Shop Window Competition

The famous Barnaby Shop Window Competition helps the town to come alive during the Festival.

Town centre shops, pubs, cafés and businesses with a public-facing window are invited to enter the Barnaby 2018 Shop Window Competition by decorating them based on the Festival theme of ‘Roots/Routes’.

Further details can be downloaded here.

Businesses must register by 7 June by contacting and windows must be ready for judging by Wednesday 13 June. Prizes will be awarded on Friday 15 June.

Thanks to Estates and Leisure, Macclesfield Town Council and Sutton Hall for sponsoring prizes.

Get Creative, Take Part and Join In!

  • Promote your business and be part of Macclesfield’s biggest arts and cultural event
  • Dress the town to celebrate the festival and welcome visitors to Macclesfield.
  • Show how Maxonians comes together around this centuries-old community event
  • Show-off your wildest window dressing whims

Promote the competition, festival and your business by using #BarnabyWindows

Photos by Teneight Studios & Hannah Young

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