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Marple Christmas Light Switch On!

Marple Christmas Markets scaled - Marple Christmas Light Switch On!

It’s beginning to look a lot like…Christmas! We are very much looking forward to the Marple pop-up Christmas markets and light switch on which is taking place on Friday the 29th November. The event will run from 4pm-8pm and be sure to wrap up warm.

In association with Cllr Malcolm Allan from Stockport Council, Make It Marple and Marple Independant Shops there will be Late Night Shopping, Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, Singing and a visit from the big man himself, Father Christmas… Come along and support local artisans on their market stalls along with the local shops who are taking part, an event not to be missed!

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Pumpkin Carving at Lyme Park.

pumpkin carving - Pumpkin Carving at Lyme Park.

Between the 24th October – 29th October at Lyme Park!

Carve the most frightening faces in your very own pumpkin. and take it home to keep the ghouls away. Join us for a session of slightly messy and fun creativity as we transform a pile of pumpkins into scary faces – or whatever you want! Pumpkins, equipment and templates provided, just bring yourselves and your imagination

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Street Food at the Beer Traders with The Curry Den

curry den - Street Food at the Beer Traders with The Curry Den

We will be serving up Homemade Authentic Indian Food at Beer Traders on the 26th Oct 5pm-8pm!! Craft beers and curry perfect combo jot it down don’t miss out see you all in Marple!!!!

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Handbags at dawn.

Handbags - Handbags at dawn.

Charity Handbag Sale at the Northumberland Arms Monday 7 October 2019. Raising funds for Mellor Country House.

Ladies, who doesn’t like designer handbags?

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Marple & Peak Forest Canal Walk.

walk - Marple & Peak Forest Canal Walk.

For all the keen walkers out there why not get involved in the Maple and Peak Forrest Canal Walk. you don’t to be the fittest walker. please click here for further information.

Marple – Peak Forest Canal – Roman Lakes – Marple (approx 6.5km)GRADE: VERY EASY (2 hours)
Max elevation: 165m

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Autumn Concert and Vice Presidents Night.

Autumn 1 - Autumn Concert and Vice Presidents Night.

Our most prestigious concert for the Autumn season. Come and see The Marple Band and enjoy an entertaining and balanced programme of music for all ages and tastes. A warm, comfortable venue with interval refreshments and good range of raffle prizes.

Date 18th October, Time 8pm – 10.30pm, venue Maple Methodist Church, Church Lane.

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Tour of Britain set to race through Marple’s streets

tour of b - Tour of Britain set to race through Marple's streets

Really excited the Tour of Britain is passing through Marple this Saturday 14th September. This is sure to be a great event to watch with friends and family, finger crossed for a sunny day.

For more information on the schedule please click here for timetable.

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the great MARPLE bake off!

Christie Cake Sale - the great MARPLE bake off!

We are hosting our very own bake sale on Friday the 30th August at our Marple office! Pop down to 2 The Hollins next Friday and purchase some of our very yummy, home-made goods and treats. This is all in aid of The Christie charity. Hope to see you there.

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The 10k Marple Trail Race 2019

Marple 10k - The 10k Marple Trail Race 2019

This year event will be held on 14th September 2019.

The Race is organized by your Marple Fire Fighters. All funds raised go to the Firefighters Charity which is “the UK’s leading provider of services that enhance quality of life for serving and retired fire fighters, fire personnel and their families.”

You don’t have to be a great runner to participate we have runners of all levels.
The run starts at Rose Hill, at the beginning of the Middlewood Way.

Runners usually start gathering from 9.30am and you will need to register before 10.30am.

The entry fee this year is £15 plus registration fee.

The online registration process finishes by 12:00 on Friday, 13th September 2019. If registering on the day, you will be charged raised fee of £18.

The approximate start time is 11am. For more information about the race, click here.

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