Barnaby wishes all our friends and followers the very best for Christmas and the New year! As we reflect on the challenging year of 2021, we would like to remind you of some beautiful moments in June when we held our first Barnaby Bright programme – please take a look at memories from programme
The Music MASH industry masterclass programme ran during May and June 2021 as part of Barnaby Bright, produced by Manchester music organisation Brighter Sound. It took place online and at Macclesfield premiere music venue, Mash Guru, and focused on taking emerging artists’ careers to the next level through digital streaming and live performance practice.
Simon Buckley Film Launch Just six months ago during Barnaby Bright, we celebrated the longest day of the year, by hosting the performance of Simon Buckley’s Our Future is Ancient, inspired by his visits to capture Macclesfield Forest at first light. The one-off performance of spoken word and music inspired by this commissioned project
Cheshire East Council is seeking quotes for an outdoor arts project in Macclesfield and Crewe.If you believe you would be in a position to submit a proposal for this work. Please find attached a brief containing the full project information and specification. This project is funded by the Welcome Back Fund, with support from
Drop in any time between 2 and 5pm on Saturday 2nd of October at St. Peter’s Church, Windmill Street, to see films, information and an exhibition about the history and heritage of St. Peter’s Church and the local area. Find out whether there was a windmill on Windmill Street. Where did Copper Street get it’s
The Macclesfield Open was originally sponsored by Barnaby when it started in 2013, going on to become a highly successful exhibition attracting artists from across the northwest. It was held at the Silk Museum until 2018 when the reorganisation of Macclesfield Museums and the absence of an alternative venue led to its premature closure.
Macclesfield Barnaby Festival (MBF) is seeking a new Chair, or Co-Chairs, to take on leadership of this festival arts charity. In challenging and unprecedented times Barnaby has continued to deliver opportunities for creativity, arts, culture and heritage in the town. We are proud of the innovation we have brought to our work over the
This new Silk Museum exhibition, opening on Saturday 18 September 2021, will take you behind the scenes of the Macclesfield Stripe collection, where you will discover the iconic 1920s -1940s Macclesfield designs and how we are protecting them for future generations. Despite the Macclesfield Stripe being one of the best-known designs made in Macclesfield, we have
Cheshire East Council is seeking to appoint an artist to develop the artwork for a ‘heritage wall’, as part of the new Royal Arcade development in Crewe. The artwork will create a sense of arrival for people visiting Crewe town centre. It should be a source of pride for the town and reflect its
Barnaby Bright is a collection of midsummer events brought to you by the team at Barnaby Festival.All events are in line with stage 3 of the government roadmap and the team at Barnaby Festival is ensuring that social distancing measures and health and safety is a top priority to deliver these events as safely as