With permission of St Mary’s PCC


One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire







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Last updated 12 January 2020

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 (except December, January and February) 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.

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

To contact the Group Administrator ring 01332 880284 or send an email to groupadmin@denbychurch.org.uk

For general information, email info@denbychurch.org.uk


At its meeting in November 2019, Denby Parochial Church Council adopted the Church of England House of Bishops' Policy - Promoting a Safer Church.

If you have any safeguarding concerns, please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer: tel 07594 216232 or email: safeguarding@denbychurch.co.uk

For further information, see our page on safeguarding.

Denby Group of Churches

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.

Current & Future Events

Coffee Shop every Monday during term term at 8.30 am.

Sunday 23 February

10.00 am Memorial Service

Wednesday 26 February - Ash Wednesday

7.30 pm Holy Communion at St Mary's, Denby

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 each month as follows:

on the 2nd Saturday at St James Church, Codnor (DE5 9SN)

 from 10.000 am to 11.30 am


on the 4th Monday at St Clement’s Church, Horsley (DE21 5BR)

from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm

If you are unable to attend an Enquiry meeting, please email us.

For Safeguarding information, see below