image for Well in the Making item typeClowne Well Dressing under Construction at Clowne

Well in the Making, Mon 17 - Fri 21 Jul 2017, free entry

Working on Clowne Well Dressing

Working on Clowne Well Dressing


Greg Lindley

01246 812035


High Street,
S43 4JY

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 17 - Fri 21 Jul Clowne Well Dressing under Construction
Sat 22 - Sat 29 Jul Clowne Well Dressing


Find out more about this ancient Derbyshire custom by watching the well dressers working on the dressing. Find out how such intricate and beautiful images are created using only natural materials. Clowne villagers follow the traditional petalling style to ‘colour in’ the pictures.

Clowne Methodist Hall, North Road (S43 4PF)

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 17 - Fri 21 Jul 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted



See location of Clowne on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 488751  Lat: 53.27064 Long: -1.26972

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 30 and take A616 (signposted Worksop). At roundabout take 1st exit (A619 signposted Worksop). Follow road for approx mile and, at roundabout (De Rodes Arms), take 2nd exit (A619). Follow road for approx 1 mile and, at crossroads, turn right. Follow road for approx ½ mile and, at cross roads, go straight on (B6417). Follow road to roundabout and take 2nd exit. Follow Road to Mill Street and on to High Street.

From East Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction and take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at next junction (30) and follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. Select right hand lane and at roundabout take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). Follow road for approx 4 miles to M1 motorway junction. At roundabout take 1st exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at next junction (30) then follow route from North/South.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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