1st Tuesday: Mothers' Union in Vestry at 14.30 unless otherwise stated in the programme
3rd Tuesday: Tots and Teds in Newark 13.30
Last Tuesday Seniors Lunch club in the Newark 12.30
Wednesday: Women's Bible Study group 10.30
Wednesday: BYT in Newark 19.30 (Term Time)
1st Thursday: Walking Group 10.30 start
Thursday: Bell Practice in Belfry 19.30
Thursday: Choir Practice in Vestry 19.45
1st Friday: U3A Photographic group 10.00

Dawn and Dusk, every day, Meditation is held in the Church. 

Bakewell Church is open Monday - Saturday between 9:00 and 16:00 (Winter) / 17:00 (Spring and Summer) and until 18:00 Sunday.

Tots and Teds

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) 

Mothers' Union

The Bakewell Branch of the Mothers' Union enjoys a varied and busy programme of activities, whether listening to interesting speakers or getting involved in deanery and diocesan MU events. We also help run the monthly Tots and Teds.

The Mothers' Union normally meets in the vestry at 2.30pm on the first Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise stated in the programme.

Download the  Mothers' Union 2020 programme.pdf  here.

2020 Theme: ‘Building Hope and Confidence’

For more information about the Mothers' Union:

 Carol Wicksteed  -

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: