Friday, 10 September 2010

Something for the Weekend

As if there wasn't enough on... it is both National Heritage Weekend and Open Studios Weekend, so, a real arts and culture fest.
Open Studios will see 44 professional contemporary artists opening their studios to the public during September, beginning this weekend, for full details visit:
While Heritage Open Days celebrate England's architecture and culture by offering free access to properties usually closed to the public or charging admission. For details of local features visit
Or, start Saturday as you mean to go on and Make a Monster! Children of all ages are invited to Longden Gallery, on Shaw Street, 11am-3pm, to make their own clay monster creations. £6 includes materials used and the cost of firing. Note: children must be accompanied. 01625 433953.
Then on Saturday night Macclesfield Male Voice Choir join forces with visiting guests, Brixham Orpheus Male Voice Choir to sing in Macclesfield United Reformed Church on Park Green. That's from 7:30pm with tickets £7. 01625 428331.

A little later at the fabulous Baths Hotel on Green Street, you can hear Les Peches from 9pm.
On Sunday, if you're up early with the small people, head to Waterstone's Macclesfield for the Sunday Morning Book Club. With colouring, balloons and a fabulous story from 10am.
Then make your way to the Rossendale Trust Fete, Hollin Lane, Sutton. Gates open at 1pm and activities include birds of prey, classic cars, BBQ and more. Entry just £1. (see picture)
At Ronnie's catch the much awaited, The David International, from around 7.30pm; including Scott Darlington and some familiar faces from the Macc music scene. Follow the link from the website (but mind, there's some choice language if you're easily offended).

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