Well Dressing, Sat 24 Aug 2013 - Sun 31 Aug 2014, free entry
This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. In Foolow, wells have been dressed for over 30 years, this year, 2 well dressings will be on show. Refreshments will be served in the village hall 10.30am to 4.30pm each day the wells are on show.
Both the wells are on the Village Green
Blessing service 1pm August
Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Castleton (Tel: 01629 816572)
|Sat 23 - Sun 31 Aug 2014|
Donations gratefully accepted.
|Mon 5 May||Newborough Well Dressing at Newborough|
|Sat 10 - Wed 14 May||Waingroves Well Dressing at Waingroves|
|Thu 15 - Fri 16 May||Swanwick Well Dressing at Swanwick|
|Thu 15 - Fri 16 May||Swanwick Well Dressing under Construction at Swanwick|
|Sat 17 - Mon 19 May||Etwall Well Dressing at Etwall|
|Sun 18 - Fri 23 May||Middleton by Youlgrave Well under Construction at Middleton by Youlgreave|
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Foolow is a small, picturesque village, situated in Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park, 2 miles west of Eyam and 6 miles North of Bakewell.