Some “Faces of Hurdsfield” for La Lune:The Moon Rising

ArtSpace has made a giant 5 pointed star to be used as part of “The Moon Rising” the closing spectacle of the wonderful La Lune story.

Today Jane from ArtSpace visited the Hurdsfield Community Library to get ideas and images for decorating the Hurdsfield point of the star.

Working with Hurdsfield Community Group, on the theme “The Faces of Hurdsfield” Jane is asking the question “What does Hurdsfield look like?”

Below are some youthful images of the Faces of Hurdsfield, On Thursday morning (9th June) Jane will be calling again to find out what face Hurdsfield wears for older inhabitants.


Harley La LuneJosh La Lune Thomas La LuneAlice La LuneLuke La Lune

Barnaby Festival presents its biggest ever theatre performance, a magical family show The Astronomer’s Story on Sat 18 and Sun 19 June. Christ Church, Macclesfield is transformed into the secret laboratory of a mysterious astronomer who discovers the secret of bringing the moon and stars down from the heavens and fills the town with starlight. But the town is in great peril because he doesn’t know how to send them back. Will you help him?

The Astronomer’s Story is the gateway to the La Lune adventure, where the families of Macclesfield are called upon to save the town!  The ‘spellbinding’ 45 minute show runs at 10am, 11.30am, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm and 6.30pm on both 18th and 19th June. TICKETS £6 (limited number for Macc residents), full price tickets £8. Don’t miss it!

The story of La Lune continues during the week with lots of FREE La Lune events check out for details

La Lune culminates in

 La Lune: The Moon Rising

On Saturday June 25th 8:45 pm till 9:30 pm

The spectacular culmination of the week long La Lune adventure.   To save the town and make the moon rise, bring your friends, bring your families, bring your stars to Christ Church lawns. Our astronomer may return, bringing amazing sights to behold – but only if the whole town gathers.

Stay up past bedtime, just this once, because curious and beautiful things can happen as the summer sun sets…


Macclesfield Community ArtSpace is pleased to be working with Wild Rumpus on a Giant Star to be part of the The Moon Rising, come along on the 25th June and see what we’ve been up to!


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