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Skills handed down from generation to generation

Skills handed down from generation to generation

Well Dressings

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Number of results: 8

  1. Add Chesterfield Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Chesterfield Well Dressing

    Chesterfield

    Chesterfield began well dressing in 1864 when the Town Pump in Market Place was decorated after a very dry summer. Blessing Service on Saturday 9 September 2017, 10am at ‘Crooked Spire’ Church (S40 1XJ). Two wells on show.

  2. Add Holymoorside Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Holymoorside Well Dressing

    Holymoorside, Chesterfield

    Come and see the beautiful Well Dressings at Holymoorside!

    Once the subject for the well dressing design is selected – an anniversary or celebration – the team meets to prepare the drawings. Flowers and other natural materials are donated from...

  3. Foolow Well Dressing

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    Foolow Well Dressing

    Foolow

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials

  4. Taddington Well Dressing

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    Taddington Well Dressing

    Taddington

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials

  5. Hartington Well Dressing

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    Hartington Well Dressing

    Hartington

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials

  6. Eyam Well Dressing

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    Eyam Well Dressing

    Eyam

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials

  7. Barlow Well Dressing

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    Barlow Well Dressing

    Barlow

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials

  8. Add Chesterfield Well Dressing under Construction to your Itinerary

    Chesterfield Well Dressing under Construction

    Chesterfield

    Find out how a well dressing is made by watching the well dressers at work, 10am – 4pm. Venues – Pavements Shopping Centre (next to Massarella's) (S40 1PA) and ‘Crooked Spire’ Church Porch (S40 1XJ)