Events happening this week – Wednesday 16 Friday 18th October

Mobile Library in the villages of Biggin, Earl Sterndale and Hartington Wednesday PM. Usual times, as previously advertised. Hartington Advent Windows: Deadline for applications is 5pm by email to hartingtonadventwindows2019@btinternet.com or application form from News And Views to the Newsagents. Thanks to all those that have already applied, just a few slots left to be Read more…

Get involved in Hartington Advent Windows – Applications due by 5pm Wednesday 16th October

OK so we haven’t had Halloween and Firework Night is still to come, even the clocks haven’t gone back yet but it is time to consider getting involved in the Hartington Advent Windows displays. Some dates are still available for those wanting to volunteer to help light up Hartington between the 1st and 24th December. Read more…

Hartington Advent Windows – December 2019. Application deadline Wednesday 16th October 5pm.

As part of Hartington Christmas 2019 we are hoping you, your family or business will prepare an Advent Window display. Starting on Sunday 1st December for the 24 days prior to Christmas and following the usual Advent Calendar format a new Advent Window will be revealed somewhere in the village at 5pm each day. Once Read more…

Hartington Harvest Festival, come and celebrate on Sunday 6th October @ 5.30pm in 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.

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…