Remembrance Sunday November 10th 2019


Following the established custom of the Royal British Legion the Wirksworth Branch will be holding the annual Remembrance Day service and parade:-  


Sunday 10th November at 10.50am

St Mary’s Church



The service will be preceded by a parade led by the BMW Band, following the service for the march past and salute. Which will be taken in the Market Place before proceeding to the Memorial Gardens, for the Act of Remembrance led by a Deputy Lieutenant.

 (The parade will form up in Wood Street at 10.25am and move off at 10.35am for the service in Church.)


The British Legion will be observing a 2 minute silence by the War Memorial on 11th November at 11am. Please assemble at 10.45am.

Last Updated: 23 October 2019

Stoney Wood

Stoney Wood is Wirksworth's Millennium woodland planted in the area recovered from Stonecroft Quarry. The land on which the wood is planted was donated by Tarmac Ltd to Wirksworth Town Council. The original planting was started by Tarmac but later sections were planted by local adults and children in a project ...

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Hiring the Hall

Main Hall

We have  two buildings with rooms to hire on an hourly basis, and the newly renovated Fanny Shaw's Community Building (FSCB) which is operated on a key loan system. 

Town Hall:- The Main Hall is large, suitable for a variety of uses - dance, exercise, large meeting space, wedding reception, family parties, musical events, etc, whilst other rooms - the Club Room, Ante Room, Council Chamber, are suited to smaller classes/groups. All rooms are available for hire during the day & evening during week days & weekends.  

Memorial Hall:- the Hall & Kitchen are available to hire for meetings, parties, fayres, events and classes/groups, during the day & evening during week days and weekends.

Fanny Shaw's:- Community building key available free of charge for use by groups such as: parents, schools, nurseries, scouts & not-for-profit groups holding events on the park.      

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Council Meetings

Environment & Town Affairs
(Usually held on the first Monday of the month)
Finance, Buildings & Personnel
(Usually held on the second Monday of the month)
Town Council Meeting
(Usually held on the third Monday of the month)

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