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With ongoing uncertainty regarding the proposed easing of restrictions related to Covid-19, it is more important than ever to check events near to their planned date in case of late alterations or cancellations.

However, please be aware that as the situation becomes clearer during the course of the year it is quite possible that other events may be added at short notice. This calendar will be kept up to date as is notified of any changes.

Well Dressing Events 2021

Details are regularly updated - please check again near the date of the event
July 23 July 30 Upper Langwith
July 24 July 31 Clowne
  Note: This was on a reduced scale from the usual event, with no large board and fewer small boards.
July 31 August 7 Bonsall
July 31 August 8 Chadkirk
  Dedication: July 31, TBA
Making: July 27 to 30, various times
August 7 August 14 Wingerworth
  Dedication: August 7, 11:00a.m. (TBC)
August 11 August 17 Barlow
  Dedication: August 11, 6:30p.m.
August 12 August 19 Great Hucklow
  Dedication: August 12, TBA
August 26
September 5 Holymoorside
August 28 September 5 Eyam
  Note: The usual large dressings will not be made this year, instead a number of small dressings will appear, as in 2020.
August 28 September 5 Foolow
August 28 September 5 Wormhill
Probable event from
September 5
  Dedication: September 5, 6:00p.m.
Note: An event is planned for the dates shown, but at the time of writing is subject to confirmation.
September 11 September 19 Chesterfield
  Note: There will be a dressing at Spital Cemetery as usual. It expected that there will also be dressings in the Market Place and at the Parish Church but at the time of writing this is subject to confirmation.
September 11 September 19 Tapton Lock
Probable event around
September 11
  Note: An event is expected to take place around this time, but the exact dates are subject to confirmation.
September 12 September 19 Ulley
  Dedication: September 12, TBA
Making: September 4 to 10, various times
September 12 September 19 Walkley
Probable event around
February 1
  Note: An event is expected around these dates in 2022, but at the time of writing had not been confirmed
Be sure to check again for possible late season and winter events
List of Events for 2022 will be posted here early in the New Year
While every care is taken to ensure accuracy, the compilers can accept no responsibility for errors, omissions or last minute changes