St James the Greater, Barlborough


Events and news items about our community are listed below. If you have an event that you would like to publish here, please contact the webmaster.


BEST WISHES TO choristers Annie, Alex and Isaac, and former chorister Jack, who are all leaving school and moving on to the next stages of education and future careers. We wish them happiness and success, and look forward to singing again with them when they visit.




The position of Rector of this parish is vacant. See CONTACT US page.

PLEASE NOTE - The local church is not involved in the letting of the Rectory. Any queries about the tenancy should be addressed to the Derby Diocesan Parsonages Board at the Diocesan Office, Church House, Derby. (T. 01332 388650)



Children - Your Choir NEEDS YOU - click here for info.

St James Choir
is widely respected around the Derby diocese, and is open to new singers with or without previous experience of choral singing. Juniors and tenors are especially welcome. (If you don't know what range your voice falls into, the director of the choir will be happy to advise you).

For further information click on the following link :-   Choir Information


Barlborough Heritage Centre

Discover the History of your Church and Village. The centre holds lots of documents and photographs, including a graveyard index. 

The Centre is at The Old Victorian School House, 1 Ward Lane, Barlborough. S43 4JD Telephone 01246 810100 and is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.00am-1.00pm, and Saturdays 9.00am-12.00

Heritage Centre


Barlborough Heritage Centre is helping local people complete their family tree. Heritage Project Manager Tony Bak has many years of experience and has many successes. It does not matter if your family did not originate from Barlborough. The Heritage Centre is a facility for the whole community to use and has access to many resources. We have created a small Local Studies Library with comfy seating area where you can sit and browse. There is full disabled access plus parking. Tony is available Tues and Thursday 8.30 till 11.30 and Saturday 9am till 12 noon. The Heritage Centre is run as a charity and admission is Free. We hold an excellent photo archive. Tony can be contacted on 01246 810100 or email


Sunday School

St James has an active Sunday School. We meet on the 3rd Sunday of every month at 10:30 at the church Institute.

If you would like any more information please contact Dawn Morton on 01246 570626 

Useful Links

Derbyshire RSCM
St James Choir is affiliated to the Royal School of Choral Music. We are within the Derbyshire RSCM area and you can find out more about their activities and performances here. If you are interested in joining the choir, read an Information Sheet about it by clicking here.