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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 2015 Festival ran from Wednesday August 12th to Tuesday August 18th, the service of blessing of the wells having taken place on Wednesday 12th in St. Lawrence' Church.

The theme of the Church Flower Festival was "British Sitcoms". View a YouTube slide sequence of the 2015 wells and Church flower festival here. Remember to change the Youtube settings to 1080p HD and view Full Screen for best quality.

Previous years

The 2014 Festival began on Wednesday 13th August with a service 6:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Church followed by processing to each well for an individual blessing.

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.

Photo sequence of 2014 Flower Festival. Photo Sequence - 2013 Wells and Flower Festival. 2012 Wells and the Flower Festivals is here. 2011 selected photos on the Photo Gallery page.

Wells & Flower Festival 2015

Photo sequence here (change Youtube settings to 1080p HD and full screen for best quality.

Church of St Lawrence

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

Barlow C of E School

Do have a look at our Barlow CofE School web page where we have a few photo selections.


Barlow C. of E. School
Barlow Well Dressings Website
Barlow Village Website
Old Brampton Church Website
Arpillera from Peru
Friends of Uruguay