Bamford Village lies within the Peak District National Park, 11 miles west of Sheffield and 25 miles east of Manchester. It is surrounded by high moorland; to the north are the Gritstone edges of Derwent and Bamford, and to the west lies the peak of Win Hill. The river Derwent flows through the village. Bamford has an interesting history.

Well Dressing Help Needed

posted 30 Jun 2016, 01:46 by Pete Hearnshaw   [ updated 30 Jun 2016, 01:49 ]

                                                 Well Dressing Help Needed!
4th July Monday 10am to 12.30pm Puddling clay.
5th July Tuesday 10 -12am Pricking out
6th July Wednesday 10-1pm and 6pm to 9pm Dry Materials
7th July Thursday 9-4pm and 6pm to 9pm Fresh Materials
8th July Friday 9am to 4pm Fresh Materials
9th July Saturday 10am Moved to the Green
We particularly need lots of strong people for the moving of the well dressing and to erect the frames, please meet at Bamford Institute car park, wearing gloves please, Hi-viz jackets will be provided.
For more information contact Pam Willets 01433 656544 or pamwilletts@googlemail.com

All Sessions are held in the Craft room at Bamford Institute, everyone is welcome no matter if you have never done it before, there are lots of people around to help.


posted 19 Apr 2016, 09:00 by Dave Watson   [ updated 21 Apr 2016, 08:55 ]

April 2016 Litter Pick

Congratulations and thanks to all the volunteer litter pickers who did such a good job on Saturday, 16 April tidying up our village. Here they are outside the Institute (thanks to John Stubbs for the photo). The Parish Council intends to organise some more litterpicks soon, so please get in touch if you'd like to help....


Recreation Ground Vandalism

posted 16 Apr 2016, 07:29 by Pete Hearnshaw

At about 6pm on Friday 15th April two drunken youths vandalised the outside toilet block. The photographs below show the results. The youths were last seen heading off up Water Lane towards Thornhill. 

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