With permission of St Mary’s PCC


One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire







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Last updated 7 November 2019

This site contains information about St Mary the Virgin Church, Denby, Derbyshire. The existing Church dates from 1135 AD.

Regular services are held at St Mary’s every Sunday at 10.00 am.  For current services over the next two months, see the link above.  This site also contains information on the Church past, present and future.

For information on burial records, please see our page about the parish registers or come to our open mornings which are held every fourth Saturday each month from 10..00 am until 12.00 noon.

Information about the Church, its history, and pictures of St Mary’s can be found from the information page.

Welcome to the home page of

Denby Church

One of the oldest churches in the UK.

Details of Services over the next two months.  See Future Events.

St Mary's at Denby is one of the Denby Group of Churches along wth St James', Codnor; St Luke's, Loscoe; St Clement's, Horsley and St Susanna's, Horsley Woodhouse.

The church is open every fourth Saturday (from March to November) from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.  Explore this beautiful building and enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea.

How to Contact Us

Contact the Group Administrator on 01332 880284

Alternatively, send an email to us.


Current & Future Events

Coffee Shop every Monday during term term at 8.30 am.

Sunday 8 December - Christingle Service

Our Christingle service will take place on

Sunday 8 December at 10.00 am.

Sunday 15 December - Carol Service

The Carol Service is on Sunday 15 December at 4.00 pm.

Tuesday 24 December  - Christmas Eve

5.00 pm Carols in the Churchyard at St Mary's, Denby

11.30 pm Midnight Communiion at St Clement's, Horsley

Wednesday 25 December Christmas Day

10.00 am Family service at St Mary's, Denby

Sunday 29 December

10.00 am A joint service of the Denby Group of Churches will be held at

St James' Church, Codnor.

Full list of services

To arrange a Baptism or Wedding

To arrange a baptism or wedding please call in at one of the regular Enquiry meetings which are held on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at

St Clement’s Church, Horsley, between 6.30 and 7.30 pm.  If you are unable to attend an Enquiry meeting, please send an email to our Group Administrator or ring 01332 880284.