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Church and Village Events

The most commonly used venues for events are the Church, the Church Rooms and the Memorial Hall. Here are their addresses.

St John the Baptist Church
Church Lane
Church Mayfield
near Ashbourne
Staffordshire
DE6 2JR
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Mayfield Parish (Church) Rooms
Just up from the church with a small car park.

Mayfield Memorial Hall
off Conygree Lane (turn right just before Mayfield Avenue)
DE6 2LD
See turning on map - the hall is hidden behind houses from the road
mayfieldmemorialhall.org.uk

Sunday 7th October

Family Communion Service , Mayfield Church. Trinity 19. Service taken by Rev Martin Soar at 10.45 am.

Sunday 7th October

Memorial Hall Bar Sunday Session, Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 12 noon to 7 pm. A place for families and friends to come together for a drink, a chat and a game of darts, dominos, cards or pool. Run by volunteers, all proceeds to the Memorial Hall.

Sunday 14th October

Morning Prayer Service , Mayfield Church. Trinity 20. Service taken by Rev Martin Soar at 10.45 am.

Sunday 14th October

Memorial Hall Bar Sunday Session, Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 12 noon to 7 pm. A place for families and friends to come together for a drink, a chat and a game of darts, dominos, cards or pool. Run by volunteers, all proceeds to the Memorial Hall.

A pint of beer

Saturday 20th Oct

Mayfield Country Music Club, Mayfield Memorial Hall. Just £5 admission with live music from Warren Dewitt. All welcome.

Sunday 21st October

Family Service & Baptism, Mayfield Church. Trinity 21. Service taken by Rev Martin Soar at 10.45 am.

Sunday 21st October

Mayfield Music present Laura Melda at Mayfield Church at 3 pm. Winner of the 2010 BBC Young Musician of the Year, Lara Melda plays a beautifully balanced programme including Brahms' Fantasien and Ballades by Liszt & Chopin. Tickets: £14.00 (Students £6) by email: [email protected], by phone: Penny on 01335 342114 or from Natural Choice, St. John's Street, Ashbourne. Also available on the day. More details...

Mayfield Music

Sunday 21st October

Car Boot / Jumble Sale , Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 10 am to 2 pm. The great car boot and jumble sale is back. It's just £6 per table or car. Tea, coffee and bacon butties inside. Proceeds to the RDH Radiotherapy unit. Come and bag a bargain.

Monday 22nd October

Henry Prince Bake Off & Cake Sale, Mayfield School. Cake sale, tea and coffee at 3.15 pm on Monday 22nd October. The school are having a bake off competition for all pupils and parents. After the judging the village is invited to sample and buy cakes and have a cup of tea or coffee. Entry just £1.

Cake and coffee

Friday 26th October

Halloween and Glam Rock Party, Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 7.30 pm until midnight. £5 entrance, children under 16 free. Featuring the return of Mayfield's favourite - Paul Gibson's Glam Rock Pary. Halloween and Glam Rock fancy dress welcome.

Sunday 28th October

Annual Memorial Service, Mayfield Church. taken by Rev Martin Soar at 10.45 am. This special service remembers all who have died in our community in recent years as well as those who have gone before that we wish to remember. The names of all those commemorated in the service are read aloud and families and friends have an opportunity to light a candle for their loved ones and place it on a table in the choir. If you wish to have a name read out at this service please add their name to the list in Church, or contact Rev Martin Soar on 01335 664650.

Sunday 28th October

Memorial Hall Bar Sunday Session, Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 12 noon to 7 pm. A place for families and friends to come together for a drink, a chat and a game of darts, dominos, cards or pool. Run by volunteers, all proceeds to the Memorial Hall.

Friday 9th November

Traidcraft Coffee Morning , Mayfield Church Rooms. Come and have a chat and buy your Christmas cards, provisions and gifts at the Traidcraft Coffee Morning. Tea, coffee and biscuits served. From 10 am to 12 noon.

Fairtrade hamper

Thursday 8th November

Open Evening of Remembrance , Mayfield Memorial Hall. The scouts are holding an open evening of Remembrance on Friday the 9th of November. The Beavers will be putting on a play and the Cubs and Scouts will be doing some work too. There will be tea and cakes for sale during the evening.

Saturday 10th November

WW1 and WW2 Heritage display , Mayfield Church. The Heritage group are placing a war memorial display in the Church. The Church will be open 9 to 5 on both Saturday and Sunday. If you know of anybody who'd like to put up war momentoes, they are invited to do so on Friday afternoon.

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Service , Mayfield Church. At 10.30 am. Parade by scouts starts from the Memorial Hall at 10.10 am.

Sunday 11th November

Memorial Hall Bar Sunday Session, Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 12 noon to 7 pm. A place for families and friends to come together for a drink, a chat and a game of darts, dominos, cards or pool. Run by volunteers, all proceeds to the Memorial Hall.

Saturday 17th Nov

Mayfield Country Music Club, Mayfield Memorial Hall. Just £5 admission with live music from the Desert Star Duo. All welcome.

Saturday 24th Nov

Henry Prince Christmas Fair, Mayfield Memorial Hall. From 1 pm to 3 pm. Craft stalls - come along and buy some Christmas presents, refreshments, games, refreshments, our famous raffle with masses of prizes including beer and tickets to local attractions plus Santa's fabulous grotto. Please support our village school and help them raise the money they need.

1st December

Over 70s Christmas Party, Mayfield Memorial Hall. Residents 70 years of age or over on December 1st are invited to the annual Christmas party. If you are interested in going, and haven't been before, ring Jane Feely on 664219 before 18 November.

