Our Vision

Barnaby: Macclesfield thriving through creativity

Our Mission

Barnaby is a platform for everyone to contribute, participate and celebrate in the cultural life of our town.

Our Values, what we think is important

  • Inclusive: We aim to bring all of Macclesfield together. 
  • Everyone is welcome: We are an open and approachable organisation. We give people an opportunity to participate whether it is through the creation of art, volunteering or celebrating Macclesfield’s creativity. 
  • Sustainable: Everything we do should contribute to sustaining Barnaby whether it is through nurturing our people, being financially and environmentally responsible or via our developing partnerships. 
  • Pride in our  Town and Its Heritage: We celebrate our town’s past , present and future

Strategic Objectives

  • Produce: We have a programme of activities
  • Partnership: Ensure that we stabilise and develop our financial capacity, invest in our stakeholders and share resources
  • Sustainability: People and Finances are crucial. We will ensure that we have a vibrant group of volunteers who are involved throughout the year. We will have a clear strategic funding plan in place. This should ensure that we can plan ahead with confidence knowing that we are financially resilient and environmentally responsible. 
  • Empower: We are constantly developing opportunities for Macclesfield’s people to contribute to the cultural life of our town. This includes providing a platform for local artists to develop and showcase their talent. 
  • Engage: We regularly communicate with our key stakeholders to ensure that we remain relevant to the town.

Macclesfield thriving through creativity Barnaby is a platform for everyone  We aim to bring all of Macclesfield together. We are an open and approachable organisation. We give people an opportunity to participate We celebrate our town’s past, present and future Everything we do should contribute to sustaining Barnaby financially and environmentally responsible developing partnerships

Our Charitable Structure

To advance the education of the public in the arts, sciences and the history & heritage of Macclesfield by the provision of public events including performances, exhibitions, workshops, talks and by such other means as the trustees may determine