image for Well Dressing item typeSwanwick Well Dressing at Swanwick

    Well Dressing, Sat 16 - Thu 21 May 2015, free entry

    Well Dtressing

    Well Dtressing

    Well Dressing

    Well Dressing

    Image Stephen Mather


    Lynne Barnett

    01773 609171


    DE55 1BG

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Sat 16 - Thu 21 May Swanwick Well Dressing


    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. At Swanwick this year there will be 5 wells dressed.

    Well Location
    Corner of the Green (B6016) and the Broadway
    Garden on the Green (near St Andrews Church)
    Methodist Church Garden, Derby Road
    Baptist Church Garden, Derby Road
    Old School House (near village car park)

    Blessing Service at main well site at 12 o'clock on the 16th May

    Nearest Information Centre
    Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Belper (Tel: 01773 880474)

    PostboxTelephone (public)

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 16 - Thu 21 May 2015


    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted



    See location of Swanwick on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 404536  Lat: 53.07809 Long: -1.39837

    Swanwick can be accessed from the M1exiting at junction 28 then taking westbound A38, coming off at the Swanwick exit.
    From North/South

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Alfreton station


    • PostboxPostbox
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
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