Blackwell Well Dresing 2023


17th August 2024 - 23rd August 2024

Blackwell Well Dressing

Well dressing is the art of decorating springs and wells, or places close to where wells used stand, with pictures made from natural growing things


17th August 2024 - 23rd August 2024 9:00 pm

This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.

The Blessing of the wells service at Taddington takes place on August 17, 10:00a.m. (Blackwell), 11:30a.m. (Taddington)

Wells in the Making: August 12 to 16, various times in the marquee in the churchyard at Taddington.

Well Dressings


Black Well in a field belonging to Crossroads Farm House, adjacent to the B6049, accessed from Blackwell hamlet

How to get there

Blackwell is located just off the B6049, a short distance from its junction with the A6 west of Taddington.

CAR: use SK17 9TQ for satnav

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