Hobbies & Pastimes

Your Chance to Win a ‘Mini-Break’ for Two at Strand Palace in London

Your Chance to Win a ‘Mini-Break’ for Two at Strand Palace in London incorporating Two Night’s Bed & Breakfast AND Dinner for TWO on one Evening (Subject to prevailing Covid-19 Health & Safety guidelines at that time) Strand Palace is surrounded by the best London has to offer. Set in the heart of London, the hotel […]

Anatomy of a Masterpiece – ‘Obnoxious Liberals’ by John-Michel Basquiat

In the fourth in his series of six articles, our art critic Malcolm Storer examines and dissects some of the supreme masterpieces of Western Art, scrutinising the artists who made them, and why, when and where they were created. ‘Obnoxious Liberals’ by John-Michel Basquiat New York. !980. After years of civic corruption, the Big Apple […]

Anatomy of a Masterpiece – ‘Les Demoiselles d’Avignon’ by Pablo Picasso

In the second in his series of six articles, our art critic, Malcolm Storer, examines and dissects another supreme masterpiece of western art, scrutinising the artist and why, when and where it was created.     Nowadays the term ‘changed the course of western art’ is an overused, hackneyed expression. But in this case, there is […]

The ‘Spotlight’ is on University Prize Winner Emilie!

The University of Chester Annual Valedictory prize-giving 2020 took place on Friday 26th June. As part of the ceremony, The University Lodge of Chester was proud to present the Association of Masonic, University and Legal Lodges (AMULL) Prize to Emilie Sian Lawson, in recognition of her outstanding contribution and commitment to Performing Arts over her […]

Your Chance to Win a ‘Revive Me Spa Break’ for Two in 2021

Choice of Spa Treatment, Dinner, Bed, Full English Breakfast, courtesy of Suites Hotel & Spa (Subject to prevailing Covid-19 Health & Safety guidelines at that time) Suites Hotel & Spa is a multi-award-winning hotel, spa and venue situated in the heart of Knowsley. Offering a truly unique approach to overnight stays, it is the only four-star […]

‘Beyond the Now’ – The Visual Jukebox of Natalie Curtis

If art is about one thing, it is about essence. Capturing a mood, a feeling, requires great skill and sensitivity, writes our art critic, Malcolm Storer. One such artist, Macclesfield-born conceptual photographer, Natalie Curtis — daughter of legendary Joy Division frontman, Ian Curtis — manages to do just that. Her work embodies the freedom and […]

‘Smile, You’re on Covid Camera!’

In this difficult time of lockdown, when boredom sets in and tempers start to fray, it’s nice when someone in the community comes along with an idea to cheer everyone up and bring people together, writes Malcolm Storer. For the lucky residents of Mobberley, in Cheshire, that ‘someone’ is their very own lifestyle and branding […]

Gaynor’s Social Scene

Gaynor’s Social Scene Celebrity News * Charities * Events * Parties * Societies =========================================================== Gaynor Morgan is the daughter of former Manchester United and Scotland legend, Willie Morgan, who wore the famous no.7 shirt after George Best. Cheshire born and bred, she lives in Prestbury with husband Tim, and daughter Jess. Gaynor has turned her […]

Knutsford petrolhead makes the switch to electric after winning £116,000 Porsche

A Cheshire petrolhead looking to take the jump over the electric car has won Porsche Taycan Turbo worth £116,000, plus £20,000 in cash, thanks to dream car competition, BOTB. Nolan Brew, who lives in Knutsford, was surprised by the BOTB presenter Christian Williams on his doorstep this morning. “I just could not believe it, I […]

Spirit & Grace

Spirit & Grace is a new women’s fashion brand that is dedicated to creating beautifully constructed, high-quality clothing at an accessible price point. I had the pleasure of attending the launch of this exciting new label at specialist off-licence Laithwaite’s Wines’ northern flagship store in Alderley Edge, on Thursday 13 February, writes Johanna Bolhoven. This […]

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Make sure you can take advantage of these fantastic offers. Come back soon!

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