Wirksworth Carnival ​& Well Dressings

SPRING BANK HOLIDAY Weekend 27th - 29th May 2017

After the Wells are erected around the town, they are blessed in a service conducted aroud each Well.

There is a small procession around the Wells, which includes the 

​Carnival Royalty and Mayor of the town. 

The blessings symbolise the beginning of the celebrations and conclude with a 

Carnival at the end of the week.

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Wirksworth Blessing of the Wells