With Macclesfield’s www.thethread.org.uk Open Mic Night: Sit back and enjoy the musicians that travel from afar to perform or feel free to take the stage and show us what you’ve got! Date: Wednesday, March 23 Time: Evening Venue: The Swan and Two Necks Web: www.theswanlive. co.uk Tel: 07793 373698 Jewish life, art and enterprise in Macclesfield and surrounding during WW2: This exhibition is being held on three floors. On the ground floor there will be an exhibition of 28 paintings and sketches by the late Jules Weinberg, a young Jewish evacuee from London. Many of these paintings were on display in a personal exhibition of his work in 1946 at West Park Museum and have not been on public display for many years. Also on display, on the ground floor, are samples from the Jules Pattern Book, some rare items relating to the Jewish firm of Oberland Silks that are on loan from Macclesfield Silk Museum, early original technical documents from Friedlands and some personal memorabilia of the Tannenbaum experience from Austria to Macclesfield. On the first floor, which, from 1941-46, housed the Macclesfield Synagogue and on the top floor will be panels illustrating communal activities of Macclesfield’s 200 Jews. Date: Wednesday, March 23 to Monday, May 2. Time: 11am - 4pm Venue: Charles Roe House Email: julie@incubation arts.org Become an eggsplorer at Hare Hill this Easter: Date: Friday, March 25 - Monday, March 28 Time: 11am - 4pm Venue: Hare Hall, Prestbury Road Tel: 01625 827534 Wild Food with James Wood: A great day out for the family at Tegg’s Nose Country Park, for the keen forager, for the chef or foodie looking for more wild flavours, for anyone interested in sustainability, permaculture and working with the land for a better future. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £20. Children under the age of 16 are free. Lots of tasters, plus lunch, drinks and handouts included! Date: Saturday, March 26 Time: 10am to 3pm Venue: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre Web: www.theforaged bookproject.co.uk Tel: 01625 374833 Dave Mott’s Jazz Classics: Jazz at the arts centre Local ‘Boy’ Dave, one of our favourite reedsmen, and Jamie Brownfield the rising star of British jazz lead this superb band through a selection of Dave’s arrangements. Date: Saturday, March 26 Time: 8pm Venue: Bollington Arts Centre Web: www.bollington artscentre.org.uk Ryan Ireland at The Broken Cross Club: Ryan has been performing as a professional singer for more than 15 years now and has performed all over the UK, Ireland, various overseas bookings and regularly performs along the Costa del Sol in Spain. Date: Saturday, March 26 Time: 8pm Venue: Broken Cross Club Tel: 01625 431167 ‘Name The Beer’ Competition at The Silk Trader Macclesfield Date: Saturday, March 26 Venue: The Silk Trader Tel: 01625 420504 Treacle Market: Treacle Market is one of the largest artisan markets in the North West. Held on the historic cobbles of Macclesfield marketplace on the last Sunday of every month (except December, it takes place the Sunday before Christmas). Date: Sunday, March 27 Time: 10am to 3pm. Venue: Town centre Harry Potter Week at Macclesfield Library: Join them for lots of wizard activities throughout the week. Wear your wizard outfit, Muggles welcome too. Tickets £3.50. Please book in advance as places are limited. Suitable for children aged seven years and over. Date: Tuesday, March 29 to Saturday, April 2 Time: Usual opening hours Venue: Macclesfield Library
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