Buxton's famous Billerettes sign up a bear-y special new member

Excitement is building ahead of the return of Buxton’s annual well dressing and carnival.

By Louise Cooper
Thursday, 30th June 2022, 11:33 am
Updated Thursday, 30th June 2022, 11:33 am

And it’s not just the local humans who are looking forward to the popular event’s return – the famous bear at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery has also been getting in the mood too.

As this great picture shows, Bill Weston MBE, leader of the town’s fantastic Billerettes paid a visit to the museum on Terrace Road and wasted no time in signing up a new member for the dance troupe.

The bear is now hard at work learning all the moves ready for the carnival, which takes place on Saturday July 9.

The bear at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery has been signed up as a new member of the Bilerettes and is currently practising his dance moves ready for the carnival

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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday and admission is free.