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Tissington Well Dressing

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  1. Add Whaley Bridge Well Dressing in the Making to your Itinerary

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing in the Making

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    From:
    15 June 2019to22 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30

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    Whaley Bridge Mechanics Institute Garage, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, SK23 7LU

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    Well in the Making

    Whaley Bridge

    Come and see the construction of the well dressings and find out more about this ancient custom that’s unique to Derbyshire. The design is marked from paper onto the clay and is then outlined in wool before natural materials are used to ‘colour in’...

  2. Add Whaley Bridge Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing

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    From:
    23 June 2019to30 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30

    Address:

    Tom Brad’s Croft, Canal Basin (nr Car Park) , Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, SK23 7LU

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    Well Dressing

    Whaley Bridge

    Well dressing is an ancient custom unique to Derbyshire. Well dressing is the art of making pictures using only natural materials. This year we are doing a welldressing based on The First Publication of Noddy by Enid Blyton.

  3. Add Barlow Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Barlow Well Dressing

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

    Address:

    Hackney Lane, Barlow, Derbyshire, S18 7SJ

    Telephone:

    01246 550152

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    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. Three Wells. Blessing service - 6.30pm, 15 August 2018 at St Lawrence Church, S18 7TD

  4. Add Wormhill Well Dressing to your Itinerary

    Wormhill Well Dressing

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    From:
    24 Aug 2019to31 Aug 2019Various Opening Times

    Address:

    Wormhill, Nr Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8SL

    Telephone:

    01298 873147

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    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.

  5. 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

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    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...