Tideswell Tales

Voices and Pictures from Tideswell and Litton's recent past

A Tideswell Celebration, but when?

“The photo show a house (now called Evelyn House) and the adjacent Old Post Office, in Church Street Tideswell decorated for the Well Dressing & Wakes Week celebrations which are held in June to commemorate St. John the Baptist. The plaques are made of a wire-netting frame with crepe paper pushed through to incorporate a pattern. The only trouble was once it rained it was spoilt! Nowadays coloured carrier-bags are used”.

Can anyone help us put a date to these photos?


The photo is shown with the kind permission of Mrs Sylvia Finley (nee Brocklehurst)

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We are a group of people living in Tideswell and Litton, Derbyshire who wish to preserve our recent past through memories, photographs, anecdotes, news stories and other sources. We will publish what we find on this site.

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