St Martin's Low Marple Heritage Trust News and Events
This section of the web site is for details of future events, reports on past events and news concerning St Martin's Low Marple Heritage Trust and other matters relating to the church's history and heritage.
Forthcoming events and news:
Saturday 27 January 2024
The Heritage Trust enters its tenth year! This event offers a ‘revision session’ (no exam, fortunately) on the progress of research during those ten years on ‘The Arts and Crafts Church’ – research work which has highlighted the importance of St Martin’s. In the Church Hall with tea, 2.30pm - 4pm.
Monday 6 May 2024
Another of our Bank Holiday excursions by mini-bus. Tideswell church, ‘the cathedral of the Peak’, is full of interest. We shall concentrate on the chancel, which was restored by architect J. D. Sedding soon after he had worked on St Martin’s. Cost and timings available in due course.
Saturday 25 May 2024
While Sedding was passionate about English traditional architecture, Wilson was tuned in to the latest developments on the international art and architecture scene, as explained by Anthony Burton. In the Church Hall with tea, 2.30pm -4pm.
Saturday 22 June 2024
Joint meeting with the Marple Local History Society. Several speakers explore how, as Marple grew, a number of churches were established (including St Martin’s) to serve the varied needs of Marple folk. In the Church Hall with tea, 2.30pm - 4pm.