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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2017
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Winter Wonderland 2017Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland 2017 by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 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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Marple Locks Festival 2007The second Marple Locks Festival in July 2007.
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Marple Festival 2014Giant Paella at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Day 08 - Beer and Wine Festival 04Rainy City Chorus at the Real Ale and Wine Festival. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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Marple Festival 2017Barbecued chicken at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Santa's ArrivalSanta arrives at Top Lock on New Horizons, by Arthur Procter.
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Pride in Marple Awards 2010 - 13Commended in the "Volunteer of the Year" category Marple Civic Society's Gillian and Alan Postill with Cllrs. Chris Baker and Craig Wright. Photo © Mike Frisbee - www.fris.co.uk
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Marple Carnival 1995Whaley Bridge Band in the 1995 Carnival Parade. provided by Ray Noble.
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Hawk Green Maypole EventHawk Green May Festival on the Green, Sunday 10 May 2015. By Arthur Procter.

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