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The Silk Museum

Park Lane, Macclesfield SK11 6TJ

01625 612045 [email protected]

Paradise Mill

Park Lane, Macclesfield SK11 6TJ

01625 612045 [email protected]

The Old Sunday School

Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6UT

01625 613210 [email protected]

West Park Museum

Prestbury Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BJ

01625 612045 [email protected]

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Are you ready to see some stripes? From 18 September – 31 March 2022 there’s a new exhibition at the Silk Museum — in the upstairs gallery — all about the iconic Macc Stripe designs from the 1920s-1940s. Discover why Macclesfield’s Mill Workers gained the nickname of ‘Best Dressed’ at this time.

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VISIT US The Silk Museum and Paradise Mill are now open Wednesday – Saturday 10-4pm. Full details click here.

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A £65k grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund enables us to continue our important creative activities we have developed for vulnerable older people and for schools throughout Lockdown.

It also helps lay firm foundations for the future, and supports plans to welcome you back to your museums next month.



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