Thursday, 28 April 2022 13:31

Buxton Carnival weekend July 9th 2022

Elvis returns for Buxton Carnival on Saturday 9thJuly 2022. Will he have put on weight during COVID? Or will he be fighting fit?
Chelmorton Chase takes place on the first Sunday of October for 2022. Set your diary for October 2nd 2022. Medals for first one hundred finishers remain, the one hundred pound club prize for first team also remains for 2022. Just fill in the Entry form to enter!
Derbyshire Scout Archaeology has just celebrated one year of inspiring young people to engage with heritage. Team Lead Morgause was able to celebrate the badge's milestone with a group of Buxton Explorer Scouts (ages 14-18) and an awesome rainbow cake donated by local baker Donna Rainbow.
Morgause Lomas was online for the Council for British Archaeology's virtual national Archaeological Achievement Awards ceremony, (Dec 7th 2021). Set to be held in Edinburgh Castle, the event went virtual as storms lashed the Scottish coast.
Hot water from Primitive Hall. First winter snow 27th Nov 2021 on Black Friday shopping day. Late evening snow hit Chelmorton in High Peak Derbyshire in the darkness of the evening. In the early hours some folk spotted what looked like lightning flashes to the South. By sunrise the High Peak village was under four inches of snow cover. And there was no electricity.
Friday, 29 October 2021 12:29

Chelmorton Christmas Fayre

In the Village Institute, Main Street,  Chelmorton on Saturday Nov 6th. Jams , marmalade and chutney, gifts, local crafts, tombola, cakes, plants and cards, even a room raffle. Start Christmas on Saturday 6th november in Chelmorton!
Saturday, 02 October 2021 21:40

Chelmorton Chase 2021

Stockport take first and second  in the Chelmorton Five Chase race. It returned on Sunday 3rd Oct 2021 for the first time since COVID-19 on a dry course with the rain parting. Fiona Stephenson was the first woman home and wins the Windross Memorial Shield for 2021. A snapshot gallery of runners and more can be found below ...
Chelmorton Chase moves to first Sunday of October for the 2021 year. Set your diary for October 3rd 2021. Medals for first one hundred finishers remain, the one hundred pound club prize for first team also remains for 2021. Just fill in the Entry form to enter!
Buxton Carnival is put on hold for 2021 Covid - Buxton Carnival cup is to stay in Chelmorton one more year. The Chelmorton Carnival Elvis team will return, but not for 2021.
The fields of Chelmorton are alive with new lambs. Farmers and border collies on duty, night and day as the newborn fill the fields of Chelmorton, eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District. Snowdrops line the limestone wall sides under cloudy skies as the general weather has turned positively warm after the winter snow.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 21:57

Feb 2021 - Main Street digging

Derbyshire Dales Council orange flooded Main Street Chelmorton as digging began Wednesday Feb 3rd in the Peak District linear village, eleven thousand feet above sea level.
Between lashings of January rain, blankets of white snow fell over Chelmorton, mist making atmospheric vistas from the top of the Low, some photos from fifteen hundred feet above sea level...
One of the fastest single track roads in Chelmorton, Church Lane, derestricted for sixty miles per hour, but beware, it's got two days of closures in mid January. Local gossip is they are putting the gas pipes in, but don’t believe what you read!
Monday, 04 January 2021 11:46

Christmas Card weather 29th December 2020

Chelmorton, eleven hundred feet above sea level, South of Buxton, in heart of Peak District. After a sunshine Christmas Day, extensive rain fell from Boxing Day.  The village awoke to a post-Christmas white blanket on the morning Dec 29th. Chelmorton is a linear village, with Main Street as the single road that follows Illy Willy Water from the top of the village at St John the Baptist Church. At the other end of the village, what locals call 'The Docks'…
First snow for end of year fell evening Thursday December 3rd 2020 with a proper white covering for Friday morning December 4th in Chelmorton, eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District.
Friday, 02 October 2020 11:46

Harvest Festival 2020 under COVID-19

Chelmorton, eleven hundred feet above sea level is a go for Harvest Festival church service under the golden locust of St John the Baptist church at the top of Main Street in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. Masks are recommended and social distancing will be observed. There will be music, but no singing.
With the present position of Covid-19, the Chelmorton Five has been postponed for 2020. The five mile FRA-registered race will return for Sept 2021; a running race starting eleven hundred feet above sea level.