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    Well Dressing, Fri 11 - Sun 20 Jul 2014, free entry


    Barbara Stringer

    01246 620314


    Main Road,
    S42 7AP

    Cutthorpe Well Dressing

    Cutthorpe Well Dressing

    Cutthorpe Well Dressing 2008

    Cutthorpe Well Dressing 2008



    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. In Cutthorpe, one well is dressed. In common with the well dressing at nearby Barlow, we dress our wells using whole flowers and seed heads rather than individual petals,

    Well Location
    Junction of Common Lane and Main Road (on B6050), floodlit in the evenings
    Car Park of Three Merry Lads' Public House

    Blessing Service
    Friday 11 July 2014, 6.30 pm at Cutthorpe Institute (at junction of Main Road (B6050) and Common Lane)

    Nearest Visitor Information Centre
    Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)

    On-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostbox

    Children welcome

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Fri 11 - Sun 20 Jul 2014 09:00 to 19:00


    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted.



    See location of Cutthorpe on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 343735  Lat: 53.25739 Long: -1.48730

    From North/South
    Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts (The Highfield, Highfield Lane and the Nag's Head). At traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx 1 mile. At Four Lane Ends take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road into village.

    From East
    Take A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.

    From West
    Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout take 1st exit. Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx 1 mile. At Four Lane Ends take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road into village.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Chesterfield station


    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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