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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021
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Mellor Well Dressing 2021Preparations and blessing of Mellor Well Dressing on Saturday 17 July 2021. By Arthur Procter.Jul 20, 2021


Marple Hall Exhibition 1996


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In 1996 Marple Local History Society held an exhibition featuring Marple Hall that explained its history including the buildings, contents and people who created it and lived there over several hundred years. These photos cannot recreate the exhibition but do give a flavour of what was on display. Much of the information is available in the history sections of the main web site.

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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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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2545 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2523 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2345 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 Festival2282 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 Chadkirk2186 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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Chadkirk Festival 2012Chadkirk Festival on Sunday 29 July 2012 by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2016In Memorial Park, by Kathryn Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2014Carnival Day photo from Brabyns Preparatory School.
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MudWrong side of the fence.
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Marple Carnival 2015Barking Orders, by Arthur Procter.
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Boris Johnson visit to Marple Boris Johnson paid a flying visit to Marple on Friday 20 March 2015 to support Conservative candidate William Wragg. Photo by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Locks Festival 2005The second Marple Locks Festival in July 2005.
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Boat Rally at Top Lock 1966Rally of Boats at Top Lock Marina in 1966.

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