Organisers said it was the first time it had been possible to hold the festival since Covid
A Derbyshire village is preparing to welcome the return of its annual well dressing ceremony, after a two-year break due to coronavirus.
Dave Graham, one of the people behind the festival, said it was the first time it had been possible to hold the festival since the pandemic.
"It's really nice to get back to it now," he said.
"In 2020 it was impossible; in 2021 it became obvious it wasn't going to work."
The tradition of well dressing - which is also carried out in other villages such as Tissington - is believed to date back to the 14th Century, with residents hoping a pure water supply would keep infection at bay.
The festival - which runs from 20-26 August - will see Taddington and nearby Blackwell display dressings that have been designed and assembled by members of the local community.
This year's dressing, which will be displayed in the churchyard of St Michael and All Angels, is on the theme of journeys.
However, he added it was also about "everyone coming together, getting involved, socialising, and having a blast locally".