TEDxMacclesfield event about ideas is a sell-out success

The inaugural TEDxMacclesfield was a spectacular sell-out success, showcasing speakers tackling some of humanity’s biggest questions with humour, optimism and insight. The eight short talks were in the spirit of TED, the international non-profit organisation devoted to ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’. The event – organised entirely by volunteers – took place

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Showcase of Macclesfield people and ideas at TEDx event

The inaugural TEDxMacclesfield will showcase speakers tackling some of humanity’s biggest questions with humour, optimism and insight. The event takes place on Saturday 28th April at Townley Street Chapel, Macclesfield and will include up to eight short talks in the spirit of TED, the international non-profit organisation devoted to ‘Ideas

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Photos: Convergence Symposium

We had a brilliant day at Macclesfield Town Hall this week at our Convergence Symposium.  We discussed and debated everything from addressing the skills and creativity gap, how to attract and retain the best talent and how important the convergence between the tech and the creative is. Check out our

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Convergence Symposium Programme

Click HERE to see our Convergence Symposium full programme. The Convergence Symposium is brought to you by SHIFT, The Weave and The Skills and Growth Company. Featuring Symposium speakers: Mike Stubbs, FACT Liverpool www.fact.co.uk Dave Thomas, Siemens www.siemens.com Erinma Ochu, Squirrel Nation http://squirrelnation.co.uk Catherine Allen, Limina Immersive www.liminaimmersive.com Gemma May

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Volunteers wanted to support Macclesfield Event

Introduction Cheshire East Council is hosting a symposium called Convergence, which is a conference style event to celebrate the first years of its Arts Council funded digital arts programme called SHIFT. This programme has been delivered in partnership with a local network called the Weave that is made up of

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Digital and Arts Worlds Collide At Ground-Breaking Technology Event In Macclesfield

PEOPLE interested in the creative space where digital arts meet business technology are invited to attend a free event bringing together awe-inspiring gadgets, original art installations and industry experts.   ‘CONVERGENCE’ is a symposium developed by two Cheshire organisations SHIFT and WEAVE and will take place at Macclesfield Town Hall

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Watch our full video of the Town Talk with Daito Manabe

Following the World Premiere of Daito Manabe’s COSMOS commission for Jodrell Bank’s Lovell Telescope at Bluedot festival, he joined us in July for our Town Talk to discuss the work. Developed in partnership with Abandon Normal Devices and SHIFT, this inaugural commission for COSMOS, a flagship international artist residency and

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SHIFT Artists Talk of the Town

SHIFT is excited to announce a series of events this Summer, where you can hear artists talk about how they work in a digital context and collaborate to create innovative digital art commissions in towns across East Cheshire. Launching with Colony in Crewe, hear Alison Ballard and Mike Blow discuss this visually arresting and aurally entrancing work

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New digital art commission for Little Moreton Hall, Congleton

We’re delighted to announce our collaboration with Trust New Art at the National Trust’s Little Moreton Hall to co- commission UK artist and composer, Scanner, to produce a new artwork in 2017.    Titled The Dreamer is Still Asleep, the artwork is part of Little Moreton Hall’s  ‘How We Used to

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World Premiere // COSMOS 2017 // international art-science residency

COSMOS is a flagship international artists commission and residency for the iconic Lovell Telescope, commissioned by Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bluedot, Abandon Normal Devices and SHIFT (Cheshire East Council) 7 – 9 July 2017 // bluedot festival // 11pm – 3am Jodrell Bank Observatory, Macclesfield, Cheshire (UK) COSMOS is a new collaboration

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