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There are lots of exciting events happening at Macclesfield Museums for the summer holidays.

West Park Museum is now open for the summer holidays with loads of family-friendly activities and Pandamonium!, a family festival inspired by our amazing and much-loved Giant Panda. You can see the full calendar of events here.

At the Silk Museum on Park Lane, the Marianne Brocklehurst Adventures in Egypt exhibition is now on display shedding new light on Macclesfield’s Ancient Egyptian treasures including the Tutankhamun Ring.

Learn a new hobby from an expert; explore your own creativity and expand your artistic skills with one of our Makers’ Place Workshops –  choose from wide a variety including needlefelting, crochet, jewellery, flower arranging and printing.

Make friends and try something new at our weekly Have a Dabble Adult Art and Craft classes for beginners and improvers. Held every Monday during term time from 9am-noon and 12-3.30pm.

Take time out and immerse yourself in local history by visiting our unparalleled collection of silk heritage at the Silk Museum on Park Lane.

Combine a visit to the Silk Museum with a guided tour around the adjacent Paradise Mill and learn all stages of the silk process, including an explanation of the Jacquard mechanism complete with a weaving demonstration on a restored loom.

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