Clarborough & Welham Community
near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom

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Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July is Open churches weekend, Clarborough church will be open 10:00 to 17:00 both days, with refreshments available for sale.

There will be lots to look at, besides the beautifully renovated building (see below), there is a flower festival on the theme of Earth Wind and Fire. Also our first ‘festival of gifts and talents’. The church will be full of hand made arts and craftwork items made by talented local people. Anyone wishing to display any of their handmade items please contact June on 01427 880 965 or email

Forthcoming events at our church :

Sunday 26th November 13;00-16:00 in church. Our traditional Victorian Christmas market takes place with a visit from Father Christmas. There will be mulled wine, mince pies, and lots of other delicious eats! Lots of stalls, including various craft stalls, and raffles etc.

Saturday 2nd December 19:00 in church. Joint brass band and Village Harmony choir concert performing Christmas music. Plenty of chance for the audience to join in with some well known Christmas tunes

Sunday 17th December 18:00 Nine Lessons and Carols. Our traditional Christmas carol service

Sunday 24th December 16:00 Crib Service for all ages....come and help dress the Christmas crib and hear the Christmas story

Sunday 24th December 23:30 Traditional Midnight Mass

[Below] Interior of Clarborough’s St.John the Baptist Church following extensive restoration through 2016.