Aston-on-Trent Well Dressing at Aston-on-Trent
Well Dressing, Sat 5 - Sun 6 Jul 2014, free entry
Events at this Venue
Well Dressing Festivals
|Mon 5 - Sun 11 May||Newborough Well Dressing at Newborough|
|Sat 10 - Wed 14 May||Waingroves Well Dressing at Waingroves|
|Thu 15 - Fri 16 May||Swanwick Well Dressing at Swanwick|
|Thu 15 - Fri 16 May||Swanwick Well Dressing under Construction at Swanwick|
|Sat 17 - Mon 19 May||Etwall Well Dressing at Etwall|
|Tue 20 - Fri 23 May||Brackenfield Well Dressing under Construction at Brackenfield|
This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. There will be 9 wells dressed this year. The festival will feature new entertainment and stalls as well as some of the old favourites, so come along and join the village fun.
The Green (main well) - opposite the White Hart pub
The Pump House (Aston on Trent Primary School Well)
Yeoman House (WI Well)
Plus other locations to be confirmed (a map showing the locations will be in the programme available on the weekend).
The well dressing weekend is packed full of fun for all the family. We have stalls, exhibition in the church, childrens entertainment, music and dancing and 9 beautiful well dressings.
Saturday 5th July 2014, 11.15 am at The Green
The Green is on Derby Road in the centre of the village, just past All Saints Church. Free parking available at the playing fields on Shardlow Road, limited disabled parking available in the centre of the village.
Find us on Facebook - Aston on Trent Well Dressers or www.astonwelldressers.co.uk
Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Swadlincote (Tel: 01283 222848)
This is our 17th annual well dressing festival and this years charities are Derbyshire Childrens Holiday Centre and Friends of Aston Backyard Plantation.
|Sat 5 - Sun 6 Jul 2014||11:15 to 17:00|
Donations gratefully accepted.
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From North/South : At M1, junction 24, take A50 west towards Derby. At 1st exit, signed to Castle Donington and Long Eaton, take 4th exit off roundabout, signed Shardlow. Follow road through Shardlow. At Dog and Duck Pub, turn left into Aston Lane. Continue along lane (approximately 1 mile) until you enter Aston-on-Trent. The Green is on Derby Road in the centre of the village just past All Saints Church. Follow signs for free parking and disabled parking.
From East : Head towards the M1, junction 24 on A6 or A453 and follow directions for North/South.
From West : Follow A50 eastwards towards M1. At junction 3 (A514) take 4th exit of roundabout towards Swarkestone. Take 2nd road on the left (signed Weston-on-Trent). Follow road through village (approximately 2 miles) continuing along into Aston-on-Trent. At T-junction turn left. The Green is on Derby Road. Follow signs for free parking and disabled parking.
: 8 miles from Derby station
- Cash Point
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Telephone (public)
- Welcome Host
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Disabled access