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Edward Penny and Knutsford Local Artists Exhibition – 1st May to 28th August

Our next exhibition will feature the life and artworks of Edward Penny RA, who lived in Silk Mill Street, Knutsford.

Edward Penny was a founder member of the Royal Academy of Art; you can find out more about the Academy he was instrumental in creating in this video here (https://vimeo.com/126897602).

We will also be hosting Knutsford local artists Diana Bernice Tackley and Lindsay Brogan who will be  demonstrating their painting techniques in our Garden Gallery during the summer months. Please see our “Events” page for more information.

In addition four local artists will be  displaying  their works in the gallery – Sheila Scholes, Emma Williams, Steve Wall and Diane Birkett; short biographies of each artist will be on display.

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The Mid-Cheshire Community Rail Partnership’s  “Marvellous Days Out” Poster Exhibition steams into the Heritage Centre at the end of January

This exhibition, commissioned by the  Mid-Cheshire Community Rail Partnership, to evoke the Golden Age of British Travel, features the designs of Nick Thompson from Chester-based Lemondrop Creative.

Thanks to Sally Buttifant, from the Partnership, we are now  delighted to be able to host this exciting railway poster exhibition right here in the Knutsford Heritage Centre.

We are offering our visitors the opportunity to see this amazing collection of iconic art-deco style railway posters, featuring railway stations along the Manchester to Chester rail line, including Knutsford …  all around the theme of having a marvellous day out, encouraging people to use the Mid-Cheshire railway line.

You will also be able to buy souvenirs from our gift shop including replicas of these iconic posters. Our range of items includes prints , postcards and a specially commissioned coffee/tea mug featuring the Knutsford poster and the train stops along the line.


 

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We’ve just taken delivery of these fabulous limited-edition mugs , which you can buy in our shop, as a souvenir of your visit to our Marvellous Days Out exhibition.

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Knutsford Heritage Centre opened in 1989 and is run entirely by Volunteers. It collects , displays and interprets the history of Knutsford for the benefit of both local people and visitors.

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90A King Street, Knutsford,
Cheshire, WA16 6ED

Tel: 01565 650506
Email: info@knutsfordheritage.co.uk

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