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Matlock and Surrounding Areas Christmas Services 2023




All Saints Church, Smedley Street Matlock DE4 3JG

Sunday               17th    10.45am    Family Service
Wednesday         20th    7.00pm    Carol Service
Christmas Eve                3.00pm    Crib Service
                                       11.30pm    Midnight Mass

Christmas Day               10.45am    Family Christmas Communion

Sun     31st    11.00am    United Communion at Holloway with Bishop Malcolm 
(No Service @ All Saints’)

Church in the Peak, Lime Tree Road Matlock DE4 3EJ

Sunday 17th 6:00pm  Christmas Celebration

Sunday 24th 10:00am Short Service

Monday 25th 10:00am Short Service

Sunday 31st December NO SERVICE


Life Church, Chesterfield Road Matlock DE4 3DQ


Sunday 10th December Christmas All Age service  1030am

Sunday 17th December Carol Service with buffet 4pm

Sunday 24th December 1030am Christmas Eve Service 

Monday 25th December 10am Christmas Day Service 

Sunday 31st  December NO SERVICE

Matlock Moor Methodist Church ( near golf club ) Chesterfield Road Matlock DE4 5LJ

December 3rd 4pm Christingle

December 17th 6pm Carol Service 

Christmas Eve 3pm Carols Crafts and Cakes

Christmas Day 1030 


Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Methodist Church, Bank Road Matlock DE4 3FJ

Sunday 10th 4:00pm  Messy Church 

Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th December - 6-7pm  Christmas Panto   - see next page for details

Sunday 17th 1030am Nativity Service

Friday 22nd  6:30pm Carols by Candlelight

Christmas Eve: 10:30am "Listening" Rev S Baldock

Christmas Day Service:  NO SERVICE - JOIN MATLOCK MOOR METHODIST 1030-1130


St Giles' Church, Church Street Matlock DE4 3BZ


7.30pm Wednesday 20 December – Carol Service
9.30am Christmas Eve 24 December– Sung Eucharist
4.00pm Christmas Eve  24 December– Christingle service
11.30pm Christmas Eve  24 December- Midnight Mass
9.30am Christmas Day 25 December– Sung Eucharist

11.00am Sunday 31 December – Joint service at Holloway conducted by Bishop Malcolm
(No service at St Giles)



Our Lady and St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bank Road Matlock DE4 3NG

( note Hassop services at All Saints Catholic Church, Longreave Lane, Hassop,  Derbyshire DE45 1NS )

Friday 15th December 7:00pm (Carol Service - Matlock)

Sunday 17th December: 6:30pm (Carol Service - Hassop)

Saturday 23rd December: 5:00pm (Vigil - Matlock )

Sunday 24th December: 10;00am  (Matlock)

Sunday 24th December 3:45pm (Matlock Gathering Christmas Music )

                                       4pm ( Matlock Christmas Eve Family Mass ) 

                                       5:45pm ( Hassop - Gathering Christmas Music ) 

                                       6pm ( Hassop Christmas Eve Family Mass ) 

Monday 25th December: 9:00am (Christmas Day Mass - Matlock)

Monday 25th December: 10:30am (Christmas Day Mass - Hassop)


Steep Turnpike Evangelical Church 


Friday 22nd  December: 7pm Carols at Costa

Sunday 24th 2pm Christmas Eve Service

Monday Christmas Day 10am Christmas Day Service 



Holy Trinity Church, Church Street Tansley DE4 5HF

Wed     6th    9.30am    Holy Communion (1662) (Tansley)
Sat 9th – Mon 11th  Tansley Church Christmas Tree Festival (10.30-3.30)
Sat     9th         3.00pm    Carols amongst the Trees (Tansley Church)

Wed     13th    9.30am    Holy Communion (1662) (Tansley)


Sun     17th    4.00pm    Outdoor Carols (Tansley)

Wed     20th    9.30am    Holy Communion (1662) (Tansley)
Sun     31st    11.00am    United Communion at Holloway with Bishop Malcolm 
(No Service @ Holy Trinity)


Tansley Methodist Church, Church Street Tansley DE4 5FE



Matlock Bath


Holy Trinity Church, Derby Road Matlock Bath DE4 3PU




Cromford Methodist Church , Water Lane, Cromford DE4 3QH


St Mary’s Church , Mill Road, Cromford DE4 3RQ

Lea Dethick & Holloway

17th December

Christ Church Holloway

6:30 pm Carol service with Holloway choir. Wine and mince pies will be served after the service.


24th December

St John The Baptist,  Dethick

10 pm Midnight Mass, Bethlehem Time


25th December

Christ Church Holloway

11 am Holy Communion with Carols


Darley Dale, South Darley and Winster


Darley Dale Methodist Church , Dale Road North , Darley Dale DE4 2FT




St Helen’s Church Darley Dale, Church Road , Darley Dale DE4 2GG / St Mary’s Church South Darley, B5057 / Eversleigh Rise , Matlock DE4 2JT / St John’s Church , Elton Road Winster DE4 2DH

Saturday 2nd December:   6 p.m. Advent Service at St. Helen’s Darley

Sunday 3rd December:   10 a.m. Holy Communion at St. Mary’s South Darley
               11 a.m. Holy Communion at St. Helen’s Darley
               2 p.m. Open Door at St. Helen’s Darley


Friday 8th December:   7 p.m. Darley Dale Town Council Christmas Celebration at St. Helen’s

Sunday 10th December: 8 a.m. Holy Communion BCP at St. Helen’s Darley
                          11 a.m. Family Service at St. Helen’s Darley with the Uniformed 
                              Organisations (Scouts, Guides etc.)
               4 p.m. Christmas Tree Festival Service at St. John’s Winster


Saturday 16th December: 6.30 p.m. St. Helen’s Carol Service with Cromford Community Band

Sunday 17th December:   11 a.m. Holy Communion at St. Helen’s Darley
                 4 p.m. St. Mary’s South Darley Carol Service
                 6 p.m. St. John’s Winster Carol Service


Sunday 24th December:   10 a.m. Holy Communion with Carols at St. Mary’s South Darley
                 4 p.m. Crib Service at St. Helen’s Darley
                 9 p.m. Holy Communion at St. John’s Winster
                 11.30 p.m. Holy Communion at St. Helen’s Darley


Monday 25th December:  10 a.m. Family Service at St. Mary’s South Darley
                  11 a.m. Family Holy Communion at St. Helen’s Darley


Sunday 31st December:    11 a.m. United Benefice Holy Communion Service at 
                     Christ Church Holloway


In addition on Saturday 9th December 
Memory Lane’s Christmas Celebration is at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Helen’s Darley 
Wyns Tor Singers are holding their Christmas Concert at St. Helen’s Darley at 7 p.m.


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