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Join our Volunteer Team
We really value our volunteers and need more people to join our friendly Museum team.…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 →
The Silk Museum & Paradise Mill Museum Reopen on 20th May
After over a year of closure, we’re pleased to announce both The Silk Museum and…read more →
We Are Recruiting
Community Engagement Co-ordinator at the Silk Museum & Paradise Mill Freelance Contract Brief May –…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 →
We have to close the Silk Museum again …
We have to close the Silk Museum again … Following the government’s latest announcement on…read more →
The Silk Museum reopens from 17th September
Macclesfield’s Silk Museum on Park Lane is reopening on Thursday 17th September – and we…read more →
Museum Mondays over the Summer
Weekly family activities from Monday 27th July through the Summer holidays #MuseumMondays! Via @MaccMuseums on…read more →
Scoop & Scales zero waste pop-up shop on 8th August
We're excited to be hosting our first zero waste pop up shop with our friends…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 →
Cinemac Open Day 4th July
On Saturday 4th July from 15:30 until 18:30, Cinemac will be open for everyone to…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 →

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