For a magical, thrilling, uplifting Christmas time experience visit our 2018 Christmas Tree Festival at Bakewell Parish Church.
The festival will run from Friday 14th December to Sunday 23rd December 2018, with the 'Opening of the Trees' on Thursday 13th at 19:00 and the 'Closing' during the Carol Service on the 23rd at 18:00.
Opening Times for the festival are from 10:00am - 5:00pm on Mondays - Saturdays and 12.30pm - 5:00pm on Sundays with a late night opening on Friday 21st December with mulled wine and nibbles.
Please note the church will be closed to visitors on Tuesday 18 December, 10.30am - 1pm for the funeral of Colonel Leslie Wright.
The Open Door Cafe will be open for light lunches and refreshments during the Tree Festival from 11:00am - 4:00pm Mondays - Saturdays (Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Thursday 13 December2.00pm - St Anselm's School Carol Service rehearsal4.00pm - St Anselm's School Carol Service7.00pm - Christmas Tree Festival Opening Service Saturday 15 December2.00pm - Town Nativity & Blessing of Crib7.30pm - Bakewell Choral Society Carol Concert Sunday 16 December Third Sunday of Advent6.00pm - Taize Service Monday 17 December6.00pm - Infant School Christingle Wednesday 19 December7.30pm - Lady Manners School Carol Service Friday 21 December7.30pm - Informal hooley with mulled wine and mince pies Sunday 23 December Fourth Sunday of Advent6.00pm - Community Carol Service and Closing Service Monday 24 December Christmas Eve4.00pm - Crib Service - please come dressed as a nativity character if possible11.30pm - Midnight Mass Tuesday 25 December Christmas Day11.00am - Christmas Day Family Eucharist with carols Wednesday 26 December St Stephen9.00am - Said Eucharist Thursday 27 December St John9.30am - Said Eucharist Sunday 30 December First Sunday of Christmas10.00am - Benefice Eucharist at Rowsley St KatherineNo other services in the Benefice on this day