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 celebration of all things Macclesfield.  Click Here to view 

Marc Jackson’s Funny Vision

Organiser of MACC-POW!, Macclesfield’s comic art festival, and cartoonist Marc Jackson teaches you to create your own Funny Vision in these 2 lively drawing workshops. Click Here to view

Simon Buckley, Our Future is Ancient – Live Q&A

Artist and photographer Simon Buckley of Not Quite Light has visited Macclesfield Forest for the past year, exploring the forest at first and last light for his Barnaby Festival commission Our Future is Ancient. Following a delay to a planned performance due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Co-Chair Abi Gilmore interviews Simon about his piece, his connection to the forest and how his work has changed in an altered world. Click Here to view