image for Well Dressing item typeSwanwick Well Dressing at Swanwick

    Well Dressing, Thu 15 - Fri 16 May 2014, free entry

    Well Dtressing

    Well Dtressing

    Well Dressing

    Well Dressing

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    Contact

    Lynne Barnett

    01773 609171

    Address

    Derbyshire,
    DE55 1BG

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Thu 15 - Fri 16 May Swanwick Well Dressing
    Thu 15 - Fri 16 May Swanwick Well Dressing under Construction

    Details

    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 17th May

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

    PostboxTelephone (public)

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Thu 15 - Fri 16 May 2014

    Prices

    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted

    Location

    Directions

    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

    Facilities

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