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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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A Breath of Fresh Air Outdoor wellbeing class prog...

Join us just a stone's throw away from the Old Stable Studios in the beautiful Butterfly garden in Darley Park (next to the Hydrangea Collection) for two weeks of restorative wellbeing classes designed to restore...  More >>

Resurfacing of Duffield Road and others

A project to treat over 67,000sqm of roads in Derby starts next Wednesday (15th August). The process is called Surface Dressing. The work is required to seal the road against possible water and frost damage and to...  More >>

Hydrangea Garden Open Day

Hydrangea Derby is the largest collection (800) of Hydrangea in UK and can be found near the Terrace Café in Darley Park, Derby. It is owned by Derby City Council but maintained by an enthusiastic and diverse group...  More >>

Oppose the incinerator update

OARI – Oppose Alfreton Rd Incinerator - CAMPAIGN UPDATE Thanks to YOUR donations, we have succeeded in presenting our case to the Courts.  In addition, the COMPANY behind the development,...  More >>

Stage Set For Young Singers At Darley Park

The youngest ever group of singers will take to the stage for the first time at this September's Hannells Darley Park Concert as part of the event's commitment to showcasing local talent. The Darley Abbey Choir is...  More >>

Allestree Library Volunteers needed

You may well have heard by now, but Allestree is scheduled to be the next Community Managed Library. The notice of this happening has been very short - I heard on 3 July. The Library will close on Saturday 14 July as...  More >>

Find the Darley Park Bees

A free discovery walk for the whole family Sat 30 Jun, 10:30am Meet at the Terrace Cafe in Darley Park Explore a new world on our adventurous led walk with fun activities and interesting facts...  More >>

63rd Derby Scouts' Field Day

Saturday 16th June 2018 at 11.00a.m. Down on Dean's Field (Methodist Hall if wet) By popular request the Blood Bike and the Nottingham Uni Mediaeval Combat Society will be back, and we will also have a vintage...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society new Privacy Policy

Darley Abbey Society – New Privacy Policy The new law on data protection and privacy GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect on 25th May 2018 and this has implications for...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society Annual report 2018

Darley Abbey Society – Chairman's Report 2018 I am sorry to have to report that it has been a year of setbacks for the Society. At our AGM a year ago we reported on two proposals that caused...  More >>

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