Why did Macclesfield become a centre of Silk production? Find out below.
How we became The Silk Town
Discover the significance of the humble button at the start of Macclesfield’s silk industry.
Macclesfield Silk Industry Mystery Objects
Test your silk industry knowledge….We’ve six downloadable mystery object question and answer sheets from our collection for you to enjoy!
WWII Silk Escape Maps
Discover our collection of World War II Silk Maps and learn about the crucial role that Macclesfield’s silk industry played in the Second World War.