With permission of St Mary’s PCC


One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire







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Last updated 28 Aug 2018

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 Group Administrator on 01332 880284

Alternatively, send an email to us.


Current & Future Events

Coffee Shop every Monday from 8.30 to 10.00 am in church

during term time.

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.

Special Services

Sunday 9 September

Patronal and Flower Festival

10.00 am Holy Communion

5.00 pm Songs of Praise

Sunday 16 September

Join the congregation at St Clement's, Horsley, for Holy Communion

at 10.15 am.  There is no service at Denby.

Sunday 30 September

Joint Service at St Susanna's, Horsley Woodhouse at 10.00 am.

There is no service at Denby.

Full list of services

St Mary the Virgin

Patronal and Flower Festival Weekend

Saturday and Sunday 8th & 9th September

Theme: "Poppies and Peace"

Church will be open on Saturday from 10.00am until 5.00 pm and

on Sunday from 12.00 noon until 4.00 pm

Refreshments available