Customs and Traditions
of the Peak

Tideswell well dressingCastleton Ancient Garland Ceremony kingMorris dancingFrom the petalled pictures of the Well Dressing to dancing men of the Morris variety, age old customs are celebrated every year in this area.100s aside at a football match or garlanded kings followed by dancing girls, the various villages and towns have lots of opportunity to celebrate in style. Unique events, often passed down over centuries, are still performed today at special times of year.

Be let in on all the secrets and next year you could be there too. (no costume required!)

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