It’s that time of the year again which means the Marple Christmas Cracker is round the corner!

The festive, fun filled weekend will be taking place Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th December.

Organised by the Marple Business Forum and celebrating its 9th year the cracker has become one of the town’s biggest events of the year.

This year is sure to impress! Kicking off the festivities on Friday evening Santa himself will be arriving on New Horizons narrow boat at Marple Social and Forces Club on Limekiln Lane.

On Saturday 3rd there will be an array of festive activities including the traditional Christmas Street Markets selling lots of tasty refreshments and gift ideas.