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Contract for Freelance Creative Programme & Development

By |2021-02-24T09:59:03+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Barnaby News, Business|

Macclesfield Barnaby Festival is looking for an experienced freelance creative professional to undertake two related strands of work:  to deliver our creative programme for 2021, and to support the festival’s future development. Barnaby is a small community-based, volunteer-led charity who has successfully delivered festival arts programmes in Macclesfield since 2010 which benefit the town,

Get involved in Barnaby!

By |2021-02-23T22:10:01+00:00January 20th, 2021|Barnaby News|

This current round of trustee recruitment closed on 21st February 2021. Macclesfield Barnaby Festival is looking to recruit a number of new trustees to our volunteer board to help us deliver our programme in 2021 and be part of shaping our future. You don’t need to have done something like this before, you need to

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

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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