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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


Romiley Young Farmers Show 2009


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A change of venue but no change in the top quality entertainment for the 2009 RYFS. Thanks to the rain no change in the amound of mud either, making wellies a must once again. We'd be delighted to add your photos from the show to this album to illustrate the many facets of this great local event.

36 files, last one added on Jul 19, 2009
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Food & Drink Festival 2009


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Marple's third Food and Drink Festival was held on Saturday 19th September, and was once again blessed by great weather and a fantastic turnout. If you have any photos to share we'd be delighted to add them to this album.

60 files, last one added on Oct 17, 2009
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Winter Wonderland 2009


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Photos from Marple Bridge's 23rd Annual Winter Wonderland celebrations held on 5th December 2009. Including pictures from the Christmas Tree Festival in St. Martin's Church.

12 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2009
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Marple Mini-Christmas Festival 2009


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Although not publicised as a full blown "Christmas Cracker" event that's what everyone was calling it, and the 2009 Mini-Christmas Festival on Market Street was a great success, as these photos show.

18 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2009
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Winter 2009/10


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In 2009/10 Marple enjoyed the coldest and snowiest winter since 1962, when the Marple Aqueduct was damaged by frost. Words used by locals to describe it included: Crisp, Cold, Gorgeous, Slippery, White, Icey, Arctic, Annoying, Tiresome, Dangerous, Worrying and Enchanting! Let us have your pictures to record it for posterity!

57 files, last one added on Feb 07, 2010
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Ludworth School Swimathon 2010-13


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Each year pupils from Ludworth primary School in Marple Bridge raise money by swimming, splashing (and celebrate by pushing in their head teacher) at the Romiley Marina Pool. Expert swimmers and young paddlers between 4 and 11 years of age give their best while having as much fun as possible.

21 files, last one added on Mar 21, 2013
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Art & Craft Fair 2010


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On Saturday 24 April 2010 Crafty Ladies of Market Street organised an Art and Craft Fair on the Precinct. They were lucky with the weather and Arthur Procter was on hand to capture the feel of the day with his camera.

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Marple Carnival 2010


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Retiring Carnival Committee Chairman Bill Ardern was given a big send off by the people of Marple and thankfully the only thing that was wet about this one was the "Under the Sea" theme. If you have any good photos of this special day then please send them in.

172 files, last one added on Dec 12, 2010
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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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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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Marple Carnival 2017Marple Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.
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06 December Winter WonderlandMarple Bridge Winter Wonderland on Saturday 6 December. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2010Santa and his helper at the 2010 Marple Christmas Cracker. By Ruth Hargreaves.
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Day 01 - Food and Drink DayTempting cakes at the Food and Drink Day. By Mark Whittaker.
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Mellor Church Country Fete 2016Mellor Country Fete Saturday 25 June 2016. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Festival 2019Cup cakes and brownies at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Day 02 - St. Martins 0510 Years On, part of the Heritage Open Days at St. Martin's Church. By Arthur Procter © Marple Festival 2010.
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Marple Festival 2019Having a great time at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.

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