SJ9593 : Gee Cross Well Dressing 2012

near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Gee Cross Well Dressing 2012
Gee Cross Well Dressing 2012
A display outside Werneth Community Centre by pupils of Alder Community School. The display by Year 10 students reflects the Olympic ideal of bringing together all the nations of the world to one place to celebrate each other's achievements.
Gee Cross Well Dressing
Although well-dressing is a custom mostly confined to Derbyshire, it can be seen in adjacent counties too. Well dressing celebrations were held regularly in Gee Cross from the 1820s until 1878. The custom was revived by the local Women's Institute in 2000.

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Sunday, 15 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 24 July, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9529 9326 [10m precision]
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