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

May
4
Sat
10:00 am Open Art @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Open Art @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
May 4 @ 10:00 am – May 25 @ 4:00 pm
Open Art @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
The Staffordshire Moorlands Open Art Exhibition is a showcase for the often otherwise unseen talents of local artists. Artists of all genres are welcome to enter their work by handing it in with the accompanying[...]
May
22
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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.
May
24
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
May
25
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.
11:00 am Guided Walk @ St Luke's Church
Guided Walk @ St Luke's Church
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Guided Walk @ St Luke's Church | England | United Kingdom
A stroll around the town with Cathryn Walton looking at exquisite embroidery stitched by the famous Leek Embroidery Society. Listen to stories about the women and girls who produced them and see the Wardle homes[...]
May
29
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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.
May
31
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.