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. More...
The festivities extend in to Marple Bridge with the annual Winter Wonderland taking place on Saturday 3rd December 1-4pm.
Organised by the Marple Bridge Association there is sure to be plenty of activities to keep both the adults and children amused! There will be an array of stalls offering local, handmade gifts and refreshments including mulled wine! There will also be a band, rides and a tombola. The Marple Bridge Association are looking for tombola prizes to be donated, these can be dropped off at Marple Bridge Post Office.
Please note Town Street will be closed to all vehicles from 11am-5pm. More...
Red hats and fluffy white beards at the ready…This year’s Santa Dash will be taking place on Sunday 4th December.
The fun run is organised by Romiley & Marple Lions and will be raising funds for Kidney Research UK.
The run will begin at Marple Memorial Park where you will be provided with a Santa suit. The run will be around 2 miles long, finishing at Marple Garden centre where free refreshments will be provided. All runners will also get a free ride on the miniature railway and presents will be given out to the mini Santas.
Early registration is advised and costs £10 which includes your Santa suit– please see link for more details. More...