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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019
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Marple Bridge Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 7 December 2019. By Arthur Procter.Dec 10, 2019


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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Rose Hill Station in winter2854 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 Ablaze2591 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 - 092442 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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Crash on Brabyns Brow2424 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2256 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2238 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 Festival2180 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 Chadkirk2089 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 01 - Food and Drink DayBusker at the Food and Drink Day. By Arthur Procter.
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Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day 2017The 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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Marple Festival 2013Shuttle Stone Pie at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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3 Legged Pub Crawl 1977A group on a 3-legged pub crawl outside the Lane Ends in June 1977. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Festival 2019All Things Nice at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Senior Citizen's Fair 2016MP William Wragg organised a Senior Citizen's Fair on Friday 21 October 2016. Photos by Kathryn Procter.
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Mellor Country Fete 2018Mellor Country Fete Saturday 30 June 2018. By Arthur Procter.

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