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Well Dressing, Sat 2 - Thu 7 Jul 2016, free entry

Aston-on-Trent Well Dressing

Aston-on-Trent Well Dressing


Ian Dunn, Secretary, Aston Well Dressers

01332 799948


The Green,
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Events at this Venue

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Mon 27 Jun - Fri 1 Jul Aston-on-Trent Well Dressing in the Making
Sat 2 - Thu 7 Jul Aston-on-Trent Well Dressing


The Aston Well Dressing Festival is in its 20th year in 2016 and this July will see another fun-packed family festival with something for everyone in the pretty village of Aston on Trent. Come along and see these magnificent natural works of art and enjoy the entertainment. There is something for everyone this year, with Magicians, Puppets, Live Music and plenty more as well as the return of our Children’s Zone full of fun, games and crafts.
Money raised during the Festival Weekend will be equally split between two charities or groups – one from within the village of Aston and one from further afield, but with local connections.
2015 saw the Rainbows Children’s Hospice and Aston on Trent Pre-School each receive £1000 raised over the course of the Festival Weekend and other related activities.

Blessing Service Saturday 2nd July 2016 11:00am on The Green Full details are on the programme for a small cost.

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.
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Nearest Tourist Information Centre
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Cash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 2 - Thu 7 Jul 2016 11:00

Opening ceremony 11.15am on The Green.


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted. Cost for Programme/Tickets applies.



See location of Aston-on-Trent on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 414292  Lat: 52.85869 Long: -1.38656

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.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Derby station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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