St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne

Welcome to St Oswald's Ashbourne. We are a lively Anglican parish church with a warm welcome for all people, a long history, a wonderful musical tradition and some stunning architecture.

The parish of Ashbourne: St Oswald is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Derby’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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Revs Maggie & Nigel Rode

Parish Administrator
01335 343052
Pastoral Care Team
01335 348123

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What's on

Edward Bear Praise & Play

Every Thursday at for 2 hours
St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne
Mayfield Road Ashbourne, DE6 1AR, United Kingdom

A church toddler group with lots of activities and toys for an hour in the church hall, then a short service in church followed by songs, drinks, snacks and play-time in the church hall. Held throughout the year apart from August.

Weekly except August

During Christmas the church is filled with Christmas Trees decorated by local Ashbourne schools and organisations



We are committed to ensuring that our church is a safe place for everyone and take the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. We adhere to safeguarding rules laid down by the Church of England and the Diocese of Derby.
Protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is the responsibility of us all, whether they are in the communities in which we live or part of our Christian family. If you have a concern about a child, young person or adult who may be at risk of harm please speak to the parish safeguarding coordinator. The contact details are:

Celia Dickinson (Safeguarding Officer), Tel: 01335 418341 Mobile: 07754 883935 Email: [email protected]

If you have concerns about a member of the clergy or an employee of the church please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Hannah Hogg (01332 388678) or one of the Archdeacons. You can also report any concerns to the Police or Social Care. The important thing is that your concerns are shared with someone in a position to help.

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St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne Charity No. 120612186