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Programme of Lectures : Albert Schools : 1886
Original Fragments and photocopy of Programme of Lectures to be held at the Albert Schools, Marple in January 1886. by Mr W Rowling, Phrenologist, " for amusement and instruction combined".
Popular Lectures including Shams and Realities, Your…

Primrose League Entertainment at Shepley Hall 1888
Original Programme for the Primrose League Entertainment at Shepley Hall, Marple on the llth February 1888 with J Bradshaw Isherwood Esq in the Chair.
Tea at 6 pm followed by entertainment and dancing from 9 pm to 11 pm

Dramatic Entertainment/Concert Programmes : 1881/2
Four original programmes for "Amateur Dramatic Entertainment & Concert" held at the Albert School in aid of the Marple Cricket Club. 1881 and 1882.
Listing productions of farces, comedy, musical pieces, solo and chorus with listings of cast and…

Grand Gymnastics Display 1902 Programme
Flyer advertising programme for Marple Recreation Club and Gymnasium Grand Gymnastic Display to be held on 12th April 1902 : Chairman Mr W Oswald Carver

Programme for Marple : Coronation Day 1902
3 original copies of Programme for Marple to celebrate the Coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. 26th June 1902. giving details/times of Procession , sports, games, dancing ending with bonfire and firework display on the Ridge.

Musical Festival at the Ridge Quarry : 1906
Original Programme for the Grand Open-Air Music Festival to be held in the Ridge Quarry on Sunday 27th May 1906 in aid of Marple Sick Nursing Assoc and Reed Band.
Also Carnival and Cycle Parade on June 2nd 1906.

Leaflet : Roman Lakes Select Orchestra : Undated
Two original promotional leaflets for Roman Lakes Select Orchestra advertising that they are now Open for Engagements for Dances Whist Drives etc.
Conductor Mr J Percy Tew A.R.M.C.M., Stockport Road,
Lady in photograph is Maude Tew, …

Programme for Tableaux : 1912
Original Programme of Tableaux for May 9th, 10th and llth May 1912 in aid of two charities, the Marple Sick Nursing Society and Waifs and Strays Society.
Details of each tableaux which is shown 3 times preceded and accompanied by suitable music.

Programme for Vernon Park Musical Festival 1920
Original programme for the 35th Annual Open Air Musical Festival at Vernon Park on 4th July 1920 for the benefit of the Infirmary. President and Conductor Mr Henry Bell, listing local dignitaries.

Marple Gardeners and Allotments Holders Association Gala 1920 and Concert 1921
Two original documents from the Marple Allotment Society
1. Mock Newpaper "Advertiser" giving details of Annual Flower Show and Gala at Hollins Park 4th September 1920 with details of programme, contributors and weather, miscellaneous gardening…

Programme : Marple Bridge Dramatic Society : 1925
Photocopy of Programme for production from Marple Bridge Dramatic Society for 1925 Season.
Third Production of "Ambrose Applejohn's Adventure, A Comedy in 3 acts" to be held at the Congregational Hall March 26th, 27th
and 28th.
Autumn production…

Festival of Britain 1951 : Marple Urban District Celebrations
Booklet produced by Marple Urban District entitled Festival of Britain 1951 History of Marple and Festival Diary.
Containing short sketch of the history of Marple, diary listing events from Saturday 12th May Village Fair at Memorial Park to Grand…

Exhibition for Voluntary Organisations in Marple : 1960's
Two original flyers promoting exhibitions for Marple Voluntary Organisations held at the Baths Hall, Marple organised by Marple U D C Charity Commission, November 1968 and March 1969
Listing Recreational and voluntary organisations in the…

Theatre Advertisement :  Performance at the Bulls Head 1820
Photocopy of advertisement (on card) for last night performance of Dr Browns celebrated tragedy Barbarossa, Tyrant of Algiers, The Recruiting Sergent a comic dance, A comic song and Bombastes Furioso a laughable farce on Monday Evening 10th April…

Booklet : Festival Programme for Oldknow Bicentenary : 1990
Festival Programme for Samuel Oldknows 200 Bicentenary of the Erection of Mellor Mill in 1790 and a festival to celebrate the achievements of Samuel Oldknow 1756 - 1828 : June 9th - 24th 1990 History of Mill, Samuel Oldknow, programme of events over…

Flyers for Various Festivals/Heritage/Christmas Markets
Collection of miscellaneous flyers covering events in and around Marple.
1. Samuel Oldknow Heritage Day September 2014 at Roman Lakes.
2. Mellor Mill Heritage Day September 2013 at Roman Lakes.
3. Marple Xmas Market 2011
4. Maple Drinks…

Coronation Celebration Programme 1937 & 1953 & 1911
Two original Souvenir Programme for Coronation Celebrations :
1. Coronation of their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, May 12th 1937. to be held at Memorial Park. Produced by Marple U.D.C. giving information, timetables of events,…

Material on Marple's Festival from 2007
Material on Marple Food & Food & Drink and Christmas Fesitvals :
a. Booklet for the Marple Festival 2011 Programme giving details of events for 17th September to lst October covering the arts, music, food and drink, family fun, heritage and…

Opening Ceremony for Marple Library : Undated
Photocopy of newspaper article from the North Cheshire Herald reporting on the opening of the new Marple Library with photograph of opening party. (undated) Library constructed in 1974.

Notice in Marple shops : Princess Diana's funeral : 1977
Two colour photographs taken of local shops informing customers of closure due to the funeral of Princess Diana, 6th September 1997

Dedication of Marple War Memorial : 1922
Photocopy of 24 page programme dated 22nd July 1922 for the Dedication of Marple War Memorial Park and Historical Pageant, including programme of events, brief history of Marple, illustrating events in the Life of Marple from earlier times.

Debt Action Day 22nd May 1999
Leaflets promoting Debt Action day in Market Street 22nd May 1999 where speakers, music and drama will bring attention to Third World Debt.
Andrew Stunnell MP will distribute prizes for children's art competition and a human chain and 3 minutes of…

Programme for Marple 150 Years of Transport Festival including Lock Festival : 2015
Official Events Programme for 150 years of Transport in Marple Festival, incorporating Locks Festival. 1st - 5th July 2015.

Programmes : Mellor Church Country Fete : 2015 & 2018
Two programmes for Mellor Church Country Fete held in the Parish Centre and the field on the 27th June 2015 & 30th June 2018 giving information, times of events and Rose Queen procession details from Brabyns Park and evening entertainments

Fete at The Roman Lakes ; 1910
Photocopy of newspaper cutting from Stockport Advertiser dated 24th June 1910 giving an account of a Fete held at the Roman Bridge Lakes in aid of the Marple Sick Nursing Society, giving details of events held and names of committee and participants…
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