Derbyshire Well Dressing (Derbyshire, England) Reviews
Description:Well Dressing - a traditional celebration held in a number of locations in Derbyshire, England.
Newest Review: ... of the village of Tissington. WHEN DOES THIS HAPPEN? Tissington village have always had their well dressing on Ascension day and the week around this times but many villages have their well dressings before this and in 2012 the first village well dressing was in Chester Green in Derby and this was followed by Upwey; Tissington had theirs on May 17th to 23rd. This year the last villages to ... more
Customer Derbyshire Well Dressing (Derbyshire, England) Reviews (1)
by - written on 16/07/12 (Very useful, 60 readings)
Derbyshire Wells Dressings Every year I think I will write a review about this rather special event that takes place in many villages across the county from May through to early September and every year I leave it too late so here goes.... This is one of the oldest traditions in the Peak District and upwards of eighty villages take part at any one time between May and September you will probably be able to find a village doing their well dressing. Some villages have only a couple of wells while others have far more. WHAT IS WELL DRESSING A special board with edges of up to 2" is filled with damp clay and in this blank clay a ... Read the complete review
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