Whaley Bridge well dressing in making 2023 jpg
Whaley Bridge well dressing 2023 jpg


    24th June 2024 - 28th July 2024

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing in the Making

    Well Dressing is one of the oldest and best known customs in Derbyshire.-Come and see how it's done!


    24th June 2024 - 28th July 2024 12:00 am

    Well Dressing’, or as it was once known ‘Well Flowering’ is one of the oldest and best known customs in Derbyshire. It celebrates the gift of water, by decorating clay filled wooden panels with flower petals, seeds and almost any available natural materials.

    Well Dressing in the making can be seen on Monday 24th June - Friday 28th June in the garage underneath the Mechanics Institute,

    The Blessing is at 2.30 on Sunday 30th June on The Jodrel Arms car park

    This years theme is the 80th anniversary of the D Day landings

    Whaley Bridge is located just south of the A6 between Buxton and Stockport.

    CAR: use SK23 7HT for satnav

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