If you have a dance event taking place in and around Macclesfield – this is the place to publicise it.

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  • Thu
    8:00 pmSt Michael’s & All Angels Church, Market Place, Macclesfield

    The new Barnaby year launches with an Open Meeting at St Michaels Church, Market Place, 13 July, 8pm. Please come along – whether you’d like to get involved, contribute ideas or simply fancy a sneak preview of what’s in store!

    Plans are at an early stage, but already include many new Macclesfield-inspired commissions from this year’s Research and Development projects – building our own community of storytellers, creating virtual links with China along the Silk Road, holding a Big Sing with folk music created with local people, and even some talking silkworms.

    And, of course, the centre of town will once again be a riot of spectacle, with street theatre, a Festival of Fools, exhibitions, talks and events. On top of this, we’ll be following our ‘Routes’ theme to make some rather unexpected things happen in places beyond the town centre, such as the canal, parks, and other open spaces.

    As always, we’re creating space and opportunities for local artists and makers, and we’re encouraging young people to join the festival as both artists and producers. The programme will include a new Youth Take-Over section run in partnership with Macclesfield College. We’ve also been busy building ever-stronger links with local groups, from chess clubs to primary schools, choirs to walkers.

    So remember to join us in St Michael's for the Open Meeting on 13th July at 8pm. We’d love to see you there – old faces and new equally welcome!

  • Sat
    10:00 amMacclesfield RUFC Priory Park, Priory Lane, Macclesfield SK10 4AF

    The inaugural premier Cheshire family friendly festival will be opening its doors on 22nd July at Macclesfield Rugby Club on Priory Lane.

    There'll be something for everyone including a feast of live music, family entertainment and much, much more.

    Gates open at 10 am.

    First up a celebrity charity football match between legends and former players of Manchester United and Manchester City.

    On the main stage you will find a blend of Macclesfield’s finest talent, alongside established worldwide renowned artists. Jazz and funk band The Brand New Heavies, best known for tracks such as Dream On Dreamer, Back To Love, and Midnight At The Oasis, will bring the ultra-cool summertime vibes.

    Dodgy – Staying Out for the Summer and Good Enough, will also feature alongside The Farm – All Together Now.

    Satisfying the regions passion for SKA music will be The Manchester SKA Foundation.

    Two local bands also make up this year’s line-up. The New Breed – a fresh, Rock N Roll band, encompassing everything great about the 70s and 80s of music and Dandelion Rose – an eclectic three piece band who will be releasing their first EP this year.

    Full details of the day's entertainment can be found at:

    ilovemacc has two tickets up for grabs. Check out the website and answer these three questions –

    1. Which song by Stevie Wonder will The Rokiteers be performing?
    2. What's the name of Cheshire Fire Choir's Watch Manager?
    3. Who created Rastamouse?

    All answers can be found on the website.

    Email your answers – along with your name, address and telephone number to by Thursday, July 13th 2017 for a chance to win a ticket.

    All correct answers will go into a draw and the two winning entries will be advised by 5 pm on Friday, July 14th.

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