SJ9593 : 70 years of Girlguiding Manchester

taken 2 months ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

70 years of Girlguiding Manchester
70 years of Girlguiding Manchester
In 2017 a new display for the Gee Cross Well Dressing ceremony has been created by the Gee Cross Methodist Guides, Brownies & Rainbows. Their display outside the Methodist Church SJ9593 : Methodist Well Dressings 2017 celebrates 70 years of Girl Guiding Manchester.
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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Well Dressing 2011: LinkExternal link
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Well-Dressing 2013: LinkExternal link
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Sunday, 9 July, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 10 July, 2017
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Gee Cross 
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2017 
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