SJ9593 : Booth's Well 2012

near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Booth's Well 2012
Booth's Well 2012
Booths Well has been dressed by members of Gee Cross and District Women's Institute. "The Old Curiosity Shop" celebrates the bi-centenary of the birth of Charles Dickens.
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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2012 
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Charles Dickens 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9535 9330 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9534 9330
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