Aftermath 100 in Macclesfield

What is AFTERMATH 100? ‘AFTERMATH100 is a ‘not for profit’ organisation, and as the name suggests, has been created specifically for the purpose of commemorating, and celebrating the 100th anniversary of the signing of The Armistice in 1918, and to highlight the devastating impact on the bodies and minds of its survivors.’ – Skyzack recently […]

A Macclesfield Tour

Before starting here at Skyzack, Macclesfield was never a place I thought to visit as I’m not from around here. But since joining the team back in October 2017, I’ve found plenty of things to do! Places to eat: The first thing that caught my eye in Macclesfield is the huge range of food available! […]

Christmas in Macclesfield

With the run up to Christmas not so far away, Macclesfield and the surrounding areas have a lot to offer this festive season! Treacle Market: With the first event being this weekend, with Macclesfield’s very own treacle market. The treacle market will be held this Sunday the 17th December 2017 from 10am to 3pm. There […]

Dorothy Bentley-Smith visits China

Dorothy has recently returned from Hangzhou, a city west of Shaghai, China. Here she had been invited to lecture the art students of the Hangzhou Norman University about the English and Macclesfield silk trade. Adventures & Visits: During her nine day visit, she was taken to a site north of the city to where a […]