Mu­se­ums are on course to bring lots of learn­ing

Macclesfield Express - - BUSINESS SME BUSINESS TIPS -

SUM­MER hol­i­days may be over but the town’s mu­se­ums still have plenty of fun in store.

Mac­cles­field Mu­se­ums have an­nounced new day-long art cour­ses for adults af­ter its kids’ ses­sions were such a hit over the sum­mer.

The se­lec­tion of work­shops will be led by the Wilm­slow Guild at the Old Sun­day School, rang­ing from cush­ion mak­ing to the history of El­iz­a­beth Gaskell, textile art to cal­lig­ra­phy for be­gin­ners.

Along­side these cour­ses the mu­se­ums are of­fer­ing cour­ses in: cre­ative writ­ing with au­thor Ju­lia Stagg; Silk the art of nat­u­ral dye­ing; ‘Have-ADab­ble’ art course for be­gin­ners and im­provers; ‘Make It’ day-course to cre­ate a flo­ral headdress, sil­ver pen­dant and fab­ric lan­tern.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on any of the day-cour­ses of­fered at Mac­cles­field Mu­se­ums call 01625 613210 or email events@ silk­mac­cles­

Or you can drop in to any of the mu­se­ums for a leaflet.

The ‘Have a Dab­ble’ course runs from 9am-12noon or 12.303.30pm and is on­go­ing.

Silk and the Art of Nat­u­ral Dye­ing takes place on Satur­day, Septem­ber 12, from 10am-4pm. Book­ing is es­sen­tial.

For full de­tails go to wilm­

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