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Darley Abbey is a small historical village situated between the outskirts of Derby City and the Derbyshire Dales, at the heart of England.

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Latest News & Events

Afternoon Tea to celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth II's...

Afternoon Tea at Three Saturday 23rd April 2016 St Matthew's Church is arranging Afternoon Tea at Three in Darley Abbey Village Hall to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday Tickets...  More >>

Darley Abbey Royal British Legion - Queen's Birthd...

To celebrate the 90th birthday of the Queen, coupled with St George's Day, a party will be held in the village hall on SATURDAY APRIL 23rd, commencing 3 o clock until 5. A buffet will be arranged, a quartet will...  More >>

Darley Abbey WI Presents Pollyanna Pickering

Darley Abbey WI Presents Pollyanna Pickering Renowned wildlife artist "To the Ends of the Earth" An account of her recent expedition to Antarctica. Friday 22nd April, 7.30 pm, Darley Abbey Village...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting 20th April 2016 This year's AGM will be held on Wednesday 20th April at 7.30 pm in The Darley Abbey Methodist Hall (Note: Not the Village Hall). Our speaker...  More >>

Nutwood Sexual Assault reconstruction to feature o...

Readers will recall that a young woman was seriously sexually assaulted near a footpath in the Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve on Monday, 7th September, 2015 at around 5.40 pm. Denise Sandall of the police has confirmed...  More >>

Inconsiderate parking in Abbey Yard

A member of the Darley Abbey Society took these photographs recently. These drivers have deliberately mounted the grass verge and created a deep furrow, which others will follow once it's made. Abbey Yard is an important...  More >>

North Avenue appeal lodged

Appeal being made against refusal for Proposed Development Application Ref:  06/15/00720 - Land off North Ave Update at 18 December 2015 [and see www.darleyabbey.com for...  More >>

St Matthew's Church update

All our church services and activities are continuing as normal whilst we are without a Vicar. We hope to have a new Vicar before the middle of 2016.  More >>

North Avenue development UPDATE

Update at 29 October 2015 Introduction The following Update is based on a report made to the Darley Abbey Society's Open Meeting, on 28 October 2015, which was well attended. It seems a long time...  More >>

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