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Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

A Wistaston artist who donated a sculpture to her village has been named as the latest “Local Legend” winners by The Cat FM.

Sandie Wilson received her “Baked by Gill” Cat Cake and Local Legend certificate from presenter David Foulkes.

April 5, 2021
Four talented artists entertain Christmas shoppers in Nantwich

Four talented artists entertain Christmas shoppers in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Four talented local artists played socially distanced solo sets to entertain Nantwich Christmas shoppers.

The event was set up by Nantwich Morrisons Community Champion Nikki Allen and local community radio station The Cat 107.9 FM.

December 9, 2020
Words and Music Festival plans new format for Nantwich event

Words and Music Festival plans new format for Nantwich event

Organisers of Nantwich’s annual Words and Music Festival have vowed to stage something a little differently this year.

The coronavirus pandemic means the usual week-long festival of packed live performances across dozens of venues in October cannot go ahead.

July 2, 2020
Little Cheshire Gallery in Nantwich to host local exhibition

Little Cheshire Gallery in Nantwich to host local exhibition

The Little Cheshire Gallery in Nantwich is to host an exhibition of local artists’ work for a week in December.

Visitors are welcome to the opening on Saturday December 7, with mulled wine and mince pies.

November 24, 2019
Acton youngster crowned art champion in schools contest

Acton youngster crowned art champion in schools contest

An Acton pupil has been crowned champion in a competition to find Cheshire’s best young artists.

Finn Gilding, of Acton Academy in Nantwich, was crowned overall primary school winner for his “Colourful Birds” watercolour piece.

July 12, 2019
New art gallery to open on Cocoa Yard in Nantwich

New art gallery to open on Cocoa Yard in Nantwich

A new art gallery is opening in Nantwich, aimed at supporting many Nantwich and north west based artists.

The Little Cheshire Gallery is opening its doors in a former hairdressers on the Cocoa Yard in the heart of the town.

May 29, 2019
Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

By Jonathan White
Pebble artists in Nantwich and Crewe have been painting bees on rocks to pay tribute on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

The worker bee is one of the best-known symbols of Manchester and came to symbolise Manchester’s resilience after the atrocity which killed 22 people a year ago.

May 21, 2018
Two Nantwich youngsters reach North West final of stamps contest

Two Nantwich youngsters reach North West final of stamps contest

Two budding young artists from Nantwich have moved a step closer to being crowned designers of Royal Mail’s 2017 Christmas stamps.

Ten-year-olds Ben Hastie, of Acton Primary, and Grace Rebecca Lewis were chosen from 22,287 entries submitted from across the North West region.

May 15, 2017
Public vote opens to find Cheshire’s best young artists

Public vote opens to find Cheshire’s best young artists

A public vote has opened to find Cheshire’s best young artists.

More than 300 pupils entered the new dot-art schools competition and are hoping for votes to see their artwork on display at Mid Cheshire College.

April 3, 2017
Nantwich artists urged to join “Joy of Art” event for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich artists urged to join “Joy of Art” event for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich artists are being urged to get involved in the “Joy of Art” exhibition to help raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The event takes place from October 28 to 31 at the Abbeywood Estate in Delamere, with all proceeds going to the hospice.

July 16, 2012