Well Dressing

A Local Craft unique to Derbyshire

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  • Book & DVD Available to Order Online

    Village book

    Read (or watch) more and discover what makes our village so unique and special. We are delighted to offer our village book (and DVD’s) as mail order items. Simply send us a cheque to 12 Rock Mill, Stoney Middleton Hope Valley S32 4TF. Include a mailing address and we will post them free of charge.… Learn more

  • 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