SY6879 : The funfair comes to Weymouth Esplanade

taken 7 months ago, near to Weymouth, Dorset, Great Britain

The funfair comes to Weymouth Esplanade
The funfair comes to Weymouth Esplanade
It's Carnival Week, someone told me the rides and stalls were moving in along the seafront.
Jubilee Clock, Weymouth
Erected in 1887 to mark the 50th year of Queen Victoria's reign the Jubilee Clock was originally positioned on a stone base on Weymouth sands, but in the 1920s the Esplanade was built around it to protect the sands from the encroachment of shingle from the eastern end of the beach.
The clock is one of Weymouth's best-loved landmarks and has been a meeting place for generations of both locals and visitors. It is the focal point of Weymouth's New Year's Eve celebrations as midnight approaches and revelers gather beneath its four faces to welcome in the New Year.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 20 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6807 7950 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:36.8598N 2:27.1595W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6806 7954
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Dusk  Funfair  Illuminated Rides  Seafront 

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