As well as the art galleries, we have a number of other activities and events planned, to watch or take part in. 

Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a piece of homemade cake whilst surrounded by original art.

CAKE FOR EVERYONE!

 

FACT: In 2019 we served 720 slices of cake at the art fair. Be sure to pay our cafe a visit.

CAFE

Artists discuss their work and practice. These sessions explore how artists construct ideas and meaning.

Susie MacMurray - Medusa

 

FACT: 300kg of copper wire was used to create this magnificent sculpture.

TALKS

DEMONSTRATIONS

Watch and listen to an artist as they demonstrate the art of their practice. Demo's have included free hand embroidery, willow weaving and portraits in oils.

Louise Gardiner - The Cape of Empowerment for Pukka Herbs

FACT: The Cape took 900 hours to create and was inspired by many amazing medicinal plants and flowers.

  • Debating Art -  with Rebecca Eastment and John Ward
    24 Σεπ, 11:00 π.μ. – 12:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
    Rebecca and John have been arguing about art at Manchester Art Gallery for a few years, helping visitors to get more enjoyment and understanding of the rich and varied collections. They will be bringing their unique style to Art Fair Cheshire to help us all get the most from the art on display.
  • Painting a New Horizon - Art Therapy at East Cheshire Hospice with Fay Mitchell
    25 Σεπ, 12:00 μ.μ. – 1:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
    Fay Mitchell, Art Psychotherapist at East Cheshire Hospice will explain more about the use of art as a means of expression for patients with life limiting illness.
  • 25 Σεπ, 2:00 μ.μ. – 3:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
  • The Making of Saint David... and Other Sculptures
    26 Σεπ, 12:00 μ.μ. – 1:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
    Sculptor Barry Davies explains how he created a statue of Saint David, delving into the research involved, design, methodology and symbolism. He will also discuss the four bronze sculptures on exhibition, Perseus, Scottish blackface ram, and the anatomical studies of the horse and lion.
  • 26 Σεπ, 2:00 μ.μ. – 3:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
  • Debating Art -  with Rebecca Eastment and John Ward
    01 Οκτ, 11:00 π.μ. – 12:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
    Rebecca and John have been arguing about art at Manchester Art Gallery for a few years, helping visitors to get more enjoyment and understanding of the rich and varied collections. They will be bringing their unique style to Art Fair Cheshire to help us all get the most from the art on display.
  • Willow Weaving demonstration with Juliette Hamilton
    02 Οκτ, 12:00 μ.μ. – 1:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
    Juliette has exhibited at Art Fair Cheshire for several years and her work is always immensely popular. Here she'll be demonstrating her skills so you can see how she weaves her magic.
  • Ocean Photography - Art & Technique with Frogfish
    02 Οκτ, 2:00 μ.μ. – 3:00 μ.μ.
    Macclesfield Town Hall, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA, UK
    Nick and Caroline talk about their work in creative photography beneath the waves in their roles as photo-journalists for the diving industry. They introduce the equipment needed, as well as the particular challenges this underwater environment poses, before taking you on a journey beneath the waves
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