image for Well in the Making item typeAult Hucknall Well Dressing under Construction at Ault Hucknall

    Well in the Making, Mon 13 - Fri 17 Jul 2015, free entry

    Rowthorne Well Dressing

    Rowthorne Well Dressing


    Mike Tye

    01246 850608


    Ault Hucknall,
    Doe Lea,
    S44 5QH

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Mon 13 - Fri 17 Jul Ault Hucknall Well Dressing under Construction
    Sat 18 - Sun 26 Jul Ault Hucknall Well Dressing


    Find out more about well dressing by watching the well dressers at work. A design is drawn full size on paper tne transferred to the wet clay by pricking out. The picture is then 'wooled' (outlined in wool) and the natural materials used to fill the designn in. Visitors are welcome to have a go and free tuition is given.

    Visitors are asked to remember that this is a working farm - leave vehicles outside, close gates and please don't bring dogs into the farm.

    The Barn at Ault Hucknall Farm (S44 5QH)

    Nearest Tourist Information Centre
    Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)

    On-site cateringOn-site light refreshments

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Mon 13 - Fri 17 Jul 2015 09:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 16:30
    There is also an evening session from 7pm


    Free entry

    Dontations gratefully accepted.



    See location of Ault Hucknall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 384711  Lat: 53.23554 Long: -1.42613

    Leave M1 motorway at Junction 29 and take A6175 (signposted Clay Cross). Follow signs to Hardwick Hall but do not enter the estate. After passing Stainsby Mill, continue left up Hodmire Hill for approx ½ mile and Ault Hucknall Church is on left.

    From East
    Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 2nd exit A6175, then follow route from North/South.

    From West
    Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. When carriageway divides, select right lane and, at roundabout, take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). Follow road to junction with M1 motorway (approx 4 miles) and, at roundabout, select right lane and take 5th exit (A6175). Then follow route from North/South.

    Parking: free


    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
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