Marple Local History Society Meetings
The Society generally meets on the third Monday of the month from September to April, apart from December. the meeting is then held on the second Monday of the month.
Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45. Access is via the main entrance on Church Lane (opposite Mount Drive) and the meetings will be held in the church itself on the ground floor.
The church includes a hearing aid loop system which is most effective for people sitting near the side walls and in the rear pews of the church.
Venue and Location
The meetings take place in Marple Methodist Church on Church Lane in Marple. Postcode: SK6 7AY
Visitors are welcome to attend at a cost of Â£3. But look below for details of our Membership bargains!
The annual subscription for the Society is Â£10 for 8 meetings,so there's a bargain you can take up !
This also allows participation in the Society's trips.
Membership is available at all meetings.
Use the menus on the right to browse our past and present meeting topics.
To park near to Marple Methodist Church
There are double yellow lines immediately outside the church, but there is limited on street parking further up Church Lane on the right hand side, down Empress Avenue and on Mount Drive.
There is a large car park, Chadwick Street Car Park, (SK6 6BY) between Trinity Street and Chadwick Street, Marple. Access is from Stockport Road onto Trinity Street and from Church Lane onto Chadwick Street, exit is made via Trinity Street, in the direction of Church Lane. It is a pay and display car park, parking is free after 6pm, at the time of writing March 2021. For up to date informaion go to Chadwick Street Car Park.
The location of the Methodist Church on Church Lane (red marker) is shown on the map below and you can enter your postcode to get directions there, or to the car park Chadwick Street) nearby (blue marker):