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Keep Calm and Stay In – celebrating VE Day 2020 in Barlborough & Clowne

by Bryony Taylor

Today is VE Day and sadly we are unable to gather together physically to celebrate. Rev Bryony is going to conduct a short act of Remembrance and Thanksgiving (including the Last Post) at Barlborough War Memorial at 10.45am live on Facebook: – please do not come to the memorial to watch but do please […]

Barlborough celebrates VE Day at home

by Bryony Taylor

To commemorate V.E. Day, Friday 8th May, 2020, the Parish Council will hang bunting from the railings outside St.James’ Church, Barlborough. The bunting has been decorated by local groups including children and young people. The Chair to the Parish Council, Jane Haywood, will also play 1940s music on Clowne Road Barlborough at approximately 3.00p.m., following […]

Join us for our Plastic Free Harvest Festival Family Fun Day!

by Bryony Taylor

A Harvest Festival with a difference! This year parishioners at Clowne Parish Church are celebrating Harvest Festival in a new way – they are encouraging people to go plastic-free! Rector, Bryony Taylor said, “I’ve always struggled a bit with Harvest Festival having grown up in a town. It is a Victorian festival that we celebrate […]

Clowne celebrates its rich mining heritage with a vibrant festival

by Bryony Taylor

Clowne Mining Festival will take place on Saturday 22nd June from 10am-3pm at St John the Baptist Parish Church. This will be an opportunity for people to celebrate the mining heritage of our district and share their family history with the next generation. Explore our exhibition of mining memorabilia created by Clowne History Society. Come and […]

Help us to create Clowne Mining Mosaic – come to a workshop

by Bryony Taylor

As you know, we have been successful in our bid to Tesco Bags of Help to create our mosaic for the Miners Chapel at St John the Baptist, Clowne. We are working with artist Coralie Turpin and Junction Arts to create a mosaic to go on the front of the altar in our restored Miners […]

Barlborough’s first Grand Christmas Tree Festival – starts Sat 24 Nov 11am

by Bryony Taylor

St James Parish church in Barlborough is helping the community to get into the Christmas spirit with its very first Grand Christmas Tree Festival running over three weekends beginning on Saturday 24th November. The church will be open from 11am-5pm serving refreshments and you can browse all the Christmas Trees on display from local organisations and […]

Coming soon: Barlborough St James Christmas Tree Festival

by Bryony Taylor

A date for your diary. We are holding our very first Christmas Tree Festival over 3 weekends this year. We are inviting local businesses and organisations to provide a decorated Christmas Tree to put on display. Any interested parties should contact organiser Joyce Brown on 01246 477034.

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