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

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

Barlow Church (St Lawrence)

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

Our Vicar, Revd. Peter Green, Associate Priest, Revd. Janet Quick 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.

Where are we ?

"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

Church of England Diocese of Derby Fairtrade Christian Aid USPG

Harvest - Charities Day

We held a Charities Day for our harvest Event on 14th October where a number of charities promoted their charity and selling their merchandise. We had the RNLI, Ashgate Hospice, Whirlow Farm Trust and our craft Group had a pop up craft stall with all the proceeds going to Macmillan care (Chesterfield).

Annual Barlow Well Dressing & Flower Festival 2017

The wells were blessed on 16th August during a procession following a service in St. Lawrence. The wells remain on display, together with flower festivals in both churches until 22nd August.
Church is open daily from 10 am to 8 pm. Refreshments are available - morning coffee, tea and cakes and from 2:30 every afternoon (Wednesday through Monday), Cream Teas will be on offer in the marquee.

A photo sequence of the wells and the two flower festivals is available on YouTube (remember to step the YouTube resolution up to 1080p). If you'd like a high resolution version of any of the images, please email your request.

Previous years Well Dressings

A photo sequence of the 2016 well dressings can be viewed here(remember to step the YouTube resolution up to 1080p). A photo sequence of the St Lawrence Flower Festival can be viewed here.The carnival parade took place on the Saturday.

The theme of the 2015 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.

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.