With permission of St Mary’s PCC


One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire







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Last updated 21 Mar 2017

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 (except December) from

10.00 am to 12.00 noon.  Explore this beautiful building and enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea.

How to Contact Us

Contact a Churchwarden on 01332 881025

Alternatively, send an email to us. Please note this email address has been temporarily disabled.  Apologies for any inconvenience.


Current & Future Events

Coffee Shop every Monday from 8.30 to 10.00 am in church

during term time.

Sunday 26th March

Mothering Sunday Service at 10.00 am at St Mary's, Denby

Thursday 13 April - Maundy Thursday

Holy Communion 7.30 pm at St Luke's, Loscoe

Friday 14 April - Good Friday

Meditation at 2.00 pm at St Mary's, Denby

Saturday 15 April - Easter Eve

Service of Light at 7.30 pm at St James', Codnor

Sunday 30 April - Group Service

Holy Communion at 10.00am at St Mary's Denby

Thursday 25 May - Ascension

Holy Communion at 7.30 pm at St Clement's, Horsley

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 882929.