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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022
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Marple Carnival 2022Marple Carnival photo by Arthur Procter.Jun 22, 2022


Christmas 2014


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An album for Christmas 2014 Events including Santa's arrival on New Horizons on 5th December, the Marple Christmas Cracker and Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 6th December, the Santa Dash on Sunday 7th December, St Martin's Christmas Tree Festival and any other local Christmas events. Send in your best Christmas shots.

148 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2014
Album viewed 673 times

Hawk Green Festival 2015


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Hawk Green Residents Association Mayday Festival 2015 was held on "The Green" on Sunday 10th May. The festival included the crowning of the May Queen and King, entertainment from Hawk Green Brass Band, Go-Karting, Donkey Rides, Bubble Man, Put & Ping, Wood Turning, Face Painting and Children's Games. Well done HGRA!

36 files, last one added on May 15, 2015
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Marple Carnival 2015


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The theme for Marple's 53rd Carnival was SUPERHEROES and it was up, up and away for participants on Saturday June 20 June despite the decidedly non-super weather. As always, if you took any good shots on the day, please send them in to be added to this album.

150 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2015
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Marple 150 / Locks Festival 2015


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To celebrate the 150th birthday of Marple Station in 2015 a series of events were organised culminating with the biannual Marple Locks Festival in Memorial Park and up and down the locks on Sunday 5th July.

95 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2015
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Mellor Country Fete 2015


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Mellor Country Fete is a traditional Country Fete with activities for all the family in a fabulous hillside setting with spectacular views and a friendly, old-fashioned village atmosphere. Here are a few photographs from the day - if you have more, pleased send them in.

32 files, last one added on Jul 24, 2015
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Mellor Mill Fact & Fun Day 2015


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A Fact and Fun Day at Mellor Mill and Roman Lakes, with guided tours of the Mill, two bands, food and drink and lots of things for the children to do. A great day raising funds for Mellor Archaeological Trust and Friends of Our Valley too.

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Marple Festival 2015


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2015's Marple Festival was organised for the first time by Marple Business Forum and focused on the Food and Drink Day on Saturday 19 September. There were buskers on every corner and lots of food, drink and charity stalls. There was also be a beer festival and fun day at Marple Cricket Club over the weekend of 18-20 September.

55 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2015
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Christmas 2015


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An album for Christmas 2015 Events including Santa's arrival at Rose Hill on 28 November and on New Horizons on 4th December, the Marple Christmas Cracker and Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 5th December, the Santa Dash on Sunday 6th December, St Martin's Christmas Tree Festival and any other local Christmas events. Send in your best Christmas shots.

81 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2015
Album viewed 458 times

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Bowling Green Fire2796 views11th September 2001 - Whilst history on a global scale was being made in New York.
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Queen's visit to Marple 1968 - 092681 viewsThe Queen meets the young people of Marple in May 1968. The young lady between the Queen and the girl guide is Diane Chew. Can you identify any of the others?
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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2575 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2553 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2363 viewsFresh paella cooked in huge pans plus samples from newly opened deli/cafe, cheeses, biscuits, tarts, quiches, olives and ice creams. By A. Procter.
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Ridge Quarry Music Festival2312 viewsHuge crowds enjoy a Music Festival in the Ridge Quarry in the early 1900s, quite likely the same event as in our other picture which is dated 1909.
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Fluorescent tubes at Chadkirk2208 viewsPowered only by the electromagnetic fields surrounding the power lines running through the Chadkirk Estate, the Richard Box's art installation aimed to bring visibility to the Connect2 scheme. Photo by Arthur Procter.


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Marple Carnival 2015Firefighters return, by Arthur Procter.
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06 December Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 6 December. By Arthur Procter.
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Mellor Country fete 2018Mellor Country Fete Saturday 30 June 2018. By Arthur Procter.
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Carnival Parade 2009A great smile from 2009 Princess Emily Anderson.
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Marple Festival 2021Makers Market at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Compstall Rose Queen Festival 1909The Drummer Boys of St. Mary's, Marple Bridge at Compstall Rose Queen Festival in June 1909. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Winter Wonderland 2010Clog dancers ready to lead off.
By Ruth Hargreaves.
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Marple Locks Festival 2011He's still not smiling, by Arthur Procter.

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