/coffee and bacon and sausage baps available. Stalls including - raffle, bottle stall, wallflowers, tombola, bric a brac, secondhand books, homemade cakes, crafts and Christmas decorations, games and many more. Proceeds to All Saints church

Christmas Craft Market - St Thomas, Brampton - Sat, 7 December - 10am : 1.30pm

Christmas Festival - St Bartholomew, Elvaston - Sat, 7 (10.30am - 5pm) to Sun 8 December (11.30am - 5pm) 

Derventio Choir Christmas Tree Festival - St John the Evangelist, Derby -  Sat, 7 December - 7.30pm

Christmas Fair - Christ Church, Burbage -  Sat, 7 December - 10am : 2pm

Carol Service of Hope and Thanksgiving - St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood - Sun, 8 December - 3 pm

Christingle - St Matthew, Morley - Sun, 8 December - 3pm

Beer and Carols Evening - Holy Trinity, Milford - Sun, 8 December - 6.30 pm

Christmas Tree Festival - St Peter and St Paul, Eckington - Tue 10 - Sun 15 December
Join us in our lovely 12th century church to enjoy the Christmas trees decorated by the community. Hot soup and rolls available daily. Open 10-12 Dec: 10am - 3pm, 13 Dec: 3pm - 6pm, 14 Dec: 10am - 6pm and 15 Dec: 11am -4pm followed by a carol service. 

Folk Carols and Readings - St Mary the Virgin, Buxton - Wed, 11 December - 7.30pm
A combination of Carols, largely set to traditional tunes, and seasonal readings with free refreshments. Donations to local food bank.

Wathall's Memorial Service - Derby Cathedral - Thu, 12 December - 6.30pm
A service of remembrance and hope. For more information please visit www.wathalls.co.uk

Christmas Tree Festival - St Paul, Quarndon - Fri 13 to Sun, 15 December - times vary.
Please visit stpaulsquarndon.org.uk for more information on the event and opening times.

Christmas Tree Festival - St Peter, Littleover - Sat, 14 to Mon, 16 December

Carol Service & switching on of Memorial Lights - Christ Church, Burbage -  Sun, 15 December - 9.30am

Christingle Service - St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood - Sun, 15 December - 11 am

Carol Service - St Matthew, Morley - Sun, 15 December - 11.15am

Candlelit Carol Service - St Peter, Littleover - Sun, 15 December - 6pm

Nativity Play and Carols - St Bartholomew, Elvaston - Sun, 15 December - 6.30pm 

Carol Service - St Laurence, Shottle - Sun, 15 December - 7 pm

Christmas Tree Festival - Christ Church, Burbage -  Mon, 16 December - 2pm : 4pm
The festival will continue for the Christmas Season.

Scrouge A Ghostly Tale for Christmas - St Lawrence, Barlow - Wed, 18 & Fri, 20 December - 7 pm
Play with music and carols. Tickets £5 - email julie.ferreday@icloud.com

Christmas Carol Service - All Saints, Curbar - Fri, 20 December - 6pm
Mulled wine and mince pies to follow.

Music Evening with Sarah Hinds - Holy Trinity, Milford - Fri, 20 December - 8 pm : 10 pm

Choral Morning Prayer - St Bartholomew, Elvaston - Sun, 15 December - 10.30am
Tower open from 12 noon - 3 pm

Carol Service - St Swithun, Belper - Thu, 19 December - 7.30pm

Christmas Tree Festival - St Philip, Chaddesden - Sat, 21 December (10am - 4pm) and Sun, 22 December (12 noon - 4pm)

Carol Service (joint with St James, Harpur Hill) - Harpur Hill Methodist Church - Sun, 22 December - 10.30am

Burbage Band Christmas Concert - Christ Church, Burbage -  Sun, 22 December - 2pm

Carol Service - St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood - Sun, 22 December - 3 pm

Carol Service - Christ Church, King Sterndale - Sun, 22 December - 3.45pm

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols - St John, Buxton - Sun, 22 December - 6pm

Carols by Candlelight  - St Peter, Belper - Sun, 22 December - 6.30pm

Family Carol Service - St Philip, Chaddesden - Sun, 22 December - 6.30pm
Traditional family carol service followed by mince pies, mulled wine and hot chocolate.

