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69Objects by Jean Westbrook

The Doll's House Art Gallery 130 Park Lane, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Jean Westbrook has filled The Doll’s House Art Gallery with quirky and interesting artworks and objects. These 69 things promote the 69Projects that she is undertaking during her 69th year. Some of the objects connect with a particular project, and visitors are invited to take part in activities throughout the year and to donate

Pockets of History – Sewing & Embroidery Workshop

New Macclesfield School of Art The Silk Museum, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Between the 17th and 19th centuries women’s pockets were separate from their clothing —pouch-like bags tied on under their clothes and accessed through slits in their petticoats and skirts. Historians have researched the objects women carried in these pockets, which were in some cases the only things they owned apart from their clothes —

Introduction to Millinery

New Macclesfield School of Art The Silk Museum, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Master the art of ribbon folding and create a French cocade trim for your own piece of headwear Course running on Tuesdays or Wednesdays 30th April /7th May OR 1st May / 8th May £50 per person see website to book your place

Music @ Mike’s – Adam Parish Piano

St Michael and All Angels Church St Michaels and All Angels Church, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

A series of informal lunchtime concerts show-casing the best of our young and aspiring musicians from the town and further afield. Entry is free but donations to the East Cheshire Hospice and St Michaels are welcomed. At all our lunchtime concerts light refreshments or a main course are available both before and after the

Music @ Mike’s – Cheshire Chamber Collective

St Michael and All Angels Church St Michaels and All Angels Church, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

A series of informal lunchtime concerts show-casing the best of our young and aspiring musicians from the town and further afield. Entry is free but donations to the East Cheshire Hospice and St Michaels are welcomed. At all our lunchtime concerts light refreshments or a main course are available both before and after the

Screen Printing

New Macclesfield School of Art The Silk Museum, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Becca Smith with guide you in designing stencils and screen printing onto a piece of 1m x 80cm calico, either undyed or dyed. You'll gain inspiration from Macclesfield's silk printing history, Becca's own work, and contemporary printed textiles. You'll learn to choose a colour palette, then repeat print to create a stunning pattern print

Drawing the Wickerman

New Macclesfield School of Art The Silk Museum, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Becca Smith with guide you in designing stencils and screen printing onto a piece of 1m x 80cm calico, either undyed or dyed. You'll gain inspiration from Macclesfield's silk printing history, Becca's own work, and contemporary printed textiles. You'll learn to choose a colour palette, then repeat print to create a stunning pattern print

Music @ Mike’s – Hyuk Namkoong Piano

St Michael and All Angels Church St Michaels and All Angels Church, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

A series of informal lunchtime concerts show-casing the best of our young and aspiring musicians from the town and further afield. Entry is free but donations to the East Cheshire Hospice and St Michaels are welcomed. At all our lunchtime concerts light refreshments or a main course are available both before and after the

Etching Insects

New Macclesfield School of Art The Silk Museum, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Join printmaking teacher Mike Walsh for this two-part workshop. In the first session, you will be guided in drawing, etching and printing a silk moth, with reference to Victorian scientific drawings. In the second session, you can choose your own image, from butterflies, damselflies and other insects, with a focus on the insect life

Woven Sculpture Workshop

New Macclesfield School of Art The Silk Museum, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Ruth of Karumo textiles will guide you in weaving across a wire frame, with a variety of colours and textures. You'll take home a unique piece of textile art, and have an enriching and fascinating learning experience within the inspiring environment of the Silk Museum . Wednesday 19th and 26th June, 1pm-4pm.

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