Well Dressing – TODAY – Saturday 7th September 2019

Finishing touches were made to the two well dressings, the village pump and the school well, and finally they were revealed in the village last night. Poppy Queen Crowning and Well Dressing Ceremony will take place later today in and around the Village Hall, see schedule for more details. Glimpses of the wells below but Read more…

The Magnificent Seven (Scarecrows) hit Hartington

Seven magnificent scarecrows have appeared across all corners of the village, from Bankside to Mill Lane and from Stonewell Lane to the School. A great deal of effort and skill is displayed in the scarecrows that represent characters from Children’s Story Books. If you can support the makers by popping round to see them all Read more…

Just one week to go before Hartington Wakes Sports & Countryshow

Make a date in the diary for a fantastic day out. More details from www.hartingtonwakes.co.uk Reminder that notices are around the village advertising times and locations for the Well Dressing and Poppy Queen Ceremony and events in the Village Hall on Saturday 7th September Scarecrow Competition. Enter the scarecrow competition and have your scarecrow ready Read more…

Reminders and diary dates

Wednesday 21st August : Hall Bank still closed between Leisure Lane and Reynards Lane due to Water Mains works by Severn Trent. Mobile Library due to visit the Market Square between 2.20-2.55pm. Sunday 25th August: No service at St Giles’ Church instead a Benefice Service for the retiring Reverend Richard Benson at St Leonard’s Church, Read more…

Hartington Wells celebrate World War Land Girls

Preparations are well underway for one of the last well dressing festivals in Derbyshire this year. A visitor from New Zealand is amongst volunteers in Hartington preparing for the village’s annual well dressing festival. Pat Ellis (née Rowarth) who grew up in the village and is visiting from Auckland, is working alongside other volunteers, students Read more…