Giving a voice to museum people in the North West since 1927
Featuring: Macclesfield Silk Heritage Trust, an article by Emma Sumner, artist, curator and writer
Macclesfield Silk Heritage Trust The post-industrial town of Macclesfield, located in the east of Cheshire and close to Greater Manchester was once the world's biggest producer of finished silk.  At the height of Macclesfield’s production in 1832, over seventy mills were in operation and unsurprisingly evidence of the town’s industrial past is still highly prevalent in its architectural character ...
Mon Mar 10