Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy Project; Invitation to Tender

Job Opportunity: Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy Project

Job title: Re-advertisement – The End of Project Celebration Events; Invitation to Tender June 2018.

Salary: Tender £16,000 + VAT

Location: Marple, Cheshire.

Hours: Agreed with contractor on receipt of tender

Contract: Fixed term – June to August 2018

Closing date: June 25th 2018



A fantastic opportunity to plan, manage & deliver an inclusive and spectacular multi-site event or series celebrating the completion of the ‘Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy Project’.

The events will be an opportunity to:

  • thank everyone involved
  • celebrate Samuel Oldknow’s birthday (5th of October, 2018)
  • make a memorable local impact
  • attract first time and regular visitors to mark the project’s achievements
  • identify how they could be involved in sustaining momentum and taking the legacy forward.

We seek experienced event managers to host outdoor events over three unique locations during August, to celebrate our project to Reveal Oldknow’s legacy.

The sites are: the intricate and beautiful ‘Grand’ Marple Aqueduct; Samuel Oldknow’s Mellor Mill now in dramatic ruins; and the surprising and lesser known Lime Kilns, all situated in Marple, nestled between Stockport and the Peak District.

Brief: Please go to to download a copy of the brief or contact the Project Learning & Interpretation Co-ordinator

Budget: £16,000.00 + VAT

Delivery:  June – August 2018

Deadline Instructions:

The contract will be awarded on behalf of this joint project by Canal & River Trust and will be managed by the Learning and Interpretation Officer, Natasha Lolljee.


Please e-mail your submissions to (using or similar for files larger than 1MB) by 12 noon on Monday 25th June 2018.