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  • Lime Kilns Community Dig: October 26, 2015 - October 30, 2015
  • Lime Kilns Tramway Open Day: November 01, 2015
  • Oldknow's Roadshow & Film Show: November 28, 2015

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Future Events : October & November
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Mon 26th–Fri 30th Oct
Marple Lime Kilns Community Dig

Explore the history under your feet! Join us to excavate Marple's historic tramway and help us discover how much of it is left, buried under the Rec. No experience necessary, just come and have a go. Suitable for ages 5 and up, though if you're 5 to 15 please bring an adult.
Free. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. To book visit the event (linked below) page or call 07825 044 379

Sun 1st Nov, 12 noon–4pm
Lime Kilns: Tramway Open Day

Have you ever wondered how much of Marple's 200 year old tramway survives? Book onto a free guided tour to see the discoveries from the latest excavation, and get a glimpse into the lives of those who worked at the Kilns.
Meet at Marple Social and Forces Club, SK6 6BX for tours plus lots more activities for the whole family throughout the afternoon.
Tours every half hour starting at 12noon, last tour starts at 3.30pm.
Free. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Sat 28th Nov, 11am–3pm
Oldknow's Roadshow & Film-Show

Have you got any stories, photographs or items related to Samuel Oldknow, Mellor Mill estate, Marple Aqueduct or the Lime Kilns? Please bring them along to Marple Library to be scanned into our archive. While you’re there catch a special screening of ‘The New Navvies’, a campaign film created by the Peak Forest Canal Society in Marple in 1965.
Come and reminisce with us, meet our volunteers, and find out more about ways you could get involved.

Free. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
visit http://oldknows.com/ for more details