Bakewell Parish Church




Bell Ringing

The Bakewell band ring from 10.00 – 10.30 before the 10.30 Sunday morning service, and also ring quarter peals from time to time before Sunday 18.00 evening and special services. They will ring occasionally for funerals.

Practice night is Thursday, from 19.30-21.00 in the belfry. New learners are always very welcome indeed.

Find out more here: Bell Ringing

Tots and Teds

currently suspended owing to Covid Pandemic

Tots and Teds is an hour of fun for mums, their pre-school children and their teddy bears.

We listen to stories, sing songs and enjoy making things. There are always refreshments, including cake. Every year there is a Teddy Bears’ Picnic!

Tots and Teds normally meet in the Newark on the third Tuesday of every month at 1.30pm.

Do come and join the fun!

For more information about Tots and Teds:

Kath Naylor (01629 812457)

Women's Bible Study

The Women’s Home Group meets every Wednesday morning from 10.15 to 11.30 at Gritstone Cottage, North Church Street, Bakewell. 

In a relaxed atmosphere there is opportunity to learn, share and ask questions about living the Christian faith in the 21st century. 

All are welcome to come along and join us. We have coffee and biscuits afterwards.

For more information about the Women’s Bible Study Group contact:

Jane Proctor  – 01629 258911


The church choir leads the music in worship at the 11.00am and 6.00pm Sunday services, as well as other occasions throughout the year. There is also a very popular joint Three Choirs Festival three times a year together with the church choirs of Ashford and Great Longstone.

Choir practice is at 7.30pm on Thursday evenings in the choir vestry.

New members are always welcome and there is no audition.

For more information about the choir contact:

Judith Taylor – 

Well dressing

Video of the 2014 Well dressing can be viewed here: