SJ9593 : Village Green Well 2017

taken 4 months ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Village Green Well 2017
Village Green Well 2017
The guides, brownies and rainbows of Hyde Chapel create a display each year by the Village Green Well. In 2017 they are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Trefoil Guild SJ9593 : Village Green Well 2017.
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.

Tameside Local History Forum: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2006: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2008: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2009: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2011: LinkExternal link
Well Dressing 2012: LinkExternal link
Well-Dressing 2013: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 July, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 10 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Gee Cross 
Date (from Tags)
2017 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9543 9340 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2414N 2:4.2155W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9542 9342
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Guides  Village Green  Well Dressing  Brownies  Girl Guides  Display  75th Anniversary  Trefoil Guild 

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