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Visit Macclesfield

 Welcome to the Macclesfield Town Guide, created for visitors and maxonians alike.

We’re ready to help you with great ideas for things to do and explore throughout the year. As a gateway to the Peak District and Cheshire Plains, Macclesfield has breathtaking countryside, parks, rivers, canals, reservoirs and woodland all on our doorstep.

Discover many of the events and attractions to see in 2018/2019 including the Macclesfield Beer Festival, Macclesfield Festival, Bluedot Festival, Rewind Festival, Classic Ibiza and places to visit including  Jodrell Bank, Capesthorne Hall, Gawsworth Hall, Hare Hill, Blaze Farm, Macclesfield Forest, Teggs Nose and the famous Silk Museum.

Relax and sample the numerous independent shops, restaurants, coffee shops, country pubs, luxury hotels and more. We’re updating content on a weekly basis with local events and more great ideas for things to do in and around the town.


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Jodrell Bank 2017 - Visit Macclesfield

Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank is a world famous observatory, here on the doorstep of Cheshire surrounded by the beautiful Macclesfield countryside. The state of the art facility is...
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Capesthorne Hall

Capesthorne Hall is a grand county home and gardens, located in the village of Siddington in Macclesfield. This beautiful house and gardens has been...
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Mads Little Theatre 2017/2018

Mads Little Theatre in Macclesfield was founded on 15th October 1947.  Over the years the Theatre has put on hundreds of productions and has...
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Classic Ibiza 2019

Classic Ibiza returns to Capesthorne Hall in Macclesfield on Saturday 29th 2019. The concert is a breathtaking event, taking the crowd on a memorable journey...
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Barnaby Festival 2020- Tickets And Event Listings

The Barnaby Festival came back with a bang in 2018, with a bumper programme of fantastic events across 10 midsummer days. We'll be updating...
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Bluedot Festival 2019

Bluedot Festival 2019 dates and first headliner have been announced. Make sure you put the 18th to the 21st July 2019 in your dairy...
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Macclesfield Beer Festival

Macclesfield Beer Festival 2018 was another fantastic event. This years chosen charity was Space4Autism, if you'd like to know more about the organisation, visit...
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Macclesfield Food Festival

The first official Macclesfield Food Festival was a fantastic success, attracting thousands of visitors to the event, enjoying cuisine from around the world. We'll...
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Macc Pride 2019

Macclesfield held it's first Pride event in July 2018 and took over Market Square, with other  events happening around bars in the town later...
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Treacle Market – New 2019 Dates

Treacle Market is one of the largest Artisan Markets in the North West. Held on the historic cobbles of Macclesfield Marketplace on the last...
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Car And Home Stereo

Car And Home Stereo Of Macclesfield have been established in the town for over For over 35 years. They provide specialist in-car entertainment as...
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Santa Sleigh Dates 2018 – (Courtesy Of Macclesfield Round Table And...

If you need to make any last minute changes to your Christmas list, then here is your chance to catch the big man before...
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A Very Prestbury Christmas

The Prestbury Christmas Street Party will be held on Sunday 9th December 2018, between 3.30pm and 7pm. Join in the festive fun with entertainment, gift ideas,...

Cinemac Cinema Listings December 2018

Cinemac cinema in Macclesfield is a one screen venue, based in the Heritage centre on Roe street, just a 2 minute walk from the...
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Pinches Medical Wins Two North East Cheshire Business Awards

We're proud to announce that Pinches Medical and Wellbeing in Macclesfiield won two awards at this year’s North East Cheshire Business Awards. The event...

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Cheshire Live Replaces Macclesfield Express

Cheshire Live officially launched in September. The new regional news website is actually 3 popular Cheshire websites merged in to on site, The Macclesfield...
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Poynton Christmas Fest And Light Switch On 2018

Poynton Christmas Fest will be taking place on Tuesday 4th December 2018, between 7pm and 9pm. Park Lane will be closed to traffic for...
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Just So Festival

Just So Festival tickets are now on sale. This amazing and spellbinding experience is refreshingly catered around families, it's a magical experience for both...
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Festival Number 6

Festival Number 6 is one of the most magical festivals in the UK, held in Portmeirion in North Wales and only a 3 hours...
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Knutsford Makers Market New 2018 Dates

Knutsford Makers Market is another fantastic local Artisan Market. Amble and enjoy browsing around over 100 stalls selling the finest food, drink, art and...
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Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum in Poynton is a fascinating hidden gem and one of the Country's leading specialist museums., located on the outskirts of Macclesfield,...
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Avro Heritage Museum

The Avro Heritage Museum in Woodford opened its doors to the public in November 2015. Located on the site of the old Airfield, it's...
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Cheshire Aquapark

Cheshire Aquapark in Manley Mere is now open. Enjoy an awesome aquatic day out with friends or family with the wipeout style water park...
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Crewe Lyceum Theatre

The Crewe Lyceum Theatre in Cheshire is only a 50 minute drive from Macclesfield and attracts visitors from all over the North West with...
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