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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 2021
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Remembrance Sunday 2021Remembrance Sunday Service, 14th November 2021, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.Dec 07, 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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Bowling Green Fire2791 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 - 092657 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 Rooms2572 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2550 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2361 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 Festival2310 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 Chadkirk2206 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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Santa's ArrivalSanta arrives at Top Lock on New Horizons, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Hall Exhibition 1996Visitors to Marple Local History Society's exhibition about Marple Hall in 1996.
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Day 16 - Food Festival Band 01Marple Band at the Food Festival - "Ready for the call" - Photo and caption by David Burridge.
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Mellor Country Fete 2018Mellor Country Fete Saturday 30 June 2018. By Arthur Procter.
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Remembrance Sunday 2014Remembrance Day Service, 9th November 2014, Memorial Park. Taken by Arthur Procter.
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Madge Watson's Dancing School Display 1950sMadge Watson's Dancing School perform Butterfly Ballet during the 1950s. Dancers L-R are: Nancy Callow, Susan Dawson (later Myers), unknown, Jacqui Pickford, Joan Holt, Christine Kerney, Helen Schofield. Provided by David Myers.
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HorticulturePunky pine-owl.
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Marple Carnival 2015It does look like Mr Saunders! By Arthur Procter.

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