Making the wells
Bamford Well Dressing 2024 NEW


    8th July 2024 - 12th July 2024

    Bamford Well Dressing in the Making

    Come and see how we create the Bamford Well Dressing!


    8th July 2024 - 12th July 2024 12:00 am

    We will be creating the Well Dressing in The Bamford Institute art room (accessed via the car park) from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July

    Bamford dresses two wells in the Village each year. The main one is a joint endeavour which everyone is welcome to help out with, and a smaller one is made up by the Playgroup.

    Bamford Well Dressing will be on display on The Green next to the wells.

    This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials.

    The Well Blessing, will be on the evening of Saturday 13th July TBC

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