Well Dressing

A Local Craft unique to Derbyshire

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  • Well Dressings

    Well dressing 2014

    Stoney Middleton Well Dressings date back to 1935 (Jubilee year) started by Oliver Shimwell and continuing ever since. It is a Christian expression originating from an ancient thanksgiving for abundant water. Three wells are dressed – two in The Nook, one of which is drawn and petalled by local children and one near the Bathhouse.… Learn more