Etwall Well Dressing Association


The next Etwall Well Dressing Festival will be held on Saturday 21st to Monday 23rd May 2016.

How to get there

Etwall is close to the A38 and A50 in between Burton-on-Trent and Derby.  For those of you that have SatNavs, the postcode you need to use is DE65 6LU

What’s On

KEY:  Events on specific days over the weekend are indicated
In addition, SSM - All three days,  SS - Saturday and Sunday only,  ?? - Currently not known

Eight well dressings to visit around the village (SSM).

Themed floral decoration of St. Helen’s Church and Etwall Methodist Chapel (SSM).


  • Country Dancing by: Hilton Primary School (Sat.) & Etwall Primary School (Sun.)
  • Music by:  The Mam Torists Jazz and Folk Band (Sat.),   John Port School Wind Band (Sun.)
  • Traditional dancing by:  Three Spires Morris (Sat.)
  • Children’s entertainment (all SS):  Pinxton Puppets,  Face Painting,  Children’s fun fair rides and inflatables

Other Things Going On

  • Have-a-go at well dressing – visitors able to try their hand at making a well dressing  (SS)
  • Crafts fair with over 30 stalls (SS)
  • Art exhibition by local artists (SS)
  • Climbing wall (Sun)
  • Traction Engines (??)
  • Fire engine – subject to call-out (??)
  • Ferret racing (SS)
  • Classic vehicles display (SS)
  • A display by the Etwall and Burnaston Local History Society (??)
  • Etwall Well Dressing Archive Display (SS)
  • Grand Prize Draw (SS)
  • Target Bowls (Sun.)

Food and refreshments will be available at various sites around the village (SSM)


Beneficiaries for 2016


  • Etwall Bowls Club
  • Etwall Cricket Club


  • Children First Derby
  • Derby Children's  Holiday Centre

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