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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Marple Locks Festival 2009Canoeing at Marple Wharf, by David Burridge.Oct 09, 2017
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Opening of Marple Toll House Welcome StationThe opening of Marple Welcome Station by CRT at the old Toll House at Top Lock on 23 September 2017. By Arthur Procter.Oct 02, 2017
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Marple Festival 2017Busking at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.Sep 18, 2017
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Marple Festival 2017Busking at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.Sep 18, 2017
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Marple Festival 2017Busking at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.Sep 18, 2017


Millennium Exhibition 2000


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In the year 2000, to celebrate the Millennium, Marple Local History Society put on a comprehensive exhibition covering the history of Marple, Mellor, Ludworth and District in Marple Library. Although these pictures are not large enough to read the displays properly they do at least give a flavour of the event.

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Locks Festival 2004


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Photos from the very first Marple Locks Festival organised by Marple Locks Heritage Society.

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Locks Festival 2005


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The second Marple Locks Festival organised by Marple Locks Heritage Society.

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Marple Carnival 2007


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An album of photos taken during Marple Carnival 2007. If you have any good photos of this or past, present or future carnivals that you'd like to add to these galleries, please get in touch.

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Locks Festival 2007


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Photos from the third Marple Locks festival organised by Marple Locks Heritage Society.

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Marple Carnival 2008


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An Album of photographs taken during the 2008 Marple Carnival on a wet and windy 21st June. If you have any good photos of the day that you would like to add here please get in touch.

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Raft Race 2008


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The Raft Race is a long standing event in the Marple and District calendar that was started by the Marple Fire Brigade and continued by the Round Table. Nowdays it is organised by the Motor Neurone Disease Society and raises funds for that good cause. Despite poor weather the 2008 event was still well attended, after all, you can only get so wet!

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Swimwear Fashion Event 2008


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On Saturday 28th June 2008 Bare Necessities of Market Street held a Swimwear Fashion Event on the Precinct in support of the Find a Cure for Martha Campaign. The event was opened by Martha herself and these photos were kindly provided by Arthur Procter.

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L to R (Back Row): Harry France, Not known, Harriet Greaves, Annie Swan, Mrs Annie Aldred, Mrs Bradbury, Marie Knowles, Mrs Walsh, Emily Knowles, Not known, Marie Etchells, Laura Booth, Nellie Hudson, Cissie Aldred, Mary Booth, Lucy Bradbury, Miss Walsh, Alice France.
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2010Delightful Donkey at the 2010 Marple Christmas Cracker. By Arthur Procter.
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National Civic DayCelebrations in Memorial Park on National Civic Day and Marple Civic Society's 50th Anniversary. By Arthur Procter.
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Flood at Cateract MillFlooding at Cataract Mill on 10 May 2012. By Bill Beard.
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Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day 2016The Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day at the mill site and Roman Lakes on Sunday 4 September. A great day out for all the family. By Arthur Procter.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007The original stone plaque inside the Bowling Green shelter.
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Day 03 - Halle Concert 03Flutist playing at the Halle Concert at the URC. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2010Santa is escorted to his Grotto at the 2010 Marple Christmas Cracker. By Arthur Procter.
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Day 13 - Cookery Demos 13Richard Morris' Cookery demonstrations at Marple Cricket Club. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.

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