Take part in

Augmented Reality Trail

Saturday 30th October

2.30pm | 3.30pm | 4.30pm

Strange things are happening in the hills!

Put on your mask and head to Teggs Nose to find the mythical creatures & magical beings before night falls!

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Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

Help us Make The Weirding!


Whether you are an experienced maker or just someone who just wants to try something new and fun get involved!

Join us at our free

Mask Making sessions

Thursday 21st October 6.30pm | Saturday 23rd October 3.30pm

at the new IDST! Creative Hub in the

Old Sunday School Heritage Centre

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    To take part in one or all of the September and October theatre, art and tech maker sessions! We will send you more details of dates and how you can get involved.

    We are designing and building our next big show:

    The Weirding

    Whether you are an experienced maker or performer or someone who just cares about the town come and get involved!

    We are


    *”Ingenious Determined Small Town” Artists and Makers.

    * IDST! are a group of makers, artists, techies and experimenters working together to make community artworks.

    * Creating art, performances, games and events that are playful, purposeful and people powered and celebrate community strength.

    * Collaborating with others, training and running experiments, workshops and projects so people can learn and get involved and communities can own their ideas.

    Read more about us
    Recent Works (PDF)


    We have the MEANS is our new initiative to let people lead and make culture where they live.

    Join our free creative sessions at our new Project Space at Heritage Centre Macclesfield. Together we will make live events, artworks and experiences for our town.

    Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

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    In the Works

    We create community-led artworks, performances, games and events – working with many different people across many disciplines and experiences. Come and see or get involved…