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Mellor FC 5-a-side Tournament

15th July 2017 at Wood Lane Marple.

£60 Entry per team. Group stages followed by knock-outs. 15 minute games one way.

Hot food and drinks van on site, cold drinks also available.

£30 deposit to secure your place with £30 payable on the day (or in advance if you prefer).
Nibs For Chapel Arts

Nibs For Chapel Arts organised readings at REMS Wine bar where writers can listen or read out their own work.

Chapel Arts have a jam-packed agenda over the next few months with something to suit everyone. Art and Craft workshops are being held every Monday afternoon in the lounge at Chapel Methodist Church. The classes which are open to all and run by experienced tutors cover printing, glass, felt, jewellery and textile making. Email:

Following on from the popular 4th Chapel Arts Creative Writing course there are plans to run another  for authors wanting to share their work, or gain in confidence. Contact Jean on 01663 719945 or

After the success of the Chapel Arts 2nd Annual Writing Competition there are plans to run a similar event for Chapel High School pupils and a grant has been applied for. Further details will be available  through the website

The group is also looking to organise a writing competition for primary pupils to start in 2018. Anyone interested in sponsoring this venture should contact Jean on 01663 719945 or

Summer of Sport

Wednesday August 23, Lyme Park, Disley: Summer of Sport - Come and Try Golf, 1pm-2pm. Free event (normal park admission), no need to book.  Contact Graham Clark  01663 761411,
Strawberry Studios - I Am In Love

Until January 29, Stockport Museum, Market Place (SK1 1ES): Strawberry Studios - I Am In Love, exhibition recalling the many artists who recorded there from 10cc and Neil Sedaka to The Smiths and Stone Roses. Open Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sundays and bank holidays 11am-5pm. Free admission. Phone 0161 480 1460.

Secret Singers Choir

Tuesday afternoons, Marple Methodist Church: Secret Singers Choir, for those who usually sing in secret. New members always welcome. no audition, no need to read music, 1.30-3.15pm. For more information contact Olwyn Pearce 07891 471 404, or go to

Monthly Jazz sessions

Monday December 4, High Lane Conservative Club (A6): monthly session by Disley-based Mart Rodger Manchester Jazz, traditional and Dixieland, 8pm, first Monday of the month, £6 on the door. Website