Why are folks in Wilmslow getting so worked up about Macclesfield’s plan to build a theatre before them? Macclesfield’s Cocoon was show-cased months ago and looked like a winner. Then… oops…Wilmslow wants one too.
Let’s examine the facts: two smart Macc lasses dreamed up Treacle Market, selling home-made bread and cakes, pies, ale and wines, which proved to be a phenomenal success.
Low and behold up pops an Artisan market in Wilmslow selling guess what – homemade bread, cakes, pies, ales and wines. Coincidence or what?
Macclesfield introduced silk, tapestry, canals and League football and what did they get from Wilmslow? Wayne Rooney, wine bars and a bypass.
Not much to boast about is it? Unless you’re a WAG who thinks Artisan is a country near India.
It now appears most of the Bard’s sonnets were written by a Macclesfield lady, according to Shakespeare lover Ben Alexander who is currently touring the country enlightening the misinformed.
Let’s not be churlish here, guys.
Wilmslow may have sprayed enough St Tropez around to eradicate the Emperor Penguin but when push comes to excuse me, they just copy Macclesfield’s ideas.
The moment Treacle Market proved the key to reinvigorating Macclesfield’s town centre we were all counting down to see how long it would take Wilmslow to jump on the bandwagon.
Didn’t have to wait long did we? Monkey see…monkey do. Must go… I feel a sonnet coming on.