Christmas at eleven hundred feet above sea level in Chelmorton, Peak District
White frosty mornings for the end of November, Black Friday shopping made easy at eleven hundred feet above sea level in the Peak district village of Chelmorton for December deliveries of Christmas goods to Main Street.
Dec 1st marked Advent Sunday at St John's Chelmorton, a Christmas glow below the golden locust weather vane of the church.
Christmas flyers through the letterbox. St John the Baptist church will be decorated with a festival of angels from Saturday 14th December. Sunday 15th will be a three pm Christmas Carol service.
Carol singing in Main Street has become a treat in recent years and focuses on the Green. Saturday Dec 21st is the date. Singers meet at Gill Walsh’s house on the Ditch, singing their way to the green on Main Street to finish below the Christmas tree.
Christmas Eve midnight service, Cathederal of the Peak, St John's at Tideswell is the perfect treat to a drive down the dale for the choir and candle service.
Christmas Day in Chelmorton has the family service at ten am, blessing of Christmas presents has become the focus of fun at St John's Chelmorton, blessed eleven hundred feet above sea level.
New Year, golly don’t mention that yet! But the key dates are Buxton Carnival and Chelmorton's Elvis float entry. July 11th, Chelmorton festival the following week.
Chelmorton Chase 5-mile running race is Sept 20th 2020.