With permission of St Mary’s PCC


One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire







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Last updated 15 Nov 17

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. 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.

Tuesday 5 December

Licensing of Rev'd Martin Jones at St Clement's Church Horsley at 7.30 pm

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.

Christmas Services at St Mary's Church, Denby

Sunday 10 December -  Christingle Service at 10.00 am

Sunday 17 December - Carols by Candlelight at 4.00 pm

Sunday 25 December - Holy Communion at 10.00 am

Monday 25 December - Christmas Day Family Service at 10.00 am

Full list of services for Advent and Christmas

Christmas Eve at St Clement's Church, Horsley

Sunday 24 December -  Midnight Communion at 11.30 pm