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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 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Add Tissington Well Dressings to your Itinerary

    Tissington Well Dressings

    Tissington

    This years annual festival runs for 7 days from Ascension day on 25th May for 7 days, with 6 wells dressed around the village.

  4. 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...

  5. 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.

  6. Add Brackenfield Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Brackenfield Well Dressing

    Alfreton

    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...

  7. Bakewell-Blessing of the Wells

    Add Bakewell-Blessing of the Wells to your Itinerary

    Bakewell-Blessing of the Wells

    Blessing of the Wells at Bakewell at the Garden of Remembrance, Bath Garden, The Square, Bakewell.

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Belper Well Dressing

    Belper Well Dressing

    Derbyshire,

    Belper Well dressing is an old tradition, it was first established in Belper in 1838, when the Mill Lane Well was dressed and in the following year four wells were dressed. The custom lapsed for The Second World War, but was revived in 1986.

  13. Add Annual Well Dressing Festival Weekend to your Itinerary

    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...

  14. Add Hayfield Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Hayfield Well Dressing

    Hayfield

    Blessing at 2pm on Sunday 2nd July at Bank Street followed by Valley Road, the Cenotaph, Swallow House Lane & St John's. Little Hayfield blessing is at 5pm on Sunday 2nd July. Wells will be dressed from Tuesday 27th June - Friday 30th June. The...

  15. Add Etwall Well Dressings to your Itinerary

    Etwall Well Dressings

    Etwall

    Etwall Well Dressings began in 1970 and takes place each year over the third weekend of May.

  16. Add Buxton Well Dressing Festival to your Itinerary

    Buxton Well Dressing Festival

    Buxton

    Ancient Derbyshire tradition of Wells Dressing.

  17. 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.

  18. Ashford in the Water Well Dressing week and Flower Festival

    Add Ashford in the Water Well Dressing week and Flower Festival  to your Itinerary

    Ashford in the Water Well Dressing week and Flower Festival

    Ashford-in-the-Water Well Dressing week and Flower Festival

  19. 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...

  20. Add Etwall's well dressings under construction to your Itinerary

    Etwall's well dressings under construction

    Derby

    Visitors are welcome to come and watch one of this year's well dressings being made in Etwall during week commencing 15th May (the week before the Festival). Please telephone 01283 734233 or 0781 2024722, or e-mail: cliffndes@btinternet.com for an...