Saturday 8th December

Christmas Fair , Mayfield Church. See the Church windows beautifully dressed by villages groups, buy gorgeous handmade soaps, lip balms, marmalades, jams, decorations, wreaths, Christmas Cacti and other gifts. Tasty refreshments including sausage rolls, soup and cake will be served in the church rooms. From 11 until 3 pm. Funds raised will go towards updating the church rooms which are used by many groups in the village.

Craft fair

Thursday 20th December

Christingle Service , Mayfield Church. At 2pm.

Saturday 22nd Dec

Mayfield Country Music Club, Mayfield Memorial Hall. Just £5 admission with live music from the Mick Denver. Christmas Party! All welcome.

Saturday 17th Nov

New Year's Eve Party, Mayfield Memorial Hall. See the New Year in at the Memorial New Year's Eve Party. All welcome.

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Regular Activities in the Village

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Bell Ringing
The Bell Ringers ring every Sunday before church. They practice on alternate Thursdays. To join the bell ringers please contact "Bell Captain" Margaret Wimbush - 324083.

Sunday school pupils receiving prizes for good attendance.
Sunday club members receiving awards
for good attendance.

Sunday Club
Every Sunday, starting at 10.30 am in the Church Rooms. Just turn up or contact Margaret Mansfield, Tel: 01335 343791. All children, from 3 years, welcome for stories, songs, craft and drama. Margaret will collect local children so you don't even have to drop them off.
Henry Prince C.E. School Nursery / PreSchool
Our school nursery is open every day and is free for children who are three to four years old. There is also free transport from villages like Stanton, Ellastone and Wooton. A teacher and a nursery nurse teach the nursery children. They are Ofsted inspected and the October 2017 report rated Early Years teaching (and the school in all areas) as good, saying "As a Church of England school, it provides a clear moral and social code, which values everyone equally. Pupils' cultural development is promoted well through the use of additional funding to visit places of interest, such as the local farm." For more details call Henry Prince School on 01335 342613 or see their web site.
Mayfield Wendy Club
The Wendy Club and Mayfield Parent and Toddler Group have merged. The Mayfield Wendy Club is named after Wendy Greatrex, who died in 2006. She had two children aged four and two: Oliver and Lucy. Wendy spent much of her time helping to look after children: she ran the Mayfield Parent and Toddler Group, assisted at the Norbury preschool and helped out at Henry Prince School.
The new group is for children aged under four together with their parents and carers. It meets on Tuesdays from 9.30 to 11.30 am. New members very welcome - just turn up or see the Henry Prince web site for more information.
Little Hands Music, Mayfield
Little Hands Music
Fun and learning through music for the under-fives and their parents or carers. Tuesday afternoons, M.R.A. pavilion. More details...
Boogie Babies
Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 10.30 am and 11.15 am. M.R.A. pavilion. More details...
1st Mayfield Scout Group
Mayfield finally has its own scout groups: Beavers Scouts aged 6-8 years and Cub Scouts aged 8-10 1/2. Both boys and girls welcome. They meet on a Thursday night: 6 pm Beaver Scouts followed by Cub Scouts at 7.30pm. To get involved contact Katy Lewis, Group Scout Leader [email protected].
Cadenza Ladies Choir
Every Wednesday 8-9.15 pm in the Church Room. Phone 300227 for more details.
A small ladies choir who perform concerts in the summer term and for Christmas to raise money for local charities. Contact Sue Tansey at [email protected]
U3A Choir
Fortnightly 2-4 pm in the Church Rooms
Mayfield Music
Arrange first rate concerts of both classical and contemporary works, usually four in a year, for the community in and around Mayfield. Their concerts have brought established performers of International repute to Mayfield. Contact [email protected], tel: 01335 342114.
Heritage Group
First Monday of the month, 7.30 pm in the Church Room. Contact [email protected].
Book Group
First Wednesday in the month, 2 pm in the Church Room. Most books can be obtained via the Book Chat service at Ashbourne Library. Not all choices have met with unanimous approval but we enjoy lively discussions and hearing the views of other members. If you wish to join contact Muriel Byron or Ruth Sands on 01335 344028.
Writer's Group
Second Thursday in the month, 7.30 pm in the Church Room.
Mobile Library
Every third Wednesday. Mayfield Avenue 1.10-1.25 pm, Upper Mayfield 1.35-1.50 pm, Rose and Crown 2-2.15pm.
Walking Group Meet
First Tuesday in the month, 9.30 am at the Church Room for village walk.
Indoor Bowls
Tuesdays 10.30 - 12.30 pm. Mayfield Memorial Hall.
Darts
Wednesday evenings at the Memorial Hall.
Zumba
Monday and Tuesday evenings at the Memorial Hall.
Go-Rin: Knee High Samurai, Junior and Adult warriors.
Saturday mornings at the Memorial Hall. https://www.facebook.com/kneehighsamurai/
Senior Social Club
Every other Friday 2 to 4 pm. Mayfield Memorial Hall.
U3A Current Affairs
Second Thursday in the month, from just after 10.00 am in the Church Rooms. Discussion begins at 10.30 am. About 15-18 members regularly attend.
Health and Well Being Group
Changes charity runs a free and confidential mutual support group which meets on Mondays between 1 and 3 pm in the Church Rooms. If you experience stress, anxiety or low moods just come along. More information 01889 567436
Mayfield Parish Council
Meet the first Wednesday of every month at 7 pm in MRA Pavillion.
Mayfield Memorial Hall Committee
Meet the first Monday of every month at 7 pm in the meeting room of the Mayfield Memorial Hall.

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Mayfield Parish Church
Church Lane
Church Mayfield
near Ashbourne

Staffordshire
DE6 2JR
Updated 3 October 2018

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