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Author: Suzanne Rafter

Make It Marple

If you haven’t already visited the Make it Marple be sure to visit on Sunday 21st October, It is located at the Railway Carpark, Rose Hill. From 11am – 3pm.

Make it Marple is a great community project to promote and showcase our local crafters and makers. A fun filled day with plenty to see and do, there is also lots of food and drink to try!

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Friends of High Lane Park Dog Show and Fun Day

Friends of High Lane Park are presenting an fun filled day on Saturday 29th September at High Lane Park.  If you have a loving pooch why not enter them into the competition, the categories vary from cutest puppy to waggliest tail, registration on the day from 12.30pm.

There will be other fun activities for all the family to enjoy including a dog agility course sponsored by Absolute Canine. Artisan food, hot drinks and ice-cream will be available on the day too!

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Marple food and drink festival

The event gets under way at 10am on Saturday 22nd September and will continue until about 4pm. All the stalls will be located in and around the Market Street area of town.

This is one of the most popular events in the town’s calendar, Marple Food and Drink Festival will have stalls selling foods, drinks, crafts, gift ideas and much more. There will be music from Marple Band as well as a face painting and crafts for the children. Look out for the buskers performing in the afternoon organised by the Music in Hospitals charity.

Last year the festival attracted large crowds from Marple itself and visitors from other nearby towns and villages.

From small beginnings, the festival has grown year on year and is now highly regarded as an excellent opportunity for the town to shout about what its local producers and businesses have to offer.

 

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