Middleton’s Arts & Crafts ‘Trinity’ and The Northern Art Workers Guild
The exhibition focuses on the three leading Arts & Crafts workers, Edgar Wood, Frederick Jackson and James Smithies. They grew up as friends in Middleton and in adult life took up architecture, painting and metal working respectively. Through the Northern Art Workers Guild, they continued to work together and alongside the finest craftsmen and women of England. Curated by Nick Baker. Wheelchair accessible.
The late Middleton artist and historian Colin Gilbert’s lifelong relationship with heritage is explored. The exhibition includes an enchanting video of Colin working in his studio by Andy Marshall who also curated the exhibition. Not wheelchair accessible.
An exhibition of photographs of Edgar Wood’s Middleton Arts & Crafts buildings, taken by Andy Marshall . The pictures bring out the varied textures, materials and architectural forms used by Edgar Wood. Partly wheelchair accessible.