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The Marple Directory

This section of the directory covers local groups involved in entertainment and the arts, plus entertainment facilities in Marple and the surrounding area.

The Hawk Green Band was originally formed in 1982 as a junior feeder band to The Marple Band.
Hawk Green Fold Dance Club has been migrated to the New Community Directory.
Heartbeat - an exciting and different close harmony chorus of around 45 extremely talented ladies based in Marple, Cheshire, United Kingdom.
Kickstart Drama was established in 2018 by Sarah Groarke. Based in Marple Bridge, it offers drama training for all ages.
The Gang Show "Three Cheers" is a fixed feature in the Marple Calendar (mid-end March). It brings together the talents of the Scouts and Guides within the eight senior Marple Units.
After many years without a musical society, Marple now has a brand-new home-grown company.
Marple Movers is a group of - shall we say – more mature dancers who believe that anyone can be a dancer in their head.
If you enjoy live classical music, each year we go to the nine Thursday evening “Opus One” series of concerts, given by the superb Hallé orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. We travel to and from the hall in comfort by private coach, picking up and setting down in Mellor, Marple Bridge, Marple and Rose Hill.
‘Secret Singers’ is all about harmony singing groups and is aimed particularly, though not exclusively, at those people who love to sing but usually sing in secret such as in the bath or shower, in the car or whilst doing the vacuuming – especially when no-one is around!
For over a century the Brass Bands of Marple have played a big role in the Marple community.
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