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.
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
Barnaby Bright presents Music Mash a call-out to musicians to offer them an industry-led placement and bursary of £500 Barnaby Bright is a collection of midsummer events that will take place this June around the summer solstice in the historic spaces of Macclesfield town centre, brought to you by the team at Barnaby Festival.
Application writing workshop (Zoom): Arts Council England | National Lottery Projects Grants Mark Devereux Projects are pleased to offer their next online workshop to support artists & groups who are planning an application to Arts Council England’s National Lottery Projects Grants under £15k funding programme. Split over two evenings, Mark Devereux will share his extensive
Applications are invited from Emerging Artists to exhibit at an established North West art fair in September 2021. For the first time in over 20 years Art Fair Cheshire is dedicating a specific gallery space to artists who may have recently graduated from creative degrees. This is a great opportunity for you to exhibit
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
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 friends at National Trust Hare Hill want to work with an artist(s) or maker whose work explores art, nature and the environment to develop a new artwork which utilises wood from the site in 2020 for installation in 2021. We want audiences to explore the history of Hare Hill, while looking towards its
Stephen Morris and Dave Haslam in conversation Macclesfield born and bred, Barnaby Festival patron, Joy Division and New Order drummer, the legendary Stephen Morris takes to the stage in his home town for a conversation with former Hacienda DJ and now acclaimed writer Dave Haslam. Expect plenty of anecdotes about their lives in music,