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The Silk Museum welcomes guerrilla art project Rosie’s Plaques this June
This June, The Silk Museum will be welcoming guerrilla art project Rosie’s Plaques to take…read more →
Freelance Opportunity: Project Manager Old Sunday School
The Silk Heritage Trust, Macclesfield  Freelance PROJECT MANAGER – The Old Sunday School - Towards…read more →
Conserving the Silk Jacquard Handlooms at Paradise Mill Macclesfield
  Paradise Mill in Macclesfield is home to Europe’s largest collection of Jacquard silk handlooms…read more →
Breathing new life into Paradise Mill and Macclesfield Silk Museum
Breathing new life into Paradise Mill and Macclesfield Silk Museum following hat trick of more…read more →
Break-in at the Museum
The Silk Museum was broken on Monday 2nd August.  Not only creating a huge amount…read more →
Remembering Arthur ‘Ron’ Thorn R.I.P.
Sadly, we have lost a wonderful friend and member of museum team, Arthur ‘Ron’ Thorn.…read more →
Confirmation of a major funding grant from the Government’s #CultureRecoveryFund
Silk Heritage Trust, Macclesfield to receive £64,748 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery…read more →
Macclesfield’s heritage receives a lifeline grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund
Macclesfield’s iconic The Old Sunday School building on Roe St, Macclesfield, has received a financial…read more →
Museum School Resources
Our doors may be closed currently, but the team are all working hard from home,…read more →
Museum Earns Stripes With Funding Award
Thanks to Macclesfield Express newspaper for sharing the good news about our Textile Institute Award.read more →
Thankyou so much for your support! #MaccStripe2021
Following our post last week about our new Macclesfield Stripe Project, we're overwhelmed with the…read more →
Winners of the Textile Society ‘Museum, Archive and Conservation Award 2020’
We are thrilled to announce that Macclesfield Museums are the winners of the Textile Society…read more →
A Season of Stories
A Season of Stories July-September Our season of stories continues into the Autumn as the…read more →
A Summer of Stories
❤️ Summer holidays at Macclesfield Museums ❤️ July – September 2020 The Silk Heritage Trust…read more →
Barnaby Festival reimagined
It's all go this week prepping for this weekend's Virtual Barnaby Festival - It's not…read more →
Macc Open Online Art Exhibition
Macclesfield Open Art Exhibition is virtual this year, running from 12th June - 16th August…read more →
Cinemac improvements
The safety of our visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do.…read more →
Thankyou to our amazing Volunteers
It’s National Volunteer Week and we would like to take this opportunity to recognise everyone…read more →
A new vision for the Old Sunday School
At the announcement of lockdown, the Silk Heritage Trust was embarking on a project that…read more →
Have a Dabble at Home
Have a Dabble is a relaxed, adult art group run by Julie who is a…read more →
Virtual Rainbow Exhibition
During Lockdown, people of Macclesfield and surrounding areas have shown their true community spirit and…read more →
VE Day celebrations
Find out what it was like to be an evacuee and what VE Day was…read more →
Fascinating tales from our Collections
Here you will find a selection of the most fascinating tales from our displays and…read more →
School Resources
As part of our continued commitment to schools and from home learning, we are proud…read more →
Museum from Home
While our doors may currently be closed due to Coronavirus, we’re doing as much as…read more →
Coronavirus venue closures
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update: Venue Closure Caring for the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff …read more →
Casual Contract Paradise Mill Guide
Paradise Mill Tour Guides, Casual contract The Silk Heritage Trust is recruiting.  We need to…read more →

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