The Parade

The Macclesfied Barnaby Parade is the centrepiece of the first Saturday of the Festival, a time when community groups, schools, families, individuals… can come together and celebrate everything Macclesfield has to offer: its history, its scenery, its creativity, its contrariness! The very things that make our town special.

Barnaby is working with partners including Macclesfield Community ArtSpace to begin to organise a return to our physical parade on 17 June 2023.

Click Here for the 2023 parade Registration Form

You can find out about some of the themes and great ideas from previous festivals at their website.

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