image for Well in the Making item typeBrackenfield Well Dressing Under Construction at Brackenfield

Well Dressing, Wed 24 - Thu 25 May 2017, free entry

Brackenfield Children's Well Dressing

Brackenfield Children's Well Dressing


Nigel Rogers

01773 836137


DE55 6AN

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Wed 24 - Thu 25 May Brackenfield Well Dressing Under Construction
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Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers at work. Members of the team will be happy to describe how the design is made using only natural materials – leaves, berries, seeds, flowers…

Unfortunately, this will be Brackenfield’s last well dressing event.

Brackenfield Church Hall, Church Lane, Brackenfield (DE55 6AQ)

On-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Disabled toilets in Church Hall

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 24 - Thu 25 May 2017 12:00 to 15:00


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted.



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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


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

Disabled toilets in Church Hall

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