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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival in Memorial Park, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.Jun 20, 2017


Marple Mini-Christmas Festival 2009


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Although not publicised as a full blown "Christmas Cracker" event that's what everyone was calling it, and the 2009 Mini-Christmas Festival on Market Street was a great success, as these photos show.

18 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2009
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Winter 2009/10


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In 2009/10 Marple enjoyed the coldest and snowiest winter since 1962, when the Marple Aqueduct was damaged by frost. Words used by locals to describe it included: Crisp, Cold, Gorgeous, Slippery, White, Icey, Arctic, Annoying, Tiresome, Dangerous, Worrying and Enchanting! Let us have your pictures to record it for posterity!

57 files, last one added on Feb 07, 2010
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Ludworth School Swimathon 2010-13


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Each year pupils from Ludworth primary School in Marple Bridge raise money by swimming, splashing (and celebrate by pushing in their head teacher) at the Romiley Marina Pool. Expert swimmers and young paddlers between 4 and 11 years of age give their best while having as much fun as possible.

21 files, last one added on Mar 21, 2013
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Art & Craft Fair 2010


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On Saturday 24 April 2010 Crafty Ladies of Market Street organised an Art and Craft Fair on the Precinct. They were lucky with the weather and Arthur Procter was on hand to capture the feel of the day with his camera.

14 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2011
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Marple Carnival 2010


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Retiring Carnival Committee Chairman Bill Ardern was given a big send off by the people of Marple and thankfully the only thing that was wet about this one was the "Under the Sea" theme. If you have any good photos of this special day then please send them in.

172 files, last one added on Dec 12, 2010
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French Boules Tournament 2010


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On Saturday 28th August 2010 the Friends of Marple Memorial Park held a French Boules Tournament between local groups and societies. The trophy, which was sponsored by Kay Dee Hair and Beauty, was won by Marple Civic Society. This album contains photos of the day.

24 files, last one added on Aug 30, 2010
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Marple Festival 2010


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In 2010 the Food and Drink Festival morphed into the first Marple Festival, an ambitious fortnight of culture and events held between 10 - 25 September. This album captures the best moments from the Festival taken by local photographers. Please do send in your photos for any events not yet covered.

332 files, last one added on Oct 11, 2010
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Pride in Marple Awards 2010


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The first "Pride in Marple Awards" were presented by Marple Area Committee at High Lane Village Hall on 23 November 2010. The photographs in this album were taken by Mike Frisbee and reproduced with his permission. If you'd like to purchase copies go to www.fris.co.uk and enter password "Marple".

24 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
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Pride in Marple Awards 2012 - 28Cllr. Susan Ingham introduces the Pride in Marple Awards at High Lane Village Hall. Photo © Mike Frisbee - www.fris.co.uk
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Day 01 - Food and Drink DayMake the most of it at the Food and Drink Day. By Arthur Procter.
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Music at Marple Festival 2013Buskers at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2014Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2011Remembrance Day Service, 13th November 2011, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2016Remembrance Day Service, 13th November 2016, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Fun FairI want to get off!
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Marple Carnival 2015Awarding prizes, by Arthur Procter.

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