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Wellington Wheel Pit Opening Event
Ann Hearle explains the workings of mill leats at the opening of Wellington Wheel pit, at Mellor Mill, on Saturday 10th March 2012. By Arthur Procter.
Facts & Fun at Roman Lakes
Sunday 3rd September 11am - 5pm, A Fundraising & Awareness Day for Mellor Archaeological Trust & Friends of The Valley
Traditional Lawn Games - Fete Stalls - Rural Crafts - Face Painting - Beer Tent - Guided Tours - Pop Up Museum -Vintage Salvage Finds - Plant Sales -Local Produce - Interactive Workshops - Live Music
Special Guests - Dr Butlers Hatstand Medicine Band
Adults £3, Under 16's Free, Lake Road, Marple, Sk6 7HB (Event Poster)
The opening track of the album 'The Season 17-18' will be played by Dr. Peter Wadsworth - ‘Strawberry Studios’. Throughout the world the musical legacy of Manchester is famous. Peter will be using both sound and vision to reveal this modern industrial history, the music industry of the hat town, Stockport.
Please note, all 8 tracks, of 'Season 17-18', will be revealed at our monthly meetings from September to April. All tracks are played live, and are not available in any other formats. Should you come along to the September meeting, then all eight live performances may be booked for just £10, this £10 incudes access to the Society trips, and even the post meeting refreshments!
A bargain that is sure to please.
Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45. The meetings take place in Marple Methodist Church on Church Lane in Marple. Postcode: SK6 7AY