Crowds flock to Tissington Well Dressings – BBC News

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Picture copyright Sir Richard FitzHerbert Picture inscription The wells were enhanced with the assistance of volunteers as well as children Picture copyright Sir Richard FitzHerbert Image inscription The event is spiritual, however has a”secular tone”, baseding on Tissington Hall president Sir Richard FitzHerbert The styles of the homages to the wells vary, with this year’s designs commemorating occasions such as the Queen’s 90th birthday, the 150th year because Beatrix Potter’s birth and the old game of Shrovetide Football. Wells are clothed by applying clay on wood boards, using materials like coffee beans making an outline and putting twigs, wool and petals on to the surface area for different colour impacts.
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The village anticipates to invite 35,000 individuals over the course of the occasion Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-36215998