This year’s Well Dressing was Intended as a joyous and fun way to celebrate 2022 as the year of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. However, Thursday’s news completely changed the emphasis of the message.

The Committee felt the Well Dressing should proceed and in some ways the message becomes even more appropriate as a poignant and heartfelt tribute to her majesty, not just for her Jubilee but for her entire lifetime of service to the Nation.