FOR lots more ideas visit our website, thethread.org.uk. The Thread is your local e-guide, keeping you up to date with what’s happening in Macclesfield. We’re on air with Canalside’s ‘The Thread’ 102.8FM and online at thethread.org. uk bringing you news, reviews and the most comprehensive What’s On guide yet. Do you want regular updates about what’s on in and around town? Follow us on twitter @ thethreadmacc or on facebook. And if you have an event, let us know at The Thread for your free listing. Cinemac Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6UT Recorded information: 01625 423535: Enquiries: 07871 422937. On this Week: Thomas and Friends (U) Inside Out (U) Ant Man (12A) To confirm listings times, for more information and bookings go to www. cinemac.org.uk or contact 01625 423535 Summer Holiday Fun at West Park All Tuesday sessions run 2pm-4pm and cost £2. The activities are suitable for all ages and adults must accompany children.
Scavenger Hunt – Tues- day, August 4 Follow the clues around the Museum, learn new facts and find the objects. Date: Tuesday, July 28, to Tuesday, September 1, Time: 2-4 pm Venue: West Park Museum, Macclesfield Viking Morning A fun-filled morning exploring life in a Viking settlement. Experience outdoor cooking, storytelling, shelter building and animal tracking. Minimum age: eight. Prebooking is essential. Tickets are £10 Date: Wednesday, July 29 Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm Venue: Tatton Park Discussion at The Park The idea goes back to Socrates – asking big questions, discussing them with others and learning together in an informal way. The discussions are open to anyone from aged 16 upwards. No prior knowledge required. Free of charge. Our theme this time will be ‘What makes you laugh?’ Although Charles Darwin described the phenomenon of laughter as ‘extremely complex’, that won’t stop us from having a light-hearted evening. Date: Wednesday, July 29 Time: 7.30-9pm Venue: The Park Tavern Macclesfield Children’s Centre Playday Join the Children’s Centre for free activities including den making, story tents t-shirt designing and free refreshments. Suitable for children aged 0-11 years who must be accompanied by an adult Date: Wednesday, July 29 Time: 1-3pm Venue: Victoria Park, Macclesfield 01625 374484 Creative Writing Workshop Author Jane Butcher will help you to create your own story. This is a free event, and Jane will be selling her books on the day. Suitable for children aged seven to 12, or who are reading and writing independently. For more information, call 01625 374000 Date: Thursday, July 30 Time: 10-11.30am Venue: Macclesfield Library Email: macclesfield. firstname.lastname@example.org. uk Ellie Goulding tribute, plus live music from female duo Flame Elation! Live Ellie Goulding tribute act plus live music from a fantastic female duo. Date: Friday, July 31 Time: 8.30pm Venue: The Silk Trader, Brook Street 01625 420504 Fundraiser in support of the people affected by the Bosley disaster Auction and raffle at Queens Arms, Bosley, on Friday, July 31, at 7pm. B&M in Macclesfield acting as collection point for any donations, if you would like to make them. Date: Friday, July 31 Time: 7pm Venue: The Queens Arms, Leek Road, Bosley Teggs Nose Butterfly Walk A free wildlife walk around the top of Tegg’s Nose Country Park to look for and learn more about some of the park’s resident butterfly species and, if we are lucky, seeing the scarce local speciality, namely, the Wall butterfly. Booking essential. Call 01625 374833 Date: Saturday, August 1 Time: 11am to 1pm Venue: Tegg’s Nose Visitor Centre