Hartington Harvest Festival Celebration, Sunday 6th October 5.30pm @ St Giles’ Church

Come and join the Harvest Festival Celebration at St Giles’ Church, Hartington at 5.30pm on Sunday 6th October. If you can please also bring a donation (or two) of toiletries, baby items or dry goods to the Harvest Thanksgiving collection for the Ashbourne Foodbank. Collection boxes can be found in church.

Brailsford & District 114th Annual Ploughing Match, Wednesday October 2nd 2019

The Brailsford & District Ploughing and Hedging Society will be holding their 114th Annual Ploughing Match on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at Sapperton Manor, Church Broughton, Derby DE65 5AU. More details at: http://www.brailsfordploughingmatch.org.uk/ Horse Ploughing & Tractor Ploughing, Hedgecutting Competitions, Livestock Judging, Ladies & Children’s Classes, Stick Show, Trade Stands, Crafts and Working Exhibitions, Vintage Read more…

Friday 18th October – Cheese and Wine Evening at the Charles Cotton Hotel.

The Charles Cotton Hotel is hosting a Cheese and Wine Evening on Friday October 18th 2019 to raise funds to modernise the facilities at St Giles’ Church, Hartington. Featuring Alan Salt from Hartington Creamery with MC Mick Partridge the evening will be fun and informative. Tickets priced at £10 are avaiable now from The Post Read more…

Well Dressing and Scarcrow Competition, Duck Race & Lottery Draw

The weather held steady for a very successful 2019 Well Dressing and Poppy Queen Crowning on Saturday 7th September followed by the Hartington Wakes Sports and Country Show on Sunday. The School Well And the Village Pump were blessed by Father Lionel, acompanied by the Poppy Queen and the Warslow Silver Band. Crowning of the Read more…

Well Dressing – TODAY – Saturday 7th September 2019

Finishing touches were made to the two well dressings, the village pump and the school well, and finally they were revealed in the village last night. Poppy Queen Crowning and Well Dressing Ceremony will take place later today in and around the Village Hall, see schedule for more details. Glimpses of the wells below but Read more…

The Magnificent Seven (Scarecrows) hit Hartington

Seven magnificent scarecrows have appeared across all corners of the village, from Bankside to Mill Lane and from Stonewell Lane to the School. A great deal of effort and skill is displayed in the scarecrows that represent characters from Children’s Story Books. If you can support the makers by popping round to see them all Read more…