Welcome to the website of the United Benefice of Brailsford, Edlaston, Osmaston, Shirley and Yeaveley – five churches working in close partnership, in the south of the Derbyshire Dales. There are a variety of services each Sunday and during the week and you will be very welcome at any of them. Whether you are looking for a church, wanting to get married or have your child baptised, or have questions about Christianity we hope this website will answer your questions. If it doesn’t please give us a call.

For details of services in the benefice click here



During the difficult time we are all facing due to the corona virus outbreak, please remember vulnerable young people who are also struggling. The YMCA continually helps many of these young people to overcome their difficulties and eventually to set … Continue reading →


The Archbishop of Canterbury has advised that all C of E Church Services are to be cancelled. Please note that Shirley Church and Yeaveley Church will remain open for private prayer. The following activities/meetings/groups have been cancelled until further notice:- … Continue reading →

Easter eggs

100 Easter eggs wanted for less fortunate young people in Ashbourne and Derby. For the price of just one coffee, 3 Easter eggs can be bought at Tescos (a good size one only costs 75p). Please help Rev Paul make … Continue reading →