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Skills handed down from generation to generation

Skills handed down from generation to generation

Well Dressings

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  1. Add Holmesfield Children's Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Holmesfield Children's Well Dressing

    DRONFIELD

    Holmesfield Children's Well Dressing
    Come and see the beautiful Children's Well Dressing in Holmesfield. The Well is located in the town centre on the Main Road.

  2. Add Elmton Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Elmton Well Dressing

    Elmton

    The ancient custom of Well Dressing is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.

    Well dressing has taken place in Elmton for over 30 years and the village displays three well...

  3. Add Whitwell Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Whitwell Well Dressing

    Whitwell

    This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. The 1st Whitwell Scout and Guide Group has been creating well dressings for over 40 years and it is the main fundraising event of the year. The designs are drawn on paper, laid over wet clay and the image...

  4. Add Heath Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Heath Well Dressing

    Heath

    An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. In Heath, 2 wells are dressed this year and scarecrows are on show at many properties in the Village during well dressing week. Tea, coffee, cream teas and cakes are...

  5. Add Coal Aston Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Coal Aston Well Dressing

    Dronfield

    The ancient custom of Well Dressing is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.

    This well dressing is produced by Coal Aston Folk and Friends who have been learning the...

  6. Add Dore Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Dore Well Dressing

    Dore

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. Before the county boundaries were moved in 1934, Dore was in Derbyshire but today it's in South Yorkshire and dresses one well.

    Well Locations
    Village Green - take road at side of Hare and Hounds...

  7. Add Upper Langwith Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Upper Langwith Well Dressing

    Upper Langwith

    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...

  8. Add Dronfield Woodhouse Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Dronfield Woodhouse Well Dressing

    Dronfield

    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. This will be the 27th year that Dronfield Woodhouse has dressed a well.

    Well Location
    Town Well, Carr...

  9. Add Cutthorpe Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Cutthorpe Well Dressing

    Chesterfield

    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. There are 2 wells to see at Cutthorpe.

    Well locations:
    Junction of Main Road and Common Lane (S42 7AJ)
    Car...

  10. Add Aston on Trent Well Dressing Festival to your Itinerary

    Aston on Trent Well Dressing Festival

    Aston-on-Trent

    Traditional well dressing festival. Lots of stalls and live music. Fairground rides and children's area.

  11. Add West Hallam Annual Well Dressing Festival Weekend to your Itinerary

    West Hallam Annual Well Dressing Festival Weekend

    West Hallam

    Visit our beautiful village and marvel at over 10 beautifully decorated Wells. On Saturday 15th July 2017 we close the roads in the centre of the village to through traffic so you can safely enjoy a mixture of music, street entertainment, an Arts...

  12. Add Heath Well Dressing under Construction to your Itinerary

    Heath Well Dressing under Construction

    Heath, Chesterfield

    Find out more about this ancient custom by watching well dressers working to dress the well. Find out how such intricate and detailed pictures can be created using only natural materials – berries, seeds, leaves, flowers…

    Venue
    Heath Village Hall,...

  13. Add Millthorpe Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Millthorpe Well Dressing

    Holmesfield

    The ancient custom of Well Dressing is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. The picture is drawn on paper, the outline of the picture is then filled with clay. The paper...

  14. Add Apperknowle Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Apperknowle Well Dressing

    Apperknowle

    This is the second Well Dressing at Apperknowle. There will be refreshments available after the blessing on Sunday 2nd July. Money donated will go to 'Meningitis Now'

    Please note – this Well Dressing will be on display at Apperknowle Methodist...

  15. Add Pleasley Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Pleasley Well Dressing

    Mansfield

    An ancient custom that's only found in or around the borders of Derbyshire. Well dressing might date back to the Celts, or perhaps even earlier, but what exactly is it? At its simplest, well dressing is the art of decorating springs and wells with...

  16. Add Harthill Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Harthill Well Dressing

    Harthill

    The ancient custom of Well Dressing is only found in and around the borders of Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. The board is filled with clay and 'coloured in' using petals,...

  17. 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...

  18. Add Youlgrave Welldressings to your Itinerary

    Youlgrave Welldressings

    Nr Bakewell

    Welldressing in Youlgrave can be traced back to 1829 when the water supply in the village was established - "the Fountain". The welldressings are floodlit after dark. There are 6 or 7 main welldressings and a collection of small boards made by the...

  19. Add Wessington Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Wessington Well Dressing

    Wessington

    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. Wessington has natural wells on its main Village Green which were still used in the 1950's. It also has a Nature Reserve which is a Site of Special Importance as declared by English Nature. The...

  20. Add Buxton Well Dressing Festival to your Itinerary

    Buxton Well Dressing Festival

    Buxton

    Ancient Derbyshire tradition of Wells Dressing.