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    Well Dressing, Thu 10 - Sun 13 Jul 2014, free entry

    Contact

    Peter Hoyland

    01623 743241

    Address

    Scarcliffe Lanes,
    Upper Langwith,
    MANSFIELD,
    NG20 9RH

    Upper Langwith Well Dressing

    Upper Langwith Well Dressing

    Upper Langwith Well Dressing Under Construction

    Upper Langwith Well Dressing Under Construction

     
     

    Details

    This ancient custom is almost unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells using only natural materials. Upper Langwith began dressing wells in 1992 to keep up the tradition in Derbyshire. Refreshments are served in the Community Hall 10 am-5 pm. The village dresses 2 wells.

    Well Locations
    Both wells at Holy Cross Church

    Blessing Service
    Thursday 10 July 2014, 9.30am at Holy Cross Church, Rectory Road (NG20 9RF)

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

    Baby changing facilitiesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostbox

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Thu 10 - Sun 13 Jul 2014 10:00 to 17:00

    Prices

    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted.

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Upper Langwith on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 384711  Lat: 53.23554 Long: -1.42613

    From North/South
    Follow A60 south from Worksop or north from Mansfield. At Cuckney follow A632 west through Langwith. Once through Langwith take 1st left towards Shirebrook (on sharp right hand bend). Then take 1st right fork (unclassified road) and Church is set back from road on right.

    From East
    Follow A616 west from Ollerton to junction with A60. Turn south on A60 towards Mansfield and, at Cuckney, take A632 west through Langwith. Once through Langwith take 1st left towards Shirebrook (on sharp right hand bend). Then take 1st right fork and Church is set back from road on right.

    From West
    Follow A632 east from Chesterfield to Bolsover. Continue following A632 through Bolsover and Hillstown to staggered crossroads with traffic lights. Turn left and immediately right to continue on A632. Continue on A632 for just over 1 mile and take right fork signposted Shirebrook. Follow road, passing Devonshire Arms pub on right, then take 1st left fork, follow road for approx 1 mile and Church is set back from road on left.

    Parking: free

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
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