SJ9593 : Booths Well 2019

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

Booths Well 2019
Booths Well 2019
Booths Well is dressed each year by members of the Gee Cross and District Womens Institute. The 2019 design commemorates the 50th anniversary of Man's First Moon Walk SJ9593 : Man's First Moon Walk.
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, 14 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Gee Cross 
Date (from Tags)
1969  2019 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9535 9330 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.1875N 2:4.2877W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9534 9330
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Well  Womens Institute  50th Anniversary  Moon Walk  Well Dressing 

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