The local Lions Club covers the Wirksworth area, and while not strictly Wirksworth-based, Lions’ events from this local group take place in Wirksworth, at both St. Mary’s Church & helping with other fundraising days, including Marie Curie days.


Matlock Derwent Valley Lions covers from Bakewell to Wirksworth covering Tensely.

For more detail please see the Lions’ own website here:

Matlock Lions

To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organisation with 1.4 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in 205 countries. Lions are men and women who volunteer their time for humanitarian causes. Founded in 1917 by Melvin Jones, our motto is “We Serve.”