Soar Valley Music Centre Concert

On Sunday afternoon 19th August at 4pm we are delighted that the Soar Valley Music Centre will be giving a concert at West Derbyshire URC.  Please come along and enjoy their music.  Free admission – donation if you wish for the URC.

Poetry and Coffee Evening

On Thursday 2nd August (from 7.30 to 9pm) Jenny and David invite you to a Poetry and Coffee Evening in the Glenorchy Centre, Chapel Lane, Wirksworth in aid of URC church funds.  You are invited to bring a favourite piece of poetry.  There will also be a “Bring and Buy Stall” and a Raffle.  We look forward to welcoming you.

2018 July/August newsletter

2018 July August 2 for website

Holiday Club

Churches Together in Wirksworth & District are organising a Holiday Club for Primary School children from Mon. 20th to Thurs. 23rd  August (4 days).   It will be held at St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth when the children will enjoy games, songs, bible stories, crafts and have  great fun learning about Esther.  For more information and booking form please contact the Team Office at St Mary’s Church.

June 2018

2018 Junea for website

Summer Outing

Ian is organising a summer outing to Llandudno.  The date will be Saturday 21st July.   If you wish to book a seat or seats please ring Ian Wright on 0776 894 8506.  The cost is Adults £18, Children £6.

Past Event: Table Tennis Event

There wll be a “Sponsored Table Tennis Event” to be held in the Glenorchty Centre on Saturday 16th June from dawn to dusk.  The event is open to everyone, either by booking a time slot and playing, sponsoring a player4, or popping in for Toast & Tea / Coffee in the morning, then at lunchtime Hot Dogs and Burgers will be served, and in the afternoon there will be Tea and Cakes on offer.  As in the previous two years it will be a day fullof fun and fellowship with opportunities to make new friends.  We will also be welcoming Athletes from Special Olympics City of Birmingham to Wirksworth.

Past Event: Baroque Concert

A super super concert was held of baroque music with the following artists:

Carmel Edwards – Soprano:       Frances Haynes – Treble Recorder:  Roy Phillips – Viola de gamba:

 Alison Richards – Baroque flute:  David Winder – Harpsichord

 This was held on Sunday 1st July at 7.30pm In the URC Church, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth

The money raised is for the  Wirksworth and District Music Lessons Fund and the Derby Refugee Centre.  

2018 May

2018 May for the website

Past Event: Well Dressing Weekend

The URC was open for the Saturday of the Wirksworth Well Dressing Weekend when we served coffee/tea and scones.  It was lovely to welcome people into the church either to share fellowship with us or just come into church for a time of quiet reflection.


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