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Skills handed down from generation to generation

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Well Dressings

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  1. Add Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne Well Dressings to your Itinerary

    Ault Hucknall and Rowthorne Well Dressings

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to27 July 2019Open 09:00 - 19:00
    From:
    28 July 2019Open 09:00 - 14:00

    Address:

    St John the Baptist Church, Ault Hucknall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QH

    Telephone:

    01246 850608

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Chesterfield

    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. One well is dressed at Rowthorne and another at Ault Hucknall. Blessing Service Sunday 21 July 2019, approx 11.30am at Ault Hucknall Church (S44 5QH), then at Rowthorne (S44 5QQ).

  2. Add Heath Village Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Heath Village Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to27 July 2019Open 09:00 - 19:00

    Address:

    Village Hall Garden, Main Street, Heath, Derbyshire, S44 5RX

    Telephone:

    01246 853879

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Heath

    An ancient custom that's only found in Derbyshire. In Heath, three wells are dressed and scarecrows are on show in the Village during well dressing week. Blessing Service – Saturday 20 July 2019. 2.45pm in Heath Village Hall Garden (S44 5RX).

  3. Add Clowne Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Clowne Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to26 July 2019Open 09:00 - 19:00

    Address:

    Mill Green Way, Clowne, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4LJ

    Telephone:

    01246 812035

    Type

    Type:

    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. Blessing Service - Saturday 20 July2010 at 10am (location to be confirmed).

  4. Add Chadkirk Chapel Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Chadkirk Chapel Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2019to3 Aug 2019

    Address:

    Chadkirk, Romiley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 3LD

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Stockport

    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. Add Bonsall Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Bonsall Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2019to2 Aug 2019

    Address:

    Bonsall, Derbyshire, DE4 2AY

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Bonsall

    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.
    Bonsall has in the past had up to eight dressed wells around the village, all different shapes and sizes.

  6. Add Wingerworth Well Dressing Under Construction to your Itinerary

    Wingerworth Well Dressing Under Construction

    Dates

    From:
    28 July 2019to2 Aug 2019Open 11:00 -

    Address:

    Sheepwash, Hill Houses Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6RB

    Telephone:

    07738 576884

    Type

    Type:

    Well in the Making

    Wingerworth, Chesterfield

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. At its simplest, it’s the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials. The best way to find out how a well dressing is created is to watch the well dressers…

  7. Add Bradwell Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Bradwell Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019to10 Aug 2019

    Address:

    Bradwell, Derbyshire, S33 9HJ

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Bradwell

    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 Wingerworth Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Wingerworth Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019to10 Aug 2019Open 09:00 - 19:00

    Address:

    Sheepwash, Hill Houses Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6RB

    Telephone:

    07738 576884

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Wingerworth, Chesterfield

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. At its simplest, it’s the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials. Wingerworth dresses one well. Blessing service - Saturday 3 August 2019, 10.30am at…

  9. Add Great Hucklow Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Great Hucklow Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    8 Aug 2019to14 Aug 2019

    Address:

    Great Hucklow, Derbyshire, SK17 8RF

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Great Hucklow

    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

  10. Add Holymoorside Well Dressing Under Construction to your Itinerary

    Holymoorside Well Dressing Under Construction

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2019to21 Aug 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Loads Lane, Near the foot of Cotton Mill Hill, Holymoorside, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 7EG

    Telephone:

    01246 567314

    Type

    Type:

    Well in the Making

    Holymoorside, Chesterfield

    See the volunteers constructing the 2019 well dressings at Holymoorside! The village has 3 wells on the same site and the wells are floodlit. Loads Lane, near the foot of Cotton Mill Hill S42 7EG

  11. Add Barlow Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Barlow Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    14 Aug 2019to20 Aug 2019Open 09:00 - 22:00

    Address:

    Hackney Lane, Barlow, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18 7SJ

    Telephone:

    01246 550152

    Type

    Type:

    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. Three Wells. Blessing service - 6.30pm, 14 August 2019 at St Lawrence Church (S18 7TD).

  12. Add Holymoorside Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Holymoorside Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2019to8 Sept 2019Open 09:00 - 22:00

    Address:

    Loads Lane, Near the foot of Cotton Mill Hill, Holymoorside, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 7EG

    Telephone:

    01246 567314

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Holymoorside, Chesterfield

    Well dressers in Holymoorside use whole flower heads and seed heads rather than individual petals to dress the well. The village has 3 wells on the same site and the wells are floodlit. Loads Lane, near the foot of Cotton Mill Hill S42 7EG.

  13. Add Foolow Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Foolow Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019to2 Sept 2019

    Address:

    Foolow, Derbyshire, S32 5QA

    Type

    Type:

    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

  14. Add Eyam Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Eyam Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019to31 Aug 2019

    Address:

    Eyam, de, S32 5QW

    Type

    Type:

    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

  15. Add Wormhill Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Wormhill Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019to31 Aug 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Wormhill, Nr Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8SL

    Telephone:

    01298 873147

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Nr Buxton

    Wormhill has two well dressings, the James Brindley Memorial Well and Churchyard Well. Home made refreshments served throughout the week. Various activities throughout the week- see Facebook or local publicity.

  16. Add Chesterfield Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Chesterfield Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2019to14 Sept 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    The Town Pump, Chesterfield Market, Market Place, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1PB

    Telephone:

    01246 345777

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Market Place, 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 7 September 2019, 10am at ‘Crooked Spire’ Church (S40 1XJ). Two wells on show plus a well dressing at…

  17. Add Hartington Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Hartington Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2019to14 Sept 2019

    Address:

    Hartington, Derbyshire, SK17 0AS

    Type

    Type:

    Well in the Making

    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
     Main Well Dressing on the green near the village pond and the School Well Dressing next to the War…

  18. Add Spital Cemetery Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Spital Cemetery Well Dressing

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2019to14 Sept 2019Open 09:00 - 19:00

    Address:

    Cemetery Lodge, Hady Hill, Spital, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 0DZ

    Telephone:

    07980 452838

    Type

    Type:

    Well Dressing

    Spital, Chesterfield

    This year, in line with the Friends' Gateway Project recognising the peace agreement following World War 1, we will be crating an image holding a dove. This has long been a symbol of peace and is found on a few of the gravestones in the Cemetery. No…