image for Well in the Making item typeUpper Langwith Well Dressing under Construction at Upper Langwith

Well in the Making, Mon 10 - Tue 11 Jul 2017, free entry

Upper Langwith Well in the Making

Upper Langwith Well in the Making

Contact

Peter Hoyland

01623 743241

Address

Scarcliffe Lanes,
Upper Langwith,
MANSFIELD,
NG20 9RH

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 10 - Tue 11 Jul Upper Langwith Well Dressing under Construction
Thu 13 - Sun 16 Jul Upper Langwith Flower Festival
Thu 13 - Sun 16 Jul Upper Langwith Well Dressing

Details

Find out more about this ancient custom by watching the well dressers working to dress the well. The design is transferred to the clay and outlined using wool and alder cones (known locally as 'blacks'). The picture is then 'coloured in' using only natural materials, flower petals, berries, seeds…

Venue
The Old Hall, Scarcliffe Lanes (NG20 9RH)

Baby changing facilitiesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostbox

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 10 - Tue 11 Jul 2017 10:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted.

Location

Directions

See location of Upper Langwith on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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

From North/South
Follow A60 south from Worksop or north from Mansfield. At Cuckney follow A632 west through Langwith. Once through Langwith take 1st left towards Shirebrook (on sharp right hand bend). Then take 1st right fork (unclassified road) and Church is set back from road on right.

From East
Follow A616 west from Ollerton to junction with A60. Turn south on A60 towards Mansfield and, at Cuckney, take A632 west through Langwith. Once through Langwith take 1st left towards Shirebrook (on sharp right hand bend). Then take 1st right fork and Church is set back from road on right.

From West
Follow A632 east from Chesterfield to Bolsover. Continue following A632 through Bolsover and Hillstown to staggered crossroads with traffic lights. Turn left and immediately right to continue on A632. Continue on A632 for just over 1 mile and take right fork signposted Shirebrook. Follow road, passing Devonshire Arms pub on right, then take 1st left fork, follow road for approx 1 mile and Church is set back from road on left.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
 
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