Stalybridge’s Whit Walks, 09 June 2019
Predictably, Stalybridge’s Whit Walks were affected by the grey weather with most of the showers coming at 2pm. Though higher than Dukinfield’s turnout, there were still fewer onlookers compared with last year. Needless to say, the changeable weather might have put a few people off.
In addition to the walks, there was also a (poorly publicised) craft market. Yours truly thought Stalybridge Civic Hall was open as a wet weather venue for the churches and brass bands. True to form, Stalybridge’s unified service for the Procession of Witness was longer than Dukinfield’s earlier in the day.
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We hope next year’s Whit Walks would bring some better weather to Stalybridge. Roll on 2020!
S.V., 11 June 2019.