Heritage Centre, Roe Street

April 24: Oblivion (12A) 5.15pm, 8pm April 25: Oblivion (12A) 5.15pm, Iron Man 3 (12A) 8pm

April 26: Iron Man 3 (12A) 5.15pm, 8pm April 27: The Croods (U) 3pm, Iron Man 3 (12A) 5.15pm, 8pm April 28: The Croods (U) 3pm, Iron Man 3 (12A) 5.15pm, 8pm April 29: Iron Man 3 (12A) 5.15, 8pm

April 30: Iron Man 3 (12A) 5.15, 8.00

Adventure in Art (Exhibition)

Local artist Brian Chadwick presents an exhibition of his art at Macclesfield Library. Seascapes, Landscape and Abstract in various mediums.

Date: Until April 27

Time: 9-5pm

Venue: Macclesfield Library, Jordangate.

Bollington Embroidery Group at The Silk Museum

This spring, we welcome Bollington Embroidery Group and their exhibition ‘Tied to Silk’. This mixed media exhibition links together embroidery with the silk industry of Macclesfield. On display will be a selection of creative embroideries, mixed media pieces, and 3D textile art which are influenced by the industry and pieces which use silk as the main material.

Dates: until May 11

Times: Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm, Bank Holiday Monday - 12noon - 4pm

Venue: Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

Fuse - Disco for people with disabilities and learning problems

A disco giving a social leisure and learning opportunities for people with learning difficulties. Featuring live band and disco

Date: April 24

Time: 6-9.30pm

Venue: Chicago’s, Macclesfield. Contact: 07595 619199

RSPB – Birds of the Goyt Valley

A short walk taking in some special birds of the Pennine foothill valleys.

Please wear suitable boots/clothing, and leave your dog at home, bring binoculars if you have them. Moderate walking grades.

Date: April 24

Time: 7-9am

Venue: Errwood Hall Car Park, Goyt Valley. 01625 383700

Orienteering for All at Tegg’s Nose Country Park

An evening event held by Manchester and District Orienteering Club. Courses suitable for everyone; beginners and experienced orienteers. Families and groups welcome. Instruction available.

Date: April 25

Time: Registration from 5.30pm.Start times 6.00pm

Venue: Tegg’s Nose Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP.

Contact: 0161 445 0902

Kings School Macclesfield

Infant and Junior Open Afternoon

Come and look round their Pre-School and Infant & Junior Division and learn about their full and balanced curriculum, as well as their outstanding results at Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Drop-in between 1 and 3pm to meet our staff, our pupils and parents, and to have a look around our well-resourced indoor and outdoor learning areas and find out more about the vast array of sports and clubs on offer.

Date: April 26

Time: 1-3pm

Venue: King’s School, Macclesfield. Contact: 01625 260000

Street Dreams

Cheshire Rural Touring Arts The Little Cauliflower Theatre Company present ‘Street Dreams’. Live music and Foley sound influenced by Charlie Chaplin’s silent comedies and early Disney films; it combines their own form of Bunraku puppetry with contemporary clowning and abstract storytelling, suitable for all the family from age five.

Date: April 26

Time: 7pm

Venue: Goostrey Village Hall, Main Road, CW4 8PE. Contact: 01477 544467

Rat Pack at Macclesfield

Purveyors of Cool swing into town with The Greatest Music of the 20th century. Wonderful memories highlighted in a totally live show.

Global success featuring music from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis. Every song a classic: Come Fly with Me, Volare, That’s Amore, Under My Skin, Mr Bojangles, Mack The Knife and many more of your favourites.

Date: April 26 Time: 8pm

Venue: St Michaels Church & All Angels Church, Market Place, Macclesfield.


Firewalk! East Cheshire Hospice

Test your mettle against flaming coals in support of Hospice funds!

Entry fee: £20.00

Date: April 26

Venue: East Cheshire Hospice, Millbank Drive, Macclesfield.

Contact: 01625 433477

Laika the Spacedog

Laika the Spacedog is a new science opera from the English Touring Opera, telling the story of the first dog in orbit, through music, puppetry and filmed animation.

Date: April 27

Time: 11am-2pm

Venue: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. Contact: 01477 571 766

Makers Macc Makers Day

Dust off your crochet hooks, dig out your knitting needles and come down to the first Makers Day of 2013. There will be spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, silk painters, ceramicists and many more waiting to get you started in a new craft. Or simply browse the handmade items, and treat yourself or a friend to a unique gift!

Date: April 27

Time: 10am-3pm

Venue: Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield. 01625 613210

Carmina Buarana performed by KEMS Orchestra and choir

A breathtaking production of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, considered one of the most popular pieces of music ever written, is coming soon to Macclesfield to be performed by KEMS. It promises to be a fabulous rendition of this popular work which very few amateur music societies are in a position to perform.

Date: April 27

Time: 7.30-9.45pm

Venue: St Michael and All Angels Church, Market Place, Macclesfield.

Contact: 01260 227 234

Poynton Ceilidh

Ceilidh with Maplewood, caller Terry Walsh: Barn Dance, Country Dance, English Ceilidh. £8 per adult, £4 per under-16

Date: April 27

Time: 7.45pmpm

Venue: Park Poynton Community Centre 107 Park Lane, Poynton.


Vavoom is a 3 piece rockabilly band, an energetic band that will make you dance your feet off! Date: April 27

Time: 8pm

Venue: The Swan with Two Necks Macclesfield. Contact: 01625 617265

Kay Jay

Young Female Vocal Entertainer appearing at The Broken Cross Club.

Date: April 27

Time: 8-11.30pm

Venue: The Broken Cross Club, Macclesfield. Contact: 01625 431167

Laugh Out Louder Comedy Club

Laugh Out Louder is back with two new comedy nights, live from the Assembly Room in Macclesfield Town Hall. The line up for April 27th is: Vince Atta, Mary Unfaithful,

Pete Teckman and Tom Toal.

Date April 27

Time: 8.30pm

Venue: Assembly Rooms, Macclesfield Town Hall.


50km Bike Ride in aid of the Christie

A 50km bike ride in aid of The Christie Cancer Charity. The bike ride will take place in the beautiful hills near Wilmslow, starting in Macclesfield. Details and registration forms from the website.

Date: April 28


Treacle Market

Bring a basket and stock up on wonderful locally produced beers, juices and delicious provisions.

There’s art, antiques, books, vintage homewares, yarns, and crafts from local makers and textiles.

Treacle is the perfect place to spend a few hours and meet up with friends, browse the stalls and listen to live music too.

If it’s the unusual or different you seek.

Date: April 28

Time: 10am-3.30pm

Venue: Chestergate, Mill Street and Castle Street.

Talk on Chocolate in French

The next event of the Club Franco-Britannique de Macclesfield will be a talk given in French by the Director of the Alliance Francaise in Manchester, Xavier Lavry on the subject of chocolate. This promises to be a delicious talk.

Date: April 30

Time: 8-10pm Venue: Macclesfield Heritage Centre, Roe St.

Contact: 01625 421980 for details.