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    Well Dressing, Sat 24 - Mon 26 May 2014, free entry

    Brackenfield Well Dressing

    Brackenfield Well Dressing

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    Well Dressing

    Well Dressing

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    Brackenfield

    Brackenfield

    Contact

    Nigel Rogers

    01629 534806

    Address

    Brackenfield,
    Alfreton,
    Derbyshire,
    DE55 6AN

    Also at this Venue

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Tue 20 - Fri 23 May Brackenfield Well Dressing under Construction
    Sat 24 - Mon 26 May Brackenfield Well Dressing

    Details

    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. In Brackenfield, said to have the largest village green in England, 4 wells are dressed.

    Well Locations
    Church Hall (The Green)
    Methodist Church (The Green)
    Nether Farm, Church Lane
    Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane

    Blessing Service
    Sunday 25 May 2014, 6.30pm at Holy Trinity Church

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

    On-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxTelephone (public)

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Disabled toilets in Church Hall

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 24 - Mon 26 May 2014 10:00 to 18:00

    Prices

    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted.

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Brackenfield on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 374588  Lat: 53.12505 Long: -1.44255

    From North/South
    Leave M1 motorway at junction 28 and take A38 signposted Matlock and Derby. Leave by 3rd slip road (approx 4 miles). At roundabout take 3rd exit (A61 signposted Chesterfield). About 200 yards down road, turn left (A615 signposted Matlock). Follow road to traffic lights at T-junction and turn right. Take first left turning 200 yards down road (A615). Follow road into Wessington (approx 2 miles). Take 2nd turning on right (Brackenfield Lane). Follow Brackenfield Lane into Brackenfield Village.

    From East
    Follow A617 to M1 motorway roundabout. At roundabout take 1st exit onto M1 South. Leave M1 at junction 28 and follow route from North/South.

    From West
    Follow A6 to Matlock. At roundabout take A615 signposted Alfreton. Follow A615 out of Matlock to Tansley (approx 2 miles). Continue on A615 through Tansley to Wessington (approx 3 miles). Take 2nd turning on left (Brackenfield Lane). Follow Brackenfield Lane into Brackenfield Village.

    Parking: free

    Facilities

    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access

    Disabled toilets in Church Hall

     
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