●● THE Old Sunday School is to host a talk on life in the Victorian workhouses.
Storyteller Tom Hughes will tell the tales of the workhouses at Roe Street on Wednesday, January 13.
It starts at 7.30pm and entry is £4 or £3 for members. ●● THE Fallibroome Academy is holding an open-evening.
The showcase of life at the school will take place on Priory Lane on Wednesday January 13 from 6pm to 8.15pm ●● THERE’S plenty of entertainment at the Swan and Two Necks pub over the next week.
There is a karaoke on Thursday, January 14, followed by a night of 60s music from Mind Over Matter on Friday January 15.
Indie rockets Mystery Trap will be playing on Saturday, January 16. ●● THE Northern Chamber Orchestra will be performing at the Heritage Centre on Saturday.
Along with pianist Martin Roscoe they will perform Stormy Landscapes, a selection of classical music including: Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides; Beethoven Piano Concerto no 5, Emperor; Stravinsky Concerto in D; and Mozart Symphony no 35, Haffner.
The performance runs from 7.30pm to 9.40pm. Tickets are £13-£16, £7 students, while 18s and under go free, available from the NCO box office on 0161 247 2220; Macclesfield VIC, Macclesfield town hall 01625 378123; Congleton TIC 01260 271095, and the Silk Museum Heritage Centre. ●● PHOTOGRAPHER David Heke’s work capturing Macclesfield will be on display at The Old Sunday School on Roe Street from Saturday January 16 to April 2. Entry is free. ●● PLANS have been submitted to demolish Vincent Mill on Vincent Street to build new homes.
The scheme involves 11 terraced houses and one new apartment.