Clean for the Queen Saturday 21st May

Clean for the Queen poster

'Clean for the Queen' takes place from 10am to 12pm on Saturday 21st May.

Help Quarndon look spick and span for the Jubilee

Come along for lots of fun jobs, plus cake!

See the poster for more information, or email

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 11:37 by Clare Turner

Tags: Family Activities, Platinum Jubilee, Quitterpickers

Big Jubilee Lunch 5th June - Save the Date!

Big Jubilee Lunch poster

Quarndon will be celebrating Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in royal style with an afternoon of food, fancy dress, friendship and fun on the afternoon of Sunday 5th June.

Click on the graphic for a closer look.

Meanwhile get planning your picnic and designing your prize-winning costume. All ages!

Like to help out on the day? Contact Isobel Shorrock at

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2022 14:32 by Clare Turner

Tags: Platinum Jubilee, Quarndon Events

Giant Hogweed returns - please take care

Giant Hogweed returns - please take care

Giant Hogweed has been found in several locations on or near public footpaths. See map of locations and photos of the sites.

Positions marked on map-

1. On stream banks and by footbridge over stream at north end of Bath Plantation.
2. Beside gate between field just south of Park Nook.
3. Where footpath emerges onto The Common at Park Nook.
4. On the verge on the south side of The Common by field gateway... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 10:03 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Footpaths, Giant Hogweed

Kedleston Road Shut 25 April - 01 May

Kedleston Road will be shut from 25th April until 1st May to complete work on the new roundabout at the bottom of Askerfield Avenue. The new roundabout is for the Miller Homes Development

For details see One Network

Posted: Sun, 24 Apr 2022 10:14 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Kedleston Road, Road closure, Roadworks

Quarndon Repair Café this Saturday 30th April 10am – 12noon at the Village Hall

Quarndon Repair Café this Saturday 30th April 10am – 12noon at the Village Hall

Come along to see if our team of volunteer repairers can fix your broken items or just for a chat with coffee and cake!

To give you an idea of what may languish in your house we have had: a broken bed; several clocks; a table with a broken leg; a bike with no brakes; a broken lamp; various clothes and soft furnishings for sewing; and many more items that were flagging.

We have at least two volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 17:56 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: QCG, Quarndon Village Hall, Repair Cafe

Danceathon Ukraine Fundraiser

British Red Cross logo

On Sunday 24th April, at the Kedleston Country House Hotel local people will be attempting a 12-hour Danceathon to raise funds for the people of Ukraine, starting at 10am and finishing at 10pm.

Organiser Sarah Markham says: Please come along and dance with us for the whole thing or just part of it! Bring your children, your parents, or even someone you don't know very well who might want to help support... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Apr 2022 10:15 by Clare Turner

Tags: Kedleston Hotel, Ukraine

RIng lost near Village Hall

A diamond ring has been lost, most likely in the vicinity of the Village Hall. If you find it please contact so it can be returned to its owner.

Posted: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 12:40 by Clare Turner

Tags: Village Hall

Barn Close goal nets

Football goal and ball

The children's goals at Barn Close now have nets. The goals are 25 metres apart, and hopefully will provide budding soccer stars with some fun now the weather is improving.

Photographs of football fun welcomed - with subjects' and parent or carer's permission of course - just email them with a short caption to

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 09:56 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground

A ‘Wild Wood’ comes to Quarndon – part of The Queen’s Green Canopy

Volunteers relaxing after tree planting

From the Queen's Green Canopy official website:

'The Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee in 2022 which invites people from across the United Kingdom to "Plant a Tree for the Jubilee"'. With a focus on planting sustainably, the QGC encourages planting of trees to create a legacy in honour of The Queen's leadership of the Nation,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 10:01 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground, Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Wild flower seeds - A splash of Jubilee Colour

This seed mixture offers a welcome opportunity to deck gardens for the Jubilee and provide a welcome food source for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

The species included in this mixture create an attractive display from May to October and is suitable for creating habitats across a diverse range of soil types. It is ideal for use in areas containing a range of micro climates or where there are... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 08:38 by Clare Turner

Tags: Blooming Quarndon, Wildflowers

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