Carol Service - St Michael, Holbrook - Sun, 22 December - 6.30 pm

Carol Service - St Mark, Openwoodgate - Sun, 22 December - 6.30pm

Crib Service - Holy Trinity, Milford - Tue, 24 December - 2 pm

Crib Service - St Matthew, Morley - Tue, 24 December - 3pm

Handbell Ringers and Crib Service - Christ Church, Burbage -  Tue, 24 December - 4pm

Crib Service - St Mary the Virgin, Buxton - Tue, 24 December - 4pm

Crib Service - St James, Harpur Hill - Tue, 24 December - 4pm

Crib Service - St Mark, Openwoodgate - Tue, 24 December - 4pm

Children's Nativity Service with carols played by Tideswell Band - St John the Baptist, Tideswell - Tue, 24 December - 4pm

Christingle Service  - St Peter, Belper - Tue, 24 December - 6pm

Christmas Eve Carol Service - St John the Evangelist, Derby -  Tue, 24 December - 6.30pm

Carol Singing in the Nags Head Garden  - St Michael, Pleasley – Tue, 24 December - 7pm

Christmas Eve BCP Sung Holy Communion Service - St Bartholomew, Elvaston - Tue, 24 December - 9pm 

Midnight Mass - St Matthew, Morley - Tue, 24 December - 10.00pm

Midnight Holy Communion  - St Peter, Belper - Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Midnight Mass - Christ Church, Burbage -  Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Midnight Mass - St John, Buxton - Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Midnight Mass - St Philip, Chaddesden - Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Midnight Holy Communion - St Mark, Openwoodgate - Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Midnight Mass  - St Michael, Pleasley – Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Communion by Candlelight - St John the Baptist, Tideswell - Tue, 24 December - 11.30pm

Midnight Mass - St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood - Tue, 24 December - 11.30 pm

Christmas Communion - St Michael, Holbrook - Wed, 25 December - 9.30 am

Christmas Day Holy Communion - Christ Church, King Sterndale - Wed, 25 December - 9.30am

United Family Service at Fountain Square Church (with St John the Baptist, Tideswell) - Wed, 25 December - 10am

Christmas Day Family Communion  - St Peter, Belper - Wed, 25 December - 10am

Christmas Day Communion - St Swithun, Belper - Wed, 25 December - 10am

Christmas Day Holy Communion - Christ Church, Burbage - Wed, 25 December - 10am

Christmas Day Holy Communion - St Philip, Chaddesden - Wed, 25 December - 10am

Christmas Day Eucharist - St John the Evangelist, Derby -  Wed, 25 December - 10am

Christmas Day Family Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Buxton - Wed, 25 December - 10.30am

Christmas Communion - St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood - Wed, 25 December - 11 am

Christmas Sung Eucharist - St John, Buxton - Wed, 25 December - 11am

 

January

La Nativite du Seigneur by Oliver Messiaen -  Derby Cathedral - Sun 5 January, 4pm - 4.50pm
Free Entry, retiring collection. Do come and hear this atmospheric nine movement work for organ by the celebrated French composer, Oliver Messiaen. The work, composed in 1935, depicts the birth of Christ and is played on the Cathedral’s Compton organ by Cathedral Director of Music, Alexander Binns. 

Be a Chorister!  - Derby Cathedral - Sat 18 January, 2.30pm - 6pm
Our annual fun filled ‘Be a Chorister’ day is for all children aged 7+. The day includes action packed music games, singing, a tour of the cathedral, talk for parents and the opportunity to sing with the Cathedral Choir. To register interest please email music@derbycathedral.org 

 


 

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