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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


Hawk Green Maypole 2017


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Hawk Green Residents Association Mayday Festival 2017 was held on "The Green" on Sunday 14th May. The festival included the crowning of the May Queen and King, entertainment from Hawk Green Brass Band, Bubble Man and Children's Games. Well done HGRA!

47 files, last one added on May 17, 2017
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Marple Carnival 2017


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The theme for Marple's 55th Carnival was Marple's Movie Magic and it was blessed with fabulous weather throughout the day on Saturday 17 June. In addition to all teh Movie Stars on show, a group of Team Extreme Sports Stars were performing on the skatepark too. As always, if you took any good shots on the day, please send them in to be added to this album.

109 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2017
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Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day 2017


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A Fact and Fun Day at Mellor Mill and Roman Lakes, with guided tours of the Mill, music, 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 2017


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The 2017 Marple Food and Drink Festival was once again organised by Marple Business Forum and tempted thousands of people to a busy Market Street to sample the delights of the very best of local food and drink suppliers.

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Christmas 2017


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An album for Christmas 2017 Events including Santa's arrival on New Horizons, Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland, the Santa Dash, St Martin's Christmas Tree Festival and any other local Christmas events. Send in your best Christmas shots.

100 files, last one added on Dec 07, 2017
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Launch of Treeptops Exhibition 2018


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Marple Local History Society’s exhibition “From cripples holiday home to orthopaedic hospital” at Marple Library was formally opened by the Mayor of Stockport on Saturday, 12th May 2018. The exhibition then ran from 12th May to 19th May during normal library open hours.

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Hawk Green Maypole 2018


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Hawk Green Residents Association Mayday Festival 2018 was held on "The Green" on Sunday 13th May. The festival included the crowning of the May Queen and King, entertainment from Hawk Green Brass Band, Maypole Dancing and Children's Games. Well done HGRA!

59 files, last one added on May 17, 2018
Album viewed 243 times

Friends of Rose Hill Station Art Project


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Working with local artist Tracy McGuiness-Kelly, Friends of Rose Hill Station are undertaking an exciting project to involve the community in creating a mural for the car park at Rose Hill Station.

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Rose Hill Station in winter3141 viewsThe severe winter of 1947 brings chaos to the trains at Rose Hill Station - You can just make out the chimney of the Railway pub in the background.
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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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Day 06 - Black Dyke BandRenowned Black Dyke Brass Band at Marple College. By Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2013Remembrance Day Service, 10th November 2013, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Halloween at Marple Lime Kilns 2021Spooky goings on organised by Friends of Oldknow's Lime Kilns on Friday 29 October. Photo by Arthur Procter.
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Carnival Parade 20092009 Princesses Emily & Jessica. By Ray Noble.
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05 July 2015: Marple Locks FestivalMarple Locks Festival on Sunday 5 July. By Arthur Procter.
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Day 16 - Food and Drink DayPie competition entries at the Food and Drink Day on Market Street. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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Marple Festival - SaturdayBaker girls on Market Street, by Mark Whittaker.
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Boat Rally at Top Lock 1967Rally of Boats at Top Lock in 1967. Photography by Hilda Bright.

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