Letter: Living folk arts of England

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The Independent Online
Sir: Derbyshire well-dressing still continues, and involves production of mosaic pictures inlaid on moist clay with flower petals, leaves and other natural materials. Another surviving English folk art, also ephemeral, is the "sanding" of streets in Knutsford, Cheshire on Knutsford Royal May Day. This involves men with bags of dyed sand creating mottoes and patterns on the ground.

ALEXANDER CHABLO

Manchester

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