Paradise Mill takes you back in time to Macclesfield of the early 20th century, with the only working Jacquard silk hand looms in the country in their original location, offering the experience of what it would have been like to be a Macclesfield mill worker.
The Old Sunday School
NEWS A new vision for the Old Sunday School At the announcement of lockdown, the Silk Heritage Trust was embarking on a project that would see the Old Sunday School begin to transform into a creative hub for Macclesfield, with 2000sq ft of space being freed up for use as a place where local people […]
The Silk Museum
After over a year of closure, we’re pleased to announce both The Silk Museum and Paradise Mill will re-open their doors again to visitors on 20th May 2021. Initially, opening on Thursdays and Saturdays only, with more days added at the start of the school Summer holidays in July. To control visitor numbers, entry to […]
West Park Museum
Silk Heritage Trust: Building Closure Caring for the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is our priority. Following advice from Public Health England on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, The Silk Heritage Trust has decided from Wednesday 18 March 2020 that West Park Museum will remain closed to the public until further notice and all events have been cancelled at […]