Emma Bridgewater’s shopping trip to Leek

Emma Bridgewater (yes The Emma Bridgewater) blog post with  lovely piece about shopping in Leek.
For more see Emma’s blog at http://www.emmabridgewater.co.uk/en/uk/stry/emmablog151005

Setting up home in The Villas! October 2015

Well it’s been a bit of a surprise… Continue reading

VJ Day Party for Peace

11893988_10153415830428463_4350938991906506508_oVJ Day was commemorated throughout Leek Town centre with a Party For Peace Celebrating 70 years of peace since WW2 ended. The day started with a remembrance service at the Nicholson Memorial at 11am. Seven standard bearers… Continue reading

Leek Fest 2015

2015-08-02 13.47.39The 2nd Leek Fest was held in Leek town centre on Sunday 2nd August 2015 on a glorious sunny day. The idea of Leek Fest originated from the ‘Cock & Buck’ story when the Roebuck (Buck) and Cock Inn (Cock)!… Continue reading

Dr Plot’s Lesser Known Leek!

2015-07-05 14.09.38Dr Plot wrote about Leek’s infamous Double Sunset in 1686 in his book The Natural History Of Stafford-shire. On the eve of The Double Sunset the sun appears to set then rise and finally set again, the double sunset!… Continue reading

Fire!

Come along to our Shriek in Leek weekend and see freestyle fire jugglers performing their art in Sparrow Park on Sunday 2nd November between 11am and 2pm!

Hidden Lives

New book to be launched 13 November by renowned local historian and author Cathryn Walton!
Hidden Lives contains hundred of photographs in black and white and colour . It covers aspects of Leek from Victorian days and reveals the lives… Continue reading

Mike Sanchez in Leek TONIGHT!

Legendary boogie woogie blues pianist Mike Sanchez will be headling at our Leek Blues & Americana Festival this weekend!  Get your tickets for Mike’s performance at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek quickly!

Mike is one of kthe most influential… Continue reading

What’s On?

The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery hosts exhibitions and events throughout the year…. to find out what’s on when you Visit Leek then ring Staffordshire Moorlands Tourist Information Centre on 01538 483741 to get your copy!

Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Sat
10:00 am David Hunt & Friends @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
David Hunt & Friends @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm
David Hunt & Friends @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
An exhibition of works by award-winning Staffordshire artists David Hunt, Jonathan Walker, John Broadhurst, Anita Hill, photographer Chris Hunt, and sculptors Rachael Talbot and Carl Longworth. David, whose work is inspired by powerful reactions to[...]
Jul
24
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.
Jul
26
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
Jul
27
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Antique & Collectors Market (Archer Fairs Ltd) – held outdoors every Saturday.
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
Jul
31
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.
Aug
2
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
Aug
3
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Antique & Collectors Market (Archer Fairs Ltd) – held outdoors every Saturday.