Yearly Archives: 2020


Spot On Lancashire & Cheshire Rural Touring Artist Commission Brief

By |2021-02-17T09:30:33+00:00December 21st, 2020|Artist News|

Spot On Lancashire & Cheshire Rural Touring Artist Commission Brief Artists and makers are invited to apply for a commission for a making project within a special newspaper for Spot On Lancashire and Cheshire Rural Touring Arts. Each commission would be for the creation of bespoke 'how to ..' making project which would be

Second Sight Online Arts Centre

By |2020-12-10T19:53:43+00:00December 10th, 2020|Artist News, Barnaby News|

Barnaby Festival, in partnership with artists in Macclesfield and arts agency and innovation lab FutureEverything, has created a new online arts centre Second Sight.Second Sight is a virtual gallery experience curated to present a programme of visual arts showcasing the work of the creative communities in Macclesfield.Visitors can explore several galleries within Second Sight, where they

Macclesfield Town Centre Recovery Residents Survey

By |2020-10-02T08:04:45+01:00September 28th, 2020|Other Events|

A new Town Centre Recovery Working Group  has been established to develop and lead an integrated Covid-19 recovery plan for Macclesfield Town Centre with the purpose of boosting town centre footfall, vitality and viability whilst respecting all safety requirements and guidance to ensure the safety of people within the town centre. The Working Group

Heritage Centre Project Manager

By |2020-08-22T11:36:05+01:00August 22nd, 2020|Business, Other Events|

Fixed Term Contract Project Manager (Facilities) at the Old Sunday School, (Heritage Centre), Macclesfield The Silk Heritage Trust is developing the Old Sunday School (Heritage Centre) as a place for social interaction, cultural activities and enjoyment; a place that will help the revitalisation of Macclesfield Town Centre.  The Trust needs a Project Manager (Facilities) to start as soon

Our First Digital Festival

By |2020-07-19T13:06:53+01:00July 19th, 2020|Artist News, Barnaby News|

We delivered our first digital Barnaby festival programme on June 20th & 21st 2020, you can now watch video content from the weekend Homemade Parade On Saturday 21st, our local communities came together (at home and online) to bring us the Homemade Parade; full of at-home creative making, home and garden 'floats' and a

Free online workshops this Summer

By |2020-07-23T20:04:18+01:00July 19th, 2020|Barnaby News|

We are delighted to be presenting a week-long programme of free online workshops this Summer.  Peter Duncan, Circus Trainer and renowned circus expert, will be teaching us a range  of easy-to-learn circus skills, tips and tricks. Sharon Ginnis, experienced Writer & Educator, will teach viewers to weave their own story in a week-long programme

Black Lives Matter

By |2020-06-17T18:46:31+01:00June 17th, 2020|Barnaby News|

Barnaby is committed to acting against racism. We aim to promote access to cultural expression, make positive change and celebrate diversity and inclusion in everything we do. Following the events and protests led by the Black Lives Matter movement after the racist killing of George Floyd, which articulate the deep-rooted anger and concern over

Our Future is Ancient

By |2020-06-05T10:04:46+01:00June 4th, 2020|Artist News, Barnaby News|

Artist Simon Buckley who produces the Not Quite Light project and is based in Salford will be presenting his digital commission on Saturday June 20. Simon has been visiting Macclesfield Forest every month to coincide with the dawn of the full moon, since December’s winter solstice. Click here for the promotional video


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