events in youlgrave
The ancient art of Well Dressing, unique to the Derbyshire area, thrives in Youlgrave.Each Year , during June,five wells are dressed in Youlgrave with intricate and detailed pictures created from flowers, berries, leaves and other natural materials. The origins of the well dressing may date back as far as Celtic times and are generally believed to have stemmed from a desire to give thanks for the blessed gift of water.
Villages all over Derbyshire uphold the tradition and well dressing events take place from May to Sept.
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