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Festival of Britain 1951 Village FairOn Saturday 12 May 1951 Marple held a "History of Marple" themed Village Fair in Marple Memorial Park. This photo shows a 7 year old Tom Goldschmidt carrying the Festival emblem.Mar 25, 2021
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NCCC 50th Anniversary RallyNorth Cheshire Cruising Club Rally celebrating their 50th anniversary on 29 May 1993 at High Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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NCCC 50th Anniversary RallyNorth Cheshire Cruising Club Rally celebrating their 50th anniversary on 29 May 1993 at High Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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NCCC 50th Anniversary RallyNorth Cheshire Cruising Club Rally celebrating their 50th anniversary on 29 May 1993 at High Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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Coronation Celebrations 1937A march on Longhurst Lane celebrating the 1937 Coronation. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Mar 21, 2021
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Coronation Celebrations 1937A march on Longhurst Lane celebrating the 1937 Coronation. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Mar 21, 2021
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Rose Queen ParadeLooks like a Rose Queen Parade getting ready to leave but exactly when and where we're not sure. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
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New Horizons 1981His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales signing the visitors book on the 22 March 1981, at the launch of New Horizons. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021


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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Romiley Young Farmers Show 2008


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After being cancelled in 2007 due to the relentless rain it was good to see the Romiley Young Farmer's Show back in business for 2008, even if the weather wasn't too favourable again! If you have any photos to help illustrate the many facets of this great event, just let us know.

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French Boules Tournament 2008


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On Saturday 30 August 2008 the Friends of Marple Memorial Park held a fun French Boules Tournament to celebrate the construction of a new boules court in the Park. There was a great turnout and very enjoyable afternoon was had by everyone who joined in.

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Marple 10k Trail Run


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The Marple 10k Trial Run began in 2007 and has been held each year since. The event is organised by Marple Fire Fighters to raise funds for the Firefighters Charity and is sponosored by the Ring o' Bells Pub. Photos from the 2008 and 2010 events are currently featured in this album. If you have more, please send them in.

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Food & Drink Festival 2008


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Marple's second Food and Drink Festival was held on Saturday 20th September, and what a great day it was, blessed by superb sunshine.

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Marple Christmas Cracker 2008


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A gallery of photos from Marple's second Christmas Cracker Event on 6th December 2008, including pictures of the entries in the Best Dressed Shop Window competition.

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Winter Wonderland 2008


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Photos from Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland held on 6th December 2008. We could do with a few more so if you have any please get in touch.

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Marple Carnival 2009


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Another wet Carnival on 20th June 2009 but it looks like everyone enjoyed themselves again despite the weather! If you have any good photos of the day that you would like to add here please get in touch.

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Bowling Green Fire2742 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 - 092588 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 Rooms2535 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2514 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2332 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 Festival2273 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 Chadkirk2180 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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