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Barlow Church (St Lawrence), Hackney Lane, Barlow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S18 7TR

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Barlow Church (St Lawrence)

Serving the communities in the parish of Great Barlow near Chesterfield in Derbyshire

Our Vicar, Revd. Peter Green and Churchwardens, Julie Ferreday and Peter Gouldthorpe, are delighted to welcome you to these pages. Better still, come in person to enjoy the beauty and history of Barlow Church and join us for a service. We hope you find something of interest here, and if you would like more information, please click on the 'contact us' link on the left.

The Vicar of St. Lawrence's has the further roles of the Vicar of The Church of St Peter and St Paul, Old Brampton (joint benefice with Great Barlow) and Priest-in-charge of Loundsley Green Church, Chesterfield. The Joint Benefice is in the Chesterfield North MMA which includes St John's, Newbold, St Bartholomew's, Old Whittington and St Barnabas', New Whittington.

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The united benefice of St Peter and St Paul's Church, Old Brampton and St Lawrence' Church, Barlow have commmon policies regarding Health and Safety, Child Protection, Baptism, etc. and are available for download on the Web Administration page.

Annual Barlow Well Dressing & Flower Festival

The 2013 Festival began on Wednesday 14th August and ran through to the 21st. 

Photo Sequence - 2013 Wells and Flower Festival. Don't forget to reset YouTube to display in HD for best quality !
The wells are blessed every year on the Wednesday after the second Sunday in August and this marks the start of a week of activities not the least of which is the Carnival Parade on the Saturday.

The 2012 Festival was from 15th to 22nd August, with the Blessing of the Wells on the 15th. A report will follow on the News page and a selection of Photos of the wells and the flower festivals is here.

The 2011 Blessing of the Wells was held on 17th August. Brief reports of this and the previous year's event appear on the Current News page and selected photos on the Photo Gallery page.


Upcoming events:-

Loundsley Green Spring Festival


Church of St Lawrence

"53 degrees 16 minutes North and 1 degree 29 minutes West"
Hackney Lane, Barlow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire,
S18 7TR
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Walkers - OS Map Ref.: SK3474.
Barlow Church is part of the Diocese of Derby and both are part of the Church of England.

Wells and Flower Festival 2013

Photo sequence

Latest Notices:-

- Lent & Easter Activities

Community Transport is starting a lunch club for those who are perhaps elderly and/or infirm and who would like to be collected and taken to a cafe or restaurant. If you know of anyone who might benefit, please pass on a copy of the leaflet from here.

Links:-

Barlow Well Dressings Website
Barlow Village Website
Old Brampton Church Website
Arpillera from Peru
Friends of Uruguay