Saturday, December 15, 2007

Christmas Producer's Market

The Christmas Market had a Victorian feel to it, with hot roasted chestnuts, mulled wine and Santa on his sleigh, as well as samples of food and drink to warm shoppers who braved the cold.
It is the last for this year, but they will be back in 2008!!

Sunday, December 09, 2007

Disaster for St. Mary's Graveyard

Disaster struck St. Mary's small graveyard last week when a large tree was brought down, in the high winds, right across where our volunteers have been working so hard to clear the foliage and make the gravestones accessible.

The weight of the tree was luckily taken by the wrought iron fence and the stones were not actually damaged, but the fence is looking the worst for it.

This is a sad blow, as the volunteers, who had just planted bulbs along side the stones, and are hoping the damaged tree will soon be removed.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Christmas Craft Fairs

Staircase House on Saturday was the delightful setting for a Christmas Craft Fair.

Not to be mistaken for former residents of the house, our three Puritan ladies were only there for the day, selling items from the Trust shop.

Next Saturday between 1pm and 4pm, the Trust will be in Marple Bridge manning another stall, at the very popular, Winter Wonderland.