Buxton Well Dressing Festival to choose 2016 royalty

The 2015 Buxton Well Dressing Festival Royalty: Festival Queen Lilly-Anne Owen, Rosebud Bessie Morris, Pageboys William Austin and Joshua Owen, and Attendants Poppy Fleur Blackley, Phoebe Sherwin and Chloe Howe. Photo by Anna Phillips.
The 2015 Buxton Well Dressing Festival Royalty: Festival Queen Lilly-Anne Owen, Rosebud Bessie Morris, Pageboys William Austin and Joshua Owen, and Attendants Poppy Fleur Blackley, Phoebe Sherwin and Chloe Howe. Photo by Anna Phillips.

The new Buxton Well Dressing Festival royalty will be chosen during a selection event at Buxton Working Men’s Club on Sunday March 13, at 2pm.

The sections are: rosebud/younger attendant aged 5-7 years; attendant aged 8-11; pageboy aged 5-11; and queen aged 12-16 who musn’t be aged 17 before the crowning day on July 3.

Nomination forms are available from Goddards music shop, Hargreaves or online at the festival website www.buxtonwelldressing.co.uk.

Alternatively, call 01298 25590 for more details.

This year’s festival will take place between July 3 and July 11.