Well Dressings in Derbyshire

May – September 2020

The custom of well dressings began in Derbyshire and is a must do if you are visiting Derbyshire during the late spring and summer.

The making of the dressings is a treasured village activity and brings the each community, young and old together to create wonderful works of art.  The tradition is said to originate from the Romans or the Celts.

The following is a list of well dressings scheduled for 2020.

Wirksworth 25 – 29 May
Middleton by Youlgrave 25 – 31 May
Monyash 25 May – 3 June
Tissington 30 May – 5 June
Cressbrook 8 – 15 June
Little Longstone 13 – 20 July
Wyaston & Edlaston 15 – 21 June
Ashford in the Water 15 – 22 June
Norbury Primary School 21 – 28 June
Litton 22 – 30 June
Over Haddon 22 – 30 June
Tideswell 22 – 29 June
Youlgrave 22 – 27 June
Rowsley 29 June  – 6 July
Bakewell 29 June – 8 July
Matlock (Princess Diana Memorial Garden) 29 June – 8 July
Matlock Hurst Farm 1 – 8 July
Hathersage 6 – 13 July
Pilsley 11 – 18 July
Great Longstone 13 – 20 July
Stoney Middleton 20 – 28 July
Bonsall 27 July – 2 Aug
Bradwell 3 – 10 Aug
Great Hucklow 8 – 14 Aug
Taddington 17 – 23 Aug
Foolow 24 Aug – 2 Sep
Eyam 24 – 31 Aug
Wormhill 24 – 31 Aug
Hartington 7 – 14 Sep

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