17th August 2022 @ 2PM
Discover the story of silk and its journey from cocoon to loom at Paradise Mill and the Silk Museum in Macclesfield. Visitors are invited to learn all about the manufacturing of silk through the ages, when they enter Paradise Mill, which remains untouched since the final day it operated.
The expert guides at Paradise Mill each offer a fresh perspective, looking at all aspects of Mill life and silk production, from the beauty of the textiles, the social history and the global phenomenon of silk. The Mill is designated by Historic England and the tours provide a truly unique visitor experience. The museums’ reveal the stories behind the silk industry and the creativity of the people who have connections to it.