2022 All Souls Dressing of the Clock Tower, North Malvern
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At this time of year, for All Souls, the MSA dresses a spring or well in remembrance of lost loved-ones. As last year, the ceremony is based at the North Malvern Clock Tower. The dressing is simple yet poignant. Visitors … Read More

MSA Cards and Calendar for 2023
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Last year, the MSA’s Christmas cards were a great success, featuring photos of the Malvern Hills and springs taken by Jan Sedlacek of Digitlight Photography. Afterwards, many people asked if we could produce a range of cards suitable for all … Read More

Report and Photos of Well-dressing 2022
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What a wonderful weekend of Well-dressing! We hope you enjoyed visiting all the wells and spouts that were dressed this weekend. With a theme of “Literature” there were some wonderful recreations of favourite books. Narnia was a firm favourite with … Read More

The Malvern Water Cure
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In Victorian times Malvern became famous as a spa and many people came here for a “Water Cure”. This involved being wrapped in sheets and blankets to sweat and then doused with cold war. A demonstration of the cure was … Read More

MSA patrons past and present
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The MSA’s first patron was Lord Sandys (otherwise known as Richard Michael Oliver Hill, the seventh Baron Sandys of Ombersley). At a national level, for several years he took an active role in the House of Lords, and between 1979 … Read More

Malvern’s springs: what’s in the water?
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Many people in the Malvern area go to some trouble to collect spring water for using at home, but what is special about the water? It is not a secret that the local springs actually show quite a variation in … Read More

Malvern Well-dressing & Water Festival – May Day 2022
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It’s almost May Day… And that means well-dressings, blessings, music, dance and much revelry! In 2020, the well-dressing event was cancelled altogether, although a few people dressed springs and their homes and gardens. Then in 2021, wells were dressed but … Read More

Malvern Well-dressing & Water Festival – Dates for your Diary
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This is a full list of events happening during this year’s festival. Friday 29th April Well-dressing begins Saturday 30th April Well-dressing judgingHealth and well-being fair in Rosebank Gardens08.30 well blessing at St James’s Church, West Malvern10:30 & 14:30 minibus tours16.00 … Read More

Well Dressing 2022 Plans
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We are delighted to announce that plans for the 2022 May Day well-dressing event are well-underway. This is much-loved and highly-popular annual event and is brought to the town by Malvern Spa Association, with local businesses and community groups taking … Read More

2021 All Souls Dressing of the Clock Tower, North Malvern
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At this time of year, for All Souls, the MSA dresses a spring or well in remembrance of lost loved-ones. The event has always been well-attended, with the public responding enthusiastically to the chance of dedicating a note to family … Read More